Video: power in Britain - Adam Ramsay speaks at Occupy Democracy

OurKingdom's co-editor Adam Ramsay talks to Occupy Democracy last week about power in Britain and how to challenge it.

Adam Ramsay
Adam Ramsay
1 November 2014
I was asked to speak at the Occupy Democracy protest in Parliament Square in London last week. I started off by talking about how the square had been lined, all week, by the flags of the British Overseas Territories and the Crown Protectorates.

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