Buddhism is a variety of traditions and practices based on the teachings of the “Awakened One” or Buddha. Each tradition emphasises different methods of training the mind with the aim of freeing the individual from suffering. Buddhism is also a rich ethical system that emphasises wisdom, kindness and compassion.
So what would a Buddhist[…]
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This an attempt to take a murky swamp of thoughts and feelings regarding Occupy London and through the use of questions, tease out a simple helpful analysis of the problems and to offer some concrete proposals to deal with them. The questions I asked myself where things like “Whats missing?”, “What needs to be[…]
“Once a movement no longer clings tenaciously to the ideology of “structurelessness” it will be free to develop those forms of organization best suited to its healthy functioning.”
The Tyranny of Structurelessness
This short collection of thoughts aims to provide a backdrop to further discussions that will lead to much better and more developed ideas[…]Read more →
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 →