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Economics WG Friday 6th June 2013

Economics WG Friday 6th June 2013
EWG meeting on Friday 6th June 2014 – minutes
John, Schlacke, Omar, Obi, Mary, Ellena, Janos, Tom, Steve B, Clive
1. How we create agendas? – Who will set the agenda for Friday meetings? And post it on the website? Tim will do it for the next four weeks[...]

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Economics WG Friday 23rd May 2013

Occupy London Economics Working Group
Preliminary Extension of Aims and Objectives
Draft 1.(1 ref.) John Courtneidge January to May 2014
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Who we are:
We are a diverse group of people who are not happy with the present economic system and ant to see it evolve into something better.
Purposes, Aims and objectives:
EWG Aims[...]

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EWG meeting on Friday 25th April 2014 – Interest on Money Presentation

EWG meeting on Friday 25th April 2014 – minutes and Interest on Money Presentation.
Attached are the minutes from yesterday’s EWG meeting which was characterised by positivity and goodwill, thanks to Tim’s excellent facilitation and wider positive commitment.
Action points:
Friday meetings will now start at 5:30pm (to 7:30pm) for the next four weeks and[...]

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EWG meeting on Friday 11th April 2014 – minutes

Present: Bharat, Steve B, John, Omar, Janos, Steve M, Schlacke, Clive
1. Review minutes – amended as per Dave – approved
2. CCMJ set up in 1960s. In 1990s meetings went to House of Commons but the planning people continued to meet in a café and then Friends House, followed by SES. SES is focused[...]

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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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Corrupt and Beyond Redemption.

Criminality was rife throughout the sub-prime mortgage market, yet no-one was indicted for their crimes; achieving convictions for the LIBOR fixing fraud is uncertain; and now we have the revelations of $billions in drug money being laundered through HSBC. The monetary and banking system is corrupt and taints everything it touches: politics, media, business and[...]

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