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We don’t owe! We won’t pay!

 
Alternatives and strategies against Debt and Austerity Measures.
 
International Citizen Audit Network (ICAN) Meeting.
February 15th-18th Thessaloniki / February 19th-22nd Athens (Greece)
 
European activists meet in Greece to discuss the debt problem, coordinate resistance strategies and propose alternatives.
The International Citizen Audit Network (ICAN) holds its third meeting in Thessaloniki from February[…]

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FOR A EUROPEAN SPRING: Our democracy against their austerity!

 
– a call for action from the international networks against the EU Spring Summit
 
‘For a European Spring’ is a call for actions, strikes and demonstrations all over Europe on the 13th of March, and for a pan-European demonstration and creative actions in the city of Brussels on the 14th of March. It[…]

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A Victory for The Friern Barnet People’s Library

The Friern Barnet Library occupation ended today after five months. The building was occupied and reopened by squatting campaigners, members of the Occupy movement and local residents. The occupation itself with it’s overwhelming public support and mass media appeal forced the current Tory council in Barnet to give way and remove it’s threat to evict[…]

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Chase Farm Hospital Attempted Occupation

Chase Hospital was occupied after a march and rally on Saturday [2/2/13] by a coalition of local groups and campaigns. The occupation was the next step in a six year campaign to stop hospital closures. Roughly six to eight people are now peacefully occupying the hospital’s clock tower. The occupation was subsequently removed by security[…]

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Idle No More – A Global Uprising

The Idle No More movement was founded in order to fight the C-45 bill that the colonial state of Canada is trying to pass through, which will make it easier for reserve lands to be bought and sold by big companies to get profit from resources. This bill is a direct violation of Treaties, Indigenous[…]

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Invitation: GlobalSquare online meeting, Sunday 3 February 2013

Next meeting of GlobalSquare (also known as Occupy the WSF initiative)

Location: Occupytalk.org server, room: Assemblies & Round Tables > OPEN SPACE (Mumble instructions below)
Date: Sunday, 3rd of February 2013
Time: 19.00 GMT/UTC, check your local time here: time zone converter

About our initiative
From 26-30 March 2013 the World Social Forum (WSF) will[…]

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Homes Not Jails

The Squash Campaign – a housing justice group – say that the goverment’s anti-squatting law:
– pushes more people onto the streets,
– criminalises the recycling of unused buildings
– encourages landlords to keep empty buildings, pushing the price of rents up for everyone else
– increases the cost to the taxpayer of keeping empty[…]

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Lewisham Says No to NHS Cuts

An estimated 25,000 people marched in Lewisham today, in rejection against the planned closure of their hospital’s A&E.

This action sent a clear signal, the people want to keep the NHS despite the government’s planned cuts and selling off chunks to private healthcare providers such as Circle and Spire Healthcare. Already, since coming to power[…]

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What – as a diverse movement – must we do/accomplish in 2013?

 
Members of the International Organisation for a Participatory Society (London and Southampton chapter), Anti-capitalist Initiative, Peoples Assemblies Network, Occupy London activists and The Friern Barnet Library occupation called for an assembly to discuss social movement strategy in 2013. The assembly took place yesterday at SOAS. Roughly 60 to 70 people attended and participated in[…]

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