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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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Interview with Owen Jones about his new book; The Establishment: And how they get away with it

http://newint.org/features/web-exclusive/2014/09/08/owen-jones-interview-establishment/[…]

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Planning Meeting

COME TO THE PLANNING MEETING
2pm
Friends House
173-177 Euston Road
 

Where we are at now.
There is a huge democratic deficit.  Political decisions are mostly the product of powerful economic interests. The 1% fund our political parties and our media. The views and opinions of the public on issues like the nhs, energy[…]

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How A Scotland “Yes” Vote Could Challenge the U.K. Nuclear Weapons Program

By Steve Rushton
Crossposted from Occupy.com (USA publication)

“The entire Scottish independence movement is firmly against nuclear weapons,” Jimmy Watson, a resident at Faslane Peace Camp, tells me.

At 32 years old, Faslane is one of the world’s longest-running peace camps and a symbol of the widespread opposition to nuclear weapons both across Scotland, and[…]

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Reclaim The Power Action Day

by Inka Stafrace

Monday the 18th August was yet another incredible illustration of organized activism and the willingness of people to put their bodies and time on the front-line for the greater good.Clean air and water are indisputably part of the greater good!
Fracking companies and the UK government believe that they are worth gambling[…]

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1000 on Anti-Fracking March In Blackpool

By Inka Staface

Loud signs of support from the locals in Blackpool were expressed through drivers honking their horns and passers by joining in. About 300 protesters from the camp gathered by Blackpool South Pier and were joined by around 700 others. 

On Sunday the 17th August 2014, Reclaim the Power organized to express their[…]

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Fracktavists Talk of Past Actions

 
Danni Pafford shares her experience of a interesting direct action which consequently led to her being sued for £5,000,000.
Details in the video filmed on 15th August evening meeting at the Reclaim the Power camp in Blackpool 2014.
 

Kara Moses from Birmingham shares a tale of fractavism from Reclaim the Power camp 2013,[…]

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Our Future Is Not For Shale

Hundreds of local residents and Reclaim the Power campaigners to march pier to pier against fracking Sunday

For immediate release: 16 August 2014
Filming / photo opportunity: Sunday 17th August, 2pm-4pm, starting at Blackpool South Pier and moving to North Pier. Photographs available on request.
07447 027112
@nodashforgas
press@nodashforgas.org.uk
07548086703
tinalouise@gmail.com
@tinalouiseUK
Image from Reclaim[…]

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Fracking to protect beauty spots – or Tory marginals?

MPs are great at either saying nothing using lots of words, or saying plenty and over-complicating things in the hope we miss the prominent information…. but nothing gets past clever, dedicated, intelligent campaigners
http://www.channel4.com/news/fracking-in-parks-in-exceptional-circumstances-says-mp[…]

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