Post Tagged with: "Occupy London Stock Exchange"

  • St Paul’s by day (pictures)

    St Paul’s by day (pictures)

    Overflow February 28, 2012 11:52 pm 1 comment

    A few pictures of how St Paul’s looks the day after the eviction of Occupy London Stock Exchange;

     
  • Night time eviction for St Paul’s Occupy

    Night time eviction for St Paul’s Occupy

    News February 28, 2012 11:57 am no comments

    Last night the iconic occupation at the steps of St Paul’s cathedral was finally evicted. Along with a second occupation, the “Bank of Ideas”, the small tent city was removed piece by piece. The eviction was largely peaceful but did see protesters create a small fort of palettes (that had […]

     
  • Farewell Occupy: an inspiration that was seen but not heard

    Farewell Occupy: an inspiration that was seen but not heard

    Voices February 23, 2012 12:02 am no comments

    With today’s news that the Occupy London Stock Exchange (or Occupy LSX to its friends) is set to be evicted it’s a good moment to assess the impact this extraordinary movement has had on politics today. As with most British cultural movements it started in America where the Occupy Wall […]

     
  • Friday’s London Links

    Friday’s London Links

    Overflow January 20, 2012 9:00 am no comments

    There are some excellent pictures from HarpyMarx from the protest against the Welfare Reform Bill. Londonist is taking suggestions for the worst tube station. Bank. The Camden Granary turned art school has won a prize. London Councils. Also from Londonist Boris is taking control of Olympic parking. Hackney are discussing […]

     
  • St Paul’s protesters lose case to stay

    St Paul’s protesters lose case to stay

    News January 18, 2012 6:12 pm no comments

    The High Court ruled in favour of the Corporation of the City of London today by granting them an eviction order on the Occupy London protesters who have mounted a round the clock protest outside St Paul’s Cathedral for the last three months. Occupy London are due to appeal the […]

     
  • Occupy London discusses scaling down

    Occupy London discusses scaling down

    Voices January 10, 2012 7:22 pm no comments

    The world-wide “Occupy” movement has had a deep impact on political debate, sparking a sustained scrutiny of capitalism, corporations and government compliance that we rarely experience. Taking on both the city and the institutions of the church the Occupy London Stock Exchange (LSX) encampment fought a tough battle for the […]

     
  • Predictions for London’s 2012

    Predictions for London’s 2012

    Voices January 4, 2012 12:04 pm no comments

    Second only to the tradition of reviewing the year just gone by are the predictions of doom for the year ahead. 2012 has seen a bumper crop from predictions of global war, planetary climate collapse or economic meltdown. So many different dooms have been foreseen for humanity that the four horsemen have […]

     
  • Sex workers protest against violence

    Sex workers protest against violence

    News December 15, 2011 9:13 pm no comments

    Tonight sex workers and supporters assembled at the statue of Eros in Piccadilly as part of an international day to end violence against sex workers. The candle lit vigil was joined by a demonstration by the Occupy Movement and a large contingent of police officers. The Occupy demonstration played music, […]

     
  • Video: Occupy on relationship with St Paul’s

    Video: Occupy on relationship with St Paul’s

    Video December 12, 2011 10:31 am no comments

    Two spokespeople from Occupy LSX on the deterioration relationship with the Cathedral. h/t Scrapper Duncan

     
  • Sunday Sermon: With us or against us?

    Sunday Sermon: With us or against us?

    Culture November 20, 2011 12:56 pm no comments

    In the first of a regular feature Big Smoke takes to the pulpit. This week Jim Jepps takes on tribalism in politics. With the Occupy Movement creating a unique fusion of camping and political philosophy (spawning the greatest political pun ever “This is the winter of our discount tents”) it’s […]