In 2012 Occupy London held the first New Putney Debates; a series of events inspired by the Levellers’ and Diggers’ demands for social justice, civil rights and equal access to the land, celebrating the 365th year anniversary of the original Putney Debates
The programme events from 2012 can be seen here…
Contributors include Richard Wilkinson (The Spirit Level), Natalie Bennett (new Leader of the Green Party), Michael Mansfield QC, George Monbiot, Polly Higgins, Jeremy Leggett, John McDonnell MP, Halina Ward, Professor Conor Gearty, Annette Zera, Joseph Choonara, Hilary Koob-Sassen, and many other writers, theorists, artists, and activists.
Putney Debates 2012.
27 October 2012 – Economics and Democracy
28 October 2012 the-english-revolution-the-putneydebates-and-the-making-of-the-british-constitution
31 October 2012 – War Law and Taxes
1st November 2012 – New Putney Debates: Land and Democracy #PutneyDebates2012
3rd November 2012. – Law and Democracy
Friday 9 November 2012 – A New Economy
Saturday 10 November 2012- Food and Democracy