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THE BRAND INTERVIEW CONFIRMED OCCUPY IS NOT DEAD.

From two of our Occupiers.
I saw the Paxman interview with Russell Brand having just returned from St. Paul’s where I was meeting up with friends I had made during the occupation. I found it particularly interesting that Paxman persisted in criticising Brand for not providing answers to the problems he was naming – specifically[…]

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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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DIRECTOR’S SCREENING OF GASLAND II AND Q&A

We are extremely fortunate to have Josh Fox himself (all the way from Pennsylvania) attending this screening of his film GASLAND II on Wednesday 23rd October.
If you remain in any doubt about the realities of fracking and the dangers of the ecocidal unconventional fossil fuel industry – which our government has already potentially licensed[…]

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GREENWASH!! SHALE GAS “ENVIRONMENTAL” SUMMIT

GREENWASH!!! Shale Gas “Environmental” Summit
The Shale Gas Environmental Summit is a two day event where the industry gathers together to discuss ways to calm fears around the environmental impacts of fracking and unconventional gas extraction.
They are so concerned in fact that they have invited noted climate change denier Benny Peiser of the Global[…]

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WISBOROUGH GREEN UPDATE 23/10/2013: FRAGILE BRIDGE

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