May 2016 (22)

Mr Ethical exposes HSBC fraud

Mr Ethical exposes HSBC fraud

12.00pm Sun 29 May 2016

222Mr Ethical exposes HSBC fraud


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Starts at: 12.00pm Sun 29 May 2016
Scottish Independence Movement (SIM) public meeting

Scottish Independence Movement (SIM) public meeting

12.30pm Sat 28 May 2016
currency debate with Mike Fenwick and Andy Anderson

535Scottish Independence Movement (SIM) public meeting currency debate with Mike Fenwick and Andy Anderson

Examining the diffferent currency options for an independent Scotland
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Starts at: 12.30pm Sat 28 May 2016

Speakers: Mike Fenwick, Andy Anderson

Venue: Hillhead Library, 348 Byres Rd, Glasgow G12 8AP

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Jim Sillars on the Middle East

Jim Sillars on the Middle East

7.00pm Fri 27 May 2016
We have Jim Sillars back at the Edinburgh SNP Club to give us view perspective of the recent history of the Middle East.

271Jim Sillars on the Middle East We have Jim Sillars back at the Edinburgh SNP Club to give us view perspective of the recent history of the Middle East.

We have Jim Sillars back at the Edinburgh SNP Club to give us view perspective of the recent history of the Middle East.
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Starts at: 7.00pm Fri 27 May 2016

Speakers: Jim Sillars

Venue: 16 N St Andrew St, Edinburgh EH2 1HJ,
Maximus Protest on Cadogan Street

Maximus Protest on Cadogan Street

12.00am Fri 27 May 2016
Sean Clerkin and Piers Doughty-Brown speak about the illegality of Maximus work capability assessments

65Maximus Protest on Cadogan Street Sean Clerkin and Piers Doughty-Brown speak about the illegality of Maximus work capability assessments

Sean Clerkin and Piers Doughty-Brown explain how a court ruled against Maximus work capability assessments on people with disabilities.
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Starts at: 12.00am Fri 27 May 2016

Speakers: Sean Clerkin, Piers Doughty-Brown

Venue: Cadogan Street, Glasgow
Overheard in the Southside fringe

Overheard in the Southside fringe

8.00pm Thu 26 May 2016
Independent live music, spoken word, comedy and hip-hop

975Overheard in the Southside fringe Independent live music, spoken word, comedy and hip-hop

Like many people, Overheard in the Westend has been priced out of the Westend and migrated to 'Merchant City South' A.K.A Shawlands. As part of the Southside Fringe , OITW will make it's Southside debut at the Bungo bar's basement and host a mix of live music, comedy and poetry . So far we are delighed to confirm performances from: Loki & Becci Wallace Jackal Trades Sev Dudzinska Well Dodgy and much more TBC Hosted by Mark McG Entry will be free but donations for the artists are most welcome #naehashtags
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Starts at: 8.00pm Thu 26 May 2016

Venue: The Bungo
What now for Govanhill Baths?

What now for Govanhill Baths?

5.30pm Thu 26 May 2016
Closed for more than 15 years, the Baths has had a renewed life as a vibrant and well-used arts, culture, and wellbeing venue for Govanhill and the wider Southside... Panel: Lesley Riddoch,Aamer Anwar,Loki,Nicola Fisher,Jim Monaghan

150What now for Govanhill Baths? Closed for more than 15 years, the Baths has had a renewed life as a vibrant and well-used arts, culture, and wellbeing venue for Govanhill and the wider Southside... Panel: Lesley Riddoch,Aamer Anwar,Loki,Nicola Fisher,Jim Monaghan

What now for Govanhill Baths? Govanhill Baths Community Trust 99 Calder Street, G42 7RA Glasgow, United Kingdom Closed for more than 15 years, the Baths has had a renewed life as a vibrant and well-used arts, culture, and wellbeing venue for Govanhill and the wider Southside. After all those years of campaigning, the money has finally been secured to refurbish and reopen the facility as the Bath house it once was. With the old life as swimming facility and new life as creative hub colliding, what will the Baths look like at reopening in 2018? The clock is now ticking until closure changes the Baths forever. Join us for this panel event to discuss the new era of Govanhill Baths, asking difficult questions about the arts, wellbeing, and community empowerment in working class communities such as Govanhill. Panellists: Lesley Riddoch, award-winning journalist Aamer Anwar, leading human rights lawyer Loki, hip hop artist and writer Nicola Fisher, Save Our Pool campaigner and Vice President of EIS speaking in a personal capacity Chaired by poet Jim Monaghan
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Starts at: 5.30pm Thu 26 May 2016

Speakers: Lesley Riddoch,Aamer Anwar,Loki,Nicola Fisher,Jim Monaghan

Venue: Govanhill Baths Community Trust, 99 Calder Street, Glasgow G42 7RA

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What is happening with Oil?

