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Barnet Council, Barnet Homes Take Us For Mugs! Literally! By BarnetHAction

BARNET COUNCIL HAVE BUILT 3 COUNCIL HOMES IN 22 YEARS (WHILST SELLING OFF/DEMOLISHING HUNDREDS)
THESE 3 HOMES WERE UNVEILED ON THIS DAY LAST YEAR TO MUCH FANFARE.
BARNET COUNCIL & BARNET HOMES HAVE SPENT OUR MONEY ON COMMEMORATIVE MUGS TO CONGRATULATE THEMSELVES!!!!
One year ago today, Barnet Council invited Boris Johnson to Muswell Hill to[…]

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Sweets Way campaigners plan weekend of fun and resistance in new occupation

Sweets Way Resists 
Press release – Thursday 2 April
Residents fighting for their homes have occupied an empty house backing onto the Sweets Way estate in Barnet in ongoing protest at tenant evictions. Campaigners are planning a weekend of community fun and resistance in the property which is part of the ‘Sweets Park’ redevelopment.
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Hallelujah! Even The Telegraph Gets It! by Aengus Mac Og

Even the Telegraph carries a piece by Alex Proud today talking about inequality and the ‘callous’ rich, the causes and effects on society. by Aengus Mac Og
Response from one occupier as follows:
“These are the things we talked about at Occupy in 2011. We were, of course, demonised by the right wing press, pretty[…]

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Inside London’s Poshest Squat: Unedited Version

This is the unedited version of the Evening Standard article. We think this shows the issues faced with mainstream media propaganda. As you can see, the politics are there.
Autonomous Nation of Anarchist Libertarians.
Pop-up dining might not excite restaurant critics much any more, but my meal on Tuesday night comes as a pleasant surprise.[…]

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Tweet chat with David Finkelstein of the Times by Aengus Mac Og

Tweet chat with David Finkelstein of the Times by Aengus Mac Og
Just had a tweet “chat” with Daniel Finkelstein at the Times. How depressing. He’s a proper foot soldier for the regressive Right, so much so in fact they, of course, made him a Lord! So now not only does he peddle pseudo-intellectual clap[…]

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London Property Boom Corruption by Dan Ashman

London Property Boom Corruption by Dan Ashman
>>> Back in December the Love Activists took a building to shelter the homeless. This building was a former bank on 2A Charing Cross Road, opposite the National Gallery. A former RBS building, we found out that it was held in an offshore tax haven by a company[…]

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New week, new building by Norbert Lawrie

New week and a new building has been cracked open and occupied by Love Activists London, this is our fourth which we currently hold in and around Westminster.
Building number 15 is quite something else, three floors and a basement our initial plans are to use the space to outreach into the community and organise[…]

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Economics WG: Occupying BBC Question Time

As an experiment the Economics WG were asked the same questions, from BBC Question Time 8th January 2015, to see what answers came up.
In future, we may just answer questions pertaining to Economics, like the one about the NHS or add other questions that should have been asked.
1. Ref France. Is there a[…]

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THE OCCUPY MOVEMENT (US) TAKES ON STUDENT DEBT

 
BY VAUHINI VARA : CROSSPOSTED FROM THE NEW YORKER
It can be hard to tell what remains, these days, of the Occupy movement. On the third anniversary of the first protests in New York, activists are fighting one another in court for control of the Twitter handle @OccupyWallStNYC, while the flow of new articles[…]

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