• New blog post imported from «Occupy News Network» by Pedro L: Police Clash with Cyclists During Critical Mass Protest In London 2 years, 3 months ago

    In London an incident of police violence has occurred at Critical Mass, the monthly ‘protest on wheels’ in which thousands of cyclists, accompanied by skateboarders and roller bladers, take to the streets in major cities world-wide.
    Occurring on the last Friday of every month Critical Mass is an opportunity for a fun, mobile party as well as to…[Read more]

  • New blog post imported from «Occupy News Network» by Pedro L: Mass Arrests Of Student Protesters In Montreal 2 years, 3 months ago

    After the 30th consecutive night of student protests mass arrests have taken place. 518 protesters were arrested and fined $600 while over 170 were detained.
    The Montreal Gazette reported that the march was peaceful until Police kettled a large group of protesters.… Read more

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-I-sUeBx_U
    The Ukrainian Parliament resembled a pub when a rowdy brawl broke out between opposition and pro-presidential deputies. What sparked the tussle was a moot bill that sought to grant the Russian language official status in parts of the country.
    The scuffle erupted after opposition deputies, bearing Orthodox…[Read more]

  • New blog post imported from «Occupy News Network» by Pedro L: Solidarity Means Attack – Call For Support From Montréal! 2 years, 3 months ago

    by INSURGENT G
    May 1st 2012 – Montreal
    reposted from anarchist news
    - poster circulating around the strike
    THE LAWS
    On Friday, May 18, 2012, two new laws came into effect in montréal. Their purpose is to stifle the anti-capitalist revolt that has emerged from the student strike that began in this province fifteen weeks ago, to restore order and…[Read more]

  • New blog post imported from «Occupy News Network» by Pedro L: Canadian police arrest nearly 700 students in tuition protests 2 years, 3 months ago

    Source: NewsCore
    MONTREAL — Canadian police made nearly 700 arrests after mass protests by students in several cities on Wednesday night.
    Some 518 arrests were made in Montreal as officers moved in on students demonstrating against government plans to raise college tuition costs, CBC News reported.… Read more

  • Embattled ‘welfare-to-work’ company A4e has been hit by fresh claims of fraud and impropriety this morning.
    Today’s Telegraph reveals that in secret evidence to a Parliamentary committee on Tuesday, A4e’s former head of audit, Eddie Hutchinson, provided documentation showing how an “unethical culture” led to “systemic fraud” at the company, which…[Read more]

  • New blog post imported from «Occupy News Network» by Pedro L: Growth addiction 2 years, 3 months ago

    Coming soon…… Read more

  • New blog post imported from «Occupy News Network» by Pedro L: Twitter permanently suspends activist group account 2 years, 3 months ago

    Twitter has suspended activist group, Space Hijackers, account after a complaint by Locog(Game Organisers) that the activist group engaged in defacing the trademark logo.
    A week after Space Hijackers set themselves up as the “official protesters of the London 2012 Olympic Games”, Twitter suspended the account without warning, saying the satirists’…[Read more]

  • New blog post imported from «Occupy News Network» by Pedro L: Corruption Discovered in Police Anti-Corruption Unit 2 years, 3 months ago

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aA3HB4ftCBo
    Scotland Yard is uncovering evidence that detectives in the Metropolitan Police anti-corruption unit received roughly £20,000 for information regarding convicted Nigerian politician, James Ibori.
    Private Investigation Firm RISC Management was hired by Ibori in 2007 when he discovered he was being…[Read more]

  • New blog post imported from «Occupy News Network» by Pedro L: Greece Punished For Anti-Austerity Election 2 years, 3 months ago

    The international credit ratings agency Fitch has downgraded Greece to class CCC after the newly elected MPs failed to form a coalition. Fitch states that its decision to downgrade Greece is in part due to the possibility of an anti-austerity party winning a majority, a real possibility considering that the majority of MPs were elected on…[Read more]

  • New blog post imported from «Occupy News Network» by Pedro L: Topless attack: FEMEN dump Euro trophy in protest 2 years, 4 months ago

