Monthly Archives: December 2011

Breaking News: Thermal imaging shows protesters are sensible people

So it turns out the Evening post have hired a thermal imaging camera and have discovered that only a couple of tents are occupied. They could have saved themselves the bother and just asked us, we would happily have explained … Continue reading

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The People’s Top Ten of 2011

What do YOU think has been the most striking image of 2011? What news story is most significant for you? This time of year we are usually over-run with lists (compiled for us by the 1%) of the ten best … Continue reading

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Discussions about the next phase underway

Following a conversation with one protester yesterday BBC Bristol ran a story titled “Occupy Bristol to leave by mid-January” This was based on a misunderstanding and is factually incorrect. We quickly contacted them to make them aware of the error, in … Continue reading

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Occupy Bristol end of year report

It’s been just over two months since Occupy Together Day, 15th October. There are so far 2,686 occupations listed around the world. All sending a message to the 1% that people have had enough now. Time to take stock of … Continue reading

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University of Bristol Student Union in support of Occupy Bristol

Dear Occupy Bristol, in all your many forms, Recently, at a Bristol University Students’ Union democratic meeting involving over a hundred students, a motion was passed entitled Support Occupy Bristol, the ‘believes’ and ‘resolves’ of which are as follows: This … Continue reading

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Bristol Quakers Statement on Occupy Bristol

Full text of the statement: “We have received the statement from Our Recording Clerk and unite with it. Several local Friends have been active in supporting Occupy Bristol on College Green and we thank them. We encourage Friends to read … Continue reading

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A better Bristol 2050

We recently became aware of the 2050 plan for future of the city. Some of the thinking has clearly been contributed by the Conservative party. (Some of the .pdf documents literally bear the title ‘Conservative Manifesto’) The lead in this project is John … Continue reading

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Neo-liberal Capitalism is morally, intellectually and actually bankrupt.

A view from an occupier. Over the last 20 years we have witnessed remarkable technological achievements and advancements in our understanding of the sciences. Today, we have the opportunity to purchase items and engage in activities the likes of which … Continue reading

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Moving on

Photo of Billy Bragg in our half complete communal bender. By Dru Marland We had a really good meeting earlier where we pulled together some loose threads. It had felt for a couple of days that the camp had been beginning to … Continue reading

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Want to meet exciting, varied, inspiring people AND help to change the world?

Want to meet exciting, varied, inspiring people, see your skills making a real difference AND help to change the world? Well volunteer at Occupy Bristol and you get all that and more. Does that sound better than what you were … Continue reading

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