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This weekend's events including secret Corp of London teach out, rally for a just society & Sermon on Steps

 
Lots of stuff happening at Occupy London this weekend – at both the London Stock Exchange site by St Paul’s and at our Finsbury Square site. So we thought we better put together a quick list.
 
Saturday 5th November
 
  • 10.30am – Cairo activists: Egypt the revolution continues at Tent City University (TCU)- Talk by some activists from Cairo on the post-revolution problems
  • 12 midday St Paul’s – Sermon on the Steps at St Paul’s – Short gathering to talk about the issues that Occupy London is raising through its campaign for a more just and fair society. Includes invited guests across multiple faiths, beliefs and none. Specifically today will look at the topic of reform of spirituality. Speakers will talk for two minutes and members of the public may participate
  • 12 midday – Fighting Prejudice Against Children and Young People with Aoife Daily at TCU
  • 1pm – General assembly at St Paul’s - This is the forum through which members of the camp update the rest of the camp, make decisions through consensus voting. Members of the public welcome to get involved
  • 1.30pm – Teach-Out on the Privatisation of Public Space. Meet TCU to go to a secret location – A panel discussion on the privatisation of public space between Anna Minton, author of Ground Control, Agents Bristley Pioneer & Artwin from the Space Hijackers, a speaker from the Squash Campaign (Squatters Action for Secure Housing), and a member of Reclaim The Streets
  • 2pm – Rally for a just society – Marking our three week anniversary, we will be hosting a rally at St Paul’s Churchyard calling for a fairer, more just society. Beginning at 2pm, prominent speakers will advocate a range of progressive alternatives for the 99% who have been forced to help pay for a crisis that they did not create. After this people will be going to join the Jarrow marchers at Trafalgar Square. Speakers include: Caroline Lucas MP, John Pilger, Bruce Kent (CND), Seumas Milne (The Guardian), Kate Hudson (CND), Josie Long (UK Uncut/comedian), Aaron Kiely (NUS Black Students’ Campaign), Stef Newton (NUS LGBT Campaign & National Campaign Against Fees & Cuts), Weyman Bennett (Unite Against Fascism), Lindsey German (Stop the War Coalition). More details at http://occupylsx.org/?p=776
  • 2pm – Tai Chi at Finsbury Square site
  • 7pm – General Assembly focusing on political discussion
  • 7pm – International democracy panel at TCU with Joel Lazarus, Claes Belfrage , Richard Seymour, Alex Callinicos
  • 7.30pm – Live music at St Paul’s
  • 8.30pm – Super top secret documentary premiere at TCU
Sunday 6th November
  • 11am Tent City University at St Paul’s – ‘Reflections: a media perspective’ – Three weeks into the occupation, deputy comment editor of the Guardian, Libby Brooks and special correspondent Audrey Gillan review mainstream media coverage of the occupation, reflecting on the challenges the movement faces in terms of courting positive media attention as well as the challenges the media face in reporting about a networked global movement that operates in an unorthodox way and cannot be defined in simple soundbites. There will also be other invited journalists
  • 1pm – General assembly - This is the forum through which members of the camp update the rest of the camp, make decisions through consensus voting. Members of the public are welcome to get involved
  • 2pm – 5pm – Cut cut copy shop for a new wor(l)d order at TCU – Delaina Haslam and Vyvian Raoul encourage word fans to come down and take part in this conceptual writing experiment. Conceptual writing is the art of taking that which has been written before – whether a paragraph, a sentence or a word – and creating something new out of it. Bring: a text of your choice connected in some way to OccupyLSX or the larger occupy movement
  • 2.30 – 4pm – Brian Leslie – financial reform (TCU)
  • 4pm – 6pm – The Corporate Governance of the Square Mile. John Christensen, Anthea Lawson and Rev. Taylor at TCU – John Christensen (Director of the Tax Justice Network), Anthea Lawson (Senior Investigator for Global Witness) and Rev. Taylor (formerly seated on the council for the Square Mile) will be talking about the governance of the Square Mile in terms of its corporate ties.
  • 5pm – 7pm Spanish political parties with the 15M Spanish movement at Finsbury Square
  • 7pm – General Assembly focusing on political discussion
  • 9-11.30pm – Cinema InTents: Z (1069) plus Death Of The Revolution (TCU)
Notes
[1] Facebook page for OccupyLSX https://www.facebook.com/occupylondon. Overall Occupy London twitter Occupy London hastag is #occupylondon. OccupyLSX Twitter is https://twitter.com/#!/OccupyLSX ; hashtag #occupylsx. Twitter for the new Finsbury Square site is https://twitter.com/#!/OccupyLFS; hastag #occupylfs. 
[3] Nearest tubes for the Occupy London Stock Exchange (OccupyLSX) site are St. Pauls, Mansion House and Canon Street; buses 4, 11, 15, 23, 25, 26, 100, 242; do check Transport For London website for delays and closures at http://journeyplanner.tfl.gov.uk/user/XSLT_TRIP_REQUEST2?language=en. Occupy London’s new site at Finsbury Square (OccupyLFS) is near Moorgate; buses 141, 153, 205, 21, 214, 43
 
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