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At 12pm tomorrow a judge will rule on whether to grant Barnet Council a possession order allowing it to take back control of the Friern Barnet People’s Library, which was occupied and re-opened in September.
During today’s hearing the library occupiers, who include local residents and members of the Occupy movement, argued that forcing[...]

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Occupied Friern Barnet Library in court Monday; faces potential closure

 
Supporters of Friern Barnet People’s Library in Barnet, North London, are to return to court at 09:30 on Monday 17 December as Barnet council seeks possession of the building and the surrounding green land. [1]

“Join us in Barnet and show Barnet council that libraries and communities matter more than profits for big business.“[...]

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18 December – Capitalism’s Last Christmas Carol. London & elsewhere

If this is not Capitalism’s last Christmas it might be the National Health Service’s last one…
Come and join anti-capitalist Carol singing on the 18th of December – a Europe-wide action happening in Madrid, Berlin and London on that day.
Austerity is threatening futures around the globe, and united the resistance is stronger. In the[...]

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DEMONSTRATION TO SAVE FRIERN BARNET LIBRARY!!

17 DECEMBER:  Meet at 9:30am 

In September residents of Barnet in North London took action against the local council and occupied their local library which had been closed down as a consequence of the government’s austerity measures despite overwhelming local opposition.

The council is now trying to evict the occupiers and hand over the premises[...]

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Occupy London supports Earthian and his Walk for Peace

The Occupy London General Assembly shows solidarity to Earthian with the following letter.
Read more about his mission here.

The full story of this peace mission can be found on Earthian’s own blog, where you can leave comments and messages of support for him and follow his journey as it unfolds.[...]

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Barnet Starbucks turned into library by Barnet residents, UK Uncut & Occupy London supporters

Pictures at https://twitter.com/OccupyLondon
Barnet Starbucks turned into library by Barnet residents, UK Uncut & Occupy London supporters
Barnet residents, anti-cuts campaigners and Occupy London supporters have just transformed a Starbucks in Barnet (811 High Road N12) into a library to highlight the impact of cuts upon women’s services, as part of UK Uncut’s national day[...]

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‘One Barnet’ Council meeting occupied (video), UK Uncut Starbucks Barnet action this Saturday

Residents to turn Starbucks Barnet into a refuge from the cuts – a library and crèche -  as part of UK Uncut’s national day of action against corporate tax avoidance this Saturday

Follows Occupy London supporters, Barnet residents and Barnet Alliance for Public Services (BAPS) taking over Barnet Council Cabinet last night in protest at[...]

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Responses from Occupy London supporters to Osborne’s #AutumnStatement

Below are a variety of the responses coming in from Occupy London supporters to the Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Budget Statement.
Occupy London’s Economics Working Group: Minor restructuring of deckchairs on the Titanic – in favour of 1st class passengers
As usual the predicted onset of ‘recovery’ is kicked further down the road, bolstered by[...]

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Capitalism Vs. Co-ops On Occupy Radio

Richard D. Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he taught economics from 1973 to 2008.
He is currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University, New York City. He also teaches classes regularly at the Brecht Forum in Manhattan.
In this Skype[...]

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