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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Latest On Gaza 2014

This post will try to keep up with the latest on the war in Gaza. Updated 05-08-14

Lady Warsi resigns over UK Government stance on Gaza on Twitter
With deep regret I have this morning written to the Prime Minister & tendered my resignation. I can no longer support Govt policy on Gaza

 
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OCCUPY VS THE ARMS FAIR

The Excel Centre, London, Sunday 8th September, 12 noon sharp.
More information on the location at 12 noon on 7th September.

On Sunday the 8th September, the Occupy movement will take action against the Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEi) arms fair in East London, which is billed as “The world leading defence and security[…]

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DEMONSTRATION TO SAVE FRIERN BARNET LIBRARY!!

17 DECEMBER:  Meet at 9:30am 

In September residents of Barnet in North London took action against the local council and occupied their local library which had been closed down as a consequence of the government’s austerity measures despite overwhelming local opposition.

The council is now trying to evict the occupiers and hand over the premises[…]

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Get ready for #GlobalNoise!

On October 13th Occupy London will be throwing a street party to mark it’s one year anniversary. Come outside the London Stock Exchange from 2pm to 5pm, and bring music, food, games, colourful banners….and pots and pans!
We will be joining people all over the world in a #GlobalNoise, a global day of protest to[…]

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The New Putney Debates

Occupy London will be celebrating the 365th year anniversary of the Putney Debates by holding a series of events inspired by the Levellers’ and Diggers’ demands for social justice, civil rights and equal access to the land.
The programme of events is scheduled between 27th October and 11th November 2012, and the venue for some[…]

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Freedom Village and the Tech Giants

by Joe Mobbs
 
Once upon a time, the community of Freedom Village, creative commoners, free software aficionados and “libristes” all, had an axe to grind. Sick and tired of the greedy Tech Giants locking users in, spying on folk, selling user data, suppressing tech standards, and stifling progress, Freedom Village wanted the Tech Giants,[…]

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TURMOIL IN THE LABOUR PARTY

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
The Labour Party currently appears to be in the process of tearing itself apart, with the left-wing leader Jeremy Corbyn being challenged by a more right-wing candidate in the form of Owen Smith. This battle is the culmination of a year of conflict in the Labour[…]

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PRIVATE MONEY CORRUPTS DEMOCRACY

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
This week it was announced that a major Tory donor, Sir Andrew Cook, was threatening to cut his funding of the party if they pursued a ‘Hard Brexit’ in their upcoming negotiations with the EU*. Now many people may agree with his view as to what[…]

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Jeremy Corbyn’s brother supports West Hampstead squatters

Original article: HERE
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Runnymede Festival of Democracy Lives!

Runnymede Festival of Democracy Lives!!
I contacted the Festival organisers last night to see if they still wanted me to do my talk on The Prostitute State – How Britain’s Democracy Has Been Bought at the Festival on Monday at 11am and this is the text I got back:
“Yes we do! Determined festival goers[…]

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Join the March for No Jobs!

‘The goal of the future is full unemployment’ – Arthur C. Clarke
On Saturday April 16, join Radical Assembly in marching for a future without work.
Technology is removing jobs at an incredible pace, from factories, supermarkets, from offices, soon even from the roads. The left should recognise the mobilising potential of a call for[…]

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Resign! A gathering at Downing Street

Iceland wouldn’t put up with their crooked Prime Minister, and neither should we. It’s now clear that David Cameron and his family have benefitted hugely from offshore tax havens, all the while he lectures us on how morally wrong it is, and how his government is closing tax havens down. He’s a liar and a[…]

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Don’t miss the Radical Left Assembly

When: June 14th, 1:30pm
Where: the Bussey building/CLF Art Cafe, 133 Rye Lane, SE15 4ST London, United Kingdom
The London-wide Radical Assembly hits South London! The next General Assembly will be held in Peckham on 14th June, as agreed last time. A draft agenda will be circulated by the organising group shortly, along with more[…]

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Christmas in Lesvos – beauty, tragedy & hope (an occupier’s perspective)

Skala Sykamineas hugs a tiny harbour. Aquamarine water laps the rocky shore and fishermen tend their nets watched by curious cats. Inland, it’s harvest time in the olive groves and orange orchards. Free range sheep lazily graze, waiting to be milked. The village shop sells fresh yogurt in unglazed terracotta pots.
Dolphins frolic around a[…]

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