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[...]Read more →
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Save our Homes: Haringey has called for support in its campaign to stop the Metropolitan Police throwing a community of 21 homes onto the street. With austerity cuts, the Met faces a short-fall in funding from the government of £500 million. This is part of a wider assault of cuts, austerity and privatisation that the[...]Read more →
The Occupy London general assembly is a safe space open to all to discuss current issues and events.
This week’s assembly will be held at Colorama2 -
Lancaster Street 44-50; SE1 0RY
London, United Kingdom
7:00pm – Welcome, Agenda and Format
7:15pm – Open Discussion on “The People’s Assembly” organised by Coalition of Resistance.
Without access to the internet, we would be reliant on the few infotainment conglomerates for news and analysis. Blogging and alternative news media have given us access to an avalanche of information within which we can find nuggets of truth. However, established interests and governments have not stood aside from the world wide web but[...]Read more →
An action organised by Fuel Poverty Action, Disabled People Against Cuts and the Greater London Pensioners’ Association. Other organisations taking part include Single Mothers’ Self-Defence, Southwark Pensioners’ Action Group and WinVisible (women with visible and invisible disabilities).
Meet Thursday 29th November at 11am outside the main entrance to the Treasury on Horse Guards Road,[...]Read more →
Saturday 24 November
Assemble 12 noon Downing Street; march to the Israeli Embassy
Organised by: Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Stop the War Coalition, CND, British Muslim Initiative, Palestinian Forum in BritainSupported by:
The national trade unions PCS, RMT, and FBU; Jews for Justice for Palestinians, Friends of Al-Aqsa, Islamic Forum Europe, Association of Palestinian Communities, Amos[...]
Sick and tired of being ripped off by landlords?
Been bullied by bailiffs?
Been moved on with no place to go?!
Join other tenants, travellers and squatters for a friendly afternoon of socialising, strategizing and networking.
There will be talks from various groups on upcoming campaigns & actions.
14.00 – 18.00pm[...]
By Matthew Varnham, supporter of Occupy London & human rights activist
Happy Independence Day Palestine
On 15 November 1988 the independent state of Palestine was proclaimed by the Palestine National Council (PNC). Just as we pass now into 15 November 2012, Israel has launched airstrikes against Gaza – Operation Pillar of Defence.
At the[...]Read more →