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Occupy Democracy returns to Parliament Square March 7th: climate theme

We are the first generations to feel the effects of catastrophic climate change but we are the last generations who can do anything about it. If not now, when? If not you, who?
On March 7th Occupy Democracy will be returning for its sixth occupation of Parliament Square. This month’s action will begin with an[…]

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Waiting for Bailiffs and TSG by Norbert Lawrie

Waiting for the Bailiffs and TSG
February 24th Update.
Most of the residents here in mega-rich Mayfair are well, as you would expect… The mega-rich, except of course, the occupying cure and crew here to relieve and if nothing else, exposing that disease which is really best described as excessive greed.
The Love Activists London[…]

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Sad Upsetting Morning by Lauren Hopkins

Sad upsetting morning. Elderly man knocks on my door with no shoes and socks on saying he lived here. Clearly cold and confused and luckily a neighbour knew where he lived. He has terminal cancer and clearly vulnerable so I gave him slippers and took him round the corner to his flat. The place was[…]

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FREE MARKETS JUST MEAN CORPORATE CORRUPTION

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
This week we saw yet another scandal involving our banking system, when it turned out that HSBC have not only been facilitating large-scale tax avoidance and tax evasion via their Swiss subsidiary, but have even been advising their wealthy clients on how is the best way[…]

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Occupy Democracy wrongful arrest update

Wrongful arrest update! Good News. By Donnachadh Mccarthy
Just a quick note to say that the police have informed my solicitor that no charges will be laid against me after their aggressive over the top mauling of me at the Occupy Democracy peacful protest in Tarpaulin Square on Saturday evening.
Huge thanks to the huge[…]

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Dying4HeatIV -Gas Bills Kill by Dan Ashman.

DYING4HEAT IV – Unacceptable accepted murder
The simple fact is some people are willfully preventing access to warmth, an essential for survival. The disregard to the sanctity of life of our fellow community members, of which last year, 7000; grandmas, grandads,mothers, fathers, aunts, uncles, sons and daughters were murdered for record high profit margins to[…]

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DEMOCRACY “ARRESTED” OUTSIDE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT

Protester holding a coffin branded “UK Democracy R.I.P.” arrested on Parliament Square

Despite Judicial Review police disrupt peaceful pro-democracy protests under the cover of darkness

Freedom of the press threatened as NUJ members threatened with arrest and independent livestreamer arrested.

 
Under the cover of darkness the Metropolitan police’s Territorial Support Group (TSG) officers, on[…]

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Valentine’s Day on Parliament Square, an occupier’s view

It was Sisters Uncut and Divestment Day, it was a vigil for the ‘death of democracy’ and it was Occupy Love. It was Occupy Democracy #5, five cold winter months of assembling at the doors of power, demanding a voice for ordinary folk.
Scriptonite spoke, so did Josh from London Black Revs. Citizen journalists captured[…]

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Evict the Bailiffs demo by Norbert Lawrie

Evict the Bailiffs Demo by Norbert Lawrie
Two of our crew are missing
Never is there a dull moment with the Love Activists (London), there really is some amazing characters amongst our crew and extended group of housing and in the general sense activists.
That has to also include the crew we call the Bohemians[…]

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