Our occupation marks its one week anniversary this Saturday. We have a special programme planned and you’re very welcome to join us! The programme for this Saturday 22nd October (subject to final confirmation) includes: ·
11am – Meet the Movement – An opportunity to meet those involved with Occupy London Stock Exchange across the different[...]
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John (church liaison) welcomes everyone to 6th day of OLSX. Talks about the role of process (organising general assembly). Check with info desk to be a part of the process. We encourage as many people as possible to be part of this (process).
New addition to the camp. Double fence line that comes direct out[...]
The Occupy London Stock Exchange general assembly stands in solidarity with the residents of Dale Farm as they are unjustly removed from their own homes.
We condemn the horrible and disproportionate violence they are receiving from the police and bailiffs.[...]
10am meeting minutes
1. Reflections on yesterday’s GA meeting (what worked and what didn’t)
Pros: lots of positive feedback, good organization, directness, great MC (Chico), great to have a volunteer read out the statement of intent. Very useful to ensure understanding of the process.
Cons: Group representatives seemed more focused on their personal agendas, giving[...]
At today’s assembly of over 500 people on the steps of St Paul’s, #occupylsx collectively agreed the initial statement below. Please note, like all forms of direct democracy, the statement will always be a work in progress.
1 The current system is unsustainable. It is undemocratic and unjust. We need alternatives; this is where we[...]
Canon Giles Fraser defends people’s right to protest and addresses crowd before morning service at St Paul’s cathedral
Canon calls on police to leave the occupation at St Paul’s
OccupyLSX: 250 people camp overnight, despite initial police use of force, maintaining a calm and engaging occupation.
Over 250 people camped overnight in the area[...]Read more →
#occupylsx has woken up to a beautiful, sunny morning. The Canon Chancellor of St Paul’s came out to welcome us – he said we could stay, but told the police to leave. Amen to that!
There will be a people’s assembly at midday today, where we’ll discuss the future of #occupylsx – this is what[...]
Occupy London Stock Exchange sets up camp in the City
Between 4000 – 5000 people gather in London’s Square Mile to voice their anger at the social and economic inequality in the UK and beyond
OccupyLSX holds first people’s assembly this afternoon to decide future plans for its occupation
People’s assemblies spring up near St[...]
There have been some concerns as to where we will be able to assemble and occupy. We will still be assembling at Midday outside St Pauls Cathedral. If we can take Paternoster, we will. Otherwise, rest assured there are contingency plans in place. We will Occupy London!
Assemble in front of St Pauls Cathedral at[...]