Buddhism is a variety of traditions and practices based on the teachings of the “Awakened One” or Buddha. Each tradition emphasises different methods of training the mind with the aim of freeing the individual from suffering. Buddhism is also a rich ethical system that emphasises wisdom, kindness and compassion.
So what would a Buddhist[...]
We agreed the following statement at the GA today :
Where we stand
The women who are bringing this case, and Occupy London, believe that:
There are no circumstances in which it would be acceptable for an undercover police officer to engage in intimate relationships with either targets or members of the public under the[...]
PEOPLE’S ASSEMBLY against austerity.
First Discussions of the day.
Democracy and Decision Making.
Welfare not Warfare
Local Assemblies, Defending Public Education/Welfare State & The Sharp End.
Ewa of @NoDashforGas Reclaim the Power. Total Policing
Ruth London, OL and Fuel Poverty Action.
Question to Caroline Lucas.
Timothy[...]Read more →
One year after the Con Dem government criminalised residential squatting their next move is to criminalise all squatting including political occupations.
What would further anti-squatting laws mean for the right to protest?
We do not know exactly what form a new law would take, but we can find some clues. Section 144, the current law[...]
What: People’s Assembly in Canary Wharf – Because democracy is too big to fail
Where: Canary Wharf. Exact location to be announced on the day
When: They Owe Us events begin from 12.30pm Friday 14 June onwards. Occupy London’s People’s Assembly begins 3pm.
This Friday in the lead up to the G8, Occupy London[...]Read more →
(approved by the Occupy London General Assembly on the steps of S.Pauls on the 31st May 2013)
Occupy London stands in solidarity with all who refuse to accept the current unsustainable, unjust and undemocratic system. We want structural change towards authentic global equality.The world’s resources must go towards sustainable care-taking of people and planet,[...]
Badgers Vs. The BNP, No Dash For Gas and Ali on the BBC, by Grassrootstakeover on Mixcloud[...]Read more →
Bambuser channels: Vicaolsx & Occupynewsnetwork.
Start of the day: Gathering of the people.
St. Margaret St. where the BNP had gathered. Murdoch’s The Sun had reported 150 BNP members, but they were more likely counting the photographers taking photos of the BNP and the police protecting the site from anti-facist[...]Read more →
Live video stream from that day.
19mins onwards bottles started to be thrown. Someone posted that it came from behind the Sikhs towards the EDL.
I have not seen that video and not according to this stream.
Leaving the cordon going towards Westminster.
Westminster Tube Station.
Legal Observer @TheJanieMac
Aftermath of EDL demo. According to[...]Read more →