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Universal Basic Income - Join the Movement!

Universal Basic Income - Join the Movement!

1.00pm Thu 23 Feb 2017
Another installment from the year long series. UPDATE: livestream to be confirmed.

Universal Basic Income - Join the Movement! Another installment from the year long series. UPDATE: livestream to be confirmed.

The fourth event in a Year long campaign, exploring Universal Basic Income in Glasgow This month we are Launching a Movement, It has become apparent during the course of these events that UBI has become seriously considered by Councils in Scotland for a Pilot to be tested in one or two of scotlands major cities so we are shifting temporarily from an open exploration of the concept with a variety of different speakers and performers, to a more educational focused string of events This month will be featuing Counciler Matt Kerr who is championing UBI as a Policy in Glasgow and Fife and open to engaging with the public to learn about the Main issues and concerns that you, the attendee's, raise during the workshops Ellie Harrison ( Artist behind " The Glasgow Effect" ) will be along to do a talk and get involved in the Q&A workshops The movement? We will be actively launching our own independent surge of energy towards getting Universal Basic Income more out there into the zietgiest as it already is, working closely with existing organisations and particularly with the artistic community in Glasgow as a force for change. Starting to expand into an online campaign, door to door / street canvassers and making the workshops mobile, bringing our resources to all different area's of Glasgow to collect information on what people are saying about basic income. Its all with a pinch of salt, and its nothing original but we want to dive into this as it is an exciting time for UBI and we all want to get involved. Come introduce yourself at the event!!! If you are an artist or a speaker who would be interested in performing or bringing something to the event, get in touch with Johnny cypher on facebook or here at Johnnycypherfuturology@gmail.com Thanks, more details as we confirm them!
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Starts at: 1.00pm Thu 23 Feb 2017

Venue: For Fika Sake

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Common Weal - The White Paper Project

Common Weal - The White Paper Project

7.00pm Thu 23 Feb 2017
Speakers Robin McAlpine and Craig Dalzell present proposals from the Commonweal's White Paper aimed at renewing the case for an Independent Scotland. With interactive discussion.

Common Weal - The White Paper Project Speakers Robin McAlpine and Craig Dalzell present proposals from the Commonweal's White Paper aimed at renewing the case for an Independent Scotland. With interactive discussion.

Speakers Robin McAlpine and Craig Dalzell present proposals from the Commonweal's White Paper aimed at renewing the case for an Independent Scotland. With interactive discussion. We are hosting our next event on 23/2 - All welcome, free entry, no need to book a ticket - hope to see you there, it should be a good one!
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Starts at: 7.00pm Thu 23 Feb 2017

Speakers: Robin McAlpine, Dr Craig Dalzell

Venue: Glencairn Venue 151 Glasgow Rd, Rutherglen, Glasgow G73 1ST G73 1ST
No 2 Yes - Eric Joyce & David Purcell Interview

No 2 Yes - Eric Joyce & David Purcell Interview

7.00pm Wed 8 Mar 2017
Interview with Eric Joyce & Steven Purcell. PLEASE send us your questions. Live also on Independence Live Facebook Page!

No 2 Yes - Eric Joyce & David Purcell Interview Interview with Eric Joyce & Steven Purcell. PLEASE send us your questions. Live also on Independence Live Facebook Page!

Interview with Eric Joyce & Steven Purcell. PLEASE send us your questions. Live also on Independence Live Facebook Page!
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Starts at: 7.00pm Wed 8 Mar 2017

Speakers: Eric Joyce,Steven Purcell

Venue: Independence Live, Glasgow Office
SNP Conference 2017 - Friday

SNP Conference 2017 - Friday

9.00am Fri 17 Mar 2017
Livestreaming stuff from the event.

SNP Conference 2017 - Friday Livestreaming stuff from the event.

Livestreaming stuff from the event.
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Starts at: 9.00am Fri 17 Mar 2017

Venue: Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre AB23 8BL
SNP Conference 2017 - Saturday

SNP Conference 2017 - Saturday

9.00am Sat 18 Mar 2017
Livestreaming stuff from the event.

SNP Conference 2017 - Saturday Livestreaming stuff from the event.

Livestreaming stuff from the event.
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Starts at: 9.00am Sat 18 Mar 2017

Venue: Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre AB23 8BL
BBC Bias Peaceful Protest...

BBC Bias Peaceful Protest...

2.00pm Sun 26 Mar 2017
Yet another gathering to shine light on this most fundamental issue of state propaganda and political bias ahead of the next independence referendum process. Full coverage will be brought to you once again by IndependenceLive.net

BBC Bias Peaceful Protest... Yet another gathering to shine light on this most fundamental issue of state propaganda and political bias ahead of the next independence referendum process. Full coverage will be brought to you once again by IndependenceLive.net

Yet another gathering to shine light on this most fundamental issue of state propaganda and political bias ahead of the next independence referendum process. Full coverage will be brought to you once again by IndependenceLive.net
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Starts at: 2.00pm Sun 26 Mar 2017

Speakers: will be listed soon...

Venue: 40 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1DA G51 1DA
March for Independence - AUOB

March for Independence - AUOB

11.00am Sat 3 Jun 2017
MARCH FOR INDEPENDENCE- 3RD JUNE 2017 KELVINGROVE PARK TO GLASGOW GREEN GATHERING AT 10.30AM, LEAVING AT 11AM SHARP

March for Independence - AUOB MARCH FOR INDEPENDENCE- 3RD JUNE 2017 KELVINGROVE PARK TO GLASGOW GREEN GATHERING AT 10.30AM, LEAVING AT 11AM SHARP

MARCH FOR INDEPENDENCE- 3RD JUNE 2017 KELVINGROVE PARK TO GLASGOW GREEN GATHERING AT 10.30AM, LEAVING AT 11AM SHARP PROCESSION ROUTE: Kelvingrove Park, Kelvin Way, Sauchiehall Street, Pitt Street, West George Street, Blythswood Square, West George Street, Nelson Mandela Place, West George Street, George Street, High St, Saltmarket, to Glasgow Green. Upon arrival at Glasgow Green, 12.30pm approx, there shall be a Rally for Independence; with Speakers, Performers and a Variety of Stalls until 3.30pm. AUOB are looking for Volunteers who are willing to be Stewards on the day to meet certain criteria laid down by Glasgow City Council. All training will be professionally provided and suitable accreditation given. Please email us at: Allunderonebanner@mail.com This will register you on our database and our Head-Stewarding team will provide updates and requirements as we advance towards the date of the event, and of course if you can help in any other ways please do get in touch by email; Pipers, Drummers & Performers most welcome! MAKE SURE YOU JOIN THE EVENT ONLINE.. SHARE THIS EVENT PAGE AND IT'S POSTS... INVITE AS MANY FRIENDS AS YOU CAN USING THE 'INVITE FRIENDS' TAB AT THE TOP OF THIS EVENT PAGE... This Independence March will be one of the biggest Scotland has ever seen. SAOR ALBA! Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/403552719768881/
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Starts at: 11.00am Sat 3 Jun 2017

Venue: Glasgow, Kelvingrove Park

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Archived Events

Scotland Against Trump : Edinburgh Meadows Highlights

Scotland Against Trump : Edinburgh Meadows Highlights

12.00pm Sat 11 Feb 2017
Edinburgh :Scotland Against Trump DEMONSTRATION

108 Scotland Against Trump : Edinburgh Meadows Highlights Edinburgh :Scotland Against Trump DEMONSTRATION

Donald Trump has set a course for nothing short than a turn to fascism, and Theresa May is backing it to the hilt. In the last week Trump has brought forward a raft of executive orders that will embolden every white nationalist, and is preparing to embark on massive voter suppression. In a move akin to the Nazis he has pledged to publicly name all immigrants who have committed a crime on a weekly basis. That will open the door to a surge in racist attacks, and he knows it. He has reinstated torture, sent abortion rights back to the stone age and inserted a who's who of the elite in his cabinet and is being directed strategically by white supremacist Steve Bannon. The wall is being built, and the process for banning Muslims entering the US is underway. This is a time to fight back. We will stand up and be counted. Trump is the apex of an insurgency of an international far-right. We will resist. We are the majority. We are ready to make our voice heard. Theresa May is setting herself up as the key Trump ally. She has nothing but praise for his regime, and is even using the NHS as a bargaining chip for a Trump trade deal. She says that together with Trump the U.S. and UK will 'lead the world.' We are calling for a mass mobilisation to assemble the Meadows. We will march, and our route will be released soon. These are not ordinary times. Be on this demonstration and recruit your friends to the resistance.
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Starts at: 12.00pm Sat 11 Feb 2017

Speakers: Maggie Chapman, David Jamieson

Venue: Edinburgh Meadows EH3 9QL

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Scotland against Trump national demonstration

Scotland against Trump national demonstration

12.00pm Sat 11 Feb 2017
a march and rally in protest at Trump

1115 Scotland against Trump national demonstration a march and rally in protest at Trump

A national demonstration expressing Scotland's opposition to the Trump #MuslimBan assembling in the Meadows and marching to the Scottish Parliament via the US Consulate.
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Starts at: 12.00pm Sat 11 Feb 2017

Speakers: Samina Ansari, Maggie Chapman, Pinar Aksu, Lewis Dougan, David Jamieson from CommonSpace, Suki Sangha, Shuwanna Aaron, Deborah Kayembe, Mary Church

Venue: Meadows to Holyrood, Edinburgh EH99 1SP

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Life After Trident, Helensburgh CND conference

Life After Trident, Helensburgh CND conference

11.00am Sat 11 Feb 2017
Speakers: Professor Mike Danson (Heriot-Watt University) Janet Fenton (Scottish CND) Brendan O'Hara (MP Argyll & Bute) Lesley Riddoch (Journalist & Broadcaster) Chair: Alannah Maurer (Navy Not Nuclear)...

250 Life After Trident, Helensburgh CND conference Speakers: Professor Mike Danson (Heriot-Watt University) Janet Fenton (Scottish CND) Brendan O'Hara (MP Argyll & Bute) Lesley Riddoch (Journalist & Broadcaster) Chair: Alannah Maurer (Navy Not Nuclear)...

Speakers: Professor Mike Danson (Heriot-Watt University) Janet Fenton (Scottish CND) Brendan O'Hara (MP Argyll & Bute) Lesley Riddoch (Journalist & Broadcaster) Chair: Alannah Maurer (Navy Not Nuclear) It is argued that the removal of Trident from the Faslane Naval Base would be gravely detrimental to the local economy and to the wellbeing of surrounding local communities. This is a message of stagnation and despair, calculated to frighten people into accepting the presence of weapons of mass destruction on their very doorsteps. Our Conference intends to show that the removal of nuclear weapons from Faslane would be the making of this area, in terms of: • the necessary decommissioning and decontamination post nuclear • the establishment of Scotland's own conventional defence force HQ • the freeing up of the Clyde estuary for alternative usages currently proscribed by the presence of nuclear • the range of less tangible rewards and benefits accruing to us with the removal of nuclear weapons from our soil and from our waters Research shows that given adequate advance planning, sufficient resources and strong political direction, conversion away from defence employment can result in long term net benefits to local economies with minimal transitional unemployment. (‘Trident & Jobs’, STUC/SCND). We can provide all of these in spades, particularly when we would no longer have to pay out our share of the £200 billion plus that is the true cost of the Trident successor. In the words of the redoubtable Elaine C Smith: "Scotland deserves a better script - let's start writing it!" (National 14/1/2017) Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1849990571882459/
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Starts at: 11.00am Sat 11 Feb 2017

Speakers: Professor Mike Danson (Heriot-Watt University),Janet Fenton (Scottish CND),Brendan O'Hara (MP Argyll & Bute),Lesley Riddoch (Journalist & Broadcaster) Chair: Alannah Maurer (Navy Not Nuclear)

Venue: Helensburgh Parish Church Colquhoun Street, G848UP Helensburgh G848UP

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Alan Knight

Alan Knight "London Calling" interview & watch!

