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Wednesday, 28 September 2011

15-O, OWS, DemocracyNow, OccupyLondonStockExchange, Antibanks GlobalRevolution Protests UK Rise Up



15-O, OWS, DemocracyNow, OccupyLondonStockExchange, Antibanks GlobalRevolution Protests UK Rise Up
#OCCUPYLONDONSTOCKEXCHANGE #OccupyTheWorld #occupyboston OccupyLondonStockExchange: OccupyAmestardam #OccupyBrussels #OccupyUSA #occupyportland #occupywallstreet #occupyAustralia

“State and Terrorist Corporations” “To radically shift regime behavior we must think clearly and boldly for if we have learned anything, it is that regimes do not want to be changed. We must think beyond those who have gone before us, and discover technological changes that embolden us with ways to act in which our forebears could not. Firstly we must understand what aspect of government or neocorporatist behavior we wish to change or remove. Secondly we must develop a way of thinking about this behavior that is strong enough carry us through the mire of politically distorted language, and into a position of clarity. Finally must use these insights to inspire within us and others a course of ennobling, and effective action.”

15 O, October 15, 16:30 - 12/12 at 11:00

Occupy the London Stock Exchange

London Stock Exchange

10 Paternoster Square

London, United Kingdom

Alright you peaceful redeemers, rebels, anarchists, truthers, students, and utopian dreamers out there...

o radically shift regime behavior we must think clearly and boldly for if we have learned anything, it is that regimes do not want to be changed. We must think beyond those who have gone before us, and discover technological changes that embolden us with ways to act in which our forebears could not. Firstly we must understand what aspect of government or neocorporatist behavior we wish to change or remove. Secondly we must develop a way of thinking about this behavior that is strong enough carry us through the mire of politically distorted language, and into a position of clarity. Finally must use these insights to inspire within us and others a course of ennobling, and effective action
We are a people-powered movement, protesting against the increasing social and economic injustice in this country. Since the financial crisis the government has made sure to maintain the status quo and let the people who caused this crisis get off scot-free, whilst conversely ensuring that the people of this country pay the price, in particular those most vulnerable. What we have in common is that we are the other 99%, that we want People over Profit, that we are making our voices heard against greed and corruption and for a democratic and just society. And we are doing that in a non-violent and peaceful way.

A worldwide shift in revolutionary tactics is underway right now that bodes well for the future. The spirit of this fresh tactic, a fusion of Tahrir with the acampadas of Spain, is captured in this quote:

The antiglobalization movement was the first step on the road. Back then our model was to attack the system like a pack of wolves. There was an alpha male, a wolf who led the pack, and those who followed behind. Now the model has evolved. Today we are one big swarm of people.
— Raimundo Viejo, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain

The beauty of this new formula, and what makes this novel tactic exciting, is its pragmatic simplicity: we talk to each other in various physical gatherings and virtual people's assemblies … we zero in on what our one demand will be, a demand that awakens the imagination and, if achieved, would propel us toward the radical democracy of the future … and then we go out and seize a square of singular symbolic significance and put our asses on the line to make it happen


Facebook page: Occupy London Stock Exchange Facebook page
Twitter account: @OccupyLSX (www.twitter.com/#!/OccupyL​SX)
hashtags #OccupyLSX #OccupyLondon

telegraph.co.uk

In a Facebook Event called Occupy the London Stock Exchange, organisers call on crowds to march on the exchange’s headquarters at Paternoster Square and fortify it with tents and barricades “for a few months”.

“Beginning on October 15, we want to see at least over 20,000 people flood into lower St Pauls, set up tents, kitchens, peaceful barricades and occupy the London Stock Exchange for a few months. Once there, we shall incessantly repeat one simple demand in a plurality of voices,” reads the description of the protest on Facebook.

“The beauty of this new formula, and what makes this novel tactic exciting, is its pragmatic simplicity: we talk to each other in various physical gatherings and virtual people’s assemblies … we zero in on what our one demand will be, a demand that awakens the imagination and, if achieved, would propel us toward the radical democracy of the future … and then we go out and seize a square of singular symbolic significance and put our asses on the line to make it happen…”

According to the group the protest will begin at 4.30pm on Saturday October 15 and run until 11am on December 12.

The event currently has 151 confirmed attendees, with a further 89 tentative yes’s, despite the site failing to list any aims or objectives for the event, or exactly what is being protested against.

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