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Occupy London: we talk to the protesters

Posted at 4:00 pm, November 29, 2011 in News

You may have already heard that the Occupy London protestors have taken over an empty building belonging to the banking giant UBS in Sun Street, set up a squat there and turned it into a ‘Bank of Ideas’. Their aim? To attempt to offer an alternative to the government’s response to the financial crisis. Our News editor Rebecca Taylor spent a day with them.

Note: UBS paid $800 million in fines to the US Justice Department (not the $100 million stated here by Bryn Phillips) for an illegal tax scheme that moved the assets of 52,000 wealthy Americans to tax havens. 

Take a virtual tour of the Bank of Ideas.

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