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OCCUPY’s FAMILY AND FRIENDS

 
This page is a work in progress. Once completed it will include all occupy affiliated sites as well as buddies
Occupy Family Members
 
Our latest edition to the Occupy Family –
London Occupy Network
Many more family members, from past and present will be added soon to this new page.
 
Occupy Friends[...]

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Banking – The Corrupt Core of a Rotten System

By Peter Dombi
 
Yesterday it was announced that Lloyds Bank was being fined £218m for fiddling interest rates in order to manipulate the market for its own benefit*. The particularly shocking thing about this incident – the latest in a long line of corrupt practices by the banks – is that the offence happened[...]

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MARCH FOR GAZA AND PUBLIC ASSEMBLY – 9th August

The Siege of Gaza Continues

The march organized by the Stop The War started at the BBC for numerous reasons which would include the BBC’s avoidance in reporting on the bi-yearly massacres in Gaza, in context.
The police said that 20,000 people marched. The organizers claim that 150,000 marched. The difference this time is so[...]

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Multinational Corporations Threaten Democracy

Cross-posted from Peter Dombi’s website Our Broken System
 
We like to think that we live in a democratic society, where the laws and conditions that we live under are set by the government, which is in turn elected by us. The reality of course is that we live under a corrupted system, which is[...]

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Defend our right to save people and planet.

Defend our right to save people and planet. Crossposted from John Sinha’s Blog.
Today marks the twentieth anniversary of one of the largest marches in defence of the right to protest and assemble freely in this country. The Criminal Justice Act was introduced by the Major government in order to clamp down on a fast[...]

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What the recent ECJ ruling means for transparency in the TTIP negotiations

Crossposted from BEUC: The European Consumer Organization

By BEUC’s Senior Legal Officer, Kostas Rossoglou
Last week in Brussels, scores of EU and US officials held the 6th negotiating round of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership deal.
Despite press conferences and civil society briefings the real substance of discussions remains in the dark. However, an[...]

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The Injustice of Free Market Capitalism

Cross-posted from Peter Dombi’s website Our Broken System
 
This year there has been a flurry of excitement with the release of the book Capital in the Twenty-First Century, written by the French economist Thomas Piketty . In it Piketty explains how the inevitable result of Free Market Capitalism is ever-greater levels of inequality in[...]

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Barton Moss by Tina Louise.

Barton Moss by Tina Louise.
Each of those police faces is etched in my mind… I took the time to know each face in succession and there was certainly the time to do it for the length of the path at the Moss.
Supported by Protectors either side – I prefer to walk backwards so[...]

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Putney Debates 8th Planning Meeting: Wed 16th July

Minutes Putney Debates 8th Planning Meeting:
Wed 16th July 6.45pm
Present: Obi, Dave, Mike G, Julie, Pete D Apologies: Carl, Elenna

Maybe it’s the heat but bits of the potential programme seem to be ballooning beyond my mental grasp. So please check & find/suggest a place for your event (or the one you want that’s[...]

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