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Statement from Occupy London in support of Occupy Oakland

The following statement was passed at tonight’s General Assembly, which was held outside Westminster Abbey just across the road from the Houses of Parliament:
We send our support and warm wishes to Occupy Oakland from Occupy London.  We unreservedly condemn the deliberate and planned police brutality and violence inflicted on non-violent Occupy protesters, including those[...]

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Clarification regarding Evening Standard article about a new Occupy London building

Occupy London would like to clarify that the building mentioned in today’s Evening Standard is not an Occupy London building.
We have received the following statement from the group that occupied the building, which they have posted on the Evening Standard’s comments section (Please note that the first paragraph of the statement has been removed[...]

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Upcoming events: Occupy London on tour, Homeless people speak out, OccStock!, Occupy Tours, How the global 1% is trashing the planet and more

With Occupy London due in the High Court on Monday 13 February to see if their application for appeal is successful, the occupations and their supporters look set to host another packed weekend of events for all to join in – some highlight events below with more to be found at  http://occupylsx.org/?page_id=176.
Also expect news[...]

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5pm Friday 3 February – Occupy London’s General Assembly on tour

This week’s news has been dominated by reports of RBS heads losing honours and turning down bonuses. The public outcry at having a bank that is 82% owned by taxpayers award millions of pounds worth of share bonuses in a climate of financial austerity and falling RBS share prices, was a major force behind these[...]

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Occupy London Tours … Showing you another side of London – dates for upcoming tours

Bored with Big Ben? Tired of the Tower of London? Let us show you another side of the capital with our informative and entertaining tours. ‘Enlightening’ – the Independent

After the success of our first tours, we are holding additional tours on the dates listed below.
Mayfair 
The most expensive place on the Monopoly board,[...]

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5 Feb at OccupyLSX – How the global 1% is trashing the planet and stealing your future

SUNDAY 5 FEBRUARY 2012 

2 – 4 pm

Tent City University, Occupy London Stock Exchange, St Paul’s, London.

George Monbiot
Helena Paul, Econexus 
Claire Morris, Youth Climate Alliance
Shahrar Ali, Green Party
Suzanne Jeffery, Campaign against Climate Change Trade Union Group
Asad Rehman, Friends of the Earth

The 1% are carrying on with “business as[...]

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Bank of Ideas eviction, Occupy London protestors and media assaulted by bailiffs, Police fail to act and uphold duty of care

Early this morning a number of concerning incidents happened affecting Occupy London supporters and media which raise questions about the police’s duty of care and failure to act on it, as well as the actions of the bailiffs – Rossendales – who were employed by investment bank UBS to evict peaceful protesters.
These incidents, which[...]

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Saturday Noon – 6pm: Celebrate the Right to Protest @OccupyLSX

Occupy London will hold a celebration of the right to protest from noon – 6pm this Saturday 28 January by the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral with a host of bands, singers, poets and speakers. Expect surprise guests.
Occupy London intends to show the City of London Corporation and the government that we still fight[...]

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Guest blog: UK Uncut – All out Saturday to oppose ‘cruel and unnecessary’ welfare bill

On Saturday 28th January in central London, a group of disabled, sick and elderly people are going to engage in a daring and disruptive act of civil disobedience. Please support them in this action and then come to OccupyLSX by St Paul’s and join us to Celebrate the Right to Protest with a host of[...]

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