A day focusing on our demands to end corporate lobbying and reform funding of political parties starts with Tom Lines on the corporate lobbyists pushing for the secretive TTIP trade deal and it’s frightening implications for democracy (12pm)
Further reading. The City, the banks and the EU – all in it together
A day devoted to our demands for proportional representation and a citizen-led constitutional convention. We’ll look at the body politic – from Magna Carta to a new constitution, via a game of anti monopoly and guerrilla gardening. Join us at 10am to make Monopoloy and Anti-Monopoloy games followed by a creative direct action[…]
Occupy Mayday: Occupy Democracy at Parliament Square.
The Occupation of Parliament Square was decided to start on Mayday, International Workers Day and to bookend the General Election 2015. Politics is too important to be left to the politicians.
What will change before the elections and after the elections? Out of the 650 Constituencies, only 100[…]
Occupy Democracy 30th April 2015.
Occupy Democracy Mayday started early on the 30th of April by Occupying the statues around Parliament Square Gardens.
“Reform Party Funding so that parliament act for the 99% not the 1%” #occupydemocracy
There are six signs representing six core demands:
1./ Reform of party funding so that members of parliament[…]
Bailiffs, in almost identical uniform as cops, illegally smashed into Parker Street squat and evicted us yesterday. We had previously managed to defended our selves from security thugs who were trying to force entry and deny access to the building. We had held our own and reclaimed access after a scuffle. Cops were called (not[…]Read more →
Whipps Cross Hospital in Intensive Care
“That’s the standard technique of privatization: defund, make sure things don’t work, people get angry, you hand it over to private capital.” Noam Chomsky
Politicians love to blame everyone else for bringing the NHS to its knees – even the patients themselves are seen to be guilty.[…]
Parliament Sq to be occupied in “ten day festival of democracy”
Action announces movement’s core demands
Occupation programme highlights published
Photo: Drew McFadyen
Two statues in Parliament Square have been occupied since 3pm this afternoon by protestors in support of Occupy Democracy . The activists are holding signs declaring some of the core demands[…]
Post Office Ltd has been totally committed to closing Whitstable’s Crown Post Office since 2013 – in spite of any cost to our town, residents, businesses and visitors.
When it failed to secure a suitable franchisee in Whitstable it then chose the redevelopment of the Gladstone Road building as[…]
Tatton Hustings: George Osborne and Democracy Tory Style, by Obi
UPDATE: Tina Louise Rothery – Green Party Parliamentary candidate for Tatton. The cause of all the troubles from Gideon Osborne and the reason why filming was not allows in the Hustings. The Bankruptcy of IDEAS got scared that his record would be questioned.
I was[…]Read more →