Tag Archives: Custom Law and Common Right

Remember! Remember the 5th and 6th of November!

Inspired by the Levellers and the Diggers New Putney Debates celebrates the 799th anniversary of the Charter of the Forest on 5th & 6th November with a weekend of events looking at how social protest won the commons and ongoing … Continue reading

Posted in New Putney Debates, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The World Turned Upside Down: A Just and Elected Monarchy?

In this, the fourth of my responses in this current blog thread to the LSX Occupy Group’s ‘New Putney Debates’, we look for a second time at the highly contentious issue of the British Monarchy, in relation to the original … Continue reading

Posted in The World Turned Upside Down | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The World Turned Upside Down: Towards a Parliamentary Republic?

In this, the third of my responses to the LSX Occupy Group’s ‘New Putney Debates’, we look at the highly contentious issue of the British Monarchy, in relation to the original Leveller Debates of 1647. With questions being asked on … Continue reading

Posted in The World Turned Upside Down, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The World Turned Upside Down: Ancient Sites and Bardic Rights

Just over a month before Christmas 2012 participants in the latest round of national student protests converged unexpectedly on Kennington Park in South London, having been redirected from Westminster by senior Metropolitan Police officers anxious about possible disturbances; in the … Continue reading

Posted in The World Turned Upside Down | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The World Turned Upside Down: Custom Law and Common Right

In recognition of the 365th Anniversary of the Leveller Debates at the end of the First English Civil War Occupy London held a series of events inspired by the seventeenth century Levellers and Diggers: two radical forward thinking groups that … Continue reading

Posted in The World Turned Upside Down | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments