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October 27, 2014 / politicsbitesize

#occupydemocracy New Movement for Real Democracy

The reclamation of democracy is beginning and the Occupy Movement is at the core of the discussion on how to implement a new, viable alternative to the current system.

OCCUPY DEMOCRACY

#occupydemocracy New Movement for Real Democracy Discusses Solutions and Strategy as 9-day Occupation of Parliament Square Enters Final Weekend

  • Peaceful pro-democracy campaign continues to build despite over-policing and arrests
  • Great photo opportunities in front of the Houses of Parliament
  • Great speakers available for interview

The 9-day occupation of Parliament Square by peaceful pro-democracy protesters enters its final weekend with a packed two-day programme of speakers and discussions. The aim of the debates is to agree specific objectives and a strategy for escalating the campaign.

Numbers have grown over the course of the occupation despite up to 40 arrests and a massively disproportionate – and at times unnecessarily violent – policing operation for what, after all, is a peaceful pro-democracy protest.

Speakers this weekend include:

  • Michael Meacher MP (Labour Party) on “The State We Need”
  • Donnachadh McCarthy (whistle-blowing Liberal Democrat and author of newly published The Prostitute State) on “Why…

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