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In another bold act of civil disobedience three activists from the direct action group Climate Siren dropped a banner from Tower Bridge on Saturday, which read CLIMATE CHANGE: THE NEXT CHALLENGE. This complemented beautifully the Paralympics logo just underneath.
The Olympics and Paralympics message is one of peace and universal goodwill. Climate Siren’s[...]
The Friern Barnet People’s Library is an occupied and re-opened library. The Library was closed under our government’s austerity policies.
‘We The Library’ is a vibrant and much used space.
We would like to invite any people or groups wishing to put on talks, workshops, meetings etc. to contact us.
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After seven months on bail and an intensive five days taken in two sittings of Westminster Magistrate’s Court, the ‘Xstrata 16′ were yesterday found not guilty of behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress by disrupting work activity of global mining giant Xstrata in their London offices last November 30th.
The activists were arrested[...]
Weeks July 14 – August 4
a) Police assault Critical Mass during the Olympics opening ceremony in London
b) “Whose Games? Whose City?” demo organized by Counter Olympics Network
2. Direct Action. Raising awareness and empowering the 99%
a) International Network of activists held a mumble meeting to create bridges between movements[...]
From our friends at Take the Square:
Occupy/Indignados/Arab Spring is preparing a fresh new wave of gatherings, actions and campaigns.
This is a call for a meeting to communicate and discuss a common agenda, while looking for ways to interconnect our diversity of struggles, movements and moments. We are on the way of building an[...]
Statement from Occupy London Press Team on events in East London tonight:
We’ll be honest: we hadn’t expected an awful lot. The run-up promised little more than an advert to help sanitise the image of some of the Olympics’ grand sponsors. We saw bread and circuses for an austerity-wrought city that feels like it doesn’t[...]
The August edition of The Occupied Times comes out next Wednesday, with a special focus on disability. We have opened up our two centre spreads to some of the best writers and most committed activists in the UK on issues of disability and serious illness. A comprehensive picture emerges of huge pressures being put on[...]Read more →
Occupy London will this Saturday 28 July join more than 40 groups protesting against the Olympics for the ‘Whose Games? Whose City?’ demonstration, organised by the Counter Olympics Network.
“The Olympics are meant to be a celebration of human endeavour. However the ‘people’s games’ in London are subject to the whims of global corporations and[...]