By Polly Tikkle
The Stolen Generation refers to the thousands of aboriginal children who were stolen from their parents and placed in foster homes or institutionalized in Australia. The Rabbit Proof Fence and Australia are films that depict this legalized procedure in historical times. This particular white barbarity however stopped in 1972 and was not[…]
Archive for ‘Occupy International Working Group’
By Polly Tikkle
This open letter was sent to the EUinCrisis@lists.corporateeurope.org by Isabel Ortiz, Sara Burke, Mohamed Berrada and Hernan Cortes and forwarded to Occupy London.
In case this escaped your attention, we reviewed 843 protests occurring between January 2006 and July 2013 in 87 countries covering over 90% of world population. The paper focuses on:[…]
Billy Rowan (The Undercover Hippy) – “Borders” Live @ Green Gather
Shared from You Tube
I just heard this song and to me this song says more about why I am in the International Working Group , than I could ever put into words. I would start it at the 1.15 mark.[…]
International Meeting Minutes 29/11/2013
The international Working Group meets more or less once every two weeks.
This week be hearing from those who participated in the following events:
– preparing for Agora99 http://99agora.net/
– Blockupy conference http://blockupy-frankfurt.org/en/
Plus updates on other international campaigns and networks and how we can contribute to them.
There will be[…]
Why should we be very concerned about the current US/EU Free Trade Agreement:
The US/EU Bi-Lateral Trade Agreement talk on the 28th October 2013 with Linda Kaucher and Tom Lines was a runaway success. Above is a loosely edited video of the talk. About 30 people turned up which was the perfect number for[…]Read more →
Agora99 is a Euro-Mediterranean meeting on Debt, Democracy and Rights aimed to create a wide and shared process towards a Europe of the commons. It met on the 1st-3rd November 2013
Occupier Vica attended the European Convergence meeting 2013 in Amsterdam. This meeting brought activists, organizations and networks that are addressing the undemocratic neoliberal crisis strategy and governance imposed from the EU – the EU shock doctrine – to discuss together which strategies have been more successful and to identify what are the common lines from[…]Read more →
REPORT BACK FROM OCCUPIER, OBI
IN THE FORM OF LIVESTREAM
Lazaros Toskas, member of the Struggle Coordinating Committee of Megali Panagia, shares stories of resistance and repression, of mining, rights and the politics of development in Greece.
Other speakers from Corporate Watch, Greece Solidarity Campaign and London Mining Network.
Call for solidarity demonstration Greek Embassy,[…]