7.00pm Wed 8 Feb 2017
Ken McDonald from iScot Magazine will be interviewing Alan Knight the director of the documentary "London Calling". There will be a short interview with Alan followed by a showing of the documentary and then a Q&A. All questions will be taken from the in

169 Alan Knight "London Calling" interview & watch! Ken McDonald from iScot Magazine will be interviewing Alan Knight the director of the documentary "London Calling". There will be a short interview with Alan followed by a showing of the documentary and then a Q&A. All questions will be taken from the in

Ken McDonald from iScot Magazine will be interviewing Alan Knight the director of the documentary "London Calling". There will be a short interview with Alan followed by a showing of the documentary and then a Q&A. All questions will be taken from the internet.
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Starts at: 7.00pm Wed 8 Feb 2017

Speakers: Alan Knight director,Ken McDonald iScot Magazine

Venue: Independence Live, Glasgow Office
Scotland says STAY - a rally at the Scottish Parliament

Scotland says STAY - a rally at the Scottish Parliament

4.30pm Tue 7 Feb 2017
an opportunity for people in Scotland to have their say on the Article 50 bill

179 Scotland says STAY - a rally at the Scottish Parliament an opportunity for people in Scotland to have their say on the Article 50 bill

As MSPs in the Scottish Parliament debate the Article 50 bill passing through Westminster, the Scottish Green Party have called a rally outside the parliament for people to express their views on Scotland's relationship with the EU.
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Starts at: 4.30pm Tue 7 Feb 2017

Venue: Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP

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Dr Iain Black on

Dr Iain Black on "Lessons the Yes campaign must learn to win IndyRef2"

7.30pm Mon 6 Feb 2017
a public meeting hosted by Yes Edinburgh West

380 Dr Iain Black on "Lessons the Yes campaign must learn to win IndyRef2" a public meeting hosted by Yes Edinburgh West

Dr Iain Black is a marketing academic, who has studied extensively the marketing strategies used during the Scottish Independence referendum. Public meeting hosted by Yes Edinburgh West.
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Starts at: 7.30pm Mon 6 Feb 2017

Speakers: Dr Iain Black

Venue: Clermiston Inn, Edinburgh EH4 7EG

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Boston Trans & Queer Liberation + Immigrant Solidarity Protest

Boston Trans & Queer Liberation + Immigrant Solidarity Protest

5.51pm Sun 5 Feb 2017

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191 Boston Trans & Queer Liberation + Immigrant Solidarity Protest

Dozens of Boston area organizations are rallying for the LGBT community and immigrants at Boston City Hall. From the event organizers page: https://www.facebook.com/events/392408787772958/ "They say: “Trump is very pro-LGBT for a Republican. He won’t eliminate federal nondiscrimination protections, and won’t attack gay marriage. Trump wants to protect LGBT people from oppressive foreign ideologies.” We say: “Trump and his people are extremely and viciously anti-LGBTQ. They have already done great harm to Queer and Trans immigrants, Muslims, undocuqueer people, incarcerated folks, Black people, Native QT and Two-Spirit people through EOs on Muslim ban, border wall, pipelines. They’re denying millions of QT people access to health care by dismantling ACA. Neil Gorsuch, their supreme court nominee, will be a disaster for QT people. They are threatening voter ID laws to disenfranchise millions of already marginalized people. They want to spread Stop and Frisk everywhere and give police more power when they already are killing Black & Brown people every day. They want a so-called ‘religious exemption’ to nondiscrimination that is really a license for bigotry.Trump is reinvigorating and incentivizing a long-standing program that deputizes local authorities to enforce federal immigration law, regardless of Sanctuary City status. AND we are all here for each other in solidarity. We don’t just care about gender identity and sexual orientation. We care for one another as whole humans because our liberation is bound up together.”"
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Starts at: 5.51pm Sun 5 Feb 2017
Protect Our Muslim Neighbors Rally in Denver

Protect Our Muslim Neighbors Rally in Denver

8.00pm Sat 4 Feb 2017

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194 Protect Our Muslim Neighbors Rally in Denver

According to the event's Facebook Page: "We have a beautiful line-up of speakers, poets, and musicians for this event. Right now we have a fully-booked rally. Thank you to everyone who has shown interest in speaking or performing. There will be many more events in the future! This event is specifically for showing support to our Muslim neighbors. Let's come together and find ways to support our neighboring Muslim organizations and families alike. Let's learn about their culture and plan how we can best protect them in the years to come. **We WILL accomadate an Asr prayer during our event led be a local Imam.** For those of you who lack knowledge about the Muslim community and culture, this will be a learning experience and we will gently guide you through what to do if you encounter Muslims praying in public. Our job is to offer protection and respect, just as you would to anyone praying. This rally will be educational, so don't fret that you don't know what to do as of yet." https://www.facebook.com/events/786629944818226/
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Starts at: 8.00pm Sat 4 Feb 2017
Bedroom Tax2

Bedroom Tax2

1.30pm Fri 3 Feb 2017
Councillor Billy McAllister & Sean Clerkin interview.

56 Bedroom Tax2 Councillor Billy McAllister & Sean Clerkin interview.

Glasgow councillor Billy McAllister & activist Sean Clerkin discussing the Bedroom Tax2.
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Starts at: 1.30pm Fri 3 Feb 2017
I, Daniel Blake - Panel Discussion

I, Daniel Blake - Panel Discussion

8.30pm Thu 2 Feb 2017

108 I, Daniel Blake - Panel Discussion

I, Daniel Blake ★★★★★ "It is a celebration of the decency and kinship of (extra)ordinary people who look out for each other when the state abandons its duty of care" - Mark Kermode, The Guardian A free screening of the thought-provoking and challenging Ken Loach film: I, Daniel Blake will take place in association with our weekly KPC Community Kitchen pay-what-you-want dinner. Afterwards, there will be presentations and a panel discussion about the impact of austerity on individuals and society. Community Dinner: 17:30-19:00 Screening: 19:00-20:30 Presentations & Panel Discussion: 20:30-22:00 Our presentations will be made by Alan Ferguson who will share a personal story of his experience with benefit sanctions. Castlemilk Against Austerity will give be discussing how to be an acitivist in the face of austerity. Panel members will include Rosie Kane McGarvey (Former MSP), Chris Stephens (MP), Matt Lygate (On the Corner), Darren Loki McGarvey, John Beattie (UWS) and Ian McGregor (Glasgow South West Foodbank). There will also be information stalls run at the event by WestGAP, Castlemilk Against Austerity and Scottish Unemployed Workers Network who will provide information on what their organisations do to fight austerity practices and how they help people living in poverty. Feel free to come along to any part of the event, bring your friends, family and engage. For more details on some of the organisations involved, check out the links below: WestGAP: http://westgap.co.uk/ Castlemilk Against Austerity: https://www.facebook.com/castlemilkagainstausterity/ Scottish Unemployed Workers Network: https://scottishunemployedworkers.net/
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Starts at: 8.30pm Thu 2 Feb 2017
Interview: Paul Kavanagh (Wee Ginger Dug) & Ken McDonald from iScot

Interview: Paul Kavanagh (Wee Ginger Dug) & Ken McDonald from iScot

1.00pm Wed 1 Feb 2017
Interview with Paul Kavanagh (Wee Ginger Dug) & Ken McDonald from iScot Magazine

377 Interview: Paul Kavanagh (Wee Ginger Dug) & Ken McDonald from iScot Interview with Paul Kavanagh (Wee Ginger Dug) & Ken McDonald from iScot Magazine

Interview with Paul Kavanagh (Wee Ginger Dug) & Ken McDonald from iScot Magazine
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Starts at: 1.00pm Wed 1 Feb 2017

Speakers: Paul Kavanagh (Wee Ginger Dug) ,Ken McDonald from iScot Magazine

Venue: Independence Live, Glasgow Office
Iain Macwhirter Interview

Iain Macwhirter Interview

3.00pm Tue 31 Jan 2017
Iain Macwhirter will be joining us at 3pm, 31st Jan 2017 to talk about his recent article: Lord Supreme are not another Parcel o’ Rogues

288 Iain Macwhirter Interview Iain Macwhirter will be joining us at 3pm, 31st Jan 2017 to talk about his recent article: Lord Supreme are not another Parcel o’ Rogues

Iain Macwhirter will be joining us at 3pm, 31st Jan 2017 to talk about his recent article: Lord Supreme are not another Parcel o’ Rogues. They’ve done Scots a favour rejecting veto on A50 (link below). In his article he highlights the implications of the recent Lords’ ruling regarding the Scottish Parliament’s relationship to Westminster and the Brexit process. Macwhirter suggests: "So are the Lords Supreme just another Parcel o’ Rogues? Not at all. Scotland should thank their Lordships for making crystal clear what many suspected: namely that the Sewel Convention, under which Westminster supposedly refrains from ruling on devolved issues without the consent of the Scottish Parliament, is froth, mince, tripe, baloney and codswallop. It has no legal force. The clause in the 2016 Scotland Act, which supposedly placed Sewel on a “statutory footing”, was just there to fool the natives into thinking their Parliament”s powers were “entrenched” and irreversible. Holyrood’s legislative powers are clearly and explicitly on loan from Westminster and liable to be over-ridden as and when the UK Government chooses." See full article here: https://iainmacwhirter.wordpress.com/2017/01/28/lord-supreme-are-not-another-parcel-o-rogues-theyve-done-scots-a-favour-rejecting-veto-on-a50/
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Starts at: 3.00pm Tue 31 Jan 2017

Speakers: Iain Macwhirter

Venue: Edinburgh EH3 9QL
Edinburgh Response to Trump #MuslimBan

Edinburgh Response to Trump #MuslimBan

6.00pm Mon 30 Jan 2017
Emergency demonstration to respond to weekend traveling restrictions in the USA

517 Edinburgh Response to Trump #MuslimBan Emergency demonstration to respond to weekend traveling restrictions in the USA

After shock at the travel ban imposed on people from 7 Muslim-majority countries by executive order in the USA over the weekend, the people of Edinburgh are invited to show their opposition to this.
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Starts at: 6.00pm Mon 30 Jan 2017

Venue: The Mound, Edinburgh EH2
Donald Trump Demo, Glasgow

Donald Trump Demo, Glasgow

5.00pm Mon 30 Jan 2017
Donald Trump Demo, Glasgow from Buchanan Street & George Square.

346 Donald Trump Demo, Glasgow Donald Trump Demo, Glasgow from Buchanan Street & George Square.

Donald Trump Demo, Glasgow from Buchanan Street & George Square.
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Starts at: 5.00pm Mon 30 Jan 2017

Venue: Glasgow G2
Basic Income: real social security

Basic Income: real social security

10.30am Sat 28 Jan 2017
in advance of Fife's pilot citizen's basic income, an opportunity to explore the concept with speakers including Prof Karl Widerquist

1181 Basic Income: real social security in advance of Fife's pilot citizen's basic income, an opportunity to explore the concept with speakers including Prof Karl Widerquist

Most of us have concerns about the current social security system. It doesn't make anyone feel secure. It is often seen as a form of control and a massive source of anxiety. In addition the world of work is changing and our system of social security seems stuck in the past. Maybe its time to test out something new? As Fife is leading the UK in exploring the opportunity to 'pilot' a Citizen's Basic Income Scheme (That is every citizen is given a set amount of money every month. This replaces much of social security and money is taken back from the wealthier through tax to also make it redistributive and will help to tackle poverty and inequality). We are delighted to have Professor Karl Widerquist as our keynote speaker. Professor Widerquest is one of the worlds leading advocates for basic income and co-chair of Basic Income Earth Network, a network of Basic Income organisations across the globe. 10.30 Welcome and Registration, Tea and Coffee . 10.45 Bring to Order Explanation of Day - Willie Sullivan Chair of CBINS Morning Session - Finding out about UBI (chaired by Willie Sullivan ) 10.50 Introduction to CBINS - Maddie Halliday – Trustee of CBINS ( 5mins) 10.55 Basic Income What and Why? - Professor Karl Widerquist (30 mins) 11.25 Why Fife? - Paul Vaughn , Head of Community and Corporate Development , Fife Council (10 mins) 11.35 Group Discussion Around Tables – Strengths and Weaknesses of BI (20 mins) 11.55 Questions to the Panel (35 mins) 12.30 Break for Lunch - Soup and Sandwich Afternoon Session - Getting to a Pilot (Chaired by Annie Miller) 13.00 Why a pilot ? - Speaker TBC (10mins) 13.10 The Pros and Cons of Pilots – Professor Karl Widerquist (10 mins) 13.20 Quick Q & A then speakers can circulate around the tables (10min) 13.40 Group Discussion around tables (20 mins) What are the Problems of a Fife Pilot? What is the most tricky problem? What should be done to address problem? Who should be responsible? 14.00 Panel takes main points back from tables discussion (10 mins ) 14.10 Response from the panel (25 mins) Alex Rowley MSP, Deputy Leader of Scottish Labour Party Dave Dempsey, Conservative Group Leader Fife Council Cllr Lesley Laird, Deputy Leader Fife Council (Labour) Ronny Cowan, MP for Inverclyde (SNP) 14.30 Additional Q & A from Audience (15 mins) 14.45 Thanks and Close Willie Sullivan (10 mins) Two questions for Audience 1) How Important is Citizens Income to making Scotland a better place to live for everyone? 2) How much of a priority do you think should be given to Fife piloting a scheme? 15.00 End With lots of opportunity to discuss and ask questions about the transformative idea of a Basic Income for everyone this event will lay out the work to date to create a Basic Income pilot here in Scotland and provide a template for others to follow across the nation.
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Starts at: 10.30am Sat 28 Jan 2017

