#OccupyDemocracy returned to Parliament Square as planned this mid-winter weekend, with a focus on housing and homelessness.
The turnout wasn’t huge – it was cold, it was just a few days before Christmas – but the quality of debate, entertainment, knowledge-sharing, solidarity-building and the sense of an emerging community of creative and determined change-makers was…[…]
Provisional programme for this weekend, 20-21 December, in Parliament Square.
PLEASE JOIN US and… OCCUPY DEMOCRACY!!
Saturday 20th December
8am: Two Occupy activists are going to hold a demo outside no. 10 Downing Street- in their bermuda shorts!! – to raise awareness of deaths from cold homes.
The action is a 24 hour action and[…]
Many Happy Returns! #occupydemocracy pledges to return monthly until general election
Occupiers intent on transforming our democracy to make it work for people not profit have pledged to return to the Square every month until the general election in May 2015.
Occupy Democracy was launched in October of this year to highlight the[…]
For anyone who’s on Twitter with the time to help tweet about the event, the hashtag is #EPFrackFree.
Please use this opportunity to get the word out about fracking and the dangers. Tweet links to the scientific evidence published this week.
Other hashtags worth using are #BorrasBlockade (IGas fracking site in Wales) and #BintheBill[…]
Crossposted from NoDashforGas
The Infrastructure Bill and the new legal duty to maximise emissions by Melanie Strickland.
Published 11 December 2014
“It reads like a sweetie shop for corporate lobbyists, and for all those still intent on their neo-liberal deregulatory crusade.” Jonathon Porritt in his blog sums up everything that’s wrong with the Infrastructure[…]
December Call Out from #occupydemocracy…
Many Happy Returns!
Occupy Democracy will be returning to Parliament Square at least once a month until the General Election in May 2015.
The next occupation will take place over the weekend of the 20-21st December.
Join us, from 11am on Saturday 20th December, to remind[…]
Invitation from FuelPovAction:
On the day the government reveals how many people died last year from the effects of fuel poverty, join Fuel Poverty Action and Reclaim the Power to demand ‘No More Deaths from Fuel Poverty: Energy Rights Now!’
We’ll be meeting outside the Institute of Directors, on Pall Mall before marching to Energy[…]
#OccupyDemocracy to re-occupy Parliament Square 20-21 December; invites pro-democracy supporters to get involved
Following an eventful weekend, #occupydemocracy ended the occupation of Parliament Square peacefully, announcing an intention to return to Parliament Square over the weekend of 20-21 December.
At an open assembly on Sunday evening outside the Houses of Parliament, supporters of […]
#OccupyDemocracy ‘s programme of talks continued today, undeterred by over-policing, the enclosure of Parliament Square and the late November chill.
At about 3:30pm this afternoon Occupy supporter Arran locked on to the railings of the Houses of Parliament.
The focus of the #occupydemocracy demonstration has now moved directly in front of the Houses of[…]