OccupyDemocracy: Wednesday May 6th: Celebrating the resistance!
Wednesday May 6th: Celebrating the resistance!
A day dedicated to learning about campaigns that have beat the system. The day starts with a skill-share run by UK Uncut who’ll be sharing some effective tools for facilitating participatory meetings to build your movement (1pm), this is followed by a session for students, teachers, academics and education support staff run by students from the recent UAL, LSE and Goldsmiths occupations who will lead a skill-share session on applying pressure on your educational institution to stop cuts and fight for a free education (2-4pm), David Beetham author of “Unelected Oligarchy – Corporate & Financial Dominance in Britain’s Democracy” will lay out in surgical detail the corporatetake-over of our parliamentary system (5pm), there’s a panel session called “How to win” with including speakers from New Era For All, UK Uncut, Disabled People Against Cuts, Save Lewisham Hospital, London Black Revs and BP or Not BP? in a panel titled “How to Win” (6pm) the General Assembly includes A Galilee Child talking about the human right for shelter and a proposal for a regular “End of the Month” march (8pm), rounded off with music from Kate & Friends and Jez Sings Things (9pm). Bring a brolly / wet weather gear.
Good Morning From Tarpaulin Square!
Visit from the Police.
Is a Tarpaulin a Structure? The Human Tent.
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