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#OccupyDemocracy: marking Democracy Day with details of January Occupation (theme: peace not war) & a Judicial Review aka “taking Boris Johnson to court”

On Saturday, Occupy Democracy will return to Parliament Square to highlight corporate influence over government foreign policy including arms sales, war and nuclear weapons
The January occupation will link up with CND Wrap Up Trident action at the MoD
Occupy Democracy [1] celebrates the 750th anniversary of the first elected Parliament by filing a Judicial[…]

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Occupy Democracy – join us, January 24, Parliament Square

Returning every month since the launch of Occupy Democracy in October 2014…
Please JOIN US in Parliament Square on Saturday afternoon and evening, to demonstrate and participate in Real Democracy Now!
Draft programme for January 24th Occupation (check Occupy Democracy website for updates):
12-3pm –  Wrap Up Trident
3-4pm – Direct Action Groups Discussion with […]

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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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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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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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