People's Assemblies Network

20 March 2013
by Clive Menzies
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London Occupy Economics Working Group (EWG) budget response – “a missed opportunity”

The current financial crises (Eurozone, US and UK public and private sector debt, banks’ insolvency) were precipitated by the sub-prime mortgage crisis of 2008 which was the culmination of a[...] Continue reading

20 March 2013
by Clive Menzies
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Rebalancing Austerity – a modest alternative budget 2013 – from Occupy Birmingham

We can’t do everything in one budget, but we can make a start. This is a start, by scrapping the austerity agenda, and starting a programme to reinvest in people[...] Continue reading

12 November 2012
by Press
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Hundred-strong European anti austerity coalition holds Plebs & PIIGS Banquet outside Lord Mayor’s Banquet, in preparation for upcoming day of European strikes

Hundred-strong European anti austerity coalition holds Plebs & PIIGS Banquet, serving ’austerity soup’ and peanuts outside the Guildhall (London) while the new Lord Mayor of the City of London Corporation,[...] Continue reading

24 August 2012
by Ternura
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Five considerations on the Alter Summit (Firenze 10+10)

 by Felipe Van Keirsbilck | CADTM Source http://snuproject.wordpress.com/2012/08/24/five-considerations-on-the-alter-summit-firenze-1010-processes-by-felipe-van-keirsbilck-cadtm/   1. An enigma Why do political elites apply austerity measures that are  Socially destructive. These are the greatest social regressions since the war, and even the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe … Continue reading