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Occupy activists at World Social Forum

In the next week, a few Occupy London activists will be in Tunisia to participate in the World Social Forum (WSF). We will not be representing anyone but ourselves, but will be bringing with us our experiences of Occupy and the movements and groups we have been part of.
Initiated in Puerto Allegre in Brazil[...]

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#TradeUnionFreedom Launch #CTUF13 23/02/13

http://www.tradeunionfreedom.co.uk/
The Campaign For Trade Union Freedom was established in 2013 following a merger of the Liaison Committee For The Defence Of Trade Unions and the United Campaign To Repeal The Anti Trade Union Laws. The CTUF is a campaigning organisation fighting to defend and enhance trade unionism, oppose all anti-union laws as well as[...]

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London Occupy Economics Working Group (EWG) budget response – “a missed opportunity”

The current financial crises (Eurozone, US and UK public and private sector debt, banks’ insolvency) were precipitated by the sub-prime mortgage crisis of 2008 which was the culmination of a housing fuelled, economic boom in the US, UK and Europe (particularly Spain and Ireland). Rising house prices fuelled an explosion in consumer credit and private[...]

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Rebalancing Austerity – a modest alternative budget 2013 – from Occupy Birmingham

We can’t do everything in one budget, but we can make a start. This is a start, by scrapping the austerity agenda, and starting a programme to reinvest in people and begin to reduce the criminal inequality that successive administrations have enabled. Some of these suggestions have been made by unions, campaigners, some by us.[...]

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People’s Debt Assembly

 
All over the world people are realising and rebelling against the role debt plays in enslaving the 99%.
This open peoples assembly has been organised Jubilee Debt Campaign, Occupy London and activists of the 15M movement. There will be open discussions about debt’s role in the enslavement of individuals, the struggles against debt and[...]

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ARC court case won by former Friern Barnet Library activists

The Arnos Grove Resource Centre (ARC)
Friern Barnet Library activists move on to new project in Enfield Borough in an attempt to fight austerity, homelessness and unjust squatting laws
Community activists – previously caretakers of Friern Barnet Library and now residing at the Arnos Family Resource Centre (ARC), 321A Bowes Road, N11 1BA – won[...]

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Reclaim It: Women’s library occupied in resistance against cuts

UPDATE 9 March 7pm

Those occupying The Women’s Library have now been evicted; they were carried out one by one as supporters outside chanted in solidarity. The occupation – an International Women’s Day action – highlighted the injustice of cuts to public services and of inequality and oppression of women and minorities who all too[...]

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Save our Homes Haringey’ say ”NO!’ to forced gentrification.

Families At Connaught House, Muswell Hill, To Be Made Homeless: if the Met have their way. Locals and residents are resisting Metropolitan Police plans to evict 21 families that live at Connaught House, Muswell Hill.

Forming a coalition of resistance with activists from ‘Haringey Solidarity Group’, ‘Save Friern Barnet Library’, and supporters of Occupy London,[...]

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Shutdown the EDF Energy Conference

The No Dash for Gas campaigners - www.nodashforgas.org.uk - are currently being sued by EDF for £5million.
 

The response from the activist community has been overwhelming. But the fight will not win itself. On Wednesday the 1st of May a solidarity action is being organised.
A reader of the Guardian wrote:
“I want to[...]

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