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[…]
As a disabled person who has been involved in Disability Civil Rights and Anti War/Nuclear Power protests, I see people losing hope as those in power try to persuade the people that “Austerity” and a lower standard of living is good for the nation!?
I was fortunate enough to see “The Spirit Of 45” the[…]
Old Palace Yard, Abingdon Street, (Between Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament), London.
The SUPPORT. DON’T PUNISH. campaign – coordinated by IDPC, INPUD, HRI and the International HIV/AIDS Alliance – is planning a Global Day of Action on Wednesday 26th June in 28 cities around the world. As part of this unique campaign, IDPC[…]
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[…]
Welfare not Warfare
The government is spending billions on war in Afghanistan while it wields the austerity axe on benefits, housing, health and education. Spending on the Trident nuclear submarine system is protected while libraries close and public sector workers see wage cuts. The wars of the past decade have had a terrible cost in[…]
Tactics for the anti-austerity movement
A wide variety of tactics including strikes, mass demonstrations, direct action, legal action and online organising have already been put to good use in the anti-austerity movement. In this session, with plenty of input from the floor, we’ll consider the strengths and weaknessess of these different forms of action and[…]