What is happening with Oil?

6.30pm Wed 25 May 2016
a lecture by Dr Alister Hamilton

1277What is happening with Oil? a lecture by Dr Alister Hamilton

This event Will Be On youtube 2008: Oil at $147 / barrel 2015: Oil at $30 / barrel a public meeting to discuss the drivers for this rollercoaster and the impacts now and in the future. With Dr Alister Hamilton Register at https://oil25may.eventbrite.co.uk/ Dr Alister Hamilton, member of Transition Edinburgh, avid watcher of Peak Oil scenarios and Senior Lecturer in the University of Edinburgh School of Engineering will share his latest analysis of the data and the trends. Share your ideas too in a wide-ranging discussion on what all this means. The Ponzi Fracking schemes in the USA have depressed prices - but for how long? What does the current global glut mean for Peak Oil / Oil Depletion? What is really happening with OPEC and the Saudi super oil ministry? Will the transition to renewables - wind and solar - really cut demand? What is likely impact of electric vehicles on demand for oil? Would Unconventional Gas extracted from mainland Britain really be cheap? Mary Church, Head of Campaigns for Friends of the Earth Scotland, will respond and draw out the key issues to watch. All welcome. Some refreshments available if you arrive in good time before 6.30!
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Starts at: 6.30pm Wed 25 May 2016

Speakers: Dr Alister Hamilton

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Vagabond Underground

Vagabond Underground

7.00pm Tue 24 May 2016
Vagabond Underground is an informal monthly gathering of writers, readers, publishers, book designers and curious others. Each month will feature a different author. This month it's...Jim Sillars.

304Vagabond Underground Vagabond Underground is an informal monthly gathering of writers, readers, publishers, book designers and curious others. Each month will feature a different author. This month it's...Jim Sillars.

Vagabond Underground is an informal monthly gathering of writers, readers, publishers, book designers and curious others. Each month will feature a different author. This month it's...Jim Sillars.
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Starts at: 7.00pm Tue 24 May 2016

Speakers: Jim Sillars

Venue: Yes Bar, 14 Drury Street Glasgow G2 5AA

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Talk by David Henry

Talk by David Henry

7.01pm Thu 19 May 2016

livestream by Ian Russell

355Talk by David Henry

About Talk by David Henry on: A new television channel for Scotland. Made in Scotland for a Scottish audience. Offering a 21st Century Scotland a refreshing range of original programmes and a selection of worldwide favourites. The channel is currently in the development stage and the launch dated is expected in early 2016. If you would like to get involved or have suggestions for future programmes then please email us at [email protected] we look forward to hearing from you. A selection of home grown original programmes and quality imports are all part of the plans. You will be able to watch modern Current Affair's, Feature Films, General Entertainment all with a Scottish audience in mind not to forget a new nightly News programme that reports on the world from a Scottish perspective. SBC will be delivered to a UK wide audience. http://www.sbctv.co.uk/
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Ian Russell

Starts at: 7.01pm Thu 19 May 2016
Show your support for the Glasgow Primary School Janitors

Show your support for the Glasgow Primary School Janitors

5.30pm Thu 19 May 2016
Come along and show your support for the Glasgow Primary School Janitors, on strike for fair & equal pay. Glasgow city council are refusing to negotiate. bring union members, banners friends and family.

318Show your support for the Glasgow Primary School Janitors Come along and show your support for the Glasgow Primary School Janitors, on strike for fair & equal pay. Glasgow city council are refusing to negotiate. bring union members, banners friends and family.

Come along and show your support for the Glasgow Primary School Janitors, on strike for fair & equal pay. Glasgow city council are refusing to negotiate. bring union members, banners friends and family.
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Starts at: 5.30pm Thu 19 May 2016

Venue: Buchanan Street Steps, Glasgow G1 2

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Prof Guy Standing - Scotland & The Basic Income

Prof Guy Standing - Scotland & The Basic Income

7.00pm Tue 17 May 2016
Professor Standing will explore the concept of Basic Income, particularly in relation to Scotland, which has gone from being a fringe political concept to one discussed and piloted around the world.

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1424Prof Guy Standing - Scotland & The Basic Income Professor Standing will explore the concept of Basic Income, particularly in relation to Scotland, which has gone from being a fringe political concept to one discussed and piloted around the world.

