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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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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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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GUARANTEE ALL MIGRANTS IN THE UK THE RIGHT TO STAY – SIGN HERE!

We demand an immediate guarantee that the status of all migrants currently living in the UK will be protected. An immediate guarantee that they will not be forced to leave and that their political and economic rights in the UK will be upheld.

Migrants currently living in the UK are our families, our friends, our[…]

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THE EU REFERENDUM

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
People are probably by now getting fed-up with all the arguments around the EU Referendum, and maybe don’t need yet another opinion to consider. However there is so much mis-information and scaremongering being put out, by both sides, that I’d like  to try and bring some[…]

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ACTIVIST – TINA ROTHERY SUED FOR £55,342.37

Tina Louise Rothery is being persecuted through the legal system for over £55,000 in costs. It’s fracking company Cuadrilla that is ultimately behind this, presumably to make an example of Tina and to put off future anti fracking protest.
The court wants Tina to pay £55,342.37 in costs for an ‘eviction’ (that wasn’t an eviction[…]

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I WILL BE VOTING REMAIN

Written By Inka Stafrace.
Originally published at InkaStafrace.com

The debate for Brexit has become white hot. The only thing any of us can genuinely be sure of is that for the radical left, either vote leads us into Pan’s Labyrinth.
To clarify, the ‘radical left’ are people who do not accept that ‘the market’ is[…]

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Transforming Finance Conference 2016

Written by Inka Stafrace. Originally published here.
The Transforming Finance Conference 2016, held at UCL, Bedford Way, Central London, organized by the Finance Innovation Lab, May 11th brought together campaigners, trade unionists, policymakers, researchers, academics and innovators to share their projected solutions to what they considered to be the most pressing flaws in our finance[…]

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“WE DID IT” say RECLAIM THE POWER! xxx

 
We shut down the UK’s largest coal mine.
Wow. I’ll never get tired of saying that.
After an amazing camp – jam-packed with speakers, workshops, entertainment, delicious food and more – over 300 of us took action on Tuesday to shut down Ffos-y-fran mine, and no-one was arrested. It was the biggest ever mass[…]

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HUNDREDS SHUT DOWN UK’S LARGEST OPENCAST COAL MINE

When you use Google services, you trust us with your information. This Privacy Policy is meant to help you understand what data we collect, why we collect it, and what we do with it. This is important; we hope you will take time to read it carefully. And remember, you can find controls to manage[…]

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