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PROTECTORS ENCOUNTERING POLICE AND THEIR IDEAS ABOUT THE LAW

Interview with Dan.

Police tactic of “not my responsibility”.
0620 hours. Protectors camping in the woods encounter police. They were woken up in the early hours by police searching for weapons and materials that can supposedly be used against razor wire (illegal to use, but Cuadrilla can just pay the fine).
The police were more[…]

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RECLAIM THE POWER DIRECT ACTION WITH BALCOMBE COMMUNITY PROTECTION CAMP

 
Reclaim the Power decided to engage in direct action outside the Cuadrilla Fracking site by having a street party.
Unfortunately, the police were most put out by the peaceful civil disobedience. They may have expected people to break onto the site, but the community protection camp preferred to have a party.
Due to the[…]

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BALCOMBE COMMUNITY PROTECTION CAMP

 

The third weekend of the Balcombe Community Protection Camp and the site now has over 100 tents. They are then joined by a few hundred people everyday, but more are needed.
The camp is getting more donations of tents and sleepingbags. The Kitchen is lacto-ovo vegetarian. This is important for health and safety reasons,[…]

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BALCOMBE PROTECTION CAMP. DAY 11

 
Update at 0700hours Sunday Morning.

West Kent Green Party showing solidarity.

Various interviews throughout the day.[…]

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WHO’S BANKING ON CARNEY?

 
“It is true, we have the only banks in the western world that are not looking at bailouts or anything like that.”  Stephen Harper, Canadian Prime Minister, 23rd February 2009.1
Mark Carney’s appointment as the new Governor of the Bank of England (BOE) was, we have been told, based mainly on how successful he[…]

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TAKSIM VISITS THE TATE

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Occupy Gezi. Taksim Square visits Modern Tate London.[…]

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#GREATGASGALA.FIRST WEEKEND IN BALCOMBE, SUSSEX

 

The Anti-Frack Camp is about 10 minutes walk from Balcombe Train Station. From Blackfriars, Victoria, East Croydon or Brighton.
At the exit, just turn to your right and walk down the road and you will hit the camp.
For the last 4 days the community in Balcombe, supported by people from across Sussex and[…]

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Power: how we reclaim it

By Melanie Strickland
Many people, probably the majority of citizens, would agree with Occupy, that the economic system we live under is unjust, undemocratic and unsustainable. What is actually stopping us from coming together and collectively demanding that the status quo is changed in favour of the 99% and long term planetary wellbeing? Alice Walker,[…]

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Turkey Support Assembly

The Occupy movement came into being in the wake of the Arab spring and the anti-austerity movements in Spain and Greece.
State supported neo-liberal capitalism is devastating the world in different places at different times.
Right now people in Turkey are rising against their government by creating democratic spaces in the cities and towns. While[…]

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