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[...]
Archive for ‘Press releases’
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. 
“Join us in Barnet and show Barnet council that libraries and communities matter more than profits for big business.“[...]Read more →
Residents to turn Starbucks Barnet into a refuge from the cuts – a library and crèche - as part of UK Uncut’s national day of action against corporate tax avoidance this Saturday
Follows Occupy London supporters, Barnet residents and Barnet Alliance for Public Services (BAPS) taking over Barnet Council Cabinet last night in protest at[...]Read more →
Below are a variety of the responses coming in from Occupy London supporters to the Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Budget Statement.
Occupy London’s Economics Working Group: Minor restructuring of deckchairs on the Titanic – in favour of 1st class passengers
As usual the predicted onset of ‘recovery’ is kicked further down the road, bolstered by[...]
Occupy London Tours has invited the new Lord Mayor to join their alternative walking tour of the City of London , after he used a newspaper interview to attack the protest as ‘dreadful’ .
On the day he was sworn-in at the secretive ‘Silent Ceremony’, Roger Gifford criticised the ‘terrible mess’ caused by last year’s[...]
Hundred-strong European anti austerity coalition holds Plebs & PIIGS Banquet, serving ’austerity soup’ and peanuts outside the Guildhall (London) while the new Lord Mayor of the City of London Corporation, Alderman Roger Gifford, hosts his own banquet inside with politicians, bankers and business ‘leaders’.
Rhythms of Resistance samba band entertains those outside the Guildhall
Action[...]Read more →
Will Self is to appear at recently liberated Friern Barnet Library at 7pm on Wednesday 14 November, to read from his most recent novel Umbrella, which has been short-listed for the 2012 Man Booker prize. Now run six days a week (11am to 7pm) by members of local community and supporters of the Occupy movement,[...]Read more →
Haldane echoes Occupy’s analysis by linking inequality to economic instability
In questioning from audience, notes that there is ‘no great ideological chasm’ to jump on a Financial Transaction Tax and the risk of banks moving abroad is “somewhat overblown“
Many of Occupy’s concerns remain to be tackled; panellist Mick McAteer, consumer advocate and Director of[...]Read more →
From 27 October – 11 November, Occupy London celebrates the 365th year anniversary of the original Putney Debates in 1647, by holding a series of events looking at democracy in 2012. Inspired by the Levellers and Diggers demands for social justice, civil rights and equal access to the land from back then, Occupy London’s New[...]Read more →