Archive for ‘Democracy Action Working Group’

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:
http://radicalsoapbox.com/payment-by-resultspbr-is-worse-than-pfi-for-the-nhs/
Tamasin Cave director of Spinwatch and author of A Quiet Word: Lobbying, Crony[…]

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Sunday May 3rd: Free our democracy from corporate influence!

  
  
A day focusing on our demands to end corporate lobbying and reform funding of political parties starts with Tom Lines on the corporate lobbyists pushing for the secretive TTIP trade deal and it’s frightening implications for democracy (12pm)

Further reading. The City, the banks and the EU – all in it together
http://newint.org/blog/2014/01/16/eu-banks-city-in-it-together/[…]

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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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Occupy Democracy Starting Early

Occupy Democracy 30th April 2015.
Occupy Democracy Mayday started early on the 30th of April by Occupying the statues around Parliament Square Gardens.

“Reform Party Funding so that parliament act for the 99% not the 1%” ‪#‎occupydemocracy‬
There are six signs representing six core demands:
1./ Reform of party funding so that members of parliament[…]

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PARLIAMENT SQUARE STATUES OCCUPIED BY DEMOCRACY ACTIVISTS

Parliament Sq to be occupied in “ten day festival of democracy”
Action announces movement’s core demands
Occupation programme highlights published

 

Photo: Drew McFadyen
Two statues in Parliament Square have been occupied since 3pm this afternoon by protestors in support of Occupy Democracy [1]. The activists are holding signs declaring some of the core demands[…]

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Occupy Gandhi: Parliament Square 4th May 2015

Occupy Gandhi: Parliament Square 4th May 2015
Peaceful Direct Action
Tarpaulin Meditation for Urgent Action on Climate Crisis
Calling for UK criminalisation of fossil fuel exploration and investment.
This Occupy Gandhi Meditation is calling for the immediate criminalisation of UK fossil fuel exploration and investment, recognising that to have any reasonable chance of avoiding catastrophic[…]

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Ten Day Occupation of Parliament Square During the Election Will Call For Real Democracy Now!

  
  
Ten Day Occupation of Parliament Square During the Election Will Call For Real Democracy Now!
Occupy Democracy [1] will step up its campaign for radical reform of our democracy on 1st May when it will establish a ten day festival of democracy on Parliament Square [2]. A packed programme will feature speakers, workshops,[…]

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The “Right to a Trial” has now been made a “Right to a Fair Trial for the Rich”

  
  

How ironic on the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, the “right to a trial” has now been made a “right to a fair trial for the rich”….by Donnachadh McCarthy
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-32078676
This has very serious consequences for the right to democratic protest.
It is pretty gut-wrenching that this one of the last acts[…]

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