Every cause is hindered, many truths are held back and disharmony, mischief, divisiveness and far worse, caused by corporate controlled media. When facing the clear danger of technologies like fracking and issues like nuclear waste disposal – we face the hurdle of the media every step of the way. NO-ONE who had access to facts,[…]Read more →
Archive for ‘Democracy Action Working Group’
Do you know what I love about this period in time right now? How we’ve sort of created our own heroes. To me, many of the people opposing the current economic/social/political order are legitimate heroes. And they didn’t become heroic by wailing in front of Simon Cowell, they became heroic by standing up for what’s[…]Read more →
Crossposted from Liberty.
Campaigners given go-ahead to legally challenge Mayor of London over Parliament Square fencing.
Liberty’s client has been granted permission to take the Mayor of London to court over his decision to fence off Parliament Square – preventing peaceful protests by Occupy Democracy from going ahead.
The High Court has given the green[…]
We are the first generations to feel the effects of catastrophic climate change but we are the last generations who can do anything about it. If not now, when? If not you, who?
On March 7th Occupy Democracy will be returning for its sixth occupation of Parliament Square. This month’s action will begin with an[…]
Wrongful arrest update! Good News. By Donnachadh Mccarthy
Just a quick note to say that the police have informed my solicitor that no charges will be laid against me after their aggressive over the top mauling of me at the Occupy Democracy peacful protest in Tarpaulin Square on Saturday evening.
Huge thanks to the huge[…]
Protester holding a coffin branded “UK Democracy R.I.P.” arrested on Parliament Square
Despite Judicial Review police disrupt peaceful pro-democracy protests under the cover of darkness
Freedom of the press threatened as NUJ members threatened with arrest and independent livestreamer arrested.
Under the cover of darkness the Metropolitan police’s Territorial Support Group (TSG) officers, on[…]
It was Sisters Uncut and Divestment Day, it was a vigil for the ‘death of democracy’ and it was Occupy Love. It was Occupy Democracy #5, five cold winter months of assembling at the doors of power, demanding a voice for ordinary folk.
Scriptonite spoke, so did Josh from London Black Revs. Citizen journalists captured[…]
Do you love the idea of a corruption free, transparent, accountable and representative democracy? Do you believe that respect and human dignity should be at the heart of what we are doing, for ourselves, for each other, for society, for our environment and for the kind of democratic governance we seek?
Then join Occupy[…]
THIS VALENTINE’S WEEKEND, OCCUPY DEMOCRACY WILL RETURN TO PARLIAMENT SQUARE TO MOURN DEMOCRACY’S DEATH WITH A VIGIL FOR NELSON MANDELA.
Mandela’s statue was placed behind bars when ‘Tarpaulin Square’ was fenced off during some of our previous assemblies – in a perfectly horrid/ironic demonstration of the very democratic deficit we’re trying to highlight.