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The Economics Working Group brings together a range of expertise and views to explore the causes of the economic problems which manifest themselves in austerity and inequality. Topics for discussion at the twice weekly meetings range from reacting to current events to deep structural issues. The EWG produces strategic and tactical working papers and policy documents.

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2012/12/03 Minutes Economics Working Group

1. Minutes – 26th November 2012 – approved
2. Topics for theme discussion: 7th December – strategy; 14th December – degradation of labour; 21st corpus, corporation and the company;
3.[…]

Economics Working Group April 20, 2013 April 20, 2013 December 2012, EWG meeting, minutes
2012/11/30 Minutes Economics Working Group

1. EEEWG – planetary boundaries – we’re exceeding three of them: CO2 levels, bio-diversity loss, ocean acidification – over fishing; water, fracking, food supply agrochemical industry (oil based fertilisers); peak[…]

Economics Working Group April 20, 2013 April 20, 2013 EWG meeting, minutes, November 2012
2012/11/26 Minutes Economics Working Group

1. LBoI – 600 copies left c.£40 collected so far. Possibility of funds from Occupy? Finance – £1,000 left in the legal fund and £1,000 in the general fund.
2.[…]

Economics Working Group April 20, 2013 April 20, 2013 EWG meeting, minutes, November 2012
2012/11/17 Minutes Economics Working Group

1. Accuracy of the 10th and 14th December minutes – approved
2. a) GIRO bank public meeting planned for the new year; venue and keynote speaker required; setting the agenda;[…]

Economics Working Group April 20, 2013 April 20, 2013 December 2012, EWG meeting, minutes
2012/11/16 Minutes Economics Working Group

1. International trade agreements: WTO, GATT, NAFTA – neo-liberalism agenda gets hardened into law. Trade in goods and services (including financial services). Liberalisation is the agenda, removing tariffs to open[…]

Economics Working Group April 20, 2013 April 20, 2013 EWG meeting, minutes, November 2012
2012/11/12 Minutes Economics Working Group

1. Putney debates:
1.1 Saturday economics session Inequality, Tax havens, citizens income and capitalism; good interaction in spite of low attendance due to lack of publicity; in future posters etc.[…]

Economics Working Group April 20, 2013 April 20, 2013 EWG meeting, minutes, November 2012
2012/11/02 Minutes Economics Working Group

1. Saturday and Monday events – establish a summary at the end of the debates. Opportunities to make comments online blogs etc. NB. Oasis is a good venue.
2. Saturday[…]

Economics Working Group April 20, 2013 April 20, 2013 EWG meeting, minutes, November 2012
2012/10/26 Minutes Economics Working Group

Program for Saturday 27th October at the Oasis (Putney Debate)
• 1:00pm intro – Dave – Inequality
• 1:20pm – 2:40pm Richard Wilkinson – social epidemia; Spirit Level
• 2:50[…]

Economics Working Group April 20, 2013 April 20, 2013 EWG meeting, minutes, October 2012
2012/10/22 Minutes Economics Working Group

1. EWG meeting 15th October 2012 – minutes approved. Friday’s meeting notes by Schrapp to follow.
2. GIRO: good meeting with Vince Cable although he was pretty tired; good presentation[…]

Economics Working Group April 20, 2013 April 20, 2013 EWG meeting, minutes, October 2012
2012/10/15 Minutes Economics Working Group

1. Minutes from EWG meetings on 8th and 12th October 2012 – approved
2. LBOI – out and distributed on Saturday; launch date today – press release went out; constructive[…]

Economics Working Group April 20, 2013 April 20, 2013 EWG meeting, minutes, October 2012
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