October 2016 (26)

Dr Alister Hamilton - Brexit, Oil and the World Economy

Dr Alister Hamilton - Brexit, Oil and the World Economy

9.00pm Mon 31 Oct 2016
Dr Hamilton:The application of engineering analysis allows numerical data relating to the status of the global oil production system to be derived for historical and future production. This reveals that conventional oil is no longer the rich source

1235 Dr Alister Hamilton - Brexit, Oil and the World Economy Dr Hamilton:The application of engineering analysis allows numerical data relating to the status of the global oil production system to be derived for historical and future production. This reveals that conventional oil is no longer the rich source

"In this talk we shall briefly explore the parallels between the UK and “Arab Spring” countries with regard to indigenous primary energy supply dynamics, to show why the UK's vote to leave the European Union might be considered “The English Spring”. We shall show that the application of engineering analysis allows numerical data relating to the status of the global oil production system to be derived for historical and future production. This reveals that conventional oil is no longer the rich source of energy it once was, due to its inevitable depletion. While not apparent using economic analysis, the application of engineering techniques quantifies this process clearly, precisely and verifiably. The entropic decay of the oil production system affects both the price of oil, which will be range limited with a dramatically reducing maximum price, and economic growth rates throughout the world. The use of oil has historically boosted economic growth. We have analysis to show that by 2020 this will no longer be the case and that by 2030, the average barrel of oil will no longer act as an energy source. As a result of this process, production will cease. The world is about to receive an immense energy shock. It is essential that policy makers understand this issue in order to mitigate impact. This presentation will provide an executive briefing of the key issues."
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Starts at: 9.00pm Mon 31 Oct 2016

Speakers: Dr Alister Hamilton

Venue: Tore Primary School, Muir of Ord, Tore IV6 7SA

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Scotland After Brexit: Lessons from the Nordics

Scotland After Brexit: Lessons from the Nordics

12.00pm Sat 29 Oct 2016
highly eminent speakers from Iceland, Finland, Denmark, Norway and the Faroes look at the EU through a Nordic lens

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7076 Scotland After Brexit: Lessons from the Nordics highly eminent speakers from Iceland, Finland, Denmark, Norway and the Faroes look at the EU through a Nordic lens

A Nordic Horizons event with support from the University of Edinburgh. How should a small nation like Scotland engage with Europe -- the Nordic countries have experienced every conceivable variant on the theme. Denmark (since 1973), Sweden and Finland (since 1995) are all members of the EU. Iceland and Norway are not EU members but belong to the EEA – the European Economic Area that underpins the EU. Denmark’s devolved governments in the Faroes and Greenland are neither members of the EU nor EEA and only Finland has joined both the EU and the Euro zone. Travel is made easier by the fact that all Nordic nations – whether EU members or not – are part of the Schengen free travel zone. Currencies change at every border yet trade for most Nordic nations is with one another. Inevitably though this is not the whole story. Behind the national picture, attitudes to Europe and the EU in the Nordic region are as complex as anywhere else in Europe, fractured by differences between political parties, economic sectors and social groups and between town and country, core and periphery. Maybe there is something for Scotland to learn.
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Starts at: 12.00pm Sat 29 Oct 2016

Speakers: Jón Baldvin Hannibalsson - ex leader of Iceland's Social Democratic Party (SPD) and former Minister of Finance and Foreign Affairs responsible for Iceland's EEA negotiations in the 1990's; Professor Mary Hilson - historian in the Department of Culture and Society at Aarhus University, Denmark; Tuomas Iso-Markku - Research Fellow, (The) Finnish Institute of International Affairs; Ulrik Pram Gad - Associate Professor of Arctic Culture and Politics at University of Aalborg, Denmark; Dr. Duncan Halley - Norwegian Institute for Nature Research; Bjort Samuelsen – Republican MP in the Faroese Parliament, Member of the West Nordic Council and former Minister for Trade and Industry, Infrastructure and Gender Equality

Venue: George Square Lecture Theatre EH8 9LH

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Marxism in Scotland 2016: Ideas to change the world

Marxism in Scotland 2016: Ideas to change the world

10.00am Sat 29 Oct 2016
The Festival will provide a unique opportunity to hear some of the best socialist thinkers and campaigners around and to engage in debate and discussion about how we resist austerity, challenge oppression and build a different world...

930 Marxism in Scotland 2016: Ideas to change the world The Festival will provide a unique opportunity to hear some of the best socialist thinkers and campaigners around and to engage in debate and discussion about how we resist austerity, challenge oppression and build a different world...

The Festival will provide a unique opportunity to hear some of the best socialist thinkers and campaigners around and to engage in debate and discussion about how we resist austerity, challenge oppression and build a different world. Among the many highlights will be Marxist blogger Michael Roberts speaking about his new book: The Long Depression; People before Profit Alliance Member of the Irish Parliament Brid Smith talking about Ireland’s New Politics; International Socialism Journal editor Alex Callinicos on Brexit and the Left; Gordon Martin from the RMT union on how we rebuild the unions; and Judith Orr, author of Marxism and Women’s Liberation on resisting Everyday Sexism. Timetable https://www.facebook.com/events/716468198495702/ Tickets available from Socialist Worker sellers or from Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/marxism-in-scotland-2016-tickets-27235872227 £5 waged, £3 unwaged (£10 solidarity ticket) Professionally run crèche, email [email protected] with requirements (e.g. age of children, any dietary requirement).
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Starts at: 10.00am Sat 29 Oct 2016

Speakers: Michael Roberts,Brid Smith,Alex Callinicos,Gordon Martin,Judith Orr,more...

