UK DISABILITY HISTORY MONTH.
Celebrating Our Struggle for Independent Living: No Return to the Institution or Isolation
The treatment of disabled people and thinking about physical and mental difference has varied over time. Overwhelmingly the experience has been negative, but there are always individuals and episodes of history that go against the grain, resulting in[...]
UK DISABILITY HISTORY MONTH.
Two unique events exploring debt, crisis and resistance, coming up this week. A public lecture (Thursday 21 November) and a seminar (Saturday 23 November) with George Caffentzis, David Graeber, Christina Laskaridis, Johnna Montgomerie and others.
DEBT | CRISIS | CAPITALISM: A PUBLIC LECTURE
Thursday 21 November
ULU – Malet St, London, WC1E 7HY[...]
LIVESTREAM: BARNET BOHEMIANS LOCAL PUBLIC ASSEMBLY
Public Assembly Details
Mike Freer MP front yard occupied come support
Occupy camp set up on front yard of Mike Freer MP (old Margaret thatchers ) constituency office 212 Ballards Lane N12(west finchley tube) in protest at section 144 anti squat law that causes homeless to freeze this winter.come[...]
11am: RECAP on last session
11:15 General Assemblies?
– What is the purpose of holding a GA?
– How can we involve people in assemblies creatively?
– Who will oganise them?
-how do we organise them?
13:00 1h Lunch
13:30 45min RMT
14:15 15min Break
14:30 1h Feedback working groups
1. Feedback from Working[...]
FRIDAY NIGHT EVICTION OF THE BOHEMIA COMMUNITY CENTRE.
This was the Friday night eviction of the Bohemia Community Centre.
Unfortunately, the night before the Occupy The BBC event, the Bohemia Community Centre in North Finchley was evicted. It is interesting that these evictions happen when a major activist event is about to occur.[...]
We have to thank several news networks that reported on the march in London. Russia Today, Al Jazeera, Guardian. ITV.
Thanks to the BBC for giving us 8 lines on their website and a few seconds of coverage.
I was one of the OccupyNewsNetwork livestreamers on that night and we attempted[...]
UNITED FAMILIES & FRIENDS CAMPAIGN (UFFC) PROCESSION ON SATURDAY 26TH OCTOBER 2013
The United Families and Friends Campaign (UFFC) is a coalition of families and friends of those that have died in the custody of police and prison officers as well as those who are killed in immigration detention and secure psychiatric hospitals.
Dan and Lee giving an update about Leicester Community Support Village. A budding Eco-village for those who are suffering from the cuts. Today we started to plan and dig where we are putting the main community geo dome. We have already worked out how with a compost heap will produce hot water.
International Working Group[...]Read more →
Young Friends of the Earth will be taking part in an action stunt for Global Frackdown on October 19th to send a message to a high profile figure involved in the fracking industry to stop fracking with young people’s futures. And we want a future lit by clean, renewable energy, not dirty, polluting fossil fuels.[...]Read more →