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Occupy London expresses solidarity with Occupy Wall Street at the US embassy

Occupy London held a solidarity demonstration outside the US Embassy today (Tuesday) following the eviction of Occupy Wall Street protestors from Zucotti Park in the early hours of this morning. Occupiers unfurled a banner reading, “They cannot evict an idea” as police blocked access to the embassy.
Six American citizens from Occupy London wanted to[...]

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Police use unprovoked force against peaceful Occupy London campaigners

Yesterday evening (Monday), a number of supporters of Occupy London, campaigners for social and economic justice, staged a peaceful direct action outside the Guildhall, while the new Lord Mayor David Wooton entertained David and Samantha Cameron at his annual banquet. Other guests included Theresa May, the archbishop of Canterbury and the bishop of London.
The[...]

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Fundamentally Christian?

In yesterday’s edition of the Independent, Tom Hodgkinson wrote a positive and thoughtful review of his experiences at the Occupy London Stock Exchange camp, and came to the conclusion that the Occupy protest was a fundamentally Christian one.
While it is easy to see how one might come to this conclusion, one must ask, does[...]

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Today's Remembrance events – UK premiere of doc The Welcome at OccupyLSX

As part of Occupy London’s events marking this Remembrance weekend, this evening sees the UK documentary film premiere of The Welcome, a healing journey for war veterans and their families.
Organised by Occupy London’s Remembrance Day working group. the film will be shown at 9pm tonight (Saturday 12th November 2011) at Occupy London’s Tent City[...]

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Saturday – Occupy London presents NOT the Lord Mayor's Show – a festival for the people

Unveils plans for the ‘NOT the Lord Mayor’s Show’, as a response to the power of the undemocratically elected Lord Mayor of the City of London. Speakers include occupiers, David Harvey (City University of New York) and John McDonnell MP, plus host of performers.
In an addition to the traditional ceremonies of the day, the[...]

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Occupy London Solidarity Action This Saturday – International Day to Defend the Egyptian Revolution

Occupy London will be holding ‘A tour of shame’ as part of the International Day to defend the Egyptian Revolution [1] at 3pm 12th November, starting from its London Stock Exchange (Occuplsx) camp just by St Paul’s Cathedral.
Covering central London, the tour will visit three of the offices of the Arms Dealers who accompanied[...]

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Occupy London responds to Corporation of London proposal

The General Assembly of Occupy London has this morning communicated the following to the City of London Corporation via its lawyer Paul Ridge of Bindmans.
Occupy London would like to emphasise that, as part of the global movement for real democracy challenging social and econonomic injustice, its interests are broader than matters pertaining to the[...]

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Occupy London to mark Remembrance weekend

Occupy London – part of the global movement for real democracy aiming to challenge social and economic injustice in the UK and beyond – will join war veterans this Remembrance weekend at St Paul’s Cathedral, to show respect to all those who lost their lives in both World Wars and other conflicts.

“Occupiers, veterans and[...]

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