Speakers: Willie Sullivan, Maddie Halliday, Professor Karl Widerquist, Paul Vaughn, Annie Miller, Alex Rowley (Labour), Dave Dempsey (Conservative), Cllr Lesley Laird (Labour), Ronny Cowan (SNP)

Venue: Kelty Community Centre, Kelty, Fife
CRAIG MURRAY - Iraq/Syria Conflict Explained

CRAIG MURRAY - Iraq/Syria Conflict Explained

7.30pm Fri 27 Jan 2017
Iraq/Syria Conflict Explained

1960 CRAIG MURRAY - Iraq/Syria Conflict Explained Iraq/Syria Conflict Explained

For our talk on Friday 27th January 2017 we welcome Craig Murray former British Ambassador to Uzbekistan, Historian and Human Rights Activist. Craig will examine British/American policy in the Middle East, past and present, with particular reference to the ongoing brutal war in Iraq/Syria.
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Starts at: 7.30pm Fri 27 Jan 2017

Speakers: CRAIG MURRAY

Venue: The SNP Club Edinburgh EH2 1HJ
The Case for a Universal Basic Income

The Case for a Universal Basic Income

6.00pm Thu 26 Jan 2017
The Buchanan Institute is proposing a universal basic income, a guaranteed weekly or monthly payment for all citizens, that will provide everyone with a secure financial foundation to build their lives.

135 The Case for a Universal Basic Income The Buchanan Institute is proposing a universal basic income, a guaranteed weekly or monthly payment for all citizens, that will provide everyone with a secure financial foundation to build their lives.

Come along and hear about an idea that is gaining traction around the world and could transform our society. The Buchanan Institute is proposing a universal basic income, a guaranteed weekly or monthly payment for all citizens, that will provide everyone with a secure financial foundation to build their lives. We are delighted to be launching in partnership with the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) and that one of our confirmed speakers is Cllr Matt Kerr, who is leading the efforts to implement a basic income pilot for Glasgow citizens. This is a chance to come and hear and get involved in this transformative idea and how it can be implemented in Scotland and the UK in 2017 and beyond. There will be wine, beer and refreshments available at the beginning of the event too. We look forward to seeing you there! Read more about the Buchanan Institute's proposal below: A Secure Foundation to Build our Lives: Making the case for a Universal Basic Income The idea of a universal basic income, a guaranteed monthly or weekly payment paid equally to all citizens, is gaining traction among governments, politicians and policy makers across the world. Pilot schemes have recently been launched in the Netherlands, Finland, Canada, Namibia and India.In Scotland, the Councils of Fife and Glasgow are considering being the first places in the UK to introduce a UBI pilot experiment. Our economy has changed dramatically since much of the current welfare system was designed during the Second World War. The security of 'full employment' and 'jobs for life' have been largely replaced with a rise in part-time, flexible work, self-employment, the 'gig economy' and, for many, increasing insecurity. A growing coalition across the political spectrum believe our current, complex and often punitive welfare system is not fit for supporting people in this modern economy. It is the Buchanan Institute's contention that the current welfare system should be replaced with a universal basic income, providing everyone with a secure foundation to build their lives. Our proposal will give people guaranteed income security in an insecure job market, support re-training education and voluntary contributions (such as caring for elderly relatives) and always make work pay. It is also practical, financially achievable and could be implemented immediately with the necessary political will. For a more in-depth summary of the Buchanan Institute's universal basic income proposal, see here: https://www.thersa.org/discover/publications-and-articles/rsa-blogs/2016/12/universal-basic-income https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-case-for-a-universal-basic-income-launch-event-2612017-tickets-31127461074?aff=ehomefriend
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Starts at: 6.00pm Thu 26 Jan 2017

Speakers: Jamie Cooke, Jonny Ross-Tatam, Cllr Matt Kerr

Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Appleton Tower 11 Crichton Street University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9LE EH8 9LE
Inform Scotland: Simon Malzer Interview

Inform Scotland: Simon Malzer Interview

7.00pm Wed 25 Jan 2017
Interview with Simon Malzer from Inform Scotland discussing their bill board campaign on BBC Mis-Reporting and more...

181 Inform Scotland: Simon Malzer Interview Interview with Simon Malzer from Inform Scotland discussing their bill board campaign on BBC Mis-Reporting and more...

Interview with Simon Malzer from Inform Scotland discussing their bill board campaign on BBC Mis-Reporting and more... The livestream will also be videoed separately for our YouTube channel.
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Starts at: 7.00pm Wed 25 Jan 2017

Speakers: Simon Malzer

Venue: Independence Live, Glasgow Office
Fife SNP Regional Assembly

Fife SNP Regional Assembly

10.15am Sat 21 Jan 2017
with Deputy First Minister John Swinney followed by question time with MPs Douglas Chapman, Peter Grant and Roger Mullin

398 Fife SNP Regional Assembly with Deputy First Minister John Swinney followed by question time with MPs Douglas Chapman, Peter Grant and Roger Mullin

The first of these new Regional Assemblies, an initiative coming out of Angus Roberston's deputy leadership campaign. 10.15 am - 10.45 am Keynote Speaker: Deputy First Minister John Swinney MSP 10.45 am - 11.15 am Question TIme with Fife MPs: Douglas Chapman MP, Peter Grant MP, Roger Mullin MP
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Starts at: 10.15am Sat 21 Jan 2017

Speakers: John Swinney, Douglas Chapman, Peter Grant, Roger Mullin

Venue: Lochgelly Centre, Lochgelly, Fife KY5 9RD

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Mike Fenwick delivers a reserve deposit of The Scottish Hand to Holyrood

Mike Fenwick delivers a reserve deposit of The Scottish Hand to Holyrood

12.00am Fri 20 Jan 2017
The Scottish Hand is a full-reserve currency backed by £1 pledges from Scots

90 Mike Fenwick delivers a reserve deposit of The Scottish Hand to Holyrood The Scottish Hand is a full-reserve currency backed by £1 pledges from Scots

To establish the widest possible discussion on and understanding of the subject of "currency" in a series of stages. The first stage will offer a choice over the coins and notes in your pocket or purse, specifically designed to be adopted, through individual choice, at grassroots level.
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Starts at: 12.00am Fri 20 Jan 2017

Speakers: Mike Fenwick

Venue: The Scottish Parliament EH99 1SP

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A talk by Craig Murray: The Montrose Men Who Ruled India

A talk by Craig Murray: The Montrose Men Who Ruled India

7.00pm Thu 19 Jan 2017
hosted by the Montrose Society at the George Hotel in Montrose

7 A talk by Craig Murray: The Montrose Men Who Ruled India hosted by the Montrose Society at the George Hotel in Montrose

Craig Murray, former diplomat and Rector of Dundee University has recently published a full biography of Alexander Burnes of Montrose, titled 'Sikunder Burnes - Master of the Great Game'. Burnes (1801-1841), was born in Montrose and achieved fame as a spymaster, explorer, soldier, scientist and diplomat in early 19th c India. Burnes’ circle included many Angus men who ruled India. John Stuart Mill, great philosopher and son of James Mill of Northwater Bridge, each in turn secretary of the East India Company. James Skinner of Montrose, colonel of Skinner’s Horse, still India’s premier regiment. Allan Octavian Hume of Montrose founder of India’s Congress Party, the world’s largest political party, David Ouchterlonie of Montrose, conqueror of Nepal, George Buist of Dundee, editor of the Bombay Times. James Ramsay of Panmure, Governor General of India. Burnes also worked with Charles Lyell of Kirriemuir, founder of modern geology and tutor of Darwin. This is a wonderful opportunity to hear about a generation of Montrosians who made a true mark on History.
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Starts at: 7.00pm Thu 19 Jan 2017

Speakers: Craig Murray

Venue: George Hotel, Montrose, Angus DD10 8EW

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About Bedroom Tax2 Demo

About Bedroom Tax2 Demo

2.06pm Tue 17 Jan 2017

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Starts at: 2.06pm Tue 17 Jan 2017
BUILD FOR INDEPENDENCE: Strategy - Policy - Movement

BUILD FOR INDEPENDENCE: Strategy - Policy - Movement

10.00am Sat 14 Jan 2017
BUILD FOR INDEPENDENCE: Strategy - Policy - Movement

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BUILD FOR INDEPENDENCE: Strategy - Policy - Movement Get your conference tickets now: https://sicbuild.eventbrite.com #IndyRef2 #Yes2 #Build
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Starts at: 10.00am Sat 14 Jan 2017

Speakers: Elaine C Smith, Angela Constance, Maggie Chapman, Ben Wray, Jim Mather, Nicola McEwan, Robin McAlpine, Angela Haggerty, Pat Kane, Dr Craig Dalzell , Stewart Kirkpatrick, Richard Walker, Lesley Riddoch, Tommy Sheppard Sarah Beattie-Smith, Cat Boyd, Lesley Orr, John McHarg, Tony McCandless, Patrick Harvie, Mhairi Black, Philippa Whitford

Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, 301 Argyle Street, Glasgow G2 8DL
#homesweethome departs #apollohouse

#homesweethome departs #apollohouse

12.00am Thu 12 Jan 2017
news about the end of the Apollo House occupation

22 #homesweethome departs #apollohouse news about the end of the Apollo House occupation

A short piece to camera outside Apollo House after the occupation ended under pressure of hefty penalties on anyone remaining in there beyond today.
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Starts at: 12.00am Thu 12 Jan 2017

Venue: Poolbeg St, Dublin, Ireland
#HomeSweetHome vigil

#HomeSweetHome vigil

8.00pm Wed 11 Jan 2017
a night-time gathering outside Apollo House as a show of support in defense of the campaign on what turned out to be its last night of occupation

57 #HomeSweetHome vigil a night-time gathering outside Apollo House as a show of support in defense of the campaign on what turned out to be its last night of occupation

After promised suitable accommodation not delivered to facilitate an orderly vacating of Apollo House, Home Sweet Home are now in breach of the court ruling and have asked supporters to show a presence in defence of a continued occupation
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Starts at: 8.00pm Wed 11 Jan 2017

Venue: Apollo House, Poolbeg Street, Dublin
#HomeSweetHome - support rally in Dublin

#HomeSweetHome - support rally in Dublin

11.00am Wed 11 Jan 2017
Celebrating the achievements so far of the #homesweethome campaign

91 #HomeSweetHome - support rally in Dublin Celebrating the achievements so far of the #homesweethome campaign

A rally in support of the HomeSweetHome campaign is scheduled for Dublin city centre to celebrate what has been achieved by the #HomeSweetHome campaign, since direct action to occupy a vacant office building in Dublin generated a huge public response, which resulted in a breakthrough agreement with the Irish government and Dublin City Council to take practical steps to provide 24-hour / 6-month homes for Dublin's homeless. The campaign is a coalition of artists, trade unions, housing activists and thousands of volunteers from the general public.
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Starts at: 11.00am Wed 11 Jan 2017

Venue: Apollo House, Poolbeg Street, Dublin

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#HomeSweetHome - a recap onthe Irish campaign to end homelessness

#HomeSweetHome - a recap onthe Irish campaign to end homelessness

10.15am Wed 11 Jan 2017
Live from Dublin, Ireland

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We are live in Dublin to bring news and interviews about the #HomeSweetHome campaign which has achieved much in 3 weeks since direct action to occupy a vacant office building in Dublin generated a huge public response, which resulted in a breakthrough agreement with the Irish government and Dublin City Council to take practical steps to provide 24-hour / 6-month homes for Dublin's homeless. The campaign is a coalition of artists, trade unions, housing activists and thousands of volunteers from the general public.
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Starts at: 10.15am Wed 11 Jan 2017
Dr Lesley Orr on Social Justice in an independent Scotland

Dr Lesley Orr on Social Justice in an independent Scotland

7.30pm Mon 9 Jan 2017
Dr Lesley Orr is a member of the Women for Independence national committee

104 Dr Lesley Orr on Social Justice in an independent Scotland Dr Lesley Orr is a member of the Women for Independence national committee

Live from Yes Edinburgh West's monthly meeting for January 2017
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Starts at: 7.30pm Mon 9 Jan 2017

Speakers: Dr Lesley Orr

Venue: Clermiston Inn, Edinburgh EH4 7EG

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The Glasgow Effect

The Glasgow Effect

12.00pm Sun 8 Jan 2017
A talk by Ellie Harrison followed by Q&A. The event is free and open to all.