Venue: Renfield St Stephen's Parish Church 260 Bath Street, G2 4JP Glasgow G2 4JP

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Academic freedom:

Academic freedom: "national security" threats in Turkey, India and the UK

10.00am Thu 27 Oct 2016
with speakers from Turkey, India and the UK

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322 Academic freedom: "national security" threats in Turkey, India and the UK with speakers from Turkey, India and the UK

DESCRIPTION In the past year, neo-populist governments in Turkey and India have taken a series of actions in the name of the “nation” and “national security” against particular universities, individual academics and students who have raised questions or conducted research about these governments’ handling of separatist and oppositional movements. These actions challenge the future of academic freedom more generally. In the UK, government policies and laws on counter terrorism agendas, such as Prevent, now require universities and teachers to monitor speech and even thinking on campus in new ways, while the Home Office is outsourcing monitoring of international students to academics, making them de facto border guards. Against this background of general and specific threats to academic freedom from the national security state in these three countries, this one-day public event will allow us to jointly reflect on some key questions, such as: • Do we need to rethink what academic freedom means to address the kinds of threats universities are facing today? • How do national security logics intersect and magnify other threats to academic freedom? • How can we in the university resist the invasion of national security logics into the space of the university? • What strategies have proved effective in addressing the threats identified? Speakers from the three countries will focus on case studies of specific manifestations of such threats and develop theoretical analyses of these developments, as well as generate ideas for taking action to address them. We have also invited active members from the Reclaiming our University initiative at the University of Aberdeen: they will outline the strategies they have used to bring about change in their home institution, as a case study that will generate ideas on how to address the threats identified during the day. We will also have photo displays of scenes from India and Turkey related to the events discussed. Draft programme: 10:00-10:15am: Welcome 10:15-11:30am: Turkey panel: Who will be next? Academic labour and honour in times of war 11:45am-1:00pm: India panel: “Anti-national” charges deployed to suppress critical voices in universities 1:00-2:00pm: Lunch 2:00-3:15pm: UK panel: outsourcing surveillance to universities 3:15-4:15pm: General debate with panellists and all participants 4:30-6:00pm: Reclaiming our University—how to do it! 6:00-6:15pm: Wrap up 6:30-7:30pm: Reception and short films Speakers include: Prof. Nandini Sundar (Delhi School of Economics), Dr. Papia Sengupta (Jawaharlal Nehru University), Dr. Cetin Gürer (formerly at Nişantaşı University, currently Bremen University), Dr. Tuna Kuyucu (Boğaziçi University), Dr. Martin Mills (University of Aberdeen), Dr. Andrew Neal (University of Edinburgh), Ulrike Flader (DEMOS Research Centre for Peace, Democracy and Alternative Politics, Turkey) This event is funded by the School of Social and Political Science, the Global Justice Academy, the Citizens, Nations and Migration (CNaM) Network and the Centre for South Asian Studies, all at the University of Edinburgh. DATE AND TIME Thu 27 October 2016 09:45 – 19:30 Add to Calendar LOCATION TechCube 0 Summerhall 1 Summerhall Place Edinburgh
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Starts at: 10.00am Thu 27 Oct 2016

Speakers: Prof. Nandini Sundar, Dr. Papia Sengupta, Dr. Cetin Gürer , Dr. Tuna Kuyucu, Dr. Martin Mills, Dr. Andrew Neal , Ulrike Flader ,

Venue: TechCube 0 Summerhall 1 Summerhall Place Edinburgh EH9 1QE

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Media Bias and Big Political Events (Glasgow) - Real Media

Media Bias and Big Political Events (Glasgow) - Real Media

7.00pm Wed 26 Oct 2016
Join speakers Adam Ramsay (OpenDemocracy), Angela Haggerty (CommonSpace), Greg Philo (University of Glasgow), Mike Small (Bella Caledonia) to discuss the nature of media bias in relation to big political events like #indyref, #brexit and #G

481 Media Bias and Big Political Events (Glasgow) - Real Media Join speakers Adam Ramsay (OpenDemocracy), Angela Haggerty (CommonSpace), Greg Philo (University of Glasgow), Mike Small (Bella Caledonia) to discuss the nature of media bias in relation to big political events like #indyref, #brexit and #G

Join speakers Adam Ramsay (OpenDemocracy), Angela Haggerty (CommonSpace), Greg Philo (University of Glasgow), Mike Small (Bella Caledonia) to discuss the nature of media bias in relation to big political events like #indyref, #brexit and #GE15.
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Starts at: 7.00pm Wed 26 Oct 2016

Speakers: Adam Ramsay,Angela Haggerty ,Greg Philo,Mike Small

Venue: STUC Building, 333 Woodlands Rd, Glasgow G3 6NG G3 6NG
Unchain the Unicorn - March for Independence

Unchain the Unicorn - March for Independence

1.00pm Sat 22 Oct 2016
March for Independence in Edinburgh

4166 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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Amy Goodman court hearing in Mandan, ND

Amy Goodman court hearing in Mandan, ND

7.30pm Mon 17 Oct 2016
Court hears charges against the American investigative journalist and host with livestream channel Democracy Now! since 1996.

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1404 Amy Goodman court hearing in Mandan, ND Court hears charges against the American investigative journalist and host with livestream channel Democracy Now! since 1996.

