When it comes to strategy and tactics, in spite of our firm principles, there is no one right way. A tactic that works excellently at one time can easily crash and burn at another time. Certain tactics have great appeal to one section of society and can easily alienate others. Tactical choices are based on[...]Read more →
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Occupy London General Assembly
25 October 2012 7pm
Steps of St Paul’s
Summary of Consensus Decisions (Detailed Breakdown Below)
1. Proposal for GA to endorse joint statement regarding Friern Barnet library – CONSENSUS
2. Request for £70 to pay 50% of fine – NOT PRESENTED
3. Request for £1,700 for 56% of New Putney Debates[...]
Today at the High Court, Justice Hickinbottom ruled that Islington Borough Council has the right to repossess Finsbury Square, which could potential bring about the end of one of the Occupy movement’s longest running camps – Occupy London Finsbury Square.
The occupiers, resident since 21 October 2011 in Finsbury Square – situated in the heart[...]Read more →
We will be having our final Pilgrimage for Justice meeting to update everyone and discuss any concerns or details that people would like to know more about, at 6pm on Wednesday the 30th May at the Friend’s Meeting House near Euston station. This will be our final group meeting before we set off for the[...]Read more →
Minutes of meeting of the Peaceful Resistance Working group held 2pm at TCU. on Saturday January 14
Only 3 people present (joined by a fourth near the end)
Liz, Max and Ronan, so we felt we didn’t need a facilitator.
Max had brought some print outs of various texts concerning non-violent resistance – helpful and[...]
GENERAL ASSEMBLY FRIDAY 13 JANUARY 2012
Co Facilitatator: Phil
Atmosphere: ??…. (Phil) “Electric!”
Facilitator welcomed those assembled and pointed to a number of important dates: Sunday we will have been occupying the courtyard of St Paul’s for 3 months. On the 99th Day many will assemble at the National[...]Read more →
Q. I’m a member of a working group. How should I approach Occupy LSX for reimbursement of my expenses?
A. Requests for funds must be made in advance of spending.
Fund request forms are available at the Information Tent at Finsbury Square or via email (email@example.com). Requests are discussed and either approved, declined or postponed[...]
Initial meeting venue changing. Meet at the top of the cathedral steps at 11am.
Two aspects: charter group discussing charter – do we want to constitute ourselves as something formal for legal proceedings? Also, looking at splitting off into separate groups for those who want to be involved directly in the proceedings[...]
Summary of Proposals and Decisions
1. Should we formally instruct Karen Todner as out solicitor, and John Cooper QC as our Barrister, to formally represent us? [Consensus achieved]
Last night we took a new site [Warmth]. It’s near Finsbury Square, it’s an old bank building owned by UBS, who have left it empty. We[...]