1849 The Glasgow Effect A talk by Ellie Harrison followed by Q&A. The event is free and open to all.

Glasgow-based artist Ellie Harrison sparked a fast-and-furious debate about class, capitalism, art, education and much more, when details of her year-long project The Glasgow Effect went viral in January. Twelve months later, having slashed her own carbon footprint for transport to zero, she will talk about the sustainability of this 'sustainable lifestyle', the relationship between art and activism and the various local projects and campaigns she has been investing her time and energy in to help make Glasgow a more equal, connected and sustainable city. Followed by a Q&A chaired by Peter McCaughey. The event is free and open to all. It will take place at an accessible venue in Glasgow, which will be confirmed once we assess demand. Please register for updates at: glasgoweffect.eventbrite.com
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Starts at: 12.00pm Sun 8 Jan 2017

Speakers: Ellie Harrison,Peter McCaughey

Venue: Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose St, Glasgow G3 6RB G3 6RB
Bella's Review of the Year 2016

Bella's Review of the Year 2016

7.00pm Wed 21 Dec 2016
Bellacaledonia host a Review of 2016

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This Wednesday (21 Dec) we’ll be looking back over the carnage of 2016. Join our two panels of commentators and writers to look back (and ahead) together. You can buy the books from all our panelists on the night, including our own ‘Scotland 2021’ available from Word Power Books or via Waterstone’s here. The book has contributions by Irvine Welsh, Khuloud Saba, Alistair Davidson, Neil Cooper, Maggie Chapman, Adam Ramsay, Robin McAlpine, Kathy Galloway, Tom French, Vonnie Moyes, Anuj Kapilashrami, Sara Marsden, and dozens more. We are looking at the challenges ahead, the state of the nation and the shifting political landscape after Holyrood 2016. If you can’t make it on Wednesday you can get some of our panels books here… indyref2Gordon Guthrie is author of ‘Winning The Second Independence Referendum – a manifesto for Scotland and the EU after Brexit‘ – he writes: “Brexit has not made a vote for Independence a certainty by any means – but it has transformed the terrain on which the next referendum will be held – if indeed it comes to a referendum and not a general election. Indyref was a battle between a Continuity Scotland and an Actually-Existing Scotland – the next struggle is over 2 competing Discontinuity Scotlands.” The book includes an inspiring 63 recommendations for an independent Scotland after Brexit. Buy it here. Gordon is also the author of Bella’s first ebook ‘War is Coming’. It charts the last thirty years of British foreign policy failure confusion ineptitude and cowardice. In the context of the unfolding misery in the Middle East it makes compelling reading. You can watch him discuss the book here: Follow Gordon at @gordonguthrie 6a00d8341c5b0b53ef01901eef8e3b970b-800wiLesley Riddoch – is a broadcaster, podcaster, columnist and community activist is also the author of ‘Blossom – what Scotland Needs to Flourish’. She writes of the thinking behind Blossom: “Blossom is an account of Scotland at the grassroots through the stories of people I’ve had the good fortune to know – the most stubborn, talented and resilient people on the planet. They’ve had to be. Some have transformed their parts of Scotland. Some have tried and failed. But all have something in common – they know what it takes for Scotland to blossom. We should know too. So this book poses a question as important as the one Scots must answer on 18 September 2014. Why is Scotland still the most unequal society and sickest man (and woman) of Europe despite an abundance of natural resources and a long history of human capacity? You can buy it here. Follow Lesley at @LesleyRiddoch indexAndy Wightman is a writer and land rights campaigner. He is author of ‘The Poor had no Lawyers’ and Elite Rule and Radical Democracy. Others have said of his work: “The book is an essential read for all of us who want to live in the Scotland we imagine” –John Watson, Stone Country “Wightman may have trained in forestry and worked as an environmental scientist and campaigner but he brings a lawyerly and forensic analysis to task: a voyage of discovery to find out how landowners in Scotland got their hands on the millions of acres that were once held in common” – The Times Joyce McMillan is a columnist and theatre critic. She is the author of Theatre in Scotland – a Field of Dreams. Nadine McBay reviewed it saying: “…what is ostensibly a collection of reviews, is of course, so much more than that. Borne of her unfinished PhD on Ben Jonson’s tragedies, McMillan’s conviction is that theatre is a place where we explore power relationships, from the personal to the state to the international. As she notes in an attendant essay, three themes recur in her work: the Left’s initially floundering response to Thatcher’s ravaging of Scottish industry, the future of gender relations after the conscious-raising feminism of the 1970s and the story of Scotland’s re-awakening from the bruising defeat of the gerrymandered referendum of 1979. Her longevity and present status as one of the country’s foremost thinkers is due to her ability to see the wider social and political implications of theatrical works, as well as her unfailing fairness. She can tell what went wrong and where, and if there’s something to commend in even a mediocre work, she does, resisting the easier option of a hatchet job. A constructive review is, after all, a more challenging task than a bad one. All reasons why, as Vicky Featherstone, founding artistic director of the National Theatre of Scotland, says in a opening quote: “hers was the review we all craved. Hers was the recommendation we took seriously. Hers was the opinion that mattered.” Theatre In Scotland: A Field of Dreams by Joyce McMillan is published by Nick Hern Books www.nickhernbooks.co.uk Christopher Silver is author or ‘Demanding Democracy – the case for a Scottish media’. chris-silver-demanding-democracyRobert Somynne reviewed it observing: “Silver asks two fundamental questions. Firstly, what is wrong with the Scottish media or perhaps journalism in general and secondly – how do we construct a viable alternative? Wrapped up with these questions are the underlying structures of the British state as well as its interactions with the Scottish nation, itself denied its constitution as one. A most acute observation made in the book is the almost eternal bind experienced by the Scottish professional, the pro union media as a whole and by extension the collective consciousness of Scotland. If the media is not just, as often presented a mere portal by which information is disseminated; but is the expression of the “imaginative soul of a nation” – then the Scottish media is in itself an analogy for the trapped spiritual potential of a nation without a clear state or status.” Buy it here. The other panelists are Laura Cameron Lewis, David Pratt, and Heather Burns.
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Starts at: 7.00pm Wed 21 Dec 2016

Speakers: Gordon Guthrie, Lesley Riddoch, David Pratt, Laura Cameron Lewis, Andy Wightman, Joyce McMillan, Heather Burns and Christopher Silver

Venue: The Melting Pot 5 Rose Street Edinburgh EH2 2PR

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1.00pm Thu 23 Feb
Universal Basic Income - Join the Movement! Another installment from the year long series. UPDATE: livestream to be confirmed.

The fourth event in a Year long campaign, exploring Universal Basic Income in Glasgow This month we are Launching a Movement, It has become apparent during the course of these events that UBI has become seriously considered by Councils in Scotland for a Pilot to be tested in one or two of scotlands major cities so we are shifting temporarily from an open exploration of the concept with a variety of different speakers and performers, to a more educational focused string of events This month will be featuing Counciler Matt Kerr who is championing UBI as a Policy in Glasgow and Fife and open to engaging with the public to learn about the Main issues and concerns that you, the attendee's, raise during the workshops Ellie Harrison ( Artist behind " The Glasgow Effect" ) will be along to do a talk and get involved in the Q&A workshops The movement? We will be actively launching our own independent surge of energy towards getting Universal Basic Income more out there into the zietgiest as it already is, working closely with existing organisations and particularly with the artistic community in Glasgow as a force for change. Starting to expand into an online campaign, door to door / street canvassers and making the workshops mobile, bringing our resources to all different area's of Glasgow to collect information on what people are saying about basic income. Its all with a pinch of salt, and its nothing original but we want to dive into this as it is an exciting time for UBI and we all want to get involved. Come introduce yourself at the event!!! If you are an artist or a speaker who would be interested in performing or bringing something to the event, get in touch with Johnny cypher on facebook or here at Johnnycypherfuturology@gmail.com Thanks, more details as we confirm them!
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Starts at: 1.00pm Thu 23 Feb 2017

Venue: For Fika Sake

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7.00pm Thu 23 Feb
Common Weal - The White Paper Project Speakers Robin McAlpine and Craig Dalzell present proposals from the Commonweal's White Paper aimed at renewing the case for an Independent Scotland. With interactive discussion.

Speakers Robin McAlpine and Craig Dalzell present proposals from the Commonweal's White Paper aimed at renewing the case for an Independent Scotland. With interactive discussion. We are hosting our next event on 23/2 - All welcome, free entry, no need to book a ticket - hope to see you there, it should be a good one!
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Starts at: 7.00pm Thu 23 Feb 2017

Speakers: Robin McAlpine, Dr Craig Dalzell

Venue: Glencairn Venue 151 Glasgow Rd, Rutherglen, Glasgow G73 1ST G73 1ST
Common Weal - The White Paper Project

7.00pm Wed 8 Mar
No 2 Yes - Eric Joyce & David Purcell Interview Interview with Eric Joyce & Steven Purcell. PLEASE send us your questions. Live also on Independence Live Facebook Page!

Interview with Eric Joyce & Steven Purcell. PLEASE send us your questions. Live also on Independence Live Facebook Page!
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Starts at: 7.00pm Wed 8 Mar 2017

Speakers: Eric Joyce,Steven Purcell

Venue: Independence Live, Glasgow Office
No 2 Yes - Eric Joyce & David Purcell Interview

9.00am Fri 17 Mar
SNP Conference 2017 - Friday Livestreaming stuff from the event.

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Starts at: 9.00am Fri 17 Mar 2017

Venue: Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre AB23 8BL
SNP Conference 2017 - Friday

9.00am Sat 18 Mar
SNP Conference 2017 - Saturday Livestreaming stuff from the event.

