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Report from this month’s Occupy Democracy (and a fail for Boris Johnson!)

London’s Mayor Boris Johnson fails in his attempt to prevent Occupy Democracy from holding monthly protests in Parliament Square
Boris backed down and removed the fencing which had previously blocked Occupy Democracy’s access to Parliament Square, after a  Judicial Review was filed by Liberty and Occupy Democracy against Boris Johnson and the Greater London Authority.[…]

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#OccupyDemocracy: marking Democracy Day with details of January Occupation (theme: peace not war) & a Judicial Review aka “taking Boris Johnson to court”

On Saturday, Occupy Democracy will return to Parliament Square to highlight corporate influence over government foreign policy including arms sales, war and nuclear weapons
The January occupation will link up with CND Wrap Up Trident action at the MoD
Occupy Democracy [1] celebrates the 750th anniversary of the first elected Parliament by filing a Judicial[…]

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Occupy Democracy – join us, January 24, Parliament Square

Returning every month since the launch of Occupy Democracy in October 2014…
Please JOIN US in Parliament Square on Saturday afternoon and evening, to demonstrate and participate in Real Democracy Now!
Draft programme for January 24th Occupation (check Occupy Democracy website for updates):
12-3pm –  Wrap Up Trident
3-4pm – Direct Action Groups Discussion with […]

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Boris Johnson Squanders Quarter of a Million Pounds Suppressing Peaceful Pro-Democracy Protest

#OccupyDemocracy press release: Boris Johnson Squanders Quarter of a Million Pounds Suppressing Peaceful Pro-Democracy Protest in Parliament Square as Protesters Vow to Return Monthly until General Election

Freedom of Information requests to Boris Johnson’s Greater London Authority and Metropolitan Police reveal that the Mayor spent nearly £250,000 [1] in October trying to prevent peaceful pro-democracy[…]

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#OccupyDemocracy: What’s happening in Parliament Square?

Provisional programme for this weekend, 20-21 December, in Parliament Square.
PLEASE JOIN US and… OCCUPY DEMOCRACY!!
Saturday 20th December
8am: Two Occupy activists are going to hold a demo outside no. 10 Downing Street- in their bermuda shorts!! – to raise awareness of deaths from cold homes.
The action is a 24 hour action and[…]

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Third Occupation of Parliament Square this weekend (Dec 20-21)

Many Happy Returns! #occupydemocracy  pledges to return monthly until general election

 
Occupiers intent on transforming our democracy to make it work for people not profit have pledged to return to the Square every month until the general election in May 2015.

 
Occupy Democracy was launched in October of this year to highlight the[…]

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Arrest Updates, by Donnachadh McCarthy

  
  

This morning at 11am I have to report to Charing Cross Police Station to be interviewed.
Why?
There is the police answer and there is my answer.
The Police Answer:
is that I have been arrested for firstly having been in possession of a folded sheet of tarpaulin whilst peacefully protesting about the[…]

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Rupert Murdoch’s The Sun Attacks Russell Brand.

The Sun is today attacking Occupy supporter Russell Brand for the fact his landlord paid no taxes.
I have emailed him the following extract about Murdoch’s genuinely hypocritical tax avoidance from The Prostitute State:
“Almost every single one of these media billionaires are up to their eyeballs in tax-havens or legal tax-avoidance of one form[…]

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#OccupyDemocracy: Many Happy Returns

December Call Out from #occupydemocracy…

 
Many Happy Returns!

 
Occupy Democracy will be returning to Parliament Square at least once a month until the General Election in May 2015.

 
The next occupation will take place over the weekend of the 20-21st December. 

 
Join us, from 11am on Saturday 20th December, to remind[…]

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