Throughout this month Occupy London have been hosting the New Putney Debates, with hundreds attending and participating in this huge collective series of events. With the intention to catalyze debate and discussion around the themes raised in the original Putney debates in the context of our contemporary crises one theme brought to our attention has [...]
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As documented in our most recent Magazine ‘Occupying the Commons‘, the Commons, although not named as such, has been a central issue for Occupy almost since the movement began last year. As can be read in the magazine in certain places, it has also been spoken about and seen as a prototype from a very early [...]
This Open Letter was sent to the Outreach Working Group of Occupy London on Dec 19, making some practical suggestions based on what has been attempted by some so far. We publish it in appreciation of the perspective the authors bring to the movement, whose relevance is not limited to Occupy London. We, at The [...]
The article below by Flaminia Giambalvo was published under the title “On Identity and Strategy at St. Pauls” in The Occupied Times, on November 9th 2011. She wrote: “What the London occupations have achieved in a few weeks is baffling. Yet in order to take this forward we need to start questioning our nature and our [...]
Over 500 people on the steps of St Paul’s, #occupylsx collectively agreed the initial statement. Like all forms of direct democracy, the statement will always be a work in progress and used as a basis for further discussion and debate. The current system is unsustainable. It is undemocratic and unjust. We need alternatives; this is [...]