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Starts at: 9.00am Sat 18 Mar 2017

Venue: Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre AB23 8BL
SNP Conference 2017 - Saturday

2.00pm Sun 26 Mar
BBC Bias Peaceful Protest... Yet another gathering to shine light on this most fundamental issue of state propaganda and political bias ahead of the next independence referendum process. Full coverage will be brought to you once again by IndependenceLive.net

Yet another gathering to shine light on this most fundamental issue of state propaganda and political bias ahead of the next independence referendum process. Full coverage will be brought to you once again by IndependenceLive.net
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Starts at: 2.00pm Sun 26 Mar 2017

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Venue: 40 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1DA G51 1DA
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11.00am Sat 3 Jun
March for Independence - AUOB MARCH FOR INDEPENDENCE- 3RD JUNE 2017 KELVINGROVE PARK TO GLASGOW GREEN GATHERING AT 10.30AM, LEAVING AT 11AM SHARP

MARCH FOR INDEPENDENCE- 3RD JUNE 2017 KELVINGROVE PARK TO GLASGOW GREEN GATHERING AT 10.30AM, LEAVING AT 11AM SHARP PROCESSION ROUTE: Kelvingrove Park, Kelvin Way, Sauchiehall Street, Pitt Street, West George Street, Blythswood Square, West George Street, Nelson Mandela Place, West George Street, George Street, High St, Saltmarket, to Glasgow Green. Upon arrival at Glasgow Green, 12.30pm approx, there shall be a Rally for Independence; with Speakers, Performers and a Variety of Stalls until 3.30pm. AUOB are looking for Volunteers who are willing to be Stewards on the day to meet certain criteria laid down by Glasgow City Council. All training will be professionally provided and suitable accreditation given. Please email us at: Allunderonebanner@mail.com This will register you on our database and our Head-Stewarding team will provide updates and requirements as we advance towards the date of the event, and of course if you can help in any other ways please do get in touch by email; Pipers, Drummers & Performers most welcome! MAKE SURE YOU JOIN THE EVENT ONLINE.. SHARE THIS EVENT PAGE AND IT'S POSTS... INVITE AS MANY FRIENDS AS YOU CAN USING THE 'INVITE FRIENDS' TAB AT THE TOP OF THIS EVENT PAGE... This Independence March will be one of the biggest Scotland has ever seen. SAOR ALBA! Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/403552719768881/
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Starts at: 11.00am Sat 3 Jun 2017

Venue: Glasgow, Kelvingrove Park

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CRAIG MURRAY - Iraq/Syria Conflict Explained Iraq/Syria Conflict Explained

For our talk on Friday 27th January 2017 we welcome Craig Murray former British Ambassador to Uzbekistan, Historian and Human Rights Activist. Craig will examine British/American policy in the Middle East, past and present, with particular reference to the ongoing brutal war in Iraq/Syria.
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Starts at: 7.30pm Fri 27 Jan 2017

Speakers: CRAIG MURRAY

Venue: The SNP Club Edinburgh EH2 1HJ
CRAIG MURRAY - Iraq/Syria Conflict Explained 7.30pm Fri 27 Jan 2017

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Basic Income: real social security in advance of Fife's pilot citizen's basic income, an opportunity to explore the concept with speakers including Prof Karl Widerquist

Most of us have concerns about the current social security system. It doesn't make anyone feel secure. It is often seen as a form of control and a massive source of anxiety. In addition the world of work is changing and our system of social security seems stuck in the past. Maybe its time to test out something new? As Fife is leading the UK in exploring the opportunity to 'pilot' a Citizen's Basic Income Scheme (That is every citizen is given a set amount of money every month. This replaces much of social security and money is taken back from the wealthier through tax to also make it redistributive and will help to tackle poverty and inequality). We are delighted to have Professor Karl Widerquist as our keynote speaker. Professor Widerquest is one of the worlds leading advocates for basic income and co-chair of Basic Income Earth Network, a network of Basic Income organisations across the globe. 10.30 Welcome and Registration, Tea and Coffee . 10.45 Bring to Order Explanation of Day - Willie Sullivan Chair of CBINS Morning Session - Finding out about UBI (chaired by Willie Sullivan ) 10.50 Introduction to CBINS - Maddie Halliday – Trustee of CBINS ( 5mins) 10.55 Basic Income What and Why? - Professor Karl Widerquist (30 mins) 11.25 Why Fife? - Paul Vaughn , Head of Community and Corporate Development , Fife Council (10 mins) 11.35 Group Discussion Around Tables – Strengths and Weaknesses of BI (20 mins) 11.55 Questions to the Panel (35 mins) 12.30 Break for Lunch - Soup and Sandwich Afternoon Session - Getting to a Pilot (Chaired by Annie Miller) 13.00 Why a pilot ? - Speaker TBC (10mins) 13.10 The Pros and Cons of Pilots – Professor Karl Widerquist (10 mins) 13.20 Quick Q & A then speakers can circulate around the tables (10min) 13.40 Group Discussion around tables (20 mins) What are the Problems of a Fife Pilot? What is the most tricky problem? What should be done to address problem? Who should be responsible? 14.00 Panel takes main points back from tables discussion (10 mins ) 14.10 Response from the panel (25 mins) Alex Rowley MSP, Deputy Leader of Scottish Labour Party Dave Dempsey, Conservative Group Leader Fife Council Cllr Lesley Laird, Deputy Leader Fife Council (Labour) Ronny Cowan, MP for Inverclyde (SNP) 14.30 Additional Q & A from Audience (15 mins) 14.45 Thanks and Close Willie Sullivan (10 mins) Two questions for Audience 1) How Important is Citizens Income to making Scotland a better place to live for everyone? 2) How much of a priority do you think should be given to Fife piloting a scheme? 15.00 End With lots of opportunity to discuss and ask questions about the transformative idea of a Basic Income for everyone this event will lay out the work to date to create a Basic Income pilot here in Scotland and provide a template for others to follow across the nation.
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Starts at: 10.30am Sat 28 Jan 2017

Speakers: Willie Sullivan, Maddie Halliday, Professor Karl Widerquist, Paul Vaughn, Annie Miller, Alex Rowley (Labour), Dave Dempsey (Conservative), Cllr Lesley Laird (Labour), Ronny Cowan (SNP)

Venue: Kelty Community Centre, Kelty, Fife
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Scotland against Trump national demonstration a march and rally in protest at Trump

A national demonstration expressing Scotland's opposition to the Trump #MuslimBan assembling in the Meadows and marching to the Scottish Parliament via the US Consulate.
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Starts at: 12.00pm Sat 11 Feb 2017

Speakers: Samina Ansari, Maggie Chapman, Pinar Aksu, Lewis Dougan, David Jamieson from CommonSpace, Suki Sangha, Shuwanna Aaron, Deborah Kayembe, Mary Church

Venue: Meadows to Holyrood, Edinburgh EH99 1SP

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Edinburgh Response to Trump #MuslimBan Emergency demonstration to respond to weekend traveling restrictions in the USA

After shock at the travel ban imposed on people from 7 Muslim-majority countries by executive order in the USA over the weekend, the people of Edinburgh are invited to show their opposition to this.
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Starts at: 6.00pm Mon 30 Jan 2017

Venue: The Mound, Edinburgh EH2
Edinburgh Response to Trump #MuslimBan 6.00pm Mon 30 Jan 2017

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Dr Iain Black on "Lessons the Yes campaign must learn to win IndyRef2" a public meeting hosted by Yes Edinburgh West

Dr Iain Black is a marketing academic, who has studied extensively the marketing strategies used during the Scottish Independence referendum. Public meeting hosted by Yes Edinburgh West.
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Starts at: 7.30pm Mon 6 Feb 2017

Speakers: Dr Iain Black

Venue: Clermiston Inn, Edinburgh EH4 7EG

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Interview: Paul Kavanagh (Wee Ginger Dug) & Ken McDonald from iScot Interview with Paul Kavanagh (Wee Ginger Dug) & Ken McDonald from iScot Magazine

Interview with Paul Kavanagh (Wee Ginger Dug) & Ken McDonald from iScot Magazine
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Starts at: 1.00pm Wed 1 Feb 2017

Speakers: Paul Kavanagh (Wee Ginger Dug) ,Ken McDonald from iScot Magazine

Venue: Independence Live, Glasgow Office
Interview: Paul Kavanagh (Wee Ginger Dug) & Ken McDonald from iScot 1.00pm Wed 1 Feb 2017

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Donald Trump Demo, Glasgow Donald Trump Demo, Glasgow from Buchanan Street & George Square.

Donald Trump Demo, Glasgow from Buchanan Street & George Square.
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Starts at: 5.00pm Mon 30 Jan 2017

Venue: Glasgow G2
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Iain Macwhirter Interview Iain Macwhirter will be joining us at 3pm, 31st Jan 2017 to talk about his recent article: Lord Supreme are not another Parcel o’ Rogues

Iain Macwhirter will be joining us at 3pm, 31st Jan 2017 to talk about his recent article: Lord Supreme are not another Parcel o’ Rogues. They’ve done Scots a favour rejecting veto on A50 (link below). In his article he highlights the implications of the recent Lords’ ruling regarding the Scottish Parliament’s relationship to Westminster and the Brexit process. Macwhirter suggests: "So are the Lords Supreme just another Parcel o’ Rogues? Not at all. Scotland should thank their Lordships for making crystal clear what many suspected: namely that the Sewel Convention, under which Westminster supposedly refrains from ruling on devolved issues without the consent of the Scottish Parliament, is froth, mince, tripe, baloney and codswallop. It has no legal force. The clause in the 2016 Scotland Act, which supposedly placed Sewel on a “statutory footing”, was just there to fool the natives into thinking their Parliament”s powers were “entrenched” and irreversible. Holyrood’s legislative powers are clearly and explicitly on loan from Westminster and liable to be over-ridden as and when the UK Government chooses." See full article here: https://iainmacwhirter.wordpress.com/2017/01/28/lord-supreme-are-not-another-parcel-o-rogues-theyve-done-scots-a-favour-rejecting-veto-on-a50/
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Starts at: 3.00pm Tue 31 Jan 2017

Speakers: Iain Macwhirter

Venue: Edinburgh EH3 9QL
Iain Macwhirter Interview 3.00pm Tue 31 Jan 2017

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Life After Trident, Helensburgh CND conference Speakers: Professor Mike Danson (Heriot-Watt University) Janet Fenton (Scottish CND) Brendan O'Hara (MP Argyll & Bute) Lesley Riddoch (Journalist & Broadcaster) Chair: Alannah Maurer (Navy Not Nuclear)...

Speakers: Professor Mike Danson (Heriot-Watt University) Janet Fenton (Scottish CND) Brendan O'Hara (MP Argyll & Bute) Lesley Riddoch (Journalist & Broadcaster) Chair: Alannah Maurer (Navy Not Nuclear) It is argued that the removal of Trident from the Faslane Naval Base would be gravely detrimental to the local economy and to the wellbeing of surrounding local communities. This is a message of stagnation and despair, calculated to frighten people into accepting the presence of weapons of mass destruction on their very doorsteps. Our Conference intends to show that the removal of nuclear weapons from Faslane would be the making of this area, in terms of: • the necessary decommissioning and decontamination post nuclear • the establishment of Scotland's own conventional defence force HQ • the freeing up of the Clyde estuary for alternative usages currently proscribed by the presence of nuclear • the range of less tangible rewards and benefits accruing to us with the removal of nuclear weapons from our soil and from our waters Research shows that given adequate advance planning, sufficient resources and strong political direction, conversion away from defence employment can result in long term net benefits to local economies with minimal transitional unemployment. (‘Trident & Jobs’, STUC/SCND). We can provide all of these in spades, particularly when we would no longer have to pay out our share of the £200 billion plus that is the true cost of the Trident successor. In the words of the redoubtable Elaine C Smith: "Scotland deserves a better script - let's start writing it!" (National 14/1/2017) Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1849990571882459/
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Starts at: 11.00am Sat 11 Feb 2017

Speakers: Professor Mike Danson (Heriot-Watt University),Janet Fenton (Scottish CND),Brendan O'Hara (MP Argyll & Bute),Lesley Riddoch (Journalist & Broadcaster) Chair: Alannah Maurer (Navy Not Nuclear)

Venue: Helensburgh Parish Church Colquhoun Street, G848UP Helensburgh G848UP

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Inform Scotland: Simon Malzer Interview Interview with Simon Malzer from Inform Scotland discussing their bill board campaign on BBC Mis-Reporting and more...

