Occupy Economics Working Group

Economics Working Group (EWG)

ECNOMICThe Economics Working Group is one of the original groups from the days of the OLSX camp outside St Paul’s Cathedral.

The Economics Working Group Statement was adopted by consensus at an Occupy London General Assembly in 2011.

In 2012 the EWG produced The Little Book of Ideas.

The Occupy London GA has also adopted EWG recommendations on Banking, while members have produced various papers, helped organise protests against the financial system, and provided critical media commentary.

In 2015, Occupy London adopted the Plan for Co-operative Socialism.  Promoting this to eventual implementation is the present main work of the EWG.  See www.co-operativesocialism.org and the papers section at www.interestfreemoney.org for earlier discussion papers and documents.

The Economics Working Group usually meets on Mondays and Fridays, from 1700 to 2000 hrs (with a core time of 1800-1900 hrs) to “explore economic strategies for creating a fair and decent society” at Friends Meeting House, 173-177 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ – on the ground floor in the corridor outside the cafe. For confirmation of time and topic of next meeting, please email John on courtj@myphone.coop

There is an online Discussion List – to be added, please email: Dave Dewhurst on david@dewhurst.net 


NOTES of recent meetings, uploaded as documents:

Friday 16th February 2018 – OEWG-180216

Friday 9th February 2018 – OEWG-180209

Friday y 2nd February 2018 – OEWG-180202

Friday y 16fh March  2018 – OEWG-180316






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