Funding further education can be a problem at the best of times and a recent conversation with my old tutor at the LSE would seem to indicate it’s becoming a lot more difficult when it comes to funding research. It would, for example, to fund study into alternative economic models or the effect of unbridled[…]Read more →
#OccupyDemocracy press release: Boris Johnson Squanders Quarter of a Million Pounds Suppressing Peaceful Pro-Democracy Protest in Parliament Square as Protesters Vow to Return Monthly until General Election
Freedom of Information requests to Boris Johnson’s Greater London Authority and Metropolitan Police reveal that the Mayor spent nearly £250,000  in October trying to prevent peaceful pro-democracy[…]Read more →
An Occupiers’ perspective on 2014…
2014, these have been very strange times. There have been glimmers of hope but, if we think of the era of enlightenment, then this surely is a time where it seems forces are conspiring to do the opposite. Highlights include….
The bankers have of course got away with murder again[…]
BREAKING ~~ the hearing this morning at the Royal Courts of Justice concerning the Possession Order for 2a Charing Cross Road on behalf of Greencap has been ADJOURNED until 9th February 2015
~ by Dan Ashman.
The Love Activists action continues outside the former Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) building. A building that is registered[…]
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[…]
What is the meaning of Christmas when so many are left out in the cold? by Norbert Lawrie
In this final part to my update I shall endeavour to reveal a few things and aspects that up till now have not been exposed to the light of day, so as to give the reader a[…]
#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[…]