Amy Goodman was arrested while reporting on protests at the Dakota Access Pipeline.
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Starts at: 7.30pm Mon 17 Oct 2016
#NoDAPL Bismarck Bridge Blockade

#NoDAPL Bismarck Bridge Blockade

6.05pm Mon 17 Oct 2016

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1552 #NoDAPL Bismarck Bridge Blockade


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Starts at: 6.05pm Mon 17 Oct 2016
Josh Fox Q&A at Falkirk Stadium

Josh Fox Q&A at Falkirk Stadium

7.00pm Sun 16 Oct 2016
Part of the #ClimateRevolution global tour

323 Josh Fox Q&A at Falkirk Stadium Part of the #ClimateRevolution global tour

Part of Josh Fox's global #climaterevolution tour - on the eve of the Edinburgh & Glasgow screenings of his latest documentary "How to let go of the world (and love all the things climate can't change)", Josh Fox will be speaking at this free public Q&A / workshop in Falkirk Stadium (Westfield Suite). Tour locations: Philadelphia, Cleveland, State College, York, Falkirk, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Aspen, Des Moines.
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Starts at: 7.00pm Sun 16 Oct 2016

Speakers: Josh Fox, Richard Dixon

Venue: Falkirk Stadium (Westfield Suite) FK2 9EE
NoDapl Live Video Recap

NoDapl Live Video Recap

1.30am Sun 16 Oct 2016
Unicorn Riot host Lorenzo LIVE guides you through video content from April 2016 till now

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935 NoDapl Live Video Recap Unicorn Riot host Lorenzo LIVE guides you through video content from April 2016 till now

Unicorn Riot host Lorenzo will be LIVE guiding you through our video content, from April 1st, 2016 till now. We'll also be interviewing someone from Standing Rock, and from Mississippi Stand. Bring Questions. @ur_ninja Support our work:http://www.unicornriot.ninja/?page_id=211
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Starts at: 1.30am Sun 16 Oct 2016
Universal Basic Income Glasgow: Moving Forward

Universal Basic Income Glasgow: Moving Forward

5.00pm Sat 15 Oct 2016
The second in a year long series exploring the concept of a universal basic income.

360 Universal Basic Income Glasgow: Moving Forward The second in a year long series exploring the concept of a universal basic income.

Second Night in the "proposed" year long campaign hosted and organised by Extra Second Event's Get involved : This events focus will be on looking at the opposite side of the argument , possible alternative funding routes and how to create the movement The movement will be built around trying to start a trial for UBI somewhere in scotland. The idea comes from other examples happening around the globe and is a reasonable way to allow local people interested, a real chance to test the theory with new technologies and approaches independently. we encourage people to come with questions and their own points of view, everything is welcome and get involved, always looking for new speakers and activists if you have a stall you would like to set up contact Johnny cypher asap and we can organize for you to set up shop during the event Come introduce yourself! Speakers Include : Jim Sillars : Former Deputy Head of SNP Cat Boyd - Rise Malcolm Henry - Economist " Alternative Funding Methods " Sarah Collins - Better than Zero Campaign Members from CastleMilk Against Austerity Members of the Green Party and Common Space More Details to be confirmed... as well as talks and performances from : Andrew Mckenzie Steward Mcfeat Shannon McGregor More to be confirmed including Musical Acts. Contact Johnny Cypher if interested in taking part or speaking!!
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Starts at: 5.00pm Sat 15 Oct 2016

Speakers: Jim Sillars : Former Deputy Head of SNP Cat Boyd - Rise Malcolm Henry - Economist " Alternative Funding Methods " Sarah Collins - Better than Zero Campaign Members from CastleMilk Against Austerity Members of the Green Party and Common Space

Venue: Fika Cafe G11 6QQ

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'Resolution 20' Hemp & Medical Cannabis - SNP Fringe Event

'Resolution 20' Hemp & Medical Cannabis - SNP Fringe Event

1.00pm Sat 15 Oct 2016
SNP Conference Fringe Event

1105 'Resolution 20' Hemp & Medical Cannabis - SNP Fringe Event SNP Conference Fringe Event

During the SNP Autumn Conference, on Saturday the 15th at 12:30 to 1:30pm, we want to hold a fringe meeting to discuss and bring to wider attention the positive aspects of Medical Marijuana and Industrial Hemp and how they can benefit Scotland. We will do this by facilitating an open discussion and hopefully through this break the myths that surround Cannabis and Hemp. We have two speakers confirmed: Laura Brennan - Whitefield, who has MS and Alistair MacKinnon, who has continued side effects from hepatitis C infection; both conditions can be alleviated by the medical use of Cannabis. Across the globe, as the decriminalisation and legalisation of Cannabis continues, we know that we could be helped, as the accelerated pace of research surrounding the medicinal value of Cannabis becomes extensive. We also wish to see the rejuvenation and increase in the industrial production of Hemp. Historically, the cultivation of industrial Hemp in Scotland was widespread, from Caithness to the Lothians and from the Outer Hebrides to Galloway. With over 500 possible products, it is time for this extremely useful plant to be reinstated as an agricultural product and its uses supported by industry and Government. We hope that the outcomes of this initial discussion at Conference will, firstly, create a petition to the UK Government to devolve drugs policy to Scotland, and secondly, petition the Scottish Government to allow for the medicinal use of Cannabis as well as supporting and creating a Hemp industry. Fringe meetings at the SNP aren't cheap and we are hoping that crowdfunding will help ordinary members like ourselves to be able to fund a fringe meeting at conferences. We are looking for £1127 to cover costs and expenses. £1027 are the stated costs for the room, and £100 for printing documents, leaflets and flyers for the event day. https://www.gofundme.com/2ga3zfdk Please help us get this necessary discussion into the heart of Scottish politics.
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Starts at: 1.00pm Sat 15 Oct 2016

