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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Zombie Bank Run – 3pm Monday 31st October @ St Paul's

It’s time for the Zombie Bank Run – on Monday 31st October 2011 (tomorrow) meet at 1pm for make-up at St Paul’s Cathedral – for the run at 3pm. Come dressed as a Zombie Banker (old clothes advisable)!!
The route will be supplied on the day, but this is going to be ‘Thrilling’!
Meet at[…]

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Young People – The model doesn’t fit anymore

By Mary Bolinbroke
We live in a society that has spent many decades establishing a culture of pressures and materialistic milestones to push our kids into their future. Democracy built around corporations has neatly set up guidelines for our lives. Young people are now taught that there is only one route that may be taken[…]

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YOUNG FRIENDS OF THE EARTH: GLOBAL FRACKDOWN STUNT

Young Friends of the Earth will be taking part in an action stunt for Global Frackdown on October 19th to send a message to a high profile figure involved in the fracking industry to stop fracking with young people’s futures. And we want a future lit by clean, renewable energy, not dirty, polluting fossil fuels.[…]

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You, the Police and the Bailiffs: Knowing your Rights and Responsibilities

What powers do bailiffs really have?
What is a section 12 or 14 Public Order offence?
But most importantly – Having fun protesting and making our ‘Big Brother’ look like a silly billy!
Stephen R. Moore and other members of the Occupy Legal Team present the way the police are abusing their powers. i.e. Stop[…]

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You Will Not Believe What David Cameron is Selling Off Now

What with the NHS,Fracking,TTIP,selling off our water selling more of our public services NOW THIS!…Scriptonite explaining the INFRASTRUCTURE BILL & the land registry sell off. Allowing all the public spaces. That’s parks, moors, commons, beaches and even roads…to be sold off into private corporate ownership, for energy companies to ‪#‎frack‬ and build nuclear without the[…]

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You think you are not going to be homeless anytime soon? Think again.

  
  

Long story short . . .
My partner and I split up, it happens and I wish her well. That’s not special, it stung a bit at the beginning but we all have those stories and they make us who we are. Nuff said.
Going back two years . . . (insert scooby[…]

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Xmas Street Kitchen with the Love Activists – by Norbert Lawrie

Xmas Street Kitchen with the Love Activists, by Norbert Lawrie
Good Morning Comrades and Friends All…
For me this Christmas has been the most amazing one ever experienced – I must say that, comrades.
To have participated in taking over and putting into use, albeit for a short time, the former bank on Charing Cross[…]

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WORLD PROTESTS 2006-2013 ANALYSIS

This open letter was sent to the EUinCrisis@lists.corporateeurope.org by Isabel Ortiz, Sara Burke, Mohamed Berrada and Hernan Cortes and forwarded to Occupy London.
Dear friends
In case this escaped your attention, we reviewed 843 protests occurring between January 2006 and July 2013 in 87 countries covering over 90% of world population. The paper focuses on:[…]

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Working Groups G.A. Jan. 31st 2012

Working Group G.A. in a very cold night. No lights available.
Lots of preamble, but shows what life can be like in the OccupyLSX Camp. ..with Bells!
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