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Self Organised London

A group comprised of many groups called “Self Organised London” has taken over a huge abandoned office block in Elephant and Castle. The buildings occupation is in opposition to the so called “re-generation plans” that amount to dismantling and removing the community to make way for luxury apartment blocks.
The local residents had already been[...]

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Where will economic growth come from?

The global economic system demands exponential growth to survive rather like a bicycle which falls over if forward momentum ceases. It is underpinned by the interest based money system which demands expanding debt to provide sufficient money to pay the interest on pre-existing debt.
Growth in the US, UK and other countries has, for the[...]

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The Tower Bridge 3 get a date in the Old Bailey.

Three activists from the Climate Siren direct action climate protest group appeared in court at the Old Bailey on Thursday 14th February. The three were arrested on September 1st last year for suspending a giant banner displaying the words “Climate Change: Our Next Challenge”m the upper level of Tower Bridge. They were charged with Public[...]

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We don’t owe! We won’t pay!

 
Alternatives and strategies against Debt and Austerity Measures.
 
International Citizen Audit Network (ICAN) Meeting.
February 15th-18th Thessaloniki / February 19th-22nd Athens (Greece)
 
European activists meet in Greece to discuss the debt problem, coordinate resistance strategies and propose alternatives.
The International Citizen Audit Network (ICAN) holds its third meeting in Thessaloniki from February[...]

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FOR A EUROPEAN SPRING: Our democracy against their austerity!

 
- a call for action from the international networks against the EU Spring Summit
 
‘For a European Spring’ is a call for actions, strikes and demonstrations all over Europe on the 13th of March, and for a pan-European demonstration and creative actions in the city of Brussels on the 14th of March. It[...]

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A Victory for The Friern Barnet People’s Library

The Friern Barnet Library occupation ended today after five months. The building was occupied and reopened by squatting campaigners, members of the Occupy movement and local residents. The occupation itself with it’s overwhelming public support and mass media appeal forced the current Tory council in Barnet to give way and remove it’s threat to evict[...]

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Chase Farm Hospital Attempted Occupation

Chase Hospital was occupied after a march and rally on Saturday [2/2/13] by a coalition of local groups and campaigns. The occupation was the next step in a six year campaign to stop hospital closures. Roughly six to eight people are now peacefully occupying the hospital’s clock tower. The occupation was subsequently removed by security[...]

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Idle No More – A Global Uprising

The Idle No More movement was founded in order to fight the C-45 bill that the colonial state of Canada is trying to pass through, which will make it easier for reserve lands to be bought and sold by big companies to get profit from resources. This bill is a direct violation of Treaties, Indigenous[...]

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Invitation: GlobalSquare online meeting, Sunday 3 February 2013

Next meeting of GlobalSquare (also known as Occupy the WSF initiative)

Location: Occupytalk.org server, room: Assemblies & Round Tables > OPEN SPACE (Mumble instructions below)
Date: Sunday, 3rd of February 2013
Time: 19.00 GMT/UTC, check your local time here: time zone converter

About our initiative
From 26-30 March 2013 the World Social Forum (WSF) will[...]

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