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Re-imagine Democracy – Towards a Citizens’ Convention on the Constitution

Jointly called by Assemblies for Democracy and Occupy Democracy at the Runnymede Festival for Democracy on the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.
Occupy Democracy activists and supporters will be key contributors to this ‘Re-imagining Democracy’ event on Saturday November 14 from 10:45 to 16:30 at Waterloo Action Centre, Baylis Road, SE1 7AA.
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LABOUR’S LURCH TO THE LEFT

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
By electing Jeremy Corbyn as its new leader, the Labour Party has finally thrown off the last vestiges of Blair-ism and taken a firm step back towards its Leftist roots. This has led to much shock, both within the party and outside it, with the inevitable[…]

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Power, Gender and Rojava

Power, Gender and Rojava by Brick_Lane_Debates on Mixcloud
 
Above is a recording of a talk given by women from the Rojava movement, followed by focussed discussion on the Rojava revolution in Northern Syria, the central role of women within this liberation movement and the relationship, if any, this might have to women in the[…]

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How do we frame the rise of Jeremy Corbyn?

  
  
  
How do we frame this? How do we put into context the vitriol and hatred directed at a new leader that seeks to represent the needs and desires of the people. What is of course astonishing is that those that so despise him are in fact responsible for his emergence.
As we[…]

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CETA at SECRET CORPORATE COURT

DEMO 25TH OF SEPTEMBER 12:30PM CLICK HERE
CETA (Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement) is an assault on democracy.
HYPERLINK “https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zd_WQ21iKI8” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zd_WQ21iKI8
CETA is a Canada/EU Free Trade Agreement that would effectively hand the power to control UK legislation over to private corporations and is being used to sneak both TTIP and ISDS in through the[…]

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CITY POLICE QUESTIONED ON LIKELY USE OF GCHQ’S “ANTI-TERROR” CAPABILITIES DURING POLICING OF OCCUPY LONDON

Matthew Varnham, Director of Legal Observers, questions the City of London Police over their categorisation of Occupy London as Domestic Extremists, following their recent inclusion in a presentation which pictured the movement next to Al-Qaeda and the IRA. [1] In a letter to the City Police Commissioner, he calls for a public apology to be[…]

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Thinking of Going to Calais?

 
 
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Radical Assembly #4: Liberating our City

Welcome to Radical Assembly, a democratic grassroots network. Workshops and skill-share planned for the 4th General Assembly include:
– gentrification and the city
– strike action in the workplace, home and beyond
– creative direct action
– sex and gender liberation
– report backs and networking
– discussion of proposals and action to take the[…]

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ALL OUT FOR SWEETS WAY!

In the last 48 hours, everything has ramped up at Sweets Way for what is likely to be a major confrontation between those who believe in the right to housing and community, and those who would see London cleansed of all but the wealthiest.
Annington has sent in contractors, Cuddy, to prepare the estate for[…]

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