Occupy London are calling out for evidence and witness statements from those who attended the #occupydemocracy protest in Parliament Square between the 17th and 26th October. Those of you who attended at some point will have been aware of the escalating police presence, the erection of fencing and a number of arrests that were made[…]Read more →
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By Melanie Strickland
Crossposted from No Dash For Gas
As a network committed to participatory democracy, environmental and social justice, Reclaim the Power is naturally opposed to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP. TTIP is a free trade agreement between the US and the EU, currently being negotiated on our behalf by the[…]
Remember remember the 5th of November, gunpowder, treason and BBC blackout! and so it was last night as thousands of UK Anons congregated in London’s Trafalgar Sq. the fourth annual Anonymous ‘Night of activism’ the so called Million Mask March. Anonymous had announced their intention to march to Parliament Square and in the words of[…]Read more →
Police are still resisting legal claims from more than 10 other women who say they have suffered emotional trauma after discovering that their one-time boyfriends were undercover officers.
By Rob Evans
Crossposted from the Guardian
The Metropolitan police are to pay more than £400,000 to a woman who has been profoundly traumatised[…]Read more →
ChunkyMark, the Artist Taxi Driver, decided on an event to bring politics back to the people by holding an event in a pub in Peckham.
We ended up with some criticism from people who complained that they wanted a drink and to watch football. Not shouting about revolution.
The state of politics in this country[…]
Barnet Council, Barratt Homes and the Metropolitan Housing Trust are putting on an exhibition showing how wonderful the West Hendon Estate will look when they have completed their community eviction project!
The Our West Hendon campaign highlights how Barnet Council are colluding with Barratt’s and Metropolitan Housing by stealing the council homes of people from[…]
Wow, thanks so much to everyone who came along last night to the launch of our Energy Bill of Rights at the House of Commons!We were joined by more than 25 different groups and organisations.
The room was packed out as more than 100 people met to hear from others,to talk together and to plan[…]
By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
Many people will be aware of the corrupting influence that the private funding of political parties has on our democratic process. The Tory Party gets most of its funding from big business (and over half its funding from the City of London) so it’s no surprise they[…]
Recovery myth promoted by TheCityUK.
Employment in London’s financial and related professional services industry has reached a record high, according to TheCityUK. This proclamation of good news needs to be considered in the context of the City’s unique role in shaping the economic landscape, recent history and the wider economy, both nationally and globally.