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7pm today at the Bank of Ideas – Critical thinking – Exploring beliefs promoted by politicians, media & public institutions

As part of the Occupy London Tent City University new Free University initiative, today sees the beginning of the Critical Thinking course.
When: Commencing 7-9pm 12 January 2012; and every Thursday thereafter
Where: The Bank of Ideas – Room 2.08, 17-29 Sun Street, London EC2M 2PT
Details: Critical thinking – Truth, lies, mythology and reality. [...]

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Video – Occupy London welcomes back Parliament with ‘executive pay’ teach out at FSA in Canary Wharf

*** Updated with video of the Occupy London Criminal Investigation Unit’s executive pay ‘teach out’ with occupiers, Labour peer Lord Maurice Glasman, Conservative MP for Wycombe Steve Baker, Gordon Kerr, a whistle-blowing former banker who now heads up consultancy Cobden Partners. ***

Pre event press release:

All invited to join Occupy London’s Criminal Investigation Unit’s[...]

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An occupier’s perspective: Letter to the Leveson Enquiry

We are starting a new section on the website which aims to give the varied and diverse voices of Occupy London an increased presence on the website. Below is the first submission from one of the occupiers - Steve Rushton – who has been involved since late October camping at OccupyLSX. 
Steve’s letter, which has[...]

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First 2012 edition of The Occupied Times now out

Issue #8 of The Occupied Times has just been published; seeing an expansion in format from sixteen to twenty pages. As usual, 2000 copies of Occupy London’s independent newspaper have been printed and will be distributed from the four London occupations over the weekend.
The latest issue features a front-page story on the birth of[...]

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Upcoming Occupy London events! Come & get involved

Occupy London – part of the global movement for social and economic justice – kicks off 2012 with a wealth of free events and activities for Londoners to come and get involved in.
Thursday 5 January

1pm – Would St Paul the Tentmaker have camped with Occupy? With Juliet Kilpin at Earl Street Community Centre.[...]

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Wednesday – Jesse Jackson @ OccupyLSX on lessons from US Civil Rights movement and Dr Martin Luther King

“Occupy the Future: Learning lessons from the US Civil Rights movement and the philosophy of Dr Martin Luther King” with Reverend Jesse Jackson, Lee Jasper of Black Activists Rising Against the Cuts and Occupy London activists.
This discussion will focus around tactics, lessons learned and how to take our movement forward. Please join us for[...]

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Occupy Justice legal update

The Occupy Justice team – based at the former Old Street Magistrates Court 335-337 Old Street – were in court this morning to contest an application for an interim possession order made by Mastcraft Ltd, who have owned the grade II-listed building since 2006.
We are pleased to report that following two adjournments, Occupy Justice[...]

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Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol at Occupy London

On Friday 30 December, over 150 people gathered together at the west entrance ofSt Paul’s Cathedral for a special public reading of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, especially adapted for Occupy London by playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker.

Full video coming shortly – in the meantime do also check out the video below by John Leland Whiting:[...]

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