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Finsbury Square Eviction

At 1am this morning, 14th June 2012, over a dozen police vans raced down City Road, towards Finsbury Square. Accompanied by  two or three coaches of bailiffs in orange jackets. They quickly formed a line round the site and dragged thoose asleep out of their tents. Some being aware of the police coming climbed into[...]

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New Hampstead Heath Community Occupation

The Occupy Nomad camp in London has just arrived and are building a new space for political discussion in Hampstead Heath – the Vale of Health, which is managed by the City of London Corporation. [1] The City of London have continually courted controversy from plans to commercialise the supposed ‘public’ space from dog walkers,[...]

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Creating Alternatives – new series of community-themed assemblies starting Saturday 16 June

Occupy London warmly invites individuals, grass-roots organisations and community groups to join us for a discussion of the ideas, experiences, visions and strategies that will make better social living a practise. By sharing our stories and community based approaches, we can find common ground.
This series starts on Saturday 16th June and will continue each[...]

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Occupy: Finsbury Square eviction, Pilgrimage for Justice tomorrow, Folk the Banks album release, Carnival of Dirt

Finsbury Square eviction imminent
The potential forceful eviction of the Occupy London Finsbury Squarecamp is expected to happen in the early hours in the next few days, with residents choosing to mark the eviction with peaceful resistance. The potential eviction follows Justice Hickinbottom ruling on Friday at the High Court that Islington Borough Council has[...]

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Pilgrimage for Justice Invitation

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Occupy London supports Occupy Rio+20 Peoples’ Petition

Demands distributed en masse at UN meeting in New York
Sign-on petition website launched

Occupy London has joined with other members of the global Occupy movement to issue a radical sign-on statement calling on negotiators at the UN Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development to raise their ambition to the level that the science demands. Noting[...]

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Finsbury Square eviction looms post Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend

Today at the High Court, Justice Hickinbottom ruled that Islington Borough Council has the right to repossess Finsbury Square, which could potential bring about the end of one of the Occupy movement’s longest running camps – Occupy London Finsbury Square.

The occupiers, resident since 21 October 2011 in Finsbury Square – situated in the heart[...]

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Occupy London invites you to Occupy Democracy this Jubilee weekend

This Jubilee weekend, at noon on Sunday 3 June by the steps of St Paul’s, Occupy London invites you to its Occupy Democracy event.  With speakers including John McDonnell MP, Donnachadh McCarthy, Peter Tatchell, Alberto Durango (IWW City Cleaners Branch), Dr Louise Irvine (NHS); plus representatives from the Jubilee Debt Campaign and Occupy London’s Real[...]

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Out this week in new format: The Occupied Times – Criminal corporatocracy, Carnival of Dirt, Pilgrimage for Justice, Finsbury Sq latest & much more

The June edition of The Occupied Times is out this week, with a new format and the same dose of critical commentary and analysis our readers have come to expect.
The OT is switching to a magazine front-cover with illustrative artwork by returning artist Alex Charnley that depicts the havoc huge corporations are wreaking across[...]

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