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March 2016

Debt Resistance UK open meeting

March 14, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Greyson Centre, 28 Charles Square
London, United Kingdom
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This is an open meeting so if you're interested in getting involved in Debt Resistance UK (DRUK), or just curious about our work, please do come along. DRUK  is a group of concerned citizens, activists and researchers fighting against exploitative lending practices and the neoliberal dogma and for a fairer, more democratic economic system. We need all kinds of skills, abilities and perspectives so whatever you think you can bring to the party, we'd love to have you on board!…

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Film night: IVORY TOWER

March 29, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Hive, 260-264 Kingsland Rd
London, E8 4DG United Kingdom
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Come to Debt Resistance UK's third film night at the Hive Dalston. Followed by speakers and discussion on student debt in the UK today. Join and share the facebook event >> --------------------------------------------------------------------- IVORY TOWER Andrew Rossi | US, 2014 | 90 mins As tuition rates spiral beyond reach and student loan debt passes $1 trillion (more than credit card debt), IVORY TOWER asks: Is college worth the cost? From the halls of Harvard, to public colleges in financial crisis, to…

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April 2016

LOBO loan Hackday

April 16, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
AltGen, 7 - 14 Great Dover Street
London, SE1 4YR United Kingdom
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PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE EVENT HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lobo-loans-hackday-tickets-24314995807 Debt Resistance UK needs your help to investigate LOBO loans! Join us for a HackDay dedicated to gathering, analysing and making accessible data on how banks have been fleecing the public via toxic loans to Councils. So far we've uncovered that Councils in the UK have fallen prey to over £15bn of unfair loans from banks like Barclays, RBS and DePfa. The lousy terms of these loans are placing extra strain on local authority finances…

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Film night: LOBO loans Documentary

April 26, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Hive, 260-264 Kingsland Rd
London, E8 4DG United Kingdom
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In 2015, Debt Resistance UK research using the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) helped Channel 4 Dispatches produce the documentary: "How Councils Blow Your Millions"  which looked at risky and potentially unlawful LOBO loans between banks and councils like the London Borough of Newham. Join Debt Resistance UK to watch excerpts from C4 Dispatches, and for a discussion on LOBO loans, and how this problems affect not just Local Councils, but also Housing Associations, Universities and other public bodies, resulting in taxpayer money that should be funding…

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October 2016

Debt Resistance UK Open meeting

October 10, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friends House Cafe, 173 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BJ United Kingdom
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This is an open meeting so if you're interested in getting involved in Debt Resistance UK (DRUK), or just curious about our work, please do come along. DRUK is a group of concerned citizens, activists and researchers fighting against exploitative lending practices and the neoliberal dogma and for a fairer, more democratic economic system. We need all kinds of skills, abilities and perspectives so whatever you think you can bring to the party, we'd love to have you on board!…

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