    In the Ukrainian city of Dnepropetrovsk two FEMEN activists have been arrested after knocking over the Euro Cup, otherwise known as the Henri Delaunay trophy, awarded to the winner of the European Football Championship. Bearing her breasts in defiance, 23 year old Yulia Kovpachik, attempted to topple the trophy while posing to be photographed.… [Read more]

  • New blog post imported from «Occupy News Network» by Pedro L: Google’s darkening agenda 2 years, 4 months ago

    BY DAVID ROSEN
    The company’s attitudes toward privacy have grown increasingly dismissive. Now some countries are taking notice
    In 1999, Scott McNealy, the former head of Sun MicroSystems, reportedly declared, “You have zero privacy anyway….Get over it.” He unintentionally let the proverbial cat out of the bag of the digital age.… Read more

  • New blog post imported from «Occupy News Network» by Pedro L: ”Massacre of the Innocents” 2 years, 4 months ago

    On Saturday the picture used in Guerilla Art group Faction’s action was found in East London, it was on shop front.
    The art group put it up recently in support of the St Paul’s protest. A week previously there was a ‘massacre of the innocents’ when peaceful occupiers were seized by snatch squads in a celebration of the one year of the Indignados…[Read more]

  • New blog post imported from «Occupy News Network» by Pedro L: (R)evolution Of The Spirit 2 years, 4 months ago

    In the opening days of the London Occupation, in which thousands of people packed into the small square outside St Paul’s Cathedral, I attended a sermon by the Canon Giles Fraser and to my astonishment experienced the complete totality of the universe, often known as God.Read more

  • New blog post imported from «Occupy News Network» by Pedro L: The History Of Now 2 years, 4 months ago

    “In the time when the earth lies dying there will come a generation with the courage, the goodness and the strength of will to overcome the oppressors who enslave all things. Today that generation lives.” – Native American Lore

    I grew up in a time of prosperity… and war.… Read more

  • New blog post imported from «Occupy News Network» by Pedro L: ‘Big brother’ lamp posts can hear, see and bark ‘Obey!’ at you 2 years, 4 months ago

    America welcomes a new brand of smart street lightning systems: energy-efficient, long-lasting, complete with LED screens to show ads. They can also spy on citizens in a way George Orwell would not have imagined in his worst nightmare.
    With a price tag of $3,000+ apiece, according to an ABC report, the street lights are now being rolled out in…[Read more]

  • New blog post imported from «Occupy News Network» by Pedro L: Greece faces stark election choice – in or out of the euro 2 years, 4 months ago

    Collapse of coalition talks plunges eurozone into fresh turmoil as EU policymakers work on plans for post-Greek single currency
    Larry Elliott, and Helena Smith in Athens
    guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 15 May 2012 20.32 BST
    Europe is facing a month of political and economic upheaval after the failure of nine days of coalition talks in Greece prompted…[Read more]

  • As part of the 12M celebrations in London for the one year of the Spanish Indignados movement. Police were in heavy numbers,Metropolitan police, city of london corporation police, territorial support group, they used kettling from the beginning of March, it looked more like the Police had Occupied The Bank Of England.… Read more

  • New blog post imported from «Occupy News Network» by Pedro L: Is the Revolution Really Going Global? 2 years, 4 months ago

    BY REBECCA BURNS
    On May 12, demonstrations will be held in cities across Europe and the Americas—from Rio de Janeiro to New York to Madrid—in a declared day of “global revolution.”
    The obvious question is: Can one just declare such a thing?… Read more

  • New blog post imported from «Occupy News Network» by Pedro L: The world is dying to make money for the City of London 2 years, 4 months ago

    Whether you analyse the causes of ecological destruction, financial injustice, human rights abuses or undemocratic elite power, a significant proportion of these tragedies can be traced to the City of London. The assertion that corporations behave as psychopaths is backed up by looking at the actions and impacts of the powerful multinational…[Read more]

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