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Local Assemblies, Defending Public Education/Welfare State & The Sharp End.

The next step: creating local People’s Assemblies
This session will be a chance to start to plan People’s Assemblies locally. The session will split into regions and cities so you can meet people from where you live and start to plan taking action.
Featuring: Sam Fairbairn (People’s Assembly co-ordinator)

Protecting public education
With youth unemployment[…]

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People’s Assembly: Welfare not Warfare.

Welfare not Warfare
The government is spending billions on war in Afghanistan while it wields the austerity axe on benefits, housing, health and education. Spending on the Trident nuclear submarine system is protected while libraries close and public sector workers see wage cuts. The wars of the past decade have had a terrible cost in[…]

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People’s Assembly: Tactics, Housing Crisis, Climate Change

Tactics for the anti-austerity movement
A wide variety of tactics including strikes, mass demonstrations, direct action, legal action and online organising have already been put to good use in the anti-austerity movement. In this session, with plenty of input from the floor, we’ll consider the strengths and weaknessess of these different forms of action and[…]

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People’s Assembly : Great Hall. Opening Plenary.

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The climate change threat and one million climate jobs: Marquee 2.

Despite the government’s rhetoric on climate change, our emissions continue to increase. The speakers will suggest that investment in climate jobs, renewables and associated research is not only essential in itself but offers a way out of the recession too. The discussion will move on to ways to strengthen links between the environmental and the[…]

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People’s Assembly. OL Assembly DemocracyPA.

Breakout Groups
Vicaolsx

Pirate Party

Breakout Groups. Open Source Democracy

Conclusion from the groups. Stream from OccupyLondon channel

Conclusion from the groups. Stream from Andria2Milly channel[…]

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Corporate whining : Thames Water and Tax Avoidance. unpacked and debunked by the OL Economics WorkingGroup.

Question: article from Forbes magazine.
This article was sent to me by a friend who is slightly sceptical about my activities. Can someone who is less economically challenged than myself help me unpack this one?

http://www.forbes.com/sites/timworstall/2013/06/11/another-silly-corporate-tax-story-this-time-its-thames-water/
Answer from Clive:
These tax avoidance stories are complex and lead to ambivalence among the audience. Unlike many within[…]

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Rally by Turkish people and supporters in solidarity: OccupyGezi and Turkey.

Brief stream of people chanting slogans in Turkish solidarity rally.

Brief conversation with a young Turkish socialist.

Later on. Another stream from Mhoust42[…]

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March and Rally over Lambeth College. Cuts of 97 staff.

Start. Clapham Common Tube station.

Start of the march.

Bridget from N.U.T.

Rally.[…]

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