The global economic system demands exponential growth to survive rather like a bicycle which falls over if forward momentum ceases. It is underpinned by the interest based money system which demands expanding debt to provide sufficient money to pay the interest on pre-existing debt.
Growth in the US, UK and other countries has, for the[…]
Three activists from the Climate Siren direct action climate protest group appeared in court at the Old Bailey on Thursday 14th February. The three were arrested on September 1st last year for suspending a giant banner displaying the words “Climate Change: Our Next Challenge”m the upper level of Tower Bridge. They were charged with Public[…]Read more →
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[…]
– 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[…]
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[…]Read more →
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[…]Read more →
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[…]Read more →
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[…]
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[…]