Saturday 27 October
Venue: Oasis Centre, 75 Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 7HS
1-5.15pm Economics and democracy
Rising inequality – what is the solution?
1.20 Inequality: the enemy between us? – The Spirit Level: Why Inequality Matters. With Professor Richard Wilkinson.
2.30 The Finance Curse: Tax Haven Britain, Predator and Victim. How Britain has become captive[...]
Saturday 27 October
IWGB called a protest in solidarity with our members employed as cleaners at Societe Generale by the contractor Initial Facilities on 29 August. Following an assurance by Societe Generale, eventually confirmed by Initial Facilities that their planned cuts were suspended we cancelled the protest and suspended our campaign. A meeting with Initial Facilities management has[...]Read more →
Firebox is the Partisan Coffee House of the 21st Century.
Historian Mike Berlin presents a historical tour of the Partisan and its political context, in a timely event just before our grand launch.
Established in 1958, the Partisan Coffee House in Soho was the central hub of the New Left.A space for ideas, discussion and[...]
“What do you want in replace of capitalism?” is a constant query put to activists.
Robin Hahnel presents participatory economics – proposed as a coherent set of economic institutions that can deliver economic justice, democracy and ecological sustainability.
Hosted by International Organisation for a Participatory Society (IOPS)
Originally I was off to Tower Bridge to test conditions with Bambuser. Then things happened around the 7minute mark.
I was SHOCKED! SHOCKED! to find Climate Siren people coincidentally planning on a banner drop from the bridge.
According to one of the stewards the last people who did a banner drop were sent to prison[...]
Tranquility Kris starts stream from 1330 hours.
Tammy’s Perspective: Activists chain themselves inside the DWP.
This was the stream outside Caxton House, where a bunch of police barged into a peaceful protest, not really caring that they might hurt people in wheel chairs. Tranquility Kris enacted a Any Person Arrest (Citizen’s arrest) on one police[...]Read more →
Protestors against ATOS and the Remploy cuts were intimidated by security guards, whilst the Police watch on.
I witness this happening more often now. The Police act as the strongarm of the security thugs working for the corporations.[...]
Roving General Assembly decided to go to Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank.
Proposal: Banking Reform.
Facilitator: Chris FD.
Lots of noisy people. Great weather for people to visit the riverside.
The issues of banking reform are massive and often complex. Best ‘solutions’ in one area often depend on choices made in another and can vary over[...]Read more →