Two great threats loom over our societies, one depressingly familiar, the other entirely unprecedented. Firstly, only seventy years after the Holocaust in Europe, extreme right-wing politics is once again becoming a major force here and elsewhere, as the cracks in liberal democracy widen. Secondly, alarmed scientists are warning us of the possibility of climatic and[…]Read more →
Solidarity with the Stansted Defendants!
Last year, 15 people grounded a deportation charter flight for ten hours to prevent it taking off. The individuals responsible for this non-violent direct action have been charged with terrrorism-related offences that could result in life imprisonment.Read more →
They were due to stand trial in March this year but[…]
Infinite Regression – Busting the Myth Busting
An absolute must-read on the recent letter and proclaimed ‘myth busters’ from Claire Perry MP that attempted to make fracking not only palatable – but positively a joy!!! Grrrr… such lies and waffle, thankfully untangled brilliantly by Refracktion here:Read more →
This is what she had to say about[…]
10 Years On – Let’s #ChangeFinance
This September 15th marks ten years since Lehman Brothers collapsed, sparking the global financial crisis. After the crash, the government bailed the banks out with over £130bn of our money, promising they would #ChangeFinance by reforming the banks, but instead starved our public services, wages and economy of investment.[…]Read more →
100 Women at Parliament SquareRead more →
100 years ago, many women suffered extreme hardship, imprisonment, force-feeding, family breakdowns and much more – in order to get us a voice in society – yet we’re still having to fight to be heard!
I think any Suffragette would look at the state of our ‘democracy’ today[…]
Byline: A Bill of Wrongs
We just got this experiment going off the back of Byline Festival and we could do with your input.
Here’s a two minute clip:
an article about it https://www.thecanary.co/exclusive/2018/08/29/a-bunch-of-folk-in-a-field-have-taken-a-massive-stride-towards-real-democracy/
and the link to the Bill of Wrongs that remains live and monitored for analytics by Robert, the Icelandic bloke[…]Read more →
Facebook reinstates Occupy London PageRead more →
The Occupy London facebook admin crew would like to thank all our friends who helped apply pressure to get this page reinstated. You know who you are and you’re awesome!
Also, thanks to Facebook and Facebook London for acknowledging that they got it wrong and for apologising to us.
Opposing Fracking… by TinaLouiseUKRead more →
Opposing Fracking… by TinaLouiseUK
We get it wrong as often as we get it right; there is no ‘game plan’, no job description, no way to know if the next moment’s decision will get us closer or farther from the goal… but we do it anyway because sitting this one out,[…]
Recently after a nun, vicar and monk spoke during faith week… I asked some police officers, just who were the ‘good guys’?
Recently after a nun, vicar and monk spoke during faith week… I asked some police officers, just who were the ‘good guys’?Read more →
Recently after a nun, vicar and monk spoke during faith week… I asked some police officers, just who were the ‘good guys’? And they said themselves. So I asked who are the ‘bad[…]
Haringey TUC Local Election Question TimeRead more →
Haringey’s Local Elections take place on 3rd May 2018. But who will get your vote? Join us for an election question time where you can put your questions to a party representative.
This event is Chaired by Jenny Sutton – the UCU Rep for the CONEL.[…]