We are delighted to invite you to the Angus Millar Lecture, which will be delivered by Professor Guy Standing. Professor Standing will explore the concept of Basic Income, particularly in relation to Scotland, which has gone from being a fringe political concept to one discussed and piloted around the world. Guy Standing is Professor of Development Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, and a founder member and honorary co-president of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN), a non-governmental organisation that promotes a citizenship income for all. Angus Millar was a Scottish financier who was Senior Partner of Baillie Gifford from 1984 - 1989. He was involved in many Scottish enterprises and cultural organisations including The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland, Edinburgh College of Art, and Hopetoun House Preservation Trust. He became a Fellow of the RSA in 1980. In 1997 his family endowed the Angus Millar Lectures in his memory. The lecture is held annually and covers topics of contemporary relevance to Scotland with the purpose of stimulating discussion, developing ideas, and encouraging action in accordance with the aims of the RSA.
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Starts at: 7.00pm Tue 17 May 2016

Speakers: Professor Guy Standing

Venue: Wolfson Hall, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9DW

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The Syrian Refugee Situation - Sign of a New World Disorder?

The Syrian Refugee Situation - Sign of a New World Disorder?

6.00pm Tue 17 May 2016
Talk by theHead of the Policy Development and Evaluation Service at the United Nations High Commission for Refugees in Geneva.

112The Syrian Refugee Situation - Sign of a New World Disorder? Talk by theHead of the Policy Development and Evaluation Service at the United Nations High Commission for Refugees in Geneva.

Ewen Macleod is Head of the Policy Development and Evaluation Service at the United Nations High Commission for Refugees in Geneva. He has worked for the United Nations and the European Commission, holding both headquarters and field-based positions. Over the course of a thirty year career, he has worked on many complex humanitarian crises and protracted refugee situations in Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. GRAMNet and GCID are delighted to welcome Ewen to the University of Glasgow to speak on the UNHCR's role in Syria and some of the current and future challenges the refugee outflow has provoked for the international community. Ewen will discuss the broader implications of the Syria crisis for asylum and migration policy, and development and humanitarian aid. There will be a Q and A session after Ewen's talk and refreshments will be served in the foyer following the event.
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Starts at: 6.00pm Tue 17 May 2016

Speakers: Ewen MacLeod

Venue: Charles Wilson Building, University of Glasgow
KILTR: Alan Rankine interview.

KILTR: Alan Rankine interview.

2.00pm Mon 16 May 2016
Alan Rankine (born 17 May 1958) is a Such a great interview coming up for you on Monday 16th May, 12pm, with Alan Rankine - the musical brains behind The Associates. What can you write or say about the Associates that hasn't...

186KILTR: Alan Rankine interview. Alan Rankine (born 17 May 1958) is a Such a great interview coming up for you on Monday 16th May, 12pm, with Alan Rankine - the musical brains behind The Associates. What can you write or say about the Associates that hasn't...

Alan Rankine (born 17 May 1958) is a Such a great interview coming up for you on Monday 16th May, 12pm, with Alan Rankine - the musical brains behind The Associates. What can you write or say about the Associates that hasn't already been covered or documented? We'll leave it to Björk... "The Associates went there. They didn't edit their nature out of it. They had pagan qualities. I read a book about Billy MacKenzie, and it said that all the lyrics were composed in the moment, not written down, like a stream of consciousness. For Medulla, I thought about using Billy MacKenzie's voice, and his father sent me old multi-tracks, the original tapes, and I wanted to work on it, celebrating voices, maybe do a duet with him. But when it came to it, I was too sacred."
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Starts at: 2.00pm Mon 16 May 2016

Speakers: Alan Rankine

Venue: Glasgow
Interview with Cliff Purvis, Veterans for Independence 2

Interview with Cliff Purvis, Veterans for Independence 2

4.00pm Sun 15 May 2016
Interview with Cliff Purvis, Veterans for Independence 2.0 A discussion on the recent elections, EU referendum and the re-engagement of the national dialog towards independence and more. Join us on Blab!

66Interview with Cliff Purvis, Veterans for Independence 2 Interview with Cliff Purvis, Veterans for Independence 2.0 A discussion on the recent elections, EU referendum and the re-engagement of the national dialog towards independence and more. Join us on Blab!

Interview with Cliff Purvis, Veterans for Independence 2.0 A discussion on the recent elections, EU referendum and the re-engagement of the national dialog towards independence and more. We will be using a Blab for the interview so you can watch us on the Blab as well as livestream and also on Blab you can send messages or join the panel! Blab: blab.im/ctd6g
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Starts at: 4.00pm Sun 15 May 2016

Speakers: Cliff Purvis

Venue: Blab
AN GEALBHAN le Gillebrìde MacIlleMhaoil

AN GEALBHAN le Gillebrìde MacIlleMhaoil

9.00pm Fri 13 May 2016
Gillebrìde stars as Gwyllyn the Bard in Outlander. He comes from a family with a strong Gaelic background. Gaelic is his first language and Gaelic songs and traditions were always an important part of family life.

226AN GEALBHAN le Gillebrìde MacIlleMhaoil Gillebrìde stars as Gwyllyn the Bard in Outlander. He comes from a family with a strong Gaelic background. Gaelic is his first language and Gaelic songs and traditions were always an important part of family life.

