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Bank of Ideas court proceedings – 2pm Monday 5 December

Representatives of the Bank of Ideas will be attending Court at 2pm on Monday to challenge the injunction that has been bought against them by lawyers acting on behalf of UBS.
UBS has attempted to circumvent normal legal procedures used to deal with squatting cases by claiming that this centre of community activity is a[…]

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Occupy London launches Guided Tours of London’s Financial Centres

Occupy London today launches ‘Occupy London Tours’, a group offering guided tours of Britain’s most iconic financial centres. The first tour, on Tuesday, will lead visitors around Canary Wharf, with future tours planned for the City of London and hedge funds in Mayfair. [1]
Tuesday’s tour will begin at 25 Bank Street, the building vacated[…]

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Do the City of London Police really see Occupy London’s peaceful protesters as domestic extremists?

On Saturday evening Occupy London – part of the global movement for social and economic justice – was passed a rather interesting document: a “Terrorism/Extremism update for the City of London Business Community.”
Ten copies of this document were handed to Occupy London at its Bank of Ideas building by someone claiming to be a[…]

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Occupy London representative to speak at Ethical Capitalism? debate

At 7.30pm on Wednesday 7 December, representatives from Occupy London will be in attendance at an open debate, entitled ‘Ethical Capitalism?’, drawn together by Steve Chalke MBE founder of international charity Oasis.
Hosted just a stone’s throw from the heart of government at The Oasis Centre on Westminster Bridge Road, speakers include:

Dr. Luke Bretherton,[…]

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Occupy London to meet Financial Services Authority

As Occupy London passes its 50th day of occupation, announces meeting with Hector Sants of the FSA, Ken Costa, former Vice-Chairman of UBS Investment Bank and Chairman of Lazard International, and the Bishop of London to discuss regulatory change, social and economic justice
Invites public to get involved in debate via interactive forum

This coming[…]

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Deadline 3pm 9/12 – Legal Calls for Online Witness Statements

***** Final deadline 3pm 9 December *****
The Legal work group at the Occupy LSX camp at St. Paul’s has put out a call for Witness Statements from the online community to help in the upcoming eviction case that is due to start on Monday 19th December.
Legal spokesperson, Matthew Varnham, explains “A Witness Statement[…]

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WikiLeaks release Spy Files; Veterans for Peace call support action for Monday

This week, WikiLeaks – working in association with Bugged Planet, Privacy International and  media organizations from six countries  –  released a first selection of documents revealing the international trade in mass interception of phone and email communications, citing 160 companies by name
Across the world, mass surveillance contractors are helping intelligence agencies spy on individuals[…]

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Occupy London – Time to ‘Occupy Everywhere’ on 15 December

Occupy London calls for national day of non-violent creative direct action highlighting social and economic injustice

Invites concerned citizens across the UK to get involved

On 15 December, the two month anniversary of the start of its first site in St Paul’s Churchyard, Occupy London – part of the global movement for social and economic[…]

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This week’s events: Occupy links up with the Arab Spring, Help decide our policy on the economy! Plus: Caroline Lucas MP and a masterclass in political cartoons

Main press phone: +44 (0) 845 299 6175; Additional media numbers: 07910 455881 / 07845 578229 / 07913 228601 / 07592 424578 / 07719 626890 / 07780 572995
Email – press@occupylsx.org
For full event listings, please visit:
http://occupylsx.org/?page_id=176 (for events at St Paul’s and Finsbury Square)
http://www.bankofideas.org.uk/events/ (for events at the Bank of Ideas)
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