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#OccupyLSX has reached a turning point - why the protesters are going to win

#OccupyLSX has reached a turning point - why the protesters are going to win

The Occupy movement in London has reached a turning point. By neil cummings Tweet Something very important has shifted. I realised this when the authorities at St Paul’s Cathedral managed their volte face to allow the Occupy protesters to stay put. Rather belatedly, the Church of England has realised which side they are on, what an opportunity this protest is for them – and that nobody has to accept the legal advice they are given (thank goodness). It has been painful for anyone who loves the Anglican Church, as I do, to watch this slow realisation, but at least it has happened. Occupy itself may be flawed and diverse (what movement isn’t?). Its public relations may be much more effective than your average protest, but I don’t think either of these things are really the deciding factor. Partly the change of heart has been because of the resonance of similar protests and co...

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