Sunday, 3 May 2015

#Occupydemocracy Proggramme Sunday May 3rd: Free our democracy from corporate influence! #GE2015 #olsx #onn @occupynn

Sunday May 3rd: Free our democracy from corporate influence!
A day focusing on our demands to end corporate lobbying and reform funding of political parties starts with Tom Lines on the corporate lobbyists pushing for the secretive TTIP trade deal and it’s frightening implications for democracy (12pm) , a panel discussion on “Party Funding and Cash for Peerages” with  investigative journalist Tom Warren, Andrew Mell who was lead author on Oxford University’s cash-for-peerages report and Donnachadh McCarthy – former Lib Dem vice chair and author of The Prostitute State who has seen the corruption of parliamentarians from the inside (2pm), Hustings for parties who the establishment don’t give a voice to including the Democratic Reform Party & Republic Socialst Party (4pm), Jacky Davis radiologist and author of NHS for Sale – myths lies and deception on “How They Are Privatising the NSH Without our Consent” (5pm), a keynote speech from Tamasin Cave director of Spinwatch and author of A Quiet Word: Lobbying, Crony Capitalism & Broken Politics in Britain (6pm), general assembly (8pm) and entertainment from Irish poet Grassy Noel and friends  (9pm).

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