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#OccupyDemocracy in Parliament Square: Hands Off Our Tarpaulin!

By Tom Fielder
Crossposted from Huffington Post
At eighteen minutes past six on Sunday evening, as soon as the Sun had set, police closed in to break up a group of peaceful protesters sitting together in solidarity on the lawns of Parliament Square. Beneath the helpless gaze of Nelson Mandela, one protester after another was[...]

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Police move to clear Occupy protesters from Parliament Square

Crossposted from the Guardian

Between 50 and 100 Occupy Democracy protesters remain after police arrest one and evict others after three days in square

Police made one arrest after hundreds of officers converged on Parliament Square in London on Sunday night in an attempt to remove Occupy Democracy protesters.
A Metropolitan police spokesman said that[...]

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Update: London police torment #OccupyDemocracy protestors on Parliament Square

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Update: London police torment #OccupyDemocracy protestors on Parliament Square

Overnight in Parliament Square,#OccupyDemocracy protestors aiming to draw attention to the growing democratic[...]

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Breaking: London police attempting to violently and illegally evict peaceful #OccupyDemocracy protestors from Parliament Square

9:45pm 18th October
As the #OccupyDemocracy protest in London heads towards the end of its second day, police are attempting to violently close down the peaceful occupation of Parliament Square. [1]
The violent turn of events follows thousands of people marching in London as part of the TUC march against austerity and for a living[...]

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OCCUPY DEMOCRACY VIDEOS

More detailed explanation from George on why we need a revolution in democracy. [...]

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The Criminalisation of Democratic Movements by Dan Ashman.

 
 
Last week we had a banner making session at Victoria Park in Leicester with a view to walk down to the Clock Tower holding our newly created pieces of art and then raise awareness of the impending on-shore drilling initiative that puts in further jeopardy the quality of the air, soil & water[...]

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Interview with Owen Jones about his new book; The Establishment: And how they get away with it

http://newint.org/features/web-exclusive/2014/09/08/owen-jones-interview-establishment/[...]

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Planning Meeting

COME TO THE PLANNING MEETING
2pm
Friends House
173-177 Euston Road
 

Where we are at now.
There is a huge democratic deficit.  Political decisions are mostly the product of powerful economic interests. The 1% fund our political parties and our media. The views and opinions of the public on issues like the nhs, energy[...]

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