Speakers: Laura Brennan - Whitefield Alistair MacKinnon

Venue: SECC Glasgow

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IdeaSpace day 3

IdeaSpace day 3

12.00am Sat 15 Oct 2016
Thinking for a better Scotland 3

3295 IdeaSpace day 3 Thinking for a better Scotland 3

Day 3 of Idea Space
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Starts at: 12.00am Sat 15 Oct 2016
Empty the Cages - Former Political Prisoners Speak Out

Empty the Cages - Former Political Prisoners Speak Out

2.00am Fri 14 Oct 2016

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214 Empty the Cages - Former Political Prisoners Speak Out

From the event page https://www.facebook.com/events/754237618050159/ "Currently there's a rise in neo-nazi groups here in the US - fuck that! Well, John Tucker took part in an attack on a meeting of white supremacists in Illinois in 2012. Due to a snitch Daniel McGowan ended up doing 7 yrs in federal prison. He took part in quite a few large scale ELF actions in the northwest - and some of his co-defendants, who also ended up doing time because of that same snitch, burnt Vai
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Starts at: 2.00am Fri 14 Oct 2016
IdeaSpace: Thinking for a better Scotland

IdeaSpace: Thinking for a better Scotland

12.30pm Thu 13 Oct 2016
IdeaSpace is an exhibition of Scotland’s most innovative and exciting social, economic, cultural and environmental thinking over 3 days... Over 40 participating organisations and campaigns...

1405 IdeaSpace: Thinking for a better Scotland IdeaSpace is an exhibition of Scotland’s most innovative and exciting social, economic, cultural and environmental thinking over 3 days... Over 40 participating organisations and campaigns...

IdeaSpace is an exhibition of Scotland’s most innovative and exciting social, economic, cultural and environmental thinking. Over 40 participating organisations and campaigns will run stalls and hold fringe meetings on a wide range of the most important issues facing Scotland just now. Timed to coincide with the SNP conference but open to the public, IdeaSpace lets you immerse yourself in optimism and hope for the future, to learn and influence and to be inspired. IdeaSpace is free to all. Join us on the ground floor of Glasgow Science Centre and engage in a diverse vision for a better Scotland. Opening times are Thursday 13 Oct: Midday - 8pm Friday 14 Oct: 8.30am - 8pm Saturday 15 Oct: 8.30am - 3pm Glasgow Science Centre 50 Pacific Quay, G51 1EA Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Starts at: 12.30pm Thu 13 Oct 2016

Speakers: Mike Small,Gerry Hassan, Angela Haggerty, many more

Venue: 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, Scotland G51 1EA G51 1EA

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IdeaSpace 2

IdeaSpace 2

12.00am Thu 13 Oct 2016
Thinking for a better Scotland 2

548 IdeaSpace 2 Thinking for a better Scotland 2

IdeaSpace is an exhibition of Scotland’s most innovative and exciting social, economic, cultural and environmental thinking. Over 40 participating organisations and campaigns will run stalls and hold fringe meetings on a wide range of the most important issues facing Scotland just now. Timed to coincide with the SNP conference but open to the public, IdeaSpace lets you immerse yourself in optimism and hope for the future, to learn and influence and to be inspired.
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Starts at: 12.00am Thu 13 Oct 2016
Jefferson and Gilpin Counties Colorado DA Candidate Forum

Jefferson and Gilpin Counties Colorado DA Candidate Forum

2.30am Wed 12 Oct 2016

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183 Jefferson and Gilpin Counties Colorado DA Candidate Forum

"District Attorneys are one of the most influential voices in our judicial and legislative system. The DA race here in the 1st Judicial District (Jefferson/Gilpin counties) is a contested race this election year. Get to know your DA candidates, and what they stand for. CCJRC produced a DA Voter Guide you can download at http://www.ccjrc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/2016-District-Attorney-Voter-Guide-1st-JD-final-2.pdf. CCJRC will also be hosting a DA Candidate Forum on Tuesday, 10/11 from 6:00pm-7:30pm (doors open at 5:30pm) at Jefferson High School, 2305 Pierce St., Edgewater, Co 80214 where the audience can ask questions of both candidates Peter Weir (R) and Jake Lilly (D). For more information about Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition visit www.ccjrc.org." From https://www.facebook.com/events/529948237352590/
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Starts at: 2.30am Wed 12 Oct 2016
A Wee exhibition with Wee Skribbles

A Wee exhibition with Wee Skribbles

5.30pm Fri 7 Oct 2016
G2

140 A Wee exhibition with Wee Skribbles G2

A Wee Skribbles exhibition.
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Starts at: 5.30pm Fri 7 Oct 2016

Speakers: Wee Skribbles

Venue: G2
YES Blantyre Public Meeting

YES Blantyre Public Meeting

7.30pm Tue 4 Oct 2016
There will be three engaging speakers; Zara Kitson of the Scottish Greens, Allan Grogan, Founder of Labour for Independence & Mike Fenwick, a specialist in Currency Options for an Indepent Scotland.

418 YES Blantyre Public Meeting There will be three engaging speakers; Zara Kitson of the Scottish Greens, Allan Grogan, Founder of Labour for Independence & Mike Fenwick, a specialist in Currency Options for an Indepent Scotland.

