Boris Johnson’s decision to close Parliament Square to Occupy Democracy to be challenged in High Court tomorrow
• All previous 17 cases relating to Occupy Democracy protests acquitted or dismissed
• Policing operation costs exceeded £2 million
• Case is a litmus test of our democratic freedoms
• Mayor of London[…]
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Our dear friend Dr Chris Fursdon-Davis died this morning (19 November 2015), having lived with cancer for some years. Some of you knew Chris well from our days at Occupy together. That time changed many of our lives and bonded us together. Chris did lots of amazing things with Occupy, participating in[…]
Radio program,Grassroots Takeover: Mark Weaver & Ali Playford, discuss the vibrant movements demanding the closure of UK detention centres. Movement for Justice & By Any Means Necessary are featured.
Listen out for “The Fish of Freedom”
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.
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[…]
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[…]
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.