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Occupy activists at World Social Forum

In the next week, a few Occupy London activists will be in Tunisia to participate in the World Social Forum (WSF). We will not be representing anyone but ourselves, but will be bringing with us our experiences of Occupy and the movements and groups we have been part of.
Initiated in Puerto Allegre in Brazil[…]

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London Occupy Economics Working Group (EWG) budget response – “a missed opportunity”

The current financial crises (Eurozone, US and UK public and private sector debt, banks’ insolvency) were precipitated by the sub-prime mortgage crisis of 2008 which was the culmination of a housing fuelled, economic boom in the US, UK and Europe (particularly Spain and Ireland). Rising house prices fuelled an explosion in consumer credit and private[…]

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Latest updates on occupation to save Battersea Park Adventure Playground

Updates:
4pm Friday 25 January – Video of demolition of Battersea Park Adventure Playground – ‘Death of Adventure’
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3.11pm Friday 25 January – Update on pictures of tree damage at Battersea Adventure Park Playground

Following the reports that trees were being damaged during the demolition of Battersea Adventure Park Playground, Wandsworth Council has said[…]

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Battersea Park Adventure Playground occupation: almost 9 out of 10 parents and carers said NO to current plans in Wandsworth Council’s own survey

Update as at 13.14 11 January – Legal papers have just been served for a Possession Order of the protest site at Battersea Park Adventure Playground – courtdate is Thursday 17 January. The event detailed below will still be happening as planned, lots of great folks confirming attendance – announcing details shortly!
Almost 9 out[…]

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Battersea Park Adventure Playground occupied! Wandsworth Against Cuts & Occupy London supporters defend against demolition

UPDATE, evening of Monday 7 January:
The defenders of Battersea adventure playground have been told that demolition will begin Monday 14 January. Occupiers remain in situ; a small camp (up to 15 residents) has been set up inside the playground, with supporters visiting during the day.
This evening (Monday 7), police were reported to be[…]

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Today – ‘Capitalism’s Last Christmas Carol Tour'; New Move Your Money Santa video!

 
Bonus-rich bankers and Christmas shoppers in the City of London will today experience ‘Capitalism’s Last Christmas Carol Tour’.
Beginning at 3pm at Liverpool Street station, the tour will see subverted Christmas carols being sung by Occupy supporters on a Tour around the City, with similar actions happening in Madrid and Berlin this week.
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Capitalism’s Last Christmas

 
Activists around Europe to host ‘Capitalism’s Last Christmas Carol Tour’
Meet for the London Tour at 3pm, Tuesday 18 December, at Liverpool Street Station.
 
On Tuesday 18 December, Berlin, London and Madrid will see coordinated anti-austerity actions in the form of subverted Christmas carols. Activists associated with the Occupy movement in Britain and[…]

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Occupied Friern Barnet Library in court Monday; faces potential closure

 
Supporters of Friern Barnet People’s Library in Barnet, North London, are to return to court at 09:30 on Monday 17 December as Barnet council seeks possession of the building and the surrounding green land. [1]

“Join us in Barnet and show Barnet council that libraries and communities matter more than profits for big business.“[…]

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18 December – Capitalism’s Last Christmas Carol. London & elsewhere

If this is not Capitalism’s last Christmas it might be the National Health Service’s last one…
Come and join anti-capitalist Carol singing on the 18th of December – a Europe-wide action happening in Madrid, Berlin and London on that day.
Austerity is threatening futures around the globe, and united the resistance is stronger. In the[…]

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