There will be three engaging speakers; Zara Kitson of the Scottish Greens, Allan Grogan, Founder of Labour for Independence & Mike Fenwick, a specialist in Currency Options for
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Starts at: 7.30pm Tue 4 Oct 2016

Speakers: Mike Fenwick,Zara Kitson,Allan Grogan

Venue: Priestfield Hall Main st, Blantyre G72 0EL G72 0EL

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UPDATED : Climate change: the view from Norway

UPDATED : Climate change: the view from Norway

6.00pm Tue 4 Oct 2016
with Professor Tore Furevik. A Nordic Horizons event.

livestream by Democracy TV

762 UPDATED : Climate change: the view from Norway with Professor Tore Furevik. A Nordic Horizons event.

Norway is one of the most environmentally friendly countries in the world. Much of its energy comes from renewable sources, with hydro energy powering many towns and industries. Meanwhile Scotland prides itself on having the most ambitious climate change targets. But are either of these oil-producing North Sea neighbours facing up to the real speed of climate change? Temperatures in the high north are increasing faster than the world average. Permafrost and sea ice are disappearing. Fish stocks are changing. Melting of glaciers and the Greenland ice cap is raising sea levels. Across the world, the impacts of climate change on water and food security, and human health, will be dramatic. But beside these threats, sit commercial opportunities. Less sea ice makes commercial activities more attractive in the high north. This increases stress on an already vulnerable Arctic ecosystem. Is exploitation of oil and gas in harmony with 'green growth' and in line with the Paris agreement? Will deep sea mining become a safe industrial adventure or an environmental catastrophe? Who will benefit from changes in fish stocks? When will the northern transport routes become commercially attractive? Should tourism be limited? Tore Furevik is Professor in physical oceanography at the University of Bergen’s Geophysical Institute. SUPPORTED BY THE SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT. Sponsored by Claudia Beamish MSP.
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Starts at: 6.00pm Tue 4 Oct 2016

Speakers: Professor Tore Furevik

Venue: Scottish Parliament EH99 1SP

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Surjit Singh Chhokar

Surjit Singh Chhokar

11.00am Mon 3 Oct 2016

737 Surjit Singh Chhokar

'The sister of a man accused of stabbing Surjit Singh Chhokar in 1998 has told a trial he claimed that he had "got away with the perfect murder Margaret Chisholm told the High Court in Glasgow that her brother Ronnie Coulter made the admission to her after a jury cleared him of the murder. She also said that when he was on remand awaiting trial, Mr Coulter neither admitted or denied the murder. Mr Coulter denies murdering Mr Chhokar and has blamed two other men. The 48-year-old, from Wishaw, denies stabbing the 32-year-old in Garrion Street, Overtown, North Lanarkshire, on 4 November 1998. Mr Coulter has lodged a special defence blaming his nephew Andrew Coulter - Mrs Chisholm's son - and another man, David Montgomery."' http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-37484461 BBC 27/09/2016 Report from the High Court Glasgow...
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Starts at: 11.00am Mon 3 Oct 2016
Gathering, Mercat Cross, Glasgow

Gathering, Mercat Cross, Glasgow

12.00pm Sun 2 Oct 2016
Sean Clerkin launches his new group, Action for Scotland, with a lone piper and a burning of the union flag

livestream by Ian Russell

2801 Gathering, Mercat Cross, Glasgow Sean Clerkin launches his new group, Action for Scotland, with a lone piper and a burning of the union flag

Gathering at the Mercat Cross, Glasgow. Against the Unionist rule in Scotland. The Mercat Cross stands at the south-eastern corner of Glasgow Cross. Market crosses like this are found all over Scotland to mark the places where markets were legally held and this example represents one removed from Glasgow Cross in 1659. A town`s cross was often its symbolic centre as markets and other communal events took place beside it and the absence of such an important monument must have caused a bit of a dent in civic pride.
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Starts at: 12.00pm Sun 2 Oct 2016
RIC Conference 2016 - Axis of Corruption

RIC Conference 2016 - Axis of Corruption

1.00pm Sat 1 Oct 2016
RIC Conference 2016 - Axis of Corruption

337 RIC Conference 2016 - Axis of Corruption RIC Conference 2016 - Axis of Corruption

RIC Conference 2016 - Axis of Corruption
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Starts at: 1.00pm Sat 1 Oct 2016

Speakers: RIC Conference 2016 - Axis of Corruption ,

Venue: 500 Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8RR, UK G3 8RR G3 8RR, G3 8RR
RIC Conference 2016 Workshops - Stream2

RIC Conference 2016 Workshops - Stream2

11.00am Sat 1 Oct 2016
Workshops - TBC

304 RIC Conference 2016 Workshops - Stream2 Workshops - TBC

We will decide what Workshops we are able to cover in the morning
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Starts at: 11.00am Sat 1 Oct 2016

Speakers: tbc

Venue: 500 Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8RR, UK G3 8RR
RIC Conference 2016 - Advancing Scotland's Land Revolution

RIC Conference 2016 - Advancing Scotland's Land Revolution

11.00am Sat 1 Oct 2016
We will decide what Workshops we are able to cover in the morning

761 RIC Conference 2016 - Advancing Scotland's Land Revolution We will decide what Workshops we are able to cover in the morning

We will decide what Workshops we are able to cover in the morning
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Starts at: 11.00am Sat 1 Oct 2016

Speakers: tbc

Venue: 500 Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8RR, UK G3 8RR G3 8RR,
RIC: After the British State

RIC: After the British State

10.00am Sat 1 Oct 2016
After the British State: The Road to Democracy. A special Radical Independence Conference to discuss, debate and plan action to put people powered solutions at the centre of the crisis of the British state and Europe.

