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Time for City of London to be more transparent about its City Cash accounts – New Year’s resolution?

Occupy London has just received an early Christmas present: Fr. William Taylor, has this morning published the City of London Corporation City Cash accounts from 2007 on his blog ‘Hackney Preacher‘. [1]
Occupy London is grateful to see people willing to come forward and contribute to the much needed dialogue and debate around social and[...]

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Second Occupy National Conference – Occupy will win; next conference 21-23 January 2012 in Sheffield

Members of Occupy London met Occupiers from around the UK in Edinburgh at the second National Occupy Conference, 16-18 December. The event was unanimously described as “inspiring” and “a total success”. Occupy London members returned ebullient, with a spring in their step.

Occupiers from established camps in Birmingham, Edinburgh, Exeter, Leeds, Liverpool, London (OccupyLSX at[...]

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Clarification: no decision made to leave St Paul’s

Some of you may have seen the headline “Protesters call end to occupation in St Paul’s” in The Independent, Monday 19 December, or seen or heard similar in other media including the BBC. [1]
We would like to clarify that there is a range of views about the future of the occupation.
There are occupiers[...]

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Today – Lowkey, Get Cape Wear Cape Fly, Alabama 3, Enough is Enough mass sing up, Tiernan Douib. Plus TUC solidarity

Occupy London set to welcome thousands of visitors across Christmas and New Year with a host of events planned plus some special surprises too!
Expect irreverent fun and a continuation of the fight against social and economic injustice. All invited to get involved.

This evening looks set to be busy at Occupy London as the[...]

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Video: Jesse Jackson at OccupyLSX

On Thursday 15 December, Occupy London was thrilled to welcome legendary civil rights activist Rev Jesse Jackson to St Paul’s Churchyard, alongside Bishop Wayne Malcolm (leading representative of the progressive majority black churches), Lee Jasper (co Chair of Black Activists Rising Against the Cuts (BARAC)) and 12-year-old blogger Libdemchild, who examines and unpacks how capitalism[...]

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Occupy London liberates abandoned East End magistrate’s court to put the one per cent on trial

As the Occupy London Stock Exchange (OccupyLSX) occupation prepares to present its case at the High Court today, members of Occupy London alongside a group of military veterans – Occupy Veterans – have liberated a disused court house in London’s East End. The opening of Occupy London’s fourth occupation, will see the movement conducting “trials[...]

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Occupy London to put the one per cent on trial as it brings abandoned court back to life

As Occupy London Stock Exchange occupation prepares to present its case at the High Court today, Occupy London supporters have liberated a disused court house – Old Street Magistrate’s Court – in London‘s East End alongside a group of military veterans, Occupy Veterans.
The opening of Occupy London’s fourth occupation, will see the movement conducting[...]

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City of London Corporation and investment bank UBS on trial – Occupy London and the Bank of Ideas ready for High Court this Monday

This Monday 19 December looks set to be a big day for Occupy London and the Bank of Ideas as both will be appearing in court. Occupy London will be defending an action brought by the City of London Corporation to prohibit the use of tents at St Paul’s Churchyard. The Bank of Ideas will[...]

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Occupy London gathers today for Bradley Manning and this Sunday walks for peace

A day after accused WikiLeaks whistleblower Bradley Manning’s pre-trial hearing began in the US, Occupy London, UK Friends of Bradley Manning, Veterans for Peace, London Catholic Workers and others will meet today for a gathering outside the US Embassy at 2pm. 17 December marks Bradley Manning’s 24th birthday, the second that he has spent in[...]

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