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Test Policy

Text Policy[...]

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Roving General Assembly: 10/08/12 Southbank.

Roving General Assembly decided to go to Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank.
Proposal: Banking Reform.
Facilitator: Chris FD.
Lots of noisy people. Great weather for people to visit the riverside.

The issues of banking reform are massive and often complex. Best ‘solutions’ in one area often depend on choices made in another and can vary over[...]

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Occupy London Petition: Government Responsibilities for Housing

 
The Economics Working Group of OLSX/Occupy London have developed a Community Housingdocument to address the many relevant and associated issues. This activity has been supported by the GA of OLSX/OL and after final approval by GA, this petition was delivered by Tammy Samede, Dave Dewhurst and Chris FD to No 10 Downing Street on[...]

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Banking is rotten to the core

 
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the US and the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in the UK have fined Barclays Bank a combined $450million for manipulating the LIBOR rate over a period of years.
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/2a4479f8-c030-11e1-9867-00144feabdc0.html
 
Why isn’t a criminal investigation underway?
1. London InterBank Offered Rate (LIBOR) is used to reference $360trillion[...]

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Postponement of the Fuel tax hike – comment from OL Economics Working Group

 
Commenting today on the postponement of the fuel tax hike that will now apparently be delayed until January, Tom Moriarty of Occupy London’s Economic Working Group said:
“It is further confirmation of the Chancellor’s misguided approach to tackling the current economic crisis and a tacit admission that austerity is not working. It is clear[...]

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Bank of Ideas: Beyond Capitalism.

A day of discussions of what an economically just future could look like. This is a chance to explore the world we want to live in, not just what we think we can change. The day will be divided into three themed sessions with panels of speakers presenting their ideas in 10-15 minute presentations to[...]

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Occupy London Economics Working Group presents Beyond Capitalism? event

 

 

A day of discussions of what an economically just future could look like. This is a chance to explore the world we want to live in, not just what we think we can change. The day will be divided into three themed sessions with panels of speakers presenting their ideas in 10-15 minute[...]

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