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Occupy London meets FSA and engages with the City; First statement of Economics Working Group

*** Update – minutes for the meeting with the FSA are now available at Occupy London meets FSA – Minutes 7 December 2011 ***

Following meeting with FSA, Occupy London’s Economics Working Group publishes first statement calling for banks and financial institutions to be accountable to society, a clampdown on tax avoidance and the need[...]

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Bank of Ideas vs UBS – total breakdown of fair procedure by UBS; 24hrs stay of execution

The Bank of Ideas was at the High Court today to hear Mr Justice Roth’s verdict on the two separate cases launched by UBS against the arts and community space, the Bank of Ideas. [1]
Mr Justice Roth did not set aside the injunction or the possession order but accepted that the claims made by[...]

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Surprise thank you gig for Occupy London with Radiohead’s Thom Yorke, Massive Attack & Tim Goldsworthy

Radiohead’s Thom Yorke, Massive Attack’s 3D & Tim Goldsworthy of UNKLE played a surprise thank you gig last night at Occupy London in support of the global movement for social and economic justice.
Occupy London’s alternative UBS office Xmas party featuring poets, dancers and comedians was joined by some very special anti-corporate entertainment in the[...]

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Boot out Boris: Occupy London event outside Conservative Future’s ‘Back Boris Student Bootcamp’

Conservative Future will hold their ‘Back Boris Student Bootcamp’ today, with Tory Mayor of London Boris Johnson, telling students how they can support his bid for re-election in May.
Occupy London’s ‘Boot Out Boris’ peaceful protest will take place outside the event today from 5pm-6.30pm. Protesters will assemble outside the main entrance of King’s College[...]

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Occupy London calls for a Day of Artistic Expression

Where: OLSX (Occupy London, St Paul’s)
When: Saturday 10th December
Why: Because it’s fun
Occupy London calls for a day of artistic expression. If you are a painter, sculptor, gardener, designer or rebellious soul with something to say, this Saturday OLSX can become your canvas. Unleash your creativity on our occupation! We want banners, paintings,[...]

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Bank of Ideas court proceedings – 2pm Monday 5 December

Representatives of the Bank of Ideas will be attending Court at 2pm on Monday to challenge the injunction that has been bought against them by lawyers acting on behalf of UBS.
UBS has attempted to circumvent normal legal procedures used to deal with squatting cases by claiming that this centre of community activity is a[...]

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Occupy London launches Guided Tours of London’s Financial Centres

Occupy London today launches ‘Occupy London Tours’, a group offering guided tours of Britain’s most iconic financial centres. The first tour, on Tuesday, will lead visitors around Canary Wharf, with future tours planned for the City of London and hedge funds in Mayfair. [1]
Tuesday’s tour will begin at 25 Bank Street, the building vacated[...]

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Do the City of London Police really see Occupy London’s peaceful protesters as domestic extremists?

On Saturday evening Occupy London – part of the global movement for social and economic justice – was passed a rather interesting document: a “Terrorism/Extremism update for the City of London Business Community.”
Ten copies of this document were handed to Occupy London at its Bank of Ideas building by someone claiming to be a[...]

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Occupy London representative to speak at Ethical Capitalism? debate

At 7.30pm on Wednesday 7 December, representatives from Occupy London will be in attendance at an open debate, entitled ‘Ethical Capitalism?’, drawn together by Steve Chalke MBE founder of international charity Oasis.
Hosted just a stone’s throw from the heart of government at The Oasis Centre on Westminster Bridge Road, speakers include:

Dr. Luke Bretherton,[...]

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