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The New Putney Debates

Occupy London will be celebrating the 365th year anniversary of the Putney Debates by holding a series of events inspired by the Levellers’ and Diggers’ demands for social justice, civil rights and equal access to the land.
The programme of events is scheduled between 27th October and 11th November 2012, and the venue for some[...]

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Reclaim Community – Friern Barnet Library

 
On the 5th of September Occupiers and members of the local community in North London reclaimed the Friern Barnet Library. The library was occupied last Thursday after it had its doors closed in April this year due to public sector cuts.
Four days after squatting abandoned residential buildings became a criminal offence, [1] three[...]

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Case dismissed for Occupy London’s #M12 five

Five Occupy London supporters viewed as a threat to the reputation of the UK economy have had the cases against them thrown out of court – with every single arrest deemed unlawful by the presiding judge.
District Judge Lachhar at Hammersmith Magistrates’ Court in West London dismissed the case this week (19 September) against the[...]

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Freedom under law at Runnymede?

The following post is from the Diggers2012
 
Diggers2012 and ‘Persons Unknown’ (meaning anyone in the known universe) have been served with court papers.  Despite the fact that there are no tents, structures or other items on their land, The National Trust is seeking an order for possession and an injunction prohibiting trespassing from a[...]

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ONN 06/09/12: JUSTICE FOR THE CLEANERS OF SOCIETE GENERALE

IWGB called a protest in solidarity with our members employed as cleaners at Societe Generale by the contractor Initial Facilities on 29 August. Following an assurance by Societe Generale, eventually confirmed by Initial Facilities that their planned cuts were suspended we cancelled the protest and suspended our campaign. A meeting with Initial Facilities management has[...]

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Participatory Economics – Occupy Radio interviews Robin Hahnel

I caught up with Robin Hahnel in central London and we had a chat about his alternative to capitalism. Check it out!

Participatory Economics – An interview with Robin Hahnel by Occupy Radio on Mixcloud[...]

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ONN 05/09/2012 : London Met International Student Protest

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Climate Siren drops a banner for climate justice once again!

(http://www.climate-siren.com)
 
In another bold act of civil disobedience three activists from the direct action group Climate Siren dropped a banner from Tower Bridge on Saturday, which read CLIMATE CHANGE: THE NEXT CHALLENGE.  This complemented beautifully the Paralympics logo just underneath.
The Olympics and Paralympics message is one of peace and universal goodwill. Climate Siren’s[...]

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The Friern Barnet People’s Library

The Friern Barnet People’s Library is an occupied and re-opened library. The Library was closed under our government’s austerity policies.

‘We The Library’ is a vibrant and much used space.
We would like to invite any people or groups wishing to put on talks, workshops, meetings etc. to contact us.
Phone: 07592231150
Email: friernbarnetcommunitylibrary@gmail.com

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