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CO-OP BANK: MUTUAL OR BUST

Since the appalling news of a Co-op Bank takeover by US hedge “vulture” funds (Aurelius Capital and Silver Point Capital) a growing body of Co-op members and bank customers are rallying to restore co-operative control and underpin the bank’s commitment to ethical investment.
Background
The future of the Co-op Bank has been in doubt since[...]

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The US-EU Free Trade Agreement Panel Discussion

 
Why should we be very concerned about the current US/EU Free Trade Agreement:

The US/EU Bi-Lateral Trade Agreement talk on the 28th October 2013 with Linda Kaucher and Tom Lines was a runaway success. Above is a loosely edited video of the talk. About 30 people turned up which was the perfect number for[...]

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BACKLASH AGAINST BRAND SHOWS HE GOT IT RIGHT

A blog by Corinna Lotz
(Occupy activist and A World to Win secretary)
28 October 2013
Be worried. Be very worried. The “revolution” word got top billing on the BBC’s Newsnight. And, God forbid, the word “profit” was called “filthy” by a comedian, actor, radio host and author who has over seven million followers on[...]

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CAMPAIGN & INTERNATIONAL WG ASSEMBLIES AND UPDATE FROM OCCUPY LEICESTER

Dan and Lee giving an update about Leicester Community Support Village. A budding Eco-village for those who are suffering from the cuts. Today we started to plan and dig where we are putting the main community geo dome. We have already worked out how with a compost heap will produce hot water.

International Working Group[...]

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DEMOCRACY CAFE: THE PROSTITUTE STATE.

Thursday 24 October 2013 7pm
Democracy Cafe @ Cittie of Yorke pub , 22 High Holborn , WC1V 6BN.
Donnachadh McCarthy is a former Deputy Chair of the Liberal Democrats and columnist for The Independent. His experiences at the top of the Lib Dems have led him to believe that the democratic state has been[...]

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STOP THE IMMIGRATION BILL

Livestream by DanCole:
http://bambuser.com/channel/dancole

“Campaign against the Immigration Bill outside Houses of Parliament”, by Velar Grant[...]

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FACILITATING CONSENSUS

Facilitating Consensus and Overcoming Barriers in Horizontal Groups – Occupy London workshops
October 20, 2013 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Consensus is not only a decision making tool, but a process that builds group consciousness through mutual understanding. If used appropriately it can empower individuals and groups and improve collaboration. In this short session[...]

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BOHEMIA UPDATE: BURLESQUE SHOW AND PEOPLE’S KITCHEN

The Bohemia Community Project and Agent Burlieque invite you to a night of cheekiness, mischief and fun!
An evening of Underground Burlesque and Cabaret awaits as you enter the doors of North London’s newest community and events space, Our Bohemia.
Music, Entertaintment and just a little debauchery!
A little too hot under the collar? Our[...]

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OCCUPY LEICESTER: LEICESTER EVICTION RESISTANCE

Well been here nearly a week and its starting to come along. If ya fancy popping down and helping out everyone welcome.
Having spent a number of nights on the site, the potential for this to become a community hub of learning, shelter and growing is vast. Already we have had contributions of food, tents,[...]

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