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Occupy and Democratise Money by Barnaby Flynn

Occupy and Democratise Money by Barnaby Flynn
At the next Occupy Democracy General Assembly demonstration on the 24th January, alongside someone from the Positive Money Team I will be putting forward Monetary Reform (Democratising Money Creation/Full Reserve Banking) to be included in our Provisional List of Demands. This follows on from the workshop given by[…]

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Goldsmiths CND/Green Party/STW: Natalie Bennett and Kate Hudson

Goldsmiths CND/Green Party/STW Presents: An evening with Natalie Bennett and Kate Hudson.
Join Goldsmiths Campaign For Nuclear Disarmament Society, Green Party Society and Stop The War Society for an evening with Green Party leader, Natalie Bennett and CND General Secretary, Kate Hudson.
This event, as well as being a great opportunity to listen to and[…]

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Call Out for Statement and Supporting Evidence – #occupydemocracy

Occupy Democracy are calling out for evidence and witness statements from those who attended the #occupydemocracy protest in Parliament Square between the in either October, November or December. Those of you who attended in October will have been aware of the escalating police presence, the erection of fencing and a number of arrests that were[…]

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Economics WG: Occupying BBC Question Time

As an experiment the Economics WG were asked the same questions, from BBC Question Time 8th January 2015, to see what answers came up.
In future, we may just answer questions pertaining to Economics, like the one about the NHS or add other questions that should have been asked.
1. Ref France. Is there a[…]

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Barnet Labour Group Housing Commission: Regeneration

Original Invite:
The Barnet Labour Group Housing Commission will be taking evidence on Thursday 8 January on regeneration – including the regeneration of Barnet’s council estates. The Commission is also interested in speaking to council tenants on Barnet Council’s recent proposal to increase council rents to 80% of average market rents.
The meeting takes place[…]

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Funding Further Education Under Corporate Control

Funding further education can be a problem at the best of times and a recent conversation with my old tutor at the LSE would seem to indicate it’s becoming a lot more difficult when it comes to funding research.  It would, for example, to fund study into alternative economic models or the effect of unbridled[…]

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Boris Johnson Squanders Quarter of a Million Pounds Suppressing Peaceful Pro-Democracy Protest

#OccupyDemocracy press release: Boris Johnson Squanders Quarter of a Million Pounds Suppressing Peaceful Pro-Democracy Protest in Parliament Square as Protesters Vow to Return Monthly until General Election

Freedom of Information requests to Boris Johnson’s Greater London Authority and Metropolitan Police reveal that the Mayor spent nearly £250,000 [1] in October trying to prevent peaceful pro-democracy[…]

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OCCUPY LONDON AGREEMENTS 2011-2015:

OL STATEMENTS are all available on the website home page in the right hand sidebar:
-Initial Statement
-Statement of Autonomy
-Safer Space Policy
-Online Safer Space Policy
-Corporations Statement
-Economics Statement
-City of London Demands
-United for Global Democracy
-International Statement
–Homelessness Statement
-Statement of Solidarity
 
OCCUPY LONDON: Consensus agreements 2011
Oct:
-Initial Statement[…]

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Happy New Year: wishing you a peaceful 2015

An Occupiers’ perspective on 2014…
2014, these have been very strange times. There have been glimmers of hope but, if we think of the era of enlightenment, then this surely is a time where it seems forces are conspiring to do the opposite. Highlights include….
The bankers have of course got away with murder again[…]

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