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Yest another protest in protection of the forest and national parks against construction, Sofia, 14 March

Another protest took place yesterday, 14 March 2012, in a series of rallies against planned changes in the forestry legislation in Bulgaria. The proposed changes will make it easier to cut down forests to construct new lift installations and skiing … Continue reading

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OccupyLSX evicted from St. Paul’s

“This is not the beginning of the end but only the end of the beginning” these were the words tweeted out from St. Pauls’ occupation as it was finally being evicted in the middle of the night of the 28 … Continue reading

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Гражданското общество в България се събуди с вик “Не на шистовия газ!”/ Mass protests across Bulgaria against drilling for shale gas

Между 2000 и 2500 души се събраха днес на граждански протест в София. Под звуците на вувузели, свирки и кречетала бяха издигнати исканията за незабавен мораториум върху технологията на хидравличен удар (фрак) за извличане на шистов газ, вкл. и при … Continue reading

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A Russian Snow Revolution?

“It’s hard to say how many people came out to Moscow’s Bolotnaya Square today. Was it eighty-five thousand, like the protest’s organizers said? Was it twenty-five thousand, like the police said? Was it fifty thousand—the Russian media’s estimates? Whatever it … Continue reading

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What does an occupation look like?

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Slavoj Zizek, “Now the field is open”

Interview of philosopher Slavoj Zizek for Al Jazeera Brilliant Zizek talking about the Occupy protests, and the potential of this movement to formulate a new idea of society. The danger is who will appropriate the energy of these protests? The … Continue reading

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Една седмица и Окупациите в Лондон вече са две ♯occupylondon

Седмица след окупацията на Лондонската фондова борса слънцето продължава да се усмихва на протестиращите пред катедралата Св. Пол в Лондон. Тази така наречена “окупация” е част от процес започнал в Ню Йорк през Септември и обхванал десетки градове в САЩ от … Continue reading

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One week into the ♯occupylondon: two occupations, growing strong and clearing its voice

One week into the Occupation of the London Stock Exchange the sun kept smiling on the protesters in front of St. Paul’s cathedral. Inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement in the US, the Spanish 15-M and the anti-cuts movement … Continue reading

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This is what democracy looks like

October 16, the second day of the Occupation of the London Stock Exchange was spent debating and discussing in the General Assembly and in smaller groups the key message that the movement wants to send out. After a long day … Continue reading

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Its an official occupation

This morning, the vicar of St. Paul’s Cathedral has given his permission and blessing to the occupiers and has asked the police to leave. The occupation is official. A Movement in Slow Motion           1 person … Continue reading

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