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Occupy movement

The Speech the British Establishment Didn't Want You to Hear

The Inaugural Alternative Claudia Jones Memorial Lecture 2018


A new wave of affection

A network of direct actionists comes out of Occupy


Occupy Democracy

Occupy Christmas anyone?


Occupy acquittals

On 8 August, all 16 OccupyLSX activists arrested at banner drop at Panton House, home of Xstrata, the international mining company on 30 November were acquitted of all charges after a five-day tria

Police clean up streets

On 12 July, Occupy LA organised a ‘chalk walk’ in Los Angeles, California, in support of 12 fellow-demonstrators who had been charged with vandalism for chalking political messages on pavements dur

Occupy roundup

Rebecca Boyle recaps the latest UK developments


Occupy the marshes

Six Occupy activists were arrested at an Olympics occupation on 10 April.

Occupy more!

The Occupy movement in the UK was dealt a major blow on 28 February when bailiffs evicted protesters and removed their tents from outside St Paul’s cathedral in central London.

Editorial: Debating nonviolence, Occupy and Iran

PN responds to Chris Hedges' attack on the "black bloc"


Occupy UK

Groups who have dismantled their camps or been evicted from their buildings since the last issue include Edinburgh (14 February); Exeter (10 February); Liverpool (8 February); London’s Bank of Idea