Interview with Simon Malzer from Inform Scotland discussing their bill board campaign on BBC Mis-Reporting and more... The livestream will also be videoed separately for our YouTube channel.
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Starts at: 7.00pm Wed 25 Jan 2017

Speakers: Simon Malzer

Venue: Independence Live, Glasgow Office
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BUILD FOR INDEPENDENCE: Strategy - Policy - Movement BUILD FOR INDEPENDENCE: Strategy - Policy - Movement

BUILD FOR INDEPENDENCE: Strategy - Policy - Movement Get your conference tickets now: https://sicbuild.eventbrite.com #IndyRef2 #Yes2 #Build
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Starts at: 10.00am Sat 14 Jan 2017

Speakers: Elaine C Smith, Angela Constance, Maggie Chapman, Ben Wray, Jim Mather, Nicola McEwan, Robin McAlpine, Angela Haggerty, Pat Kane, Dr Craig Dalzell , Stewart Kirkpatrick, Richard Walker, Lesley Riddoch, Tommy Sheppard Sarah Beattie-Smith, Cat Boyd, Lesley Orr, John McHarg, Tony McCandless, Patrick Harvie, Mhairi Black, Philippa Whitford

Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, 301 Argyle Street, Glasgow G2 8DL
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CRAIG MURRAY - Iraq/Syria Conflict Explained Iraq/Syria Conflict Explained

For our talk on Friday 27th January 2017 we welcome Craig Murray former British Ambassador to Uzbekistan, Historian and Human Rights Activist. Craig will examine British/American policy in the Middle East, past and present, with particular reference to the ongoing brutal war in Iraq/Syria.
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Starts at: 7.30pm Fri 27 Jan 2017

Speakers: CRAIG MURRAY

Venue: The SNP Club Edinburgh EH2 1HJ
CRAIG MURRAY - Iraq/Syria Conflict Explained 7.30pm Fri 27 Jan 2017

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The Glasgow Effect A talk by Ellie Harrison followed by Q&A. The event is free and open to all.

Glasgow-based artist Ellie Harrison sparked a fast-and-furious debate about class, capitalism, art, education and much more, when details of her year-long project The Glasgow Effect went viral in January. Twelve months later, having slashed her own carbon footprint for transport to zero, she will talk about the sustainability of this 'sustainable lifestyle', the relationship between art and activism and the various local projects and campaigns she has been investing her time and energy in to help make Glasgow a more equal, connected and sustainable city. Followed by a Q&A chaired by Peter McCaughey. The event is free and open to all. It will take place at an accessible venue in Glasgow, which will be confirmed once we assess demand. Please register for updates at: glasgoweffect.eventbrite.com
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Starts at: 12.00pm Sun 8 Jan 2017

Speakers: Ellie Harrison,Peter McCaughey

Venue: Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose St, Glasgow G3 6RB G3 6RB
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Basic Income: real social security in advance of Fife's pilot citizen's basic income, an opportunity to explore the concept with speakers including Prof Karl Widerquist

Most of us have concerns about the current social security system. It doesn't make anyone feel secure. It is often seen as a form of control and a massive source of anxiety. In addition the world of work is changing and our system of social security seems stuck in the past. Maybe its time to test out something new? As Fife is leading the UK in exploring the opportunity to 'pilot' a Citizen's Basic Income Scheme (That is every citizen is given a set amount of money every month. This replaces much of social security and money is taken back from the wealthier through tax to also make it redistributive and will help to tackle poverty and inequality). We are delighted to have Professor Karl Widerquist as our keynote speaker. Professor Widerquest is one of the worlds leading advocates for basic income and co-chair of Basic Income Earth Network, a network of Basic Income organisations across the globe. 10.30 Welcome and Registration, Tea and Coffee . 10.45 Bring to Order Explanation of Day - Willie Sullivan Chair of CBINS Morning Session - Finding out about UBI (chaired by Willie Sullivan ) 10.50 Introduction to CBINS - Maddie Halliday – Trustee of CBINS ( 5mins) 10.55 Basic Income What and Why? - Professor Karl Widerquist (30 mins) 11.25 Why Fife? - Paul Vaughn , Head of Community and Corporate Development , Fife Council (10 mins) 11.35 Group Discussion Around Tables – Strengths and Weaknesses of BI (20 mins) 11.55 Questions to the Panel (35 mins) 12.30 Break for Lunch - Soup and Sandwich Afternoon Session - Getting to a Pilot (Chaired by Annie Miller) 13.00 Why a pilot ? - Speaker TBC (10mins) 13.10 The Pros and Cons of Pilots – Professor Karl Widerquist (10 mins) 13.20 Quick Q & A then speakers can circulate around the tables (10min) 13.40 Group Discussion around tables (20 mins) What are the Problems of a Fife Pilot? What is the most tricky problem? What should be done to address problem? Who should be responsible? 14.00 Panel takes main points back from tables discussion (10 mins ) 14.10 Response from the panel (25 mins) Alex Rowley MSP, Deputy Leader of Scottish Labour Party Dave Dempsey, Conservative Group Leader Fife Council Cllr Lesley Laird, Deputy Leader Fife Council (Labour) Ronny Cowan, MP for Inverclyde (SNP) 14.30 Additional Q & A from Audience (15 mins) 14.45 Thanks and Close Willie Sullivan (10 mins) Two questions for Audience 1) How Important is Citizens Income to making Scotland a better place to live for everyone? 2) How much of a priority do you think should be given to Fife piloting a scheme? 15.00 End With lots of opportunity to discuss and ask questions about the transformative idea of a Basic Income for everyone this event will lay out the work to date to create a Basic Income pilot here in Scotland and provide a template for others to follow across the nation.
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Starts at: 10.30am Sat 28 Jan 2017

Speakers: Willie Sullivan, Maddie Halliday, Professor Karl Widerquist, Paul Vaughn, Annie Miller, Alex Rowley (Labour), Dave Dempsey (Conservative), Cllr Lesley Laird (Labour), Ronny Cowan (SNP)

Venue: Kelty Community Centre, Kelty, Fife
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Scotland against Trump national demonstration a march and rally in protest at Trump

A national demonstration expressing Scotland's opposition to the Trump #MuslimBan assembling in the Meadows and marching to the Scottish Parliament via the US Consulate.
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Starts at: 12.00pm Sat 11 Feb 2017

Speakers: Samina Ansari, Maggie Chapman, Pinar Aksu, Lewis Dougan, David Jamieson from CommonSpace, Suki Sangha, Shuwanna Aaron, Deborah Kayembe, Mary Church

Venue: Meadows to Holyrood, Edinburgh EH99 1SP

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Bella's Review of the Year 2016 Bellacaledonia host a Review of 2016

This Wednesday (21 Dec) we’ll be looking back over the carnage of 2016. Join our two panels of commentators and writers to look back (and ahead) together. You can buy the books from all our panelists on the night, including our own ‘Scotland 2021’ available from Word Power Books or via Waterstone’s here. The book has contributions by Irvine Welsh, Khuloud Saba, Alistair Davidson, Neil Cooper, Maggie Chapman, Adam Ramsay, Robin McAlpine, Kathy Galloway, Tom French, Vonnie Moyes, Anuj Kapilashrami, Sara Marsden, and dozens more. We are looking at the challenges ahead, the state of the nation and the shifting political landscape after Holyrood 2016. If you can’t make it on Wednesday you can get some of our panels books here… indyref2Gordon Guthrie is author of ‘Winning The Second Independence Referendum – a manifesto for Scotland and the EU after Brexit‘ – he writes: “Brexit has not made a vote for Independence a certainty by any means – but it has transformed the terrain on which the next referendum will be held – if indeed it comes to a referendum and not a general election. Indyref was a battle between a Continuity Scotland and an Actually-Existing Scotland – the next struggle is over 2 competing Discontinuity Scotlands.” The book includes an inspiring 63 recommendations for an independent Scotland after Brexit. Buy it here. Gordon is also the author of Bella’s first ebook ‘War is Coming’. It charts the last thirty years of British foreign policy failure confusion ineptitude and cowardice. In the context of the unfolding misery in the Middle East it makes compelling reading. You can watch him discuss the book here: Follow Gordon at @gordonguthrie 6a00d8341c5b0b53ef01901eef8e3b970b-800wiLesley Riddoch – is a broadcaster, podcaster, columnist and community activist is also the author of ‘Blossom – what Scotland Needs to Flourish’. She writes of the thinking behind Blossom: “Blossom is an account of Scotland at the grassroots through the stories of people I’ve had the good fortune to know – the most stubborn, talented and resilient people on the planet. They’ve had to be. Some have transformed their parts of Scotland. Some have tried and failed. But all have something in common – they know what it takes for Scotland to blossom. We should know too. So this book poses a question as important as the one Scots must answer on 18 September 2014. Why is Scotland still the most unequal society and sickest man (and woman) of Europe despite an abundance of natural resources and a long history of human capacity? You can buy it here. Follow Lesley at @LesleyRiddoch indexAndy Wightman is a writer and land rights campaigner. He is author of ‘The Poor had no Lawyers’ and Elite Rule and Radical Democracy. Others have said of his work: “The book is an essential read for all of us who want to live in the Scotland we imagine” –John Watson, Stone Country “Wightman may have trained in forestry and worked as an environmental scientist and campaigner but he brings a lawyerly and forensic analysis to task: a voyage of discovery to find out how landowners in Scotland got their hands on the millions of acres that were once held in common” – The Times Joyce McMillan is a columnist and theatre critic. She is the author of Theatre in Scotland – a Field of Dreams. Nadine McBay reviewed it saying: “…what is ostensibly a collection of reviews, is of course, so much more than that. Borne of her unfinished PhD on Ben Jonson’s tragedies, McMillan’s conviction is that theatre is a place where we explore power relationships, from the personal to the state to the international. As she notes in an attendant essay, three themes recur in her work: the Left’s initially floundering response to Thatcher’s ravaging of Scottish industry, the future of gender relations after the conscious-raising feminism of the 1970s and the story of Scotland’s re-awakening from the bruising defeat of the gerrymandered referendum of 1979. Her longevity and present status as one of the country’s foremost thinkers is due to her ability to see the wider social and political implications of theatrical works, as well as her unfailing fairness. She can tell what went wrong and where, and if there’s something to commend in even a mediocre work, she does, resisting the easier option of a hatchet job. A constructive review is, after all, a more challenging task than a bad one. All reasons why, as Vicky Featherstone, founding artistic director of the National Theatre of Scotland, says in a opening quote: “hers was the review we all craved. Hers was the recommendation we took seriously. Hers was the opinion that mattered.” Theatre In Scotland: A Field of Dreams by Joyce McMillan is published by Nick Hern Books www.nickhernbooks.co.uk Christopher Silver is author or ‘Demanding Democracy – the case for a Scottish media’. chris-silver-demanding-democracyRobert Somynne reviewed it observing: “Silver asks two fundamental questions. Firstly, what is wrong with the Scottish media or perhaps journalism in general and secondly – how do we construct a viable alternative? Wrapped up with these questions are the underlying structures of the British state as well as its interactions with the Scottish nation, itself denied its constitution as one. A most acute observation made in the book is the almost eternal bind experienced by the Scottish professional, the pro union media as a whole and by extension the collective consciousness of Scotland. If the media is not just, as often presented a mere portal by which information is disseminated; but is the expression of the “imaginative soul of a nation” – then the Scottish media is in itself an analogy for the trapped spiritual potential of a nation without a clear state or status.” Buy it here. The other panelists are Laura Cameron Lewis, David Pratt, and Heather Burns.
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Starts at: 7.00pm Wed 21 Dec 2016

Speakers: Gordon Guthrie, Lesley Riddoch, David Pratt, Laura Cameron Lewis, Andy Wightman, Joyce McMillan, Heather Burns and Christopher Silver

Venue: The Melting Pot 5 Rose Street Edinburgh EH2 2PR

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Evening for Alasdair Gray (Oran Mor) An evening of music and art to honour one of Europe’s cultural icons, Glasgow’s own Alasdair Gray. Music by Emma Pollock, Dean Owens, Allan MacDonald, Griogair Labruidh, Brina, Loki, the Matt Seattle Band, and more.

