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Confronting the Fossil Fuel Industry by Mel Strickland

  
  
By Melanie
The lesson of history is that radical social change is achieved by people working together and confronting the dominant power structures over a sustained period of time. The suffragettes, the civil rights activists, LGBT movement, to name a few, have all employed direct action to achieve recognition of their rights. The[…]

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WHITSTABLE PRESS RELEASE/NOTICE FROM THE LAST POST

  
  
  
  

THE FACTS
Post Office Ltd has been totally committed to closing Whitstable’s Crown Post Office since 2013 – in spite of any cost to our town, residents, businesses and visitors.
When it failed to secure a suitable franchisee in Whitstable it then chose the redevelopment of the Gladstone Road building as[…]

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Occupy Gandhi: Parliament Square 4th May 2015

Occupy Gandhi: Parliament Square 4th May 2015
Peaceful Direct Action
Tarpaulin Meditation for Urgent Action on Climate Crisis
Calling for UK criminalisation of fossil fuel exploration and investment.
This Occupy Gandhi Meditation is calling for the immediate criminalisation of UK fossil fuel exploration and investment, recognising that to have any reasonable chance of avoiding catastrophic[…]

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Ten Day Occupation of Parliament Square During the Election Will Call For Real Democracy Now!

  
  
Ten Day Occupation of Parliament Square During the Election Will Call For Real Democracy Now!
Occupy Democracy [1] will step up its campaign for radical reform of our democracy on 1st May when it will establish a ten day festival of democracy on Parliament Square [2]. A packed programme will feature speakers, workshops,[…]

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Update: Squatters and Homeless Autonomy.

Update. Squatters and Homeless Autonomy at Building 19.
So, far now the security thugs have stepped down after a 15hour siege. The security guards woke us up at 5am and they illegally entered our home. We swiftly acted and informed them about the law and legislation that they should have been following. After we ushered[…]

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Sweets Way campaigners plan weekend of fun and resistance in new occupation

Sweets Way Resists 
Press release – Thursday 2 April
Residents fighting for their homes have occupied an empty house backing onto the Sweets Way estate in Barnet in ongoing protest at tenant evictions. Campaigners are planning a weekend of community fun and resistance in the property which is part of the ‘Sweets Park’ redevelopment.
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Occupy to Deliver Arrest Warrant for Rupert Murdoch to News UK HQ – Monday, 23rd March

Press Contact: 07947 884299
Email: contact@occupythemedia.org.uk
www.occupythemedia.org.uk
This Monday morning, activists from the Occupy movement will deliver a giant arrest warrant detailing Rupert Murdoch’s crimes against democracy.
These crimes include:
War Crimes: All 175 of Rupert Murdoch’s global newspapers backed the disastrous illegal Iraq war.
Tax Avoidance: Murdoch’s News International has avoided billions of pounds[…]

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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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