1661 RIC: After the British State After the British State: The Road to Democracy. A special Radical Independence Conference to discuss, debate and plan action to put people powered solutions at the centre of the crisis of the British state and Europe.

AFTER THE BRITISH STATE: THE ROAD TO DEMOCRACY A special Radical Independence Conference to discuss, debate and plan action to put people powered solutions at the centre of the crisis of the British state and Europe. This event will put the democratic deficit and the radical decline of the British State in context, with speakers from across Europe, England, Scotland, the workers movement and youth. We'll be talking about the failure of British politics to change the lives of ordinary people, and how we can do things differently. In addition we will discuss and debate the changing terrain on which we must build a new grassroots movement for independence. With a combination of plenaries, workshops, debates and facilitated sessions to organise practical activity, this really is not to be missed. #RIC2016 TICKETS: https://livestream.com/IndependenceLive/RICAfterBritState
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Starts at: 10.00am Sat 1 Oct 2016

Venue: Glasgow Marriott Hotel, 500 Argyle Street, G3 8RR G3 8RR

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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: [email protected] 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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March for Independence - AUOB 11.00am Sat 3 Jun 2017

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The Shoogley Peg Election Special Bye bye Westminster.

Bye bye Westminster: Scotland's last UK election night coverage. With guest presenters Gavin Taylor, Liam Muir And live updates from the Glasgow Emirates Arena 10.15 Ash Burnett - EU Citizens for YES 10.30 Rosemary Hunter - Women for Independence 11.00- Scotgoes Pop James Kelly 12.00 IndyCar's Gordon Ross 12.30 Peter A Bell – 1.00 – Paul Kavanagh( Wee Ginger Dug) 2.30 Gordon McIntrye Kemp - Business for Scotland 3.30 Qaiser Habib Qadri Asians for YES Get the results of the General Election without all the Unionist bias! Unashamedly pro-independence discussion of the election results as they come in.
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Starts at: 10.00pm Thu 8 Jun 2017

Speakers: EU Citizens for Independence, Women for Independence, James Kelly, Indycar Gordon Ross, Peter A Bell, Paul Kavanagh, Gordon McIntrye Kemp, Asians for Independence
The Shoogley Peg Election Special 10.00pm Thu 8 Jun 2017

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The Shoogley Peg chat show series with Siobhan and Mark Episode #9, with Paul Kavanagh (the wee Ginger Dug)

A weekly chat show series (usually on a Tuesday or Wednesday evening at 7pm), where Siobhan and Mark talk about what's what in Scottish politics This week we talk about the Grenfell Towers travesty as well as Scottish & Catalan independence.
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Starts at: 7.00pm Tue 20 Jun 2017

Speakers: Paul Kavanagh, Siobhan Tolland, Mark McNaught
The Shoogley Peg chat show series with Siobhan and Mark 7.00pm Tue 20 Jun 2017

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Open protest against Theresa May and the DUP Covering a demonstration to oppose the Tories’ plans to form a “coalition of chaos” with the DUP.

Covering a demonstration to oppose the Tories’ plans to form a “coalition of chaos” with the DUP.
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Starts at: 6.00pm Thu 15 Jun 2017

Venue: George Square G2

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Open protest against Theresa May and the DUP 6.00pm Thu 15 Jun 2017

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Justice for Grenfell - Glasgow stands with you. This devastating tragedy cuts right to the heart of everything that is wrong with our housing system, in one of the UK's richest area's how can so many people be ignored and be left to face such horror.

This devastating tragedy cuts right to the heart of everything that is wrong with our housing system, in one of the UK's richest area's how can so many people be ignored and be left to face such horror. >>> Please Like and share to friends! <<< by Independence Live http://www.independencelive.net
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Starts at: 2.00pm Sat 17 Jun 2017

Venue: Glasgow, Buchanan street steps G2

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Justice for Grenfell - Glasgow stands with you. 2.00pm Sat 17 Jun 2017

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AN GEALBHAN: Night of the Maori Gaelic/English night of entertainment, language & culture. The hosts AN GEALBHAN will be giving a proper Gaelic welcome to their Maori friends from the other side of the world who are fighting hard to preserve their own language and culture...

Gaelic/English night of entertainment, language & culture. The hosts AN GEALBHAN will be giving a proper Gaelic welcome to their Maori friends from the other side of the world who are fighting hard to preserve their own language and culture in a post-colonial New Zealand. >>> Please share, like & join us! You can send us and other viewers your greetings & comments on the livestream chat. Don't forget to bring your friends along by simply taking a second to share and like this event. <<< ABOUT: Independence Live are a Scottish pro-indy group of citizen livestreamers who have been going since 2013 and done nearly 1000 livesterams for free. Follow & get your friends to follow Independence Live on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Livestream & see past and future events at http://www.independencelive.net Also find Independence Live, Glasgow & Edinburgh via the IndyApp from the National Yes Registry.
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Starts at: 9.00pm Fri 26 May 2017

Speakers: Àdhamh Fleòdach

Venue: Sutherlands Restaurant, 969-973 Sauchiehall Street, Charing Cross, Glasgow G3 7TQ

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AN GEALBHAN: Night of the Maori 9.00pm Fri 26 May 2017

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Glasgow Central Hustings #GE17

