You may recall recently a lady by the name of Romany Blythe who helped to organise the so-called Thatcher death parties. In some papers she was demonised, but I know her well, and she is a committed campaigner for human rights, Guantanamo, Palestinians and so on. She is now about to do something very[...]
Venue : Friends House Euston – in the courtyard.
Local Assemblies are building momentum in our communities . This is a result of the convergence of several strands of political activism: Occupy activists identifying local people’s assemblies as a way to build an alternative political movement from the ground up; the work of local activists[...]
Photo credit: Melanie S.
St Peter’s Church Hall, Warner Place, Bethnal Green E2 7AE
Ken Loach made The Spirit of ’45 to show how after WW2, at a time of austerity far worse than we face today, the people of Britain created a new, fairer society. A key part of this was the NHS. Today,[...]
We agreed the following statement at the GA today :
Where we stand
The women who are bringing this case, and Occupy London, believe that:
There are no circumstances in which it would be acceptable for an undercover police officer to engage in intimate relationships with either targets or members of the public under the[...]
It started as an experiment, but the Economics Working Group are now taking economics to the people visiting Speakers’ Corner Hyde Park.
General Assembly Agenda:
Police Spies and Stephen Lawrence smear campaign.
Consensus reached on the following things:
1. Consensus to entrust the press team to write a solidarity statement for Trenton[...]
Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) have produced a report detailing the ongoing misuse of statistics and harmful propaganda, which have been fed to the press by Iain Duncan Smith, of the £53 a week fame, and the DWP.
At the end of this month, the Department for Work and Pensions will be releasing their Annual[...]
Lewisham People’s Commission of Inquiry
The Save Lewisham Hospital campaign is holding a Commission of Inquiry, chaired by Michael Mansfield QC, into government plans to downgrade Lewisham Hospital[...]
PEOPLE’S ASSEMBLY against austerity.
First Discussions of the day.
Democracy and Decision Making.
Welfare not Warfare
Local Assemblies, Defending Public Education/Welfare State & The Sharp End.
Ewa of @NoDashforGas Reclaim the Power. Total Policing
Ruth London, OL and Fuel Poverty Action.
Question to Caroline Lucas.
Timothy[...]Read more →
The next step: creating local People’s Assemblies
This session will be a chance to start to plan People’s Assemblies locally. The session will split into regions and cities so you can meet people from where you live and start to plan taking action.
Featuring: Sam Fairbairn (People’s Assembly co-ordinator)
Protecting public education
With youth unemployment[...]