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 Last month, we promised this[…]

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Speaker’s Corner: Economic WG and Hyde Park Assembly

It started as an experiment, but the Economics Working Group are now taking economics to the people visiting Speakers’ Corner Hyde Park.

 
General Assembly Agenda:
Trenton Oldfield.
Police Spies and Stephen Lawrence smear campaign.

Consensus reached on the following things:
1. Consensus to entrust the press team to write a solidarity statement for Trenton[…]

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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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Organising Meeting – Minutes

The Occupy London Organising took place on the 20th of June at 7:00pm and The Royal Festival Hall.
The intial agenda was a debrief and discussion of :
The Carnival Against Capitalism
The No Borders No Prisons action
They Owe Us
Additional agenda items were:
Community outreach
Reclaim the Power
A request from Andria to[…]

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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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Drinks and Drugs News: Be The Change – 6th National Service User’s Conference Closing Session

Here is a 5min excerpt of paper I gave to the 6th National Service User [Drug Users] Conference
Feb 14th 2013
Of the 500-strong delegation; the vast majority were people who have been or are dependent on opiates, crack, cocaine all badduns like me;-) a few of them are now paid drugs workers, but mostly[…]

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London March Against Monsanto 25th May 2013

2 million protestors. 52 Cities.
This is the livestream of the London Demo. Small barely a thousand, but good for a first Demo. 300 ended up having a tour of London along with the Hare Krishna band.

March Against Monsanto: Tour of London.

Outside the U.S. Embassy.[…]

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Organising Meeting Minutes 23/5/13

The first Occupy London [OL] organising meeting took place on the 23rd of May at the Royal Festival Hall. The meeting was attended by Occupy Radio, the Economics Working Group, the International Working Group, Occupy Welfare, Occupy News Network and several individuals operating outside of working groups. The meeting was called in an attempt to[…]

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NHS, Democracy and People Power

Dr Louise Irvine chair’s the Save Lewisham Hospital campaign which has seen a massive mobilisation of local people; 25,000 people marched to prevent the closure of the A & E. The campaign is planning a People’s Commissions of Enquiry, chaired by barrister Michael Mansfield QC , who will hear the evidence that the Trust Special[…]

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