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29.10.2014

Putney Debate 2014 – 01 – Crash, Cuts. Crisis – Causes, Consequences, Solutions

Putney Debate 2014 – 01 – Crash, Cuts. Crisis – Causes, Consequences, Solutions

The New London Putney Debates began with a reflection on the history of activism and its achievements in the UK, followed by reflections on the environment, the economy, the Media and the increasing repression of protest in a so-called Democracy. The invitation circulated by David Dewhurst read: “We know our… »

28.10.2014

Occupy Democracy, Parliament Square open Assembly demands

#OccupyDemocracy Ends Occupation, Agrees to Re-occupy Parliament Sq in November & Present demands to MPs at 2pmOct 27 “Occupation ends peacefully The nine-day pro-democracy occupation in Parliament Square ended peacefully last night with a joyful closing ceremoy as the organisers intended. The occupation was organised to draw… »

23.10.2014

The New putney Debates 2014 start on Mon 27/10

The New putney Debates 2014 start on Mon 27/10

After the ongoing Occupy Democracy protests at Parliament Square, ending on October 26th, Occupy London will continue to push for real democracy with The New Putney Debates. It will overturn discredited narratives of the political mainstream, and examine democratic pathways to social, economic and ecological justice. The New Putney Debates… »

23.10.2014

UK Health Service at risk from TTIP: The Royal College of Nursing

UK Health Service at risk from TTIP: The Royal College of Nursing

Royal College of Nursing Press Release “We want a cast-iron guarantee that TTIP will not leave the NHS vulnerable to privatisation through the backdoor” – RCN warns of trade deal’s impact on the health service > The NHS needs to be protected from the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP),… »

22.10.2014

Occupy Democracy: guest at UK Uncut blog

Occupy Democracy: guest at UK Uncut blog

This is a guest blog from Occupy Democracy. Find out more about the project, and see a full list of workshops here. Follow @occupydemocracy and #occupydemmocracy to stay up to speed. Our time is now. In Hong Kong, hundreds of people are fighting courageously for the… »

21.10.2014

Occupy Democracy: keep protest away from Parliament, or else…

Occupy Democracy: keep protest away from Parliament, or else…

A number of arrests, amongst them Green politician Jenny Jones who is also the deputy chair of London assembly’s police and crime committee,  have followed an attempt to establish a 9 day open discussion about Democracy in Parliament Square, opposite the Houses of Parliament. The Occupy London website invites other… »

14.10.2014

Evo Morales wins 3rd term as Bolivian President according to exit polls: some reactions

Evo Morales wins 3rd term as Bolivian President according to exit polls: some reactions

“La Paz, Bolivia (CNN) — Incumbent Evo Morales declared victory in Bolivia’s presidential vote Sunday. Official results have not been announced, but a national exit poll placed Morales in the lead with 61% of the votes. Victory would mean Morales, of the Movement for Socialism party, would lead the country… »

13.10.2014

British Parliament backs Palestinian statehood

According to the BBC “MPs have voted in favour of recognising Palestine as a state alongside Israel. The House of Commons backed the move “as a contribution to securing a negotiated two-state solution” – although less than half of MPs took part in the vote. The result, 274 to 12,… »

13.10.2014

European day of action against the TTIP in London

European day of action against the TTIP in London

What is the TTIP? Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4OQeekSD6s&feature=youtu.be   Day of Action against the TTIP in London Watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9w8AzxmJuCs… »

08.10.2014

Occupy London opens discussions at Occupy Democracy

Occupy London opens discussions at Occupy Democracy

By Occupy London The Democracy Working Group of Occupy London is planning open meetings at Parliament Square, opposite the Parliament Building: “The governement’s imposition of austerity has no democratic mandate. Nobody voted for: NHS Privatisation Tripling of tuition fees Bedroom tax Benefit cuts for people with disabilities… »

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