An evening of music and art to honour one of Europe’s cultural icons, Glasgow’s own Alasdair Gray. Music by Emma Pollock, Dean Owens, Allan MacDonald, Griogair Labruidh, Brina, Loki, the Matt Seattle Band, and more. Well chosen words in oor mither leid to be spoken by Billy Kay, and writer Alan Bissett will compere a beautiful evening out. A percentage of ticket sales will go to fund an Alasdair Gray Musical Scholarship Trust. ALL TICKETS ALSO INCLUDE A FREE SOWNLOAD OF THE BRAND NEW ALBUM - Native Musicians: Songs for Scotland 2, a compilation album of Scottish songs themed, ‘Work as if you live in the early days of a better nation’. Join us on November 29th, the eve of St Andrew’s Day, for a brilliant evening featuring the finest in Scottish culture. We’ll have Alasdair’s ‘Sistine Chapel Ceiling for Scotland’s working class’ beautifully illuminated for the occasion; and health permitting, Alasdair will be joining us. For Scotland. Tickets are £20 each Doors 6:45 pm, Show starts at 7:00pm
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Starts at: 7.00pm Tue 29 Nov 2016

Speakers: Emma Pollock, Dean Owens, Allan MacDonald, Griogair Labruidh, Brina, Loki, the Matt Seattle Band,Billy Kay,Alan Bissett, and more

Venue: Oran Mor, Byres Rd, Glasgow G12 8QX G12 8QX

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Edinburgh Response to Trump #MuslimBan Emergency demonstration to respond to weekend traveling restrictions in the USA

After shock at the travel ban imposed on people from 7 Muslim-majority countries by executive order in the USA over the weekend, the people of Edinburgh are invited to show their opposition to this.
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Starts at: 6.00pm Mon 30 Jan 2017

Venue: The Mound, Edinburgh EH2
Edinburgh Response to Trump #MuslimBan 6.00pm Mon 30 Jan 2017

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Fife SNP Regional Assembly with Deputy First Minister John Swinney followed by question time with MPs Douglas Chapman, Peter Grant and Roger Mullin

The first of these new Regional Assemblies, an initiative coming out of Angus Roberston's deputy leadership campaign. 10.15 am - 10.45 am Keynote Speaker: Deputy First Minister John Swinney MSP 10.45 am - 11.15 am Question TIme with Fife MPs: Douglas Chapman MP, Peter Grant MP, Roger Mullin MP
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Starts at: 10.15am Sat 21 Jan 2017

Speakers: John Swinney, Douglas Chapman, Peter Grant, Roger Mullin

Venue: Lochgelly Centre, Lochgelly, Fife KY5 9RD

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Dr Iain Black on "Lessons the Yes campaign must learn to win IndyRef2" a public meeting hosted by Yes Edinburgh West

Dr Iain Black is a marketing academic, who has studied extensively the marketing strategies used during the Scottish Independence referendum. Public meeting hosted by Yes Edinburgh West.
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Starts at: 7.30pm Mon 6 Feb 2017

Speakers: Dr Iain Black

Venue: Clermiston Inn, Edinburgh EH4 7EG

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Dr Iain Black on "Lessons the Yes campaign must learn to win IndyRef2" 7.30pm Mon 6 Feb 2017

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March for Independence - All Under One Banner MARCH FOR INDEPENDENCE- SATURDAY JULY 30TH BOTANIC GARDENS TO GEORGE SQUARE GATHER AT 10AM. LEAVING 10.30AM SHARP PROCESSION ROUTE: BOTANIC GARDENS, GREAT WESTERN ROAD, MARYHILL ROAD, ST.GEORGES ROAD, CHARING CROSS OVER M8, SAUCHIEHALL STREET, PITT ST

MARCH FOR INDEPENDENCE- SATURDAY JULY 30TH BOTANIC GARDENS TO GEORGE SQUARE GATHER AT 10AM. LEAVING 10.30AM SHARP PROCESSION ROUTE: BOTANIC GARDENS, GREAT WESTERN ROAD, MARYHILL ROAD, ST.GEORGES ROAD, CHARING CROSS OVER M8, SAUCHIEHALL STREET, PITT STREET, WEST GEORGE STREET, BLYTHSWOOD SQUARE (S), WEST GEORGE STREET, NELSON MANDELA PLACE, GEORGE STREET, GEORGE SQUARE. JOIN THE EVENT, SHARE THE EVENT AND INVITE AS MANY FRIENDS AS POSSIBLE USING THE 'INVITE' TAB AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE. WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING A MASSIVE TURN-OUT ON THE DAY.
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Starts at: 10.00am Sat 30 Jul 2016

Venue: Botanic Gardens to Freedom Square, Glasgow

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BUILD FOR INDEPENDENCE: Strategy - Policy - Movement BUILD FOR INDEPENDENCE: Strategy - Policy - Movement

BUILD FOR INDEPENDENCE: Strategy - Policy - Movement Get your conference tickets now: https://sicbuild.eventbrite.com #IndyRef2 #Yes2 #Build
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Starts at: 10.00am Sat 14 Jan 2017

Speakers: Elaine C Smith, Angela Constance, Maggie Chapman, Ben Wray, Jim Mather, Nicola McEwan, Robin McAlpine, Angela Haggerty, Pat Kane, Dr Craig Dalzell , Stewart Kirkpatrick, Richard Walker, Lesley Riddoch, Tommy Sheppard Sarah Beattie-Smith, Cat Boyd, Lesley Orr, John McHarg, Tony McCandless, Patrick Harvie, Mhairi Black, Philippa Whitford

Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, 301 Argyle Street, Glasgow G2 8DL
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Scottish Independence Convention Presents The Reassembly Elaine C Smith will be hosting the many guests from across the country and the movement... and we will then be able to get down to some serious discussion about the way ahead...

Exactly two years on from the referendum, The Scottish Independence Convention are having a social event for all interested Indy groups to launch the next phase... to bring us all together, encourage dialogue, listen to some speeches, poetry, comedy and enjoy some music. We need all that energy, artistic endeavour, hard work and good old political discussion to get started again ( though it has never really gone away) and we need to establish a gathering place for all the groups,individuals, artists and ideas that made the Yes movement so vital in the journey towards self determination and Independence. Elaine C Smith will be hosting the many guests from across the country and the movement... and we will then be able to get down to some serious discussion about the way ahead.
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Starts at: 2.00pm Sun 18 Sep 2016

Speakers: Elaine C Smith, Lesley Riddoch, Robin McAlpine, Whitsherface, Ross Greer, Haggis McSporran, Alan Bissett, Jeane Freeman, Tommy MacKay, Janey Godley, Tommy Sheppard, Carolyn Leckie, Rosie Kane, Eddi Reader, Alex Salmond

Venue: St Luke's, Calton, 17 Bain St, Glasgow G40 2JZ

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The YES Movement A non party afiliated rally for Scottish Independence

The Yes Movement Rally on the 18th of September 2016, this is being held at Glasgow Green from 12pm until 8pm. This is going to be a day to remember. Why come? Why Volunteer? I would like to tell thee. Have any of you ever felt like you were here, to do something great with your life? Well you are and this is why we are all here. We are here to change the world. It is no easy task, but to us it is clear that the task is ours. That is why they called us the Bravest in all the stories. We will show the world there is another way to live, that social and cultural change is inevitable and that a new way of doing things is being birthed. A great human being once said 'Be the change you wish to see in the world'. For too long we have been realising that the entire system is corrupt. We have waited for those in power to change things, For someone to stand up and do what's right. None of them have, not really. We are creating this Movement together. As Humanity we can free ourselves from this system that none of us agreed to when we were born here, by taking our power back and in doing that, we show others how to free themselves from the Elitist system. To put it bluntly, the days of working to pay bills and die are over. We want more for ourselves and the generations to come. We stand for Equality, Contributing and Pioneering our own future. There are new way's to do things now and we all know that, we must venture into the unknown and discover 'HOW?' together. Please email theyesrally@gmail.com. Your expertise as a wonderful human being is required if you are a First Aider, Stage Hand, Steward, Chaperone or you would like to set up a stall for the day. Please also feel free to contact us if you have any suggestions/ ideas, or if you would like to help us in anyway. All contributions are most welcomed. The system we live under is broken, we're not fixing it. We want to create a new one. Go bravely friends. We are the change bringers. Please Share this message, We look forward to hearing from you.
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Starts at: 12.00pm Sun 18 Sep 2016

Speakers: TBA

Venue: Glasgow Green

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Stop Trident national demonstration, London

Massive anti - nuclear protest against the renewal of the license of the nuclear naval basis in Faslane, Scotland. Protesters from all over the UK will inundate the streets of London. Rally in Trafalgar Square.
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Starts at: 12.00pm Sat 27 Feb 2016
Stop Trident national demonstration, London 12.00pm Sat 27 Feb 2016

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9/11 Special - 15 Years on, What Do We Know? Live discussion show including pre-recorded interviews

Interviews with: Richard Gage AIA Chris Sarns Kevin Ryan Brian Maxwell Tony Rooke
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Starts at: 7.00pm Sun 11 Sep 2016
9/11 Special - 15 Years on, What Do We Know? 7.00pm Sun 11 Sep 2016

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Scottish Resistance Opposing Osborne


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Starts at: 11.30am Wed 16 Mar 2016
Scottish Resistance Opposing Osborne 11.30am Wed 16 Mar 2016

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Glasgow Southside Hustings CONSTITUENCY CANDIDATES FOR GLASGOW SOUTHSIDE: Nicola Sturgeon SNP, Kevin Lewsey LD, Graham Hutchison Conservatives, Fariha Thomas Labour ALSO INVITED – GLASGOW LIST CANDIDATES: Tommy Sheridan Solidarity, Zara Kitson Greens, Cat Boyd RISE

CONSTITUENCY CANDIDATES FOR GLASGOW SOUTHSIDE: Nicola Sturgeon SNP Kevin Lewsey Liberal Democrats Graham Hutchison Conservatives Fariha Thomas Labour ALSO INVITED – GLASGOW LIST CANDIDATES: Tommy Sheridan Solidarity Zara Kitson Scottish Green Party Cat Boyd Rise Party From Holyrood Secondary School.
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Starts at: 6.45pm Mon 18 Apr 2016

Speakers: Nicola Sturgeon,Kevin Lewsey,Graham Hutchison,Fariha Thomas,Tommy Sheridan.Zara Kitson,Cat Boyd

Venue: Holyrood Secondary School G42 8AU
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Unchain the Unicorn - March for Independence March for Independence in Edinburgh

March from Waterloo Place (east end of Princes Street) where from there it will be onwards up to regents Street and up to abbeymount, then downhill to Holyrood Park for fun and entertainment. All welcome, come show your support for our country to be free. Speeches from Paul Kavanagh, Martin Greechan, George Kempik, Cliff Purvis and Mike Fenwick. Music from Kevin Gore, Amanda Brown, Graham Brown band, Ted Christopher, Saskia Eng and Leona Ray.
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Starts at: 1.00pm Sat 22 Oct 2016

Speakers: Paul Kavanagh, Martin Greechan, George Kempik, Cliff Purvis, Mike Fenwick, Kevin Gore, Amanda Brown, Graham Brown band, Ted Christopher, Saskia Eng, Leona Ray

Venue: Edinburgh - Waterloo Place to Holyrood EH99 1SP

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Unchain the Unicorn - March for Independence 1.00pm Sat 22 Oct 2016

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The Scottish UFO & Paranormal Conference Glasgow - 2016 Meeting of Researchers on the paranormal

THE SCOTTISH UFO & PARANORMAL CONFERENCE (June 25th) The Scottish UFO & Paranormal Conference 2016. This will be occurring at the Debates Chamber, Glasgow University, 32 University Avenue, Glasgow, Scotland, G12 8Q on Saturday June 25th between 10:00am and 8:00pm. We have a terrific line up of speakers for this year's conference, Roland Watson, 'A Paranormal History of Nessie' Alyson Dunlop, 'Demons & Dark Places' Ron Halliday, 'UFO Scotland' Malcolm Robinson, 'Poltergeists, The Best Cases' Charmaine Fraser, 'The UK Wildman, Is There A British Bigfoot'? Gordon Rutter, 'Mushrooms, Myths & Magic' Larry Warren & Peter Robbins, 'The Rendlesham Forest Mystery' The event will be hosted by well know Bonnybridge UFO Councillor, Billy Buchanan and is sponsored by Phenomena Magazine. Tickets Priced just £10 for the full day (a bargain) are available from me. Send cheque or postal order made payable to, SPI Scotland and send to, Scottish UFO & Paranormal Conference (2016) Flat 5, Unicorn House, Croft Road, Hastings, East Sussex, England, TN34 3HE. If you only go to one conference this year, this is the one. Best wishes. Malcolm Robinson.
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Starts at: 10.00am Sat 25 Jun 2016