Live from the Larkfield Centre in Glasgow's Southside Constituency. Alison Thewliss – Scottish National Party (SNP)
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Starts at: 6.30pm Tue 30 May 2017
Glasgow Central Hustings #GE17 6.30pm Tue 30 May 2017

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Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts Prof Alison Phipps is presenting her Inaugural Lecture as UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts on 20 June 2017 at University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow has been invited by UNESCO’s Director General to join its prestigious universities network (the UNESCO Chairs) and establish the first UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts. The Chair will be held by Professor Alison Phipps OBE, PhD, BA (hons), FRSE, FRSA, FAcSS, and is the first UNESCO Chair to investigate Refugee Integration. This lecture will explore the role language and arts play in societal integration and the creative processes at work in intercultural encounters. In particular it will offer a critique and development of existing understanding of integration and explore new possibilities. The lecture will involve the work of Gameli Tordzro and Tawona Sithole, artists in residence with the UNESCO Chair. Please see below for important event information: Date: Tuesday 20 June 2017 Venue: Boyd Orr Lecture Theatre 1 (D1 on the map) Doors open: 5.30pm Lecture starts: 6.00pm Event concludes: 7.15pm Please note that this lecture will be filmed. This lecture is free and open to the public, and tickets will be issued on a first come, first served basis. If you are interested in attending this event please register here. With best wishes, Lauren Roberts UNESCO Co-ordinator Secretariat UNESCO Chair: Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts
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Starts at: 6.00pm Tue 20 Jun 2017

Speakers: Professor Alison Phipps

Venue: Boyd Orr Building, Glasgow University G128QR
Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts 6.00pm Tue 20 Jun 2017

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All Under One Banner interview. Interview with with Bill Martin McKinnon from AUOB/Unicorn Magazine and Mike Fenwick well known for his work on Scottish currency.

Interview with with Bill Martin McKinnon from AUOB/Unicorn Magazine and Mike Fenwick well known for his work on Scottish currency.
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Starts at: 10.30am Fri 26 May 2017

Speakers: Bill Martin McKinnon,Mike Fenwick

Venue: Glasgow
All Under One Banner interview. 10.30am Fri 26 May 2017

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From a Woman's Perspective: Universal Basic Income Another installment of the year long series.

While this night is focusing on the Women's or Feminist case for UBI we are encouraging everyone to get involved in the audience, not just women. We hope this is clear. The Penultimate Event in a year long movement involved in bringing together local artists and activists with local politicians and university proffesors/students actively engaged with bringing to light the oppertunities and obstacles surrounding a policy like universal basic income/ Citizens income / Basic income or however you would like to name it. Free Entry and 6pm Start, Sharp. This Particular Event focus's on the Women's/ Feminist Perspective due to there being allot of interest in a focused night of this nature at previous events. Speakers include Hosted by Molly McLachlan Annie Miller : From the CBIN Network Jen Broadhurst : From Glasgow Calladonian University and Zara Kitson : From the Scotish Greens Also spoken word performance by Elaine Gallagher Live Music from Sev Ka ( Sev Dudinska ) and Live Presentation from Rebecca L W Jen Broadhurst : I'll be looking at BI from a feminist economist perspective. Mainly how much the social security system has consistently ignored the needs and roles of women from its inception through to how BI could begin to right that wrong. I'll also be looking at the similarities now for intersectional women from black, Asian and ethnic minorities and those with disabilities are treated in the design of welfare policy. Please Share the event around and lets give these fantastic speakers and performers a good audience :) Thanks for getting involved and see you all soon.
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Starts at: 6.00pm Wed 24 May 2017

Venue: For Fika Sake G11 6QQ

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From a Woman's Perspective: Universal Basic Income 6.00pm Wed 24 May 2017

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Craig Murray Interview Craig Murray speaks to Dr Mark McNaught

Interview with Craig Murray: Mark McNaught will be interviewing former diplomat and scholar Craig Murray, and discussing the General Election, Scottish Independence, and anything else that pops up.
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Starts at: 7.30pm Thu 18 May 2017
Craig Murray Interview 7.30pm Thu 18 May 2017

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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: [email protected] 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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March for Independence - AUOB 11.00am Sat 3 Jun 2017

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Results: Glasgow City Council Elections Live results and interviews from the Glasgow Council Election count.

Live results and interviews from the Glasgow Council Election count.
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Starts at: 9.00am Fri 5 May 2017

Venue: Emirates Arena, Glasgow
Results: Glasgow City Council Elections 9.00am Fri 5 May 2017

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International march and rally for Scottish Independence in the Hague A march and rally with speakers and music in the Netherlands capital, The Hague

The first march and event in Holland to mobilise Scots and Dutch there for the fight for Scottish independence.
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Starts at: 9.00am Sat 22 Apr 2017

Venue: The Hague, Netherlands

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International march and rally for Scottish Independence in the Hague 9.00am Sat 22 Apr 2017

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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
BBC Bias Peaceful Protest... 2.00pm Sun 26 Mar 2017

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Oppose the Nazi White Pride March in Edinburgh - Nae Nazis! Unite Against Fascism call on people to stand with them to oppose National front / White Pride

