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#OccupyDemocracy – Former Deputy Chair of Lib Dems arrested; occupation with full programme continues

Donnachadh McCarthy, author of ‘The Prostitute State’, former Deputy Chair of the Lib Dems and supporter of Occupy, was arrested last night at the protests at Parliament Square. [1] The arrest happened when more than 200 #occupydemocracy demonstrators descended on Parliament Square, with the aim of creating a peaceful, solutions-focused occupation to highlight the democratic[...]

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Call Out for Evidence – #occupydemocracy

Occupy London are calling out for evidence and witness statements from those who attended the #occupydemocracy protest in Parliament Square between the 17th and 26th October. Those of you who attended at some point will have been aware of the escalating police presence, the erection of fencing and a number of arrests that were made[...]

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CUT FARES, NOT STAFF!

The campaign group Hands Off London Transport (HOLT) is organising a series of public meetings outside tube stations, in support of the fight against closure of ticket offices and the ending of Oyster cards proposed for the London Underground by Boris Johnson. The first meeting will be outside Kings Cross Station on Friday 31st January[...]

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DEMO ANNOUNCED 11/12/2013 & A STATEMENT FROM THE UNION OFFICERS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF LONDON UNION

UPDATE: DEMO ANNOUNCED 11/12/2013.
DO COME DOWN TO THE DEMO if you can.
#CopsOff Campus Promo – 11th December 2013
https://www.facebook.com/events/565580810188930/

senate house (university of london) was occupied yesterday, without any legal procedures cops came in to facilitate security dragging us out in hours. then there was some more pushing and violent arrests outside and[...]

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Peace & Justice for Syria

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[...]

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OCCUPY BARNET PUBLIC ASSEMBLY & MP Mike Freer’s Email Travesty

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[...]

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Occupy London in Canary Wharf – Another World Now! People’s Assembly and FLF

What: People’s Assembly in Canary Wharf – Because democracy is too big to fail
Where: Canary Wharf. Exact location to be announced on the day
When: They Owe Us events begin from 12.30pm Friday 14 June onwards. Occupy London’s People’s Assembly begins 3pm.

 

This Friday in the lead up to the G8, Occupy London[...]

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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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Rebalancing Austerity – a modest alternative budget 2013 – from Occupy Birmingham

We can’t do everything in one budget, but we can make a start. This is a start, by scrapping the austerity agenda, and starting a programme to reinvest in people and begin to reduce the criminal inequality that successive administrations have enabled. Some of these suggestions have been made by unions, campaigners, some by us.[...]

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