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On Wednesday 18th January the High Courts in London once again thronged with activists waiting to hear the decision of Justice(?) Lindbolm on the future of Occupy LSX. After a five day hearing at the end of last year many of those who attended had expected a positive outcome, stating the the Judge had been understanding and positive throughout the hearing. So they were very disappointed when the Judge – true to form – granted the City of London, possession of the land and eviction forthwith.

The decision to evict was based on the misinformation of one witness who stated that walkways were blocked and the public's access was denied, there were also concerns re sanitation but this was an issue that those living at St Paul's were well aware of and had been slowly working out ways to resolve the difficulties that arise when over 200 people end up camping in the middle of a busy tourist attraction in the heart of the city. Article 9 of the Human Rights Act was also evoked to protect the rights of worshippers who were apparently being obstructed from attending services in the cathedral.

The Occupy team had a number of defences, one of which was self-litigated, unfortunately though the justice system showed them so little respect that they failed to provide them with a copy of the judges decision until the morning of the trial, this failure to uphold proper procedure means that they have seven days to appeal against the judges decision. SchNEWS wishes them luck (but doesn't hold its breath) as they continue their battle further with the corrupt courts of injustice.

After the hearing Occupy and their supporters marched noisily down the strand for the short walk home, where they were able to digest and share the news with the rest of the camp and consider their options. Whatever the final outcome, Occupy LSX has surprised many with its impact thus far and it will no doubt continue to effect things in the future.

Paternoster Square the home of the Stock Exchange and the original target has been shut off to the public for the duration of the occupation thanks to a decision by the Corporation of London. Unfortunately though this has meant that one independent business is now in serious trouble, even though many other local businesses have flourished with the influx of visitors to the area.

And spare a thought for one very committed Occupant who has recently been evicted from her own council home as a direct result of her involvement with this movement. Punished for her beliefs – how many dirty tricks do the authorities use in their attempts to quash resistance, demoralising us in an attempt to weaken our resolve to change the system?

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Added By: Fendy - 20th March 2012 @ 2:48 AM
So the markets have lnaifly died from an overdose of fraud. Perhaps we should call them ass'ettes from now on. Saving the Koch Brothers ass'ettes Virgin Money Buys the good half of Northern Rock. So I take it they are going to dump the bad half in the bush lie an unwanted pet and drive away?? Where ? Ireland perhaps.Sell it to Bono as a Tax right off. Branson is supposed to be some kind of greenie Shouldn't he Eat what he kills? That would be moral and ethical Dickie Branson.Its not just Quantitative easing that is sucking the cash out of the economy. Its also huge mortgages. Just think, every month how much cash is sculled out of the economy by these mortgages!David Cameron is a zombie covered in leeches, or a typical liberal, with a small l. He is such a perfect example of the small l liberal. Interesting guest maxkieser. stacyherbert talks about the red blue divide, then you launch straight into it with Richard Thomas. The poll tax riots are a pivotal moment in history, I cant state how important with mere words maxkeiser. Thomas also sees this as a culmination of agendas, and this is why the mention of the poll tax riots gets the blood flowing. there is a political tipping point approaching, we may already be there. This is where the generation who created the system no longer have the numbers. We will know when this starts because we will see brutal oppression from the state. The Police Force will live up to its name, What we are seeing now will be the norm. There will be other events that will be more extreme too. The question is I suppose, How far do we go. I'm for radical cultural reform. Fark the Liberal reformers and Anti-New World Orderists.If we re-boot the economy now, we risk creating another 1776, only on a global scale. Where instead of one country being bankrupt the entire world will be made bankrupt, leaving only those with money, to buy up all the hard assets. Like the Monarchist Clinton family did at the end of the 1700 s. Within a few generations we will be back to where we started fro or worse. We need to have the cultural revolution formally in place before we allow the finical system to be re-booted . The Idea of a meritocracy is appealing, So long as it is not based on capital accumulation. Gold may even have a place to play here. Finding something else that everyone agrees upon, other than the US dollar will be challenging. Perhaps Gold can stand in for a while or even permanently as a way for people to diversify their understanding of what wealth is. Throwing money at problems and hoping they will sort themselves out QE 3 for example is still not working. Anyhoo! It was a pleasure to see two people with clarity of understanding and vision. This is the kind of interview that I would very much like to see what hit the cutting room floor, as well as what is screened. @maxkeiser You cant have a renascence without art. Architecture and form & function will be interesting to watch as a sign of the return.
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