The Mayor of London, who campaigned for election on the promise of keeping ticket offices open, now plans to close them as part of the 12.5% cut in the budget of London Underground (LU) announced on 21st November. This will, at a stroke, reduce safety, reduce service, cause inconvenience to the travelling public and increase[…]Read more →
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Please watch this short film, featuring occupier and peace pilgrim Earthian, which was recently produced by the Peace and Justice for Syria working group. Find out more about this group’s work on their website, and consider joining the group in London on Dec 10th (Human Rights Day), for a Pilgrimage for Syria.
If the idea[…]
Public Assembly Planned For Thursday Night
Occupy Protest Camp Outside Mike Freer MP’s Office Evicted by Bailiffs.
When: 6:30am, 28/11/13
Where: Mike Freer MP’s Constituency Office. 212 Ballards Lane, Finchley
At 6:30am high court bailiffs entered and evicted the Occupy protest camp erected by squatters outside Mike Freer MP’s constituency office, now in it’s sixth[…]
Bring Down the Big Six: Fuel Poverty Kills!
Outside the Royal Exchange, by Bank Station, to march to NPower offices together
Join Fuel Poverty Action, UK Uncut, the Greater London Pensioners’ Association and Disabled People Against Cuts for an outrageous, creative and inclusive protest against fuel poverty deaths on November 26th at 11.30am[…]
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We still have time to save OUR fire stations
Tomorrow, Tuesday 26 November there will be an application by seven London councils for judicial review of the Mayor’s decision to close ten London fire stations and cut 552 firefighters, 14 engines and 2 FRUs. There will be a Red Balloon[…]Read more →
Debt Resistance: A seminar for analysis and action
10.30am – 11am: Introduction to the day
11am – 1pm: George Caffentzis and Johnna Montgomerie, followed by Q&A and discussion
1pm – 1.45pm: Lunch: this will be pot-luck. Bring something to share.
1.45pm – 2.45pm: Christina Laskaridis (Greek Debt Audit Campaign); Caroline Molloy (ourNHS); Michael Chessum (National[…]
“We all got arrested for different things – it was Christianity Uncut that linked arms. Me & some others got under an HGV trailer to block the traffic” Melanie Strickland
Charged activists from the Occupy v the Arms Fair day of action in September vowed to continue their campaign against the arms trade[…]
FRIDAY NIGHT EVICTION OF THE BOHEMIA COMMUNITY CENTRE.
This was the Friday night eviction of the Bohemia Community Centre.
Unfortunately, the night before the Occupy The BBC event, the Bohemia Community Centre in North Finchley was evicted. It is interesting that these evictions happen when a major activist event is about to occur.[…]
An 8 minute summary video of the day can be found here.
Links to the full speeches of each speaker are distributed throughout this article.
The demo, on Saturday the 16th of November, outside the BBC house in Portland Place London, was well attended with some 200 people or so showing up.[…]