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WE FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY – THEY DEFEND FREE MARKET CAPITALISM

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
Yesterday a post was made on the website of the Centre for Policy Studies*, a right-wing think-tank that was set-up by Keith Joseph in 1974 to promote ‘Economic Liberalism’ – now more frequently called neo-Liberalism or Free Market Capitalism. Also counting Margaret Thatcher as one of[...]

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OCCUPY DEMOCRACY CURRENT DEMAND LIST

Occupy Democracy, 27 October 2014
By Julie Timbrell – facilitator of the GA in which the demands were discussed, debated, objected to and resolved.
Provisional set of demands
 
At our final general assembly last night of our 9-day pro-democracy occupation of Parliament Square we agreed a set of provisional demands under three headings -People Before[...]

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#OccupyDemocracy Ends Occupation, Agrees to Re-occupy Parliament Sq in November & Present demands to MPs at 2pm today

Occupation ends peacefully
The nine-day pro-democracy occupation in Parliament Square ended peacefully last night with a joyful closing ceremoy as the organisers intended. The occupation was organised to draw attention to our democratic crisis and the need for urgent, radical reform so that democracy starts working for the 99%.
For a number of strategic reasons[...]

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Occupy Solutions

During a five hour Occupy Democracy assembly on October 26, occupiers debated how to change our current political, social and economic system for the benefit of the 99%. Practising consensus-based democracy with a minimum of heckling and calls to order compared with scenes inside the Houses of Parliament, the assembly agreed that people, environment and[...]

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How the legal system has been captured

By Melanie Strickland

 
It was an honour to spend time at the Occupy Democracy camp this week. The aim of the camp is to link apparently unrelated struggles and show that at source, what is preventing us from achieving our goals for a just and genuine sustainable society is a corrupt political system, where[...]

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Occupy’s #tarpaulinrevolution: When the law enables police to breach human rights

 
By Elsa Buchanan
Crossposted from The London Economics
You may not know, but under a law called the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act (PRSRA) 2011, the local authority for the City of Westminster in London has the power to confiscate items that could be used for “sleeping” or “staying” in the square. More,[...]

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LIVESTREAM FROM DAY 4, DAY 5 & DAY 6

DAY 6 – 23nd October
GREEN MP CAROLINE LUCAS AND BARONESS JENNY JONES SPEAKS TO US

Green Party members Caroline Lucas and Jenny Jones speaking at Occupy Democracy 23.10.14 by Kilburn To Kensal Radio on Mixcloud

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#OCCUPYDEMOCRACY: CHURCHILL PLINTH OCCUPIED ALMOST 24HRS; TODAY 3PM – ARRESTED GREEN JENNY JONES + CAROLINE LUCAS MP TO SPEAK; MASS DEMO 6PM THURS

Phone: 07751445132 / 07745651634 / 07424934658 / 07590 405 810
Email:  occupylsx@gmail.com
Twitter: #occupydemocracy / @occupydemocracy / @occupylondon
NB. Pictures/video are available, plus interviews with people from the occupation can be arranged
#OccupyDemocracy: Churchill plinth occupied almost 24 hours; mass demo 6pm Thursday, Arrested Green Jenny Jones plus Caroline Lucas MP to speak today
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London #OccupyDemocracy protestors retake Parliament Square despite up to 30 arrests this morning

Phone: 07751445132 / 07745651634 / 07424934658
Email:  occupylsx@gmail.com
Twitter: #occupydemocracy / @occupydemocracy / @occupylondon
NB. Pictures/video are available, plus interviews with people from the occupation can be arranged
 

Breaking: London #OccupyDemocracy protestors retake Parliament Square despite up to 30 arrests this morning

 
London #occupydemocracy protestors are trying to reoccupy Parliament Square, despite police[...]

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