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Mark W

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Date Joined: 20th June 2012
Gender: Male
Birthday: 15th December 1980
Chapters: England > Greater London > Ealing
Bio:

I am currently involved in the Occupy movement in London. I make a podcast called Grassroots Takeover. I have experience in direct action, event organising, group work and facilitation, press strategy and community work.

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Blogs

What Happened to the Anti-Austerity Movement?

An interesting show on Novara this week with many relevant concepts discussed. Look forward to reading your comments. Click: http://novaramedia.com/2014/06/what-happened-to-the-anti-austerity-movement/

Why IOPS is Going Strong

Hey there my lovelies! Firstly, never judge a movement, activist group or organisation [or probably anyone] by their perpetual email debates. If you do then the momentous inspiration you're looking for might call in sick for some time. After…

IOPS London

Three priorities: Long Term Growth I basically think that IOPS London cant achieve a whole lot without becoming a real organisation with a concious and commited membership. What is a concious and commited member? Answer: Members who have been…

Gender and Race Issues

One of the Occupy movement's most notable successes has been to link the political system and the economic system into one question of inequality. As a consequence Occupy has had much to say about democracy, capitalsim, the fincial secter and…

Occupy Strategy - A Review by Mark Weaver

Occupy Strategy written by Michael Albert, Jessica Azulay and David marty is the concluding volume in the Fanfare For the Future trilogy. The previous two volumes Occupy Theory and Occupy Vision build the intellectual framework and foundation…

Occupied People's Library

Friern Barnet in North London is a little known testing ground for the government's austerity plan. The counsil are in the process of cutting over twenty services including Children's Services, Social Care and Health and Safety. The counsil…

Michael Albert Vids

Hey Guys Here are the links to the Michael Albert visit to IOPS London @ The Firebox Cafe Part 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9TVc6mbWmVw Part 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qanIDU7sas0 mk

Building IOPS London

Now that IOPS London exists the question is "Will it do anything?"  An answer we will all agree on is "We hope so". The people who have made IOPS London what it is have done a comendable job of organising events, welcoming new people,…

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Projects

IOPS London - Skill Share Project

  This is a self managed project being initiated by three IOPS London members and open to anyone else that would like to contribute to it - we hope you will!  The aim is to offer…

IOPS London - Best Practices

This project is intended to collect and develop the organisational practices that have proven effective in IOPS London meetings.  Identifying and refining these practices will facilitate effective…

Power Beyond Privilege

The IOPS Mission statement begins: IOPS is a revolutionary organization that aims to win a better world, through: flexibly exploring and advocating long term vision building the seeds of the future in…

Radical Media Club

For this project we will choose a monthly media post [a podcast, article, video] that explores themes and issues around strategy and organising. These might be priviledge, leadership, winning victories,…