The first Occupy London [OL] organising meeting took place on the 23rd of May at the Royal Festival Hall. The meeting was attended by Occupy Radio, the Economics Working Group, the International Working Group, Occupy Welfare, Occupy News Network and several individuals operating outside of working groups. The meeting was called in an attempt to[…]Read more →
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Dr Louise Irvine chair’s the Save Lewisham Hospital campaign which has seen a massive mobilisation of local people; 25,000 people marched to prevent the closure of the A & E. The campaign is planning a People’s Commissions of Enquiry, chaired by barrister Michael Mansfield QC , who will hear the evidence that the Trust Special[…]Read more →
This Saturday join the Occupy Tour of Mayfair, where the hedge fund managers
You will know it as the most expensive spot on the Monopoly board. But did you know that this upmarket area of west London has the highest concentration of hedge funds and private equity firms in Europe?
This tour takes you into[…]
Politicians of all parties, from all countries, will tell you that there needs to beinternational agreement to deal with tax avoidance, tax evasion and tax havens. Yet there are more tax havens under UK jurisdiction than any other national jurisdiction, and we could start by putting our own house in order!
However, this doesn’t need[…]
Energy is not a luxury, it is a basic human need: it is required for cooking food, as well as for heating homes in a cold climate such as ours – and yet it is being put beyond the reach of increasing numbers of ordinary people in our society.
We have known for some time,[…]
Demonstration outside Anglo American AGM, Friday 19 April
1 – 2pm, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P 3EE
For map and directions, see above.
Support community representatives from Colombia and South Africa who will be challenging the company’s record inside the AGM.
Watch a two minute personal invitation from Tatiana Roa[…]
Across the globe, communities are creatively confronting the devastating impacts of London-based mining companies. On April 15, representatives from Asia, Africa and the Americas will share inspiring stories of resistance – from communities fighting for their very survival, to mine workers asserting their basic rights to just pay and conditions.
Come and hear their tales,[…]