561 7.00pm Thu 8 Sep 2016
The Yes Cafe welcomes Eric Joyce, former Labour MP and 2014 prominent 'NO' campaigner
The Yes Cafe welcomes Eric Joyce, former Labour MP and 2014 prominent 'NO' campaigner to speak. Recently on his blog, From No To Yes, Eric has publicly declared his support for a YES vote in #indtref2. His change in mind has prompted some media interest but I thought it best to hear from the man himslef. Eric has had a full and colourful career reaching Major in the army, success in academia, and as Personal Private Secretary to WM Ministers and served on the Commission for Racial Equality before becomning MP for Falkirk West in his own right. Equally, he has courted media publicity for incidents that would not show him in a good light though for one I believe it's not my/our place to judge. If we are to win #indyref2 we must engage with the NO voters who re enquisitive. A point of difference this time around will be to hear from those who have changed opinion since 2014 and Eric is early out the blocks on that front post Brexit.
Yes Cafe Edinburgh South EH16 6AJ
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11.00am Sat 24 Oct
Beyond Nuclear - Helensburgh CND & SCND Conference CND Conference Glasgow
All day coverage from the Conference in Glasgow. Morning Session: No to Nuclear Power 11:00-12:00 Linking Nuclear Power to Nuclear Weapons: Professor Lynn Jamieson (Chair, SCND); CND Campaign - No to Nuclear Power: Rae Street (CNDUK) Chair: Arthur West 12:00-13:00 Hunterston: Dr Ian Fairlie (Independent Radiation Consultant); Lack of Readiness for a Nuclear Incident: Cllr Audrey Doig (Nuclear Free Local Authorities) Chair: Lynn Jamieson 13:00-13:30 Morning Panel Q&A Chair: Arthur West 13:30-14:30: Lunch break Afternoon Session: Renewables 14:30-15:30 Scottish Renewables – an Overview: Professor Mike Danson (Heriot-Watt University); Scotland’s Renewable Energy Capability: Dr David Toke (Aberdeen University) Chair: Ian Fairlie 15:30-16:30 Just Transition: Pete Roche (No2 Nuclear); Renewables and Climate Change: Mark Ruskell MSP (Green Spokesperson, Climate and Energy) Chair: Mike Danson 16:30-17:00 Afternoon Panel Q&A Chair: Lynn Jamieson Tickets: £12/£8 including lunch https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/beyond-nuclear-tickets-93937709217 Livestream production by Independence Live https://www.independencelive.net https://www.facebook.com/ScottishIndependenceLiveEvents https://twitter.com/liveIndyScot https://www.youtube.com/independencelive 1000+ livestreams since 2013 DON'T HATE THE MEDIA, BECOME THE MEDIA!
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