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Caroline Lucas, John Pilger and others at OccupyLSX today

This Saturday, as Occupy London Stock Exchange (OccupyLSX) marks its three week anniversary, it will host a rally at St Paul’s Churchyard calling for a fairer, more just society.

Beginning at 2pm, prominent speakers will advocate a range of progressive alternatives for the 99% who have been forced to help pay for a crisis that[...]

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Important Occupy London call for welfare assistance

After just over two weeks, our tented city standing in the protective shadow of St Paul’s Cathedral is a becoming a real community. But we are still part of London and we share some of the problems of that great city.
London is the 5th wealthiest city in the world and one of the world’s[...]

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Occupy London's reaction to Canary Wharf injunction

Occupy London was intrigued to learn this morning that Canary Wharf Group plc has obtained a high court injunction preventing “any persons unknown remaining on the Canary Wharf estate in connection to protest action.” We understand that this court order will remain in place indefinitely.
We would like to take this opportunity to reassure Canary[...]

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Occupy London solidarity protest with Syria: St Paul’s – The Road to Damascus

Today visitors and occupiers at Occupy London Stock Exchange (OccupyLSX) will get to take part in a cross-cultural joint solidarity protest with the Syrian people. During the course of this event there will be the first ever live broadcast in the UK of a Syrian protest from an undisclosed location in Syria.
Aimed at promoting[...]

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OccupyLSX weighs up offer from Corporation of London

Occupy London Stock Exchange (OccupyLSX) today met with the Corporation of London at their request.  There were seven representatives from OccupyLSX including its legal representative, Paul Ridge of Bindmans, and two representatives from the Corporation.
The Corporation said that they had no objection to the camp continuing until New Year, with the only condition being[...]

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Portraits from Occupy London – Ed Thompson

With this work I aimed to show another side to the Occupiers, to illustrate the level of organisation and compassion that is happening. There are no villains in this photo-series; the only city worker I photographed is depicted donating cheese to the occupiers. Instead I want the images to provoke a wider respect and understanding[...]

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OccupyLSX delighted that two potential legal cases suspended today

This morning, delegates from Occupy London Stock Exchange met with the Chapter of St Paul’s and the Bishop of London. It was a positive meeting, during which they informed us of their intention not to pursue legal action, rather their desire to work together in the call for social justice.
Both parties have agreed to[...]

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#OccupyLondon – Zombie Bank Run

On Monday, over 100 zombie bankers  from OccupyLSX and OccupyLFS took to the streets of Central London for the Zombie Bank Run. The zombies halted a busy traffic intersection dancing to Michael Jackson’s Thriller. They then moved on to shut down a RBS bank branch before heading to the RBS headquarters and forcing the 83%[...]

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#OccupyLSX – Jewish Statement of Support for Occupy London

“As members of the British Jewish community, we wish to support the ‘Occupy
London’ movement and its current bases at St Paul’s and Finsbury Square. We
welcome the movement’s openness, pluralism and commitment to imagining a more just
world. We see this as fulfilling many of the precepts of Judaism, such as the
imperative: ‘Justice,[...]

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