On March 1st 2014, at a General Assembly on the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral, Occupy London decided to form a Democracy Action Working Group (DAWG). Part of the remit of this group was to begin organising for a mass action for Democracy. Parliament Square was mooted as the location for this action; sometime in[...]Read more →
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ISDS in 2012 marked a new record, as there were at least 62 new investment arbitration cases being initiated against sovereign nation states. The highest number of known treaty-based disputes ever filed in one year. 2013 has the second highest number of treaty disputes, numbering 57 cases.
2012 also had the highest pay out to[...]
It wasn’t as sunny as the March Assembly but 80 people attended, along with two police vans and a quantity of police, who checked how long OL intended to stay, then watched from a distance.
With April 5th being the anniversary of the Bedroom Tax, people in cities around the UK had taken to[...]
“Now in a world of international capitalism, we are being dominated increasingly by people we did not elect, can’t remove and who therefore do not have to listen to us…..” Tony Benn, Steps of St.Pauls, 9/11/11.
Tony Benn visited Occupy LSX twice. The first visit is presented here care of Peter[...]
At 10pm on the 3rd of March in Canberra, to a chamber where only one other senator was present, Senator Scott Ludlam invited Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot to visit Western Australia. Little did he know that his speech would go viral.
So what is a speech by a politician doing on the Occupy London[...]
At an Occupy Assembly on March 1st 2014, two years after the Occupy London Stock Exchange camp was evicted from the City of London, Occupy activists reclaimed the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral.
Joined by peace and environmental campaigners, anti-fracking protectors, union reps, individuals concerned about local and global injustices – and curious passers’-by –[...]
Join us for our first General Assembly of 2014 on March 1st at 3pm, on the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral.
This assembly marks two years since the Occupy London Stock Exchange camp was evicted.
Everyone is welcome to join us. We don’t expect thousands to show up on March 1st, but perhaps this could[...]
Saturday, the 8th of February, 2014 marked the opening day of the Free Education Space at 238 Gray’s Inn Road, London, WC1X 8HB. A commercial space in Camden that has been derelict for almost a decade. The Bank of IDEAS has liberated the place for the education of the public.
Earthian: One man’s Global Peace[...]
Students, Workers and the Occupy Movement Join Forces and Open A Free Education Space In Central London on Saturday the 8th of Feb at 2:00pm.
238 Gray’s Inn Road, London, WC1X 8HB
This Free Education Space is hosted by The Bank of Ideas, a name taken from the 2011 occupation of the UBS head quarters.[...]