• Home
  • Archive by category 'Working Groups'
  • Page 9

Archive for ‘Working Groups’

Report from this month’s Occupy Democracy (and a fail for Boris Johnson!)

London’s Mayor Boris Johnson fails in his attempt to prevent Occupy Democracy from holding monthly protests in Parliament Square
Boris backed down and removed the fencing which had previously blocked Occupy Democracy’s access to Parliament Square, after a  Judicial Review was filed by Liberty and Occupy Democracy against Boris Johnson and the Greater London Authority.[…]

Read more →
 

The Infrastructure Bill will ensure our continued dependence on fossil fuels

The Infrastructure Bill will ensure our continued dependence on fossil fuels by Mel Strickland.
“…when people say, “The regulatory system is broken. It’s not protecting our health, safety and welfare.” And I say, “Well, maybe it’s not broken, but it’s working perfectly.” Because its goal is not necessarily to protect health, safety and welfare. The[…]

Read more →
 

#OccupyDemocracy: marking Democracy Day with details of January Occupation (theme: peace not war) & a Judicial Review aka “taking Boris Johnson to court”

On Saturday, Occupy Democracy will return to Parliament Square to highlight corporate influence over government foreign policy including arms sales, war and nuclear weapons
The January occupation will link up with CND Wrap Up Trident action at the MoD
Occupy Democracy [1] celebrates the 750th anniversary of the first elected Parliament by filing a Judicial[…]

Read more →
 

Occupy Democracy – join us, January 24, Parliament Square

Returning every month since the launch of Occupy Democracy in October 2014…
Please JOIN US in Parliament Square on Saturday afternoon and evening, to demonstrate and participate in Real Democracy Now!
Draft programme for January 24th Occupation (check Occupy Democracy website for updates):
12-3pm –  Wrap Up Trident
3-4pm – Direct Action Groups Discussion with […]

Read more →
 

Economics WG: Occupying BBC Question Time

As an experiment the Economics WG were asked the same questions, from BBC Question Time 8th January 2015, to see what answers came up.
In future, we may just answer questions pertaining to Economics, like the one about the NHS or add other questions that should have been asked.
1. Ref France. Is there a[…]

Read more →
 

Boris Johnson Squanders Quarter of a Million Pounds Suppressing Peaceful Pro-Democracy Protest

#OccupyDemocracy press release: Boris Johnson Squanders Quarter of a Million Pounds Suppressing Peaceful Pro-Democracy Protest in Parliament Square as Protesters Vow to Return Monthly until General Election

Freedom of Information requests to Boris Johnson’s Greater London Authority and Metropolitan Police reveal that the Mayor spent nearly £250,000 [1] in October trying to prevent peaceful pro-democracy[…]

Read more →
 

#OccupyDemocracy: What’s happening in Parliament Square?

Provisional programme for this weekend, 20-21 December, in Parliament Square.
PLEASE JOIN US and… OCCUPY DEMOCRACY!!
Saturday 20th December
8am: Two Occupy activists are going to hold a demo outside no. 10 Downing Street- in their bermuda shorts!! – to raise awareness of deaths from cold homes.
The action is a 24 hour action and[…]

Read more →
 

Third Occupation of Parliament Square this weekend (Dec 20-21)

Many Happy Returns! #occupydemocracy  pledges to return monthly until general election

 
Occupiers intent on transforming our democracy to make it work for people not profit have pledged to return to the Square every month until the general election in May 2015.

 
Occupy Democracy was launched in October of this year to highlight the[…]

Read more →
 

The Infrastructure Bill and the new legal duty to maximise emissions

 
Crossposted from NoDashforGas
The Infrastructure Bill and the new legal duty to maximise emissions by Melanie Strickland.
Published 11 December 2014
“It reads like a sweetie shop for corporate lobbyists, and for all those still intent on their neo-liberal deregulatory crusade.” Jonathon Porritt in his blog sums up everything that’s wrong with the Infrastructure[…]

Read more →
 
© 2012 Occupy London
Powered By DynamiX