Archive for ‘Economics WG’

Economics WG: Occupying BBC Question Time

As an experiment the Economics WG were asked the same questions, from BBC Question Time 8th January 2015, to see what answers came up.
In future, we may just answer questions pertaining to Economics, like the one about the NHS or add other questions that should have been asked.
1. Ref France. Is there a[…]

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THE OCCUPY MOVEMENT (US) TAKES ON STUDENT DEBT

 
BY VAUHINI VARA : CROSSPOSTED FROM THE NEW YORKER
It can be hard to tell what remains, these days, of the Occupy movement. On the third anniversary of the first protests in New York, activists are fighting one another in court for control of the Twitter handle @OccupyWallStNYC, while the flow of new articles[…]

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How A Scotland “Yes” Vote Could Challenge the U.K. Nuclear Weapons Program

By Steve Rushton
Crossposted from Occupy.com (USA publication)

“The entire Scottish independence movement is firmly against nuclear weapons,” Jimmy Watson, a resident at Faslane Peace Camp, tells me.

At 32 years old, Faslane is one of the world’s longest-running peace camps and a symbol of the widespread opposition to nuclear weapons both across Scotland, and[…]

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Booming London Property Prices By Borough

Crossposted from Delivery Quote Compare

London was never a particularly cheap place to live – in fact, Rightmove’s figures suggest that the average asking price of a property in London has risen by £80,000 since the start of 2014. As a result, prices are now at an all-time high, and only look set to rise[…]

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EWG meeting on Monday 9th June 2014

EWG meeting on Monday 9th June 2014 – minutes
John, Steve, Janos, Clive
1. Janos has integrated the names to the Opportunities and will integrate the framework as an Appendix 3(b). Some old issues have been archived – to go on the website – Obi? Future meetings stack for Fridays. Including Steve – history of[…]

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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 Minutes Friday 2nd May 2014

EWG meeting on Friday 2nd May 2014 – minutes
Schlacke, Tim, Bharat, Steve, Phillip, Mary, John, Clive
1. Themed meetings on Friday need outcomes? If we want to cover a subject such as truth, it needs a reading group with serious preparation. Maybe a separate reading group? SWOT analysis complete – decision making within Occupy?[…]

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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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