It is with disgust that we announce that the poisonous, travelling nazi rump called the National Front intend to come to Edinburgh city centre on the 25th of March to hold a ‘White Pride March’. The National Front are a pale shadow of that they were in the 1970s, when they achieved 100,000s of votes in elections and represented a real threat to black, Asian and other minorities on the streets. Because of constant and united work by the Anti-Nazi League, UAF and other anti-fascists over the last few decades, this tiny rump of fascists do not represent the threat that they once did. However, emboldened by election events in Austria, by nazi Le Pen’s polling in France, by Islamophobic Geert Wilders’ polling in the Netherlands and by the influence of white nationalists in Donald Trump’s team these fascists feel confident they can come to the streets of our multicultural city. These fascists look across parts of Europe and want to emulate fascist Jobbik in Hungary or Golden Dawn in Greece. Edinburgh has a fine tradition of stopping racists and Nazis. Should the nazi National Front decided to step foot in Edinburgh, we call upon all anti-racists and anti-fascists to take part in the broadest united mobilisation. UAF Scotland has a long history of countering and ensuring that fascists do not get a toe-hold in our communities. Only recently, anti-fascists ensured that the nazi Blood and Honour gig was cancelled in Scotland due to mass opposition. We won’t stand for their racism, their Islamophobia, their scapegoating of migrants and refugees. We will push them back like we did with the SDL, the EDL and the BNP. Please share this event with your friends, family, work mates. Assemble 12.45pm, Waverley Train Station (Market St entrance)
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Starts at: 12.30pm Sat 25 Mar 2017
Oppose the Nazi White Pride March in Edinburgh - Nae Nazis! 12.30pm Sat 25 Mar 2017

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The Shoogley Peg Election Special Bye bye Westminster.

Bye bye Westminster: Scotland's last UK election night coverage. With guest presenters Gavin Taylor, Liam Muir And live updates from the Glasgow Emirates Arena 10.15 Ash Burnett - EU Citizens for YES 10.30 Rosemary Hunter - Women for Independence 11.00- Scotgoes Pop James Kelly 12.00 IndyCar's Gordon Ross 12.30 Peter A Bell – 1.00 – Paul Kavanagh( Wee Ginger Dug) 2.30 Gordon McIntrye Kemp - Business for Scotland 3.30 Qaiser Habib Qadri Asians for YES Get the results of the General Election without all the Unionist bias! Unashamedly pro-independence discussion of the election results as they come in.
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Starts at: 10.00pm Thu 8 Jun 2017

Speakers: EU Citizens for Independence, Women for Independence, James Kelly, Indycar Gordon Ross, Peter A Bell, Paul Kavanagh, Gordon McIntrye Kemp, Asians for Independence
The Shoogley Peg Election Special 10.00pm Thu 8 Jun 2017

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John Curtice interviewed by Mark McNaught Dr. Mark McNaught will be interviewing Dr. John Curtice about the methodology and accuracy of polls, and well as the effect of polling on the political narrative, specifically in the context of a second Scottish independence referendum.

Dr. Mark McNaught is Professor of US Studies, Law, and philosophy at the University of Rennes. He will be interviewing Dr. John Curtice about the methodology and accuracy of polls, and well as the effect of polling on the political narrative, specifically in the context of a second Scottish independence referendum.
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Starts at: 3.00pm Fri 24 Mar 2017

Speakers: Dr. Mark McNaught,Dr. John Curtice

Venue: Millennium Hotel Glasgow G2 1DS
John Curtice interviewed by Mark McNaught 3.00pm Fri 24 Mar 2017

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The Shoogley Peg chat show series with Siobhan and Mark Episode #9, with Paul Kavanagh (the wee Ginger Dug)

A weekly chat show series (usually on a Tuesday or Wednesday evening at 7pm), where Siobhan and Mark talk about what's what in Scottish politics This week we talk about the Grenfell Towers travesty as well as Scottish & Catalan independence.
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Starts at: 7.00pm Tue 20 Jun 2017

Speakers: Paul Kavanagh, Siobhan Tolland, Mark McNaught
The Shoogley Peg chat show series with Siobhan and Mark 7.00pm Tue 20 Jun 2017

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March for Europe in Edinburgh The Young European Movement in Edinburgh hold a march and rally to commemorate 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

As part of the Europe-wide commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, the Young European Movement in Edinburgh have organised a march and rally through Edinburgh to demonstrate support for the EU.
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Starts at: 1.00pm Sat 25 Mar 2017

Venue: Waterloo Place to Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh EH1

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March for Europe in Edinburgh 1.00pm Sat 25 Mar 2017

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Craig Murray Interview Craig Murray speaks to Dr Mark McNaught

Interview with Craig Murray: Mark McNaught will be interviewing former diplomat and scholar Craig Murray, and discussing the General Election, Scottish Independence, and anything else that pops up.
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Starts at: 7.30pm Thu 18 May 2017
Craig Murray Interview 7.30pm Thu 18 May 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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March for Independence - All Under One Banner 10.00am Sat 30 Jul 2016

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

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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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Scottish Independence Convention Presents The Reassembly 2.00pm Sun 18 Sep 2016

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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 [email protected] 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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The YES Movement 12.00pm Sun 18 Sep 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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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: [email protected] 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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March for Independence - AUOB 11.00am Sat 3 Jun 2017

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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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The Scottish UFO & Paranormal Conference Glasgow - 2016 10.00am Sat 25 Jun 2016

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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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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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Craig Murray Interview Craig Murray speaks to Dr Mark McNaught

Interview with Craig Murray: Mark McNaught will be interviewing former diplomat and scholar Craig Murray, and discussing the General Election, Scottish Independence, and anything else that pops up.
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Starts at: 7.30pm Thu 18 May 2017
Craig Murray Interview 7.30pm Thu 18 May 2017

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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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YES INFO RALLY, George Square 2PM 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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