Occupy protests

Occupy protests

11 December 2014

Hong Kong: how the Occupy brand is killing politics

The Occupy model has been a complete disaster for repressed peoples.

1 November 2012

It's no surprise that bankers ♥ Occupy

Having won praise from the church and media, now conformist Occupy is fawned over by the Bank of England.

1 May 2012

Why Occupy and the church cling together

The ongoing love-in between Occupiers and men of the cloth is fitting: both have a pious disdain for the masses.

20 December 2011

The protesters who tried to steal Christmas

The Grinches at Occupy reveal what they really think of the masses they claim to represent: not a lot.

23 November 2011

Occupy: the sad reality and the mad fantasies

Far from being clear-eyed, Occupy Wall Street is a blank slate on to which every opportunistic op-ed writer is scribbling his or her pet concerns.

22 November 2011

Occupy London really are Blair's babes

Judging by their Safer Space policy, the occupiers are big fans of Blair-style, PC petty authoritarianism.

15 November 2011

Occupy movement: all process and no principle

ESSAY: If the occupiers are so opposed to ‘the one per cent’, why do they keep ripping off its soul-destroying managerial style of politics?

15 November 2011

Occupy London in cahoots with coppers

Far from being enemies of the state, the St Paul’s occupiers are helping the police arrest political undesirables.

15 November 2011

Occupy: the Tea Party, with better press?

The media has covered these often-eccentric reactions to America’s economic and political crises very differently.

3 November 2011

Who needs demands when you can Occupy?

Patrick Hayes reports from a debate last night in London where Occupy supporters dismissed the need for politics.