Venue: Glasgow University Union

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BBC Bias Protest V Veterans for Independence, Steve Atkinson, Callum Baird, Billy Bates, Ken Godwin, Kevin Gore, Bobby Nicholson, Insectaways, Shaun Moore, Citizen Smart and Jock Scott (Yew Choob) Speakers:Tommy Sheridan(to be confirmed) & Joshua Brown

Times are 2pm - 4.30pm 14th Sept BBC Pacific Quay Glasgow The BBC is guilty of much ongoing wrongs this is our final chance to show the truth and protest their actions before the referendum make your stand carry your banners exposing them and bring your saltires in support of your country this is serious get on your feet. BBC Bias Propaganda & Coverups, Peace Protest V, with this being just 4 Days before the Independence Referendum it will be the finally chance for a HUGE YES before #YES following on from the Wallace March at Stirling 12th Sept then the Freedom Convoy from Stirling to Glasgow 14th Sept, the convoy then ties up with this final protest at the BBC let's show them we are going to win this referendum by a Proverbial Mile. Confirmed performers so far are: Steve Atkinson, Callum Baird, Billy Bates, Ken Godwin, Kevin Gore, Bobby Nicholson, Insectaways, Shaun Moore, Citizen Smart and Jock Scott (Yew Choob) Speakers:Tommy Sheridan(to be confirmed), Joshua Brown & Veterans for Independence Pat Lee (MC) Cheryl Scott
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Starts at: 2.00pm Sun 14 Sep 2014

Venue: BBC, Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1DZ
BBC Bias Protest V 2.00pm Sun 14 Sep 2014

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Referendum Count: Glasgow Emirates & George Square Live coverage from both George Square & The Velodrome

Del covering George Square Kev covering the Velodrome
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Starts at: 10.00pm Thu 18 Sep 2014

Venue: George Square & The Velodrome Emirates Arena G40 3HG
Referendum Count: Glasgow Emirates & George Square 10.00pm Thu 18 Sep 2014

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YES INFO RALLY, George Square 2PM A YES rally in George Square, with lots of entertainment!

A YES rally in George Square. Bring information/leaflets. Answer any questions the public may have, openly invite them into our folds no matter their current voting stance. Have a wee sing song or two, then off to bed to rest our flag-waving wrists for that all important ballot box the next day! "GEORGE SQUARE INFO RALLY" SET LIST TIME: 2:00 to 2:10 - Gavin Paterson (Acoustic) 2:10 to 2:20 - 2:20 to 2:30 - 2:30 to 2:40 - 2:40 to 2:50 - 2:50 to 3:00 - Kinkystone (Acoustic Band) 3:00 to 3:10 - Tom Vevers (Acoustic) 3:10 to 3:20 - Robin McAlpine (Radical Independence) 3:20 to 3:30 - Crawford Smith (YES Southside - Band) 3:30 to 3:40 - 3:40 to 3:50 - 3:50 to 4:00 - 4:00 to 4:10 - Emjay (Acoustic) 4:10 to 4:20 - Mark McG (Spoken Word) 4:20 to 4:30 - Jane Godly (Speech) 4:30 to 4:40 - Clanadonia (Band) 4:40 to 4:50 - Simon Atkinson (Speech) 4:50 to 5:00 - Benny Wenda (West Papua) 5:00 to 5:10 - Travel Cats (Scottish Folk) 5:10 to 5:20 - Tommy Sheridan 5:20 to 5:30 - Tommy Sheridan 5:30 to 5:40 - BLOCO YES (Drummers) 5:40 to 5:50 - Colonel Mustard and the Dijon 5 (Band) 5:50 to 6:00 - Darren 'Loki' McGarvey (Rapper/Speech) 6:00 to 6:10 - Darren 'Loki' McGarvey (Rapper/Speech) 6:10 to 6:20 - Joshua Brown (Solidarity with Palestine) 6:20 to 6:30 - Cat Hepburn (Poem) 6:30 to 6:40 - Steve Atkinson (Folk Singer) 6:40 to 6:50 - Cheryl Scott (KA Radio) 6:50 to 7:00 - Kevin P. Gilday (Spoken Word) 7:00 to 7:10 - British Army Veterns (Speech) 7:10 to 7:20 - San Fran and the Siscos (Band) 7:20 to 7:30 - 7:30 to 7:40 - Yes Ceilidh Band (Dance!) 7:40 to 7:50 - Yes Ceilidh Band (Dance!) 7:50 to 8:00 - Yes Ceilidh Band (Dance!) **Myself Nor The Other Hosts Of This Event Endorse Any Violence, Drunken Disorderly Or Otherwise Negative Behaviour Within Or Out With The Official Time Of This Event!**
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Starts at: 6.00pm Wed 17 Sep 2014

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Protest & meeting: Ian Duncan Smith: Murderer #IDSMurderer Alliance network with Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC)

#IDS MURDERER | PROTEST THE TORY PARTY CONFERENCE Monday 5th October 12pm - meet at Central Library opposite the Midland Hotel, just off St Peter's Square Iain Duncan Smith has been at the heart of the Tories' attacks on disabled people and benefit claimants. Join our protest against this scumbag whose cuts have seen thousands die after being found 'fit for work. Protest & meeting: Ian Duncan Smith: Murderer #IDSMurderer @ 12pm, Central Library Alliance network with Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC), StopChanges2ATW and TUC Disabled Workers' Committee
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Starts at: 12.00pm Mon 5 Oct 2015

Speakers: Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC), StopChanges2ATW, TUC Disabled Workers' Committee

Venue: Central Library, Manchester M2 5PD

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Protest & meeting: Ian Duncan Smith: Murderer #IDSMurderer 12.00pm Mon 5 Oct 2015

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Hope Over Fear: One Year On Hope Over Fear are organizing this 2015 event to coincide with the anniversary of the referendum and to make a clear statement that our journey to full Independence for our nation continues. Our First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon has stated clearly that...

Hope Over Fear are organizing this 2015 event to coincide with the anniversary of the referendum and to make a clear statement that our journey to full Independence for our nation continues. Our First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon has stated clearly that it will be the people of Scotland who will determine if and when there is an #indyref2. Lets fill Freedom Square and the surrounding streets of Glasgow on September 19th to make our voices heard. 2018 is an ideal year for #indyref2 as it is clear in terms of elections north and south of the border. (2016 Scottish parliament, 2017 Scottish council, 2019 English council and 2020 General election.) Join us on the Square with the message, #Indyref2 2018.
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Starts at: 11.00am Sat 19 Sep 2015

Venue: George Square G2
Hope Over Fear: One Year On 11.00am Sat 19 Sep 2015

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HOPE OVER FEAR: SEIZE THE DAY RALLY George Square, Glasgow. Lots of great speakers including Mark McGowan, The Artist Taxi Driver plus great music...

The Hope Over Fear campaign will not shirk its responsibilities. On May 7th 2015 we have a unique opportunity in Scotland to wipe out the blue, yellow and red Tories in one fell swoop. We can electorally punish those who lined up with the billionaires and millionaires to lie, deceive and bully our nation into submission. We are not too small, too poor or too scared to move forward into a new and better world and by uniting the pro-Scotland and anti-Establishment vote in May 2015 we can realise our dreams. Bring the family and enjoy another great day out while listening to the speakers from all political backgrounds and on the importance of using your vote wisely at the general election. There will also be many amazingly talented artists and musicians for you to enjoy on the day. In the words of Gerry Cinnamon's inspiring anthem of our movement, "Hope Over Fear, Carpe Diem". Let’s seize the day in 2015. NOTE: Mark McGowan, The Artist Taxi Driver will be one of the speakers :) FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/401561463337441/
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Starts at: 11.00am Sat 25 Apr 2015

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HOPE OVER FEAR: SEIZE THE DAY RALLY 11.00am Sat 25 Apr 2015

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Red Road Flats Demolition RED ALERT DANGER DANGER Covering the controversial demolition of the Red Road Flats

ALSO here for protesters live stream within the danger zone http://livestre.am/5dlJI Highly contentious issue with many locals against the blowing up of these 6 flats at once and want them brought down floor by floor. The flats could still contain asbestos; they are very close to residential areas including a nursery and there is worry about water and gas pipes being burst. See WikiPedia link for more info and criticism of previous Red Row flats that have been blown up. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Road_Flats
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Starts at: 3.00pm Sun 11 Oct 2015

Venue: Red Road Flats, Glasgow G21 3BL

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Red Road Flats Demolition RED ALERT DANGER DANGER 3.00pm Sun 11 Oct 2015

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BBC Bias Peaceful Protest #2 Around 1:30 - 3:30pm BBC Bias Peaceful Protest #2 - The People's Voice!

BBC Bias Peaceful Protest #2 - The People's Voice! Sunday, June 29 at 1:30pm - 3:30pm BBC Scotland Studios, Pacific Quay G51 1 Glasgow, United Kingdom This is a protest against bias from the self-proclaimed “impartial” BBC. The most important issue we need to highlight is the repeated omission of relevant facts, information & answers that has kept Scotland in the dark about the real independence debate. The BBC’s coverage is ruining the run up to the biggest decision in our history. People are suitably sickened by the BBC & other mainstream media and their one sided conveyor belt of scare stories portrayed against our economic prospects, EU membership and the currency of an independent Scotland. Sometimes the bias is not in what they do cover but what they don't cover in their news & current affairs programmes. Specific examples of bias that concerns us are as follows: Make up of Question Time panels. Irish & Luxembourg EU ministers views misrepresented. UKIP promotion during EU elections. University of the West of Scotland report on bias on evening news programmes (BBC & STV) University of the West of Scotland report on bias on Radio Scotland Good Morning Scotland show The BBC's membership of the CBI which opposes independence and even tried to become an official member of the no campaign until a U turn after a mass cancellation of membership by Scottish companies. Different styles of questioning for Yes/No including more frequent interruptions from interviewers. The list goes on… Let's keep up the pressure on the old BBC and arrange their next outing as a massive anti-bias operation! Bring your saltires, banners, balloons, friends, family and loud voices. Make it a day to remember! Everyone is welcome from both sides of the debate. Groups that wish to protest about other instances of BBC bias unrelated to the independence debate are also more than welcome to attend.
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Starts at: 1.30pm Sun 29 Jun 2014

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BBC Bias Peaceful Protest #2 1.30pm Sun 29 Jun 2014

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March for Independence - All Under One Banner MARCH FOR INDEPENDENCE- SATURDAY JULY 30TH BOTANIC GARDENS TO GEORGE SQUARE GATHER AT 10AM. LEAVING 10.30AM SHARP PROCESSION ROUTE: BOTANIC GARDENS, GREAT WESTERN ROAD, MARYHILL ROAD, ST.GEORGES ROAD, CHARING CROSS OVER M8, SAUCHIEHALL STREET, PITT ST

MARCH FOR INDEPENDENCE- SATURDAY JULY 30TH BOTANIC GARDENS TO GEORGE SQUARE GATHER AT 10AM. LEAVING 10.30AM SHARP PROCESSION ROUTE: BOTANIC GARDENS, GREAT WESTERN ROAD, MARYHILL ROAD, ST.GEORGES ROAD, CHARING CROSS OVER M8, SAUCHIEHALL STREET, PITT STREET, WEST GEORGE STREET, BLYTHSWOOD SQUARE (S), WEST GEORGE STREET, NELSON MANDELA PLACE, GEORGE STREET, GEORGE SQUARE. JOIN THE EVENT, SHARE THE EVENT AND INVITE AS MANY FRIENDS AS POSSIBLE USING THE 'INVITE' TAB AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE. WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING A MASSIVE TURN-OUT ON THE DAY.
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Starts at: 10.00am Sat 30 Jul 2016

Venue: Botanic Gardens to Freedom Square, Glasgow

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March for Independence - All Under One Banner 10.00am Sat 30 Jul 2016

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Radical Independence Campaign Conference Massive gathering of 3000 RIC delegates at the SECC Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow

***SOLD OUT*** The 2014 Radical Independence Conference will take place all day on Saturday 22nd November in Glasgow city centre at the SECC Clyde Auditorium and the Glasgow Science Centre. More event details on timetable, speakers, childcare and conference agenda will be released shortly. Please check our website and Facebook pages for updates. radicalindependence.org
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Starts at: 10.00am Sat 22 Nov 2014
Radical Independence Campaign Conference 10.00am Sat 22 Nov 2014

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