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Boris Johnson’s decision to close Parliament Square to Occupy Democracy to be challenged in High Court

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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Occupy Democracy 10th May: There Are Alternatives, Where Next?

Looking at some next steps for the democratic movement. The day starts at noon with David Whyte discussing
ChildrensAssemblyhis recent book How Corrupt is Britain? (12pm), after which there will be a participatory session on reimagining democracy and moving towards a citizens’ assembly on the constitution opened by Open Democracy founder Anthony Barnett[…]

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OccupyDemocracy Friday May 8th: There are alternatives!

Friday May 8th: There are alternatives!
A day to explore alternative systems happening in the UK including Move Your Money and a workshop on Democracy and Revolution
Urgent call out, shout it loud please
Occupy Democracy General Assembly for the Future
7 pm Parliament Square Friday 8 May
Let us demonstrate what democracy[…]

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OccupyDemocracy: Thursday May 7th: Election Day!

Thursday May 7th: Election Day!
To mark the election, our theme is the history of democracy. The provisional schedule – subject to change – is Paul Mobbs on “How I attempted a citizen’s arrest of the Cabinet, the state of our democracy through the lens of fracking, and the history of democracy &[…]

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OccupyDemocracy: Wednesday May 6th: Celebrating the resistance!

A day dedicated to learning about campaigns that have beat the system. The day starts with a skill-share run by UK Uncut who’ll be sharing some effective tools for facilitating participatory meetings to build your movement (1pm), this is followed by a session for students, teachers, academics and education support staff run by[…]

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May The 4th: Climate Change, The Elephant in the Polling Booth

While Climate Change: The Elephant in the Polling Booth (2pm-6pm) is series of speakers and workshops on why we need system change if we are to effectively tackle climate change.
Asad Rehman from Friends of the Earth will set out the big picture,

Mel Strickland will run a workshop on Reclaim The Power,[…]

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Sunday May 3rd: NHS for Sale – myths lies and deception!

Jacky Davis radiologist and author of NHS for Sale – myths lies and deception on “How They Are Privatising the NHS Without our Consent”

PFI repayments are legally protected, and take priority over treating patients or paying staff!! source:
Tamasin Cave director of Spinwatch and author of A Quiet Word: Lobbying, Crony[…]

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Occupy Democracy Day 2. A More Democratic System.

A day devoted to our demands for proportional representation and a citizen-led constitutional convention. We’ll look at the body politic – from Magna Carta to a new constitution, via a game of anti monopoly and guerrilla gardening. Join us at 10am to make Monopoloy and Anti-Monopoloy games followed by a creative direct action[…]

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Occupy Mayday: Occupy Democracy ParliamentSq.

Occupy Mayday: Occupy Democracy at Parliament Square.
The Occupation of Parliament Square was decided to start on Mayday, International Workers Day and to bookend the General Election 2015. Politics is too important to be left to the politicians.
What will change before the elections and after the elections? Out of the 650 Constituencies, only 100[…]

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