Gillebrìde MacMillan is from the Milton in South Uist. He comes from a family with a strong Gaelic background. Gaelic is his first language and Gaelic songs and traditions were always an important part of family life. Gillebrìde stars as Gwyllyn the Bard in Starz Outlander where he regales those in Castle Leoch with traditional Gaelic songs and tales. In Starz Outlander, Gillebrìde sings traditional songs and a song specially composed by Bear McCreary.
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Starts at: 9.00pm Fri 13 May 2016

Speakers: Gillebrìde MacMillan

Venue: Sutherland's Bar, Argyll Hotel, 973 Sauchiehall Street, G3 7TQ Glasgow G3 7TQ

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Vigil for James Connolly

Vigil for James Connolly

7.00pm Thu 12 May 2016
organised by the James Connolly Society in Edinburgh to commemorate the centenary of his execution on 12 May 1916

629Vigil for James Connolly organised by the James Connolly Society in Edinburgh to commemorate the centenary of his execution on 12 May 1916

At dawn on 12 May 1916, James Connolly was carried to the firing squad in Dublin and shot in a chair. A vigil is being held by the James Connolly Society in Edinburgh at his birthplace in the Cowgate to remember the man and his life, 100 years after his execution.
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Starts at: 7.00pm Thu 12 May 2016

Venue: 107 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JW
#SurroundDungavel

#SurroundDungavel

12.45pm Sat 7 May 2016
No One Is Illega! Shutdown Detention Centres! We Will Rise are joining thousands of others around the UK and across Europe to participate in a day of action against detention on May 7th.

431#SurroundDungavel No One Is Illega! Shutdown Detention Centres! We Will Rise are joining thousands of others around the UK and across Europe to participate in a day of action against detention on May 7th.

No One Is Illega! Shutdown Detention Centres! We Will Rise are joining thousands of others around the UK and across Europe to participate in a day of action against detention on May 7th. BOOK A COACH TICKET FROM GEORGE SQ TO DUNGAVEL HERE: https://shutdungavel.eventsmart.com/events/wwr/ Lets stand in SOLIDARITY with those detained! Locking people up due to their immigration status is wrong, there is no way to operate a humane or safe detention system. NO ONE should be locked up because of their immigration status. Join the dots between Lesvos and Yarls Wood, Dunkirk and Dungavel, then join us! #SurroundDungavel
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Starts at: 12.45pm Sat 7 May 2016
Edinburgh & Lothians May Day march and rally

Edinburgh & Lothians May Day march and rally

11.30am Sat 7 May 2016
follow the Edinburgh May Day march and hear Jim slaven, Pinar Aksu and Mary Alexander at the rally afterwards

1161Edinburgh & Lothians May Day march and rally follow the Edinburgh May Day march and hear Jim slaven, Pinar Aksu and Mary Alexander at the rally afterwards

The annual May Day march assembles 11.30am at Johnston Terrace and sets off at midday marching to a rally at the Pleasance
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Starts at: 11.30am Sat 7 May 2016

Speakers: Jim slaven, Pinar Aksu, Mary Alexander

Venue: Johnston Terrace to the Pleasance, Edinburgh EH1

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#SP16 Election night blab

#SP16 Election night blab

10.30pm Thu 5 May 2016
join our panel for late night conversation and reaction to the results as they come in

77#SP16 Election night blab join our panel for late night conversation and reaction to the results as they come in

This is an open invitation to join us and share your thoughts, reactions and insight into the #SP16 results, look back at the campaigns, controversies and look forward to the next 5 years in Holyrood. We will have contributions through the night live from the Glasgow count. Blab is a relatively new social media platform providing live video conversations between up to four people at a time with different people "jumping on" in an open-ended fashion.
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Starts at: 10.30pm Thu 5 May 2016
Election #SP16

Election #SP16

10.00pm Thu 5 May 2016
We will be livestreaming from the Emirates in Glasgow from around 11PM till early hours, or join the Blab with our panel to discuss tonights events with regular reports from the Emirates. Also watch on Bella Caledonia, Kiltr and CommonSpace.

3609Election #SP16 We will be livestreaming from the Emirates in Glasgow from around 11PM till early hours, or join the Blab with our panel to discuss tonights events with regular reports from the Emirates. Also watch on Bella Caledonia, Kiltr and CommonSpace.

We will be livestreaming from the Emirates in Glasgow from around 11PM till early hours, or join the Blab with our panel to discuss tonights events with regular reports from the Emirates. This livestream can also be watched on Bella Caledonia, Kiltr and CommonSpace.
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Starts at: 10.00pm Thu 5 May 2016

Venue: Emirates Arena Glasgow
Overheard in the West End - Talented Bar Stewards

Overheard in the West End - Talented Bar Stewards

7.00pm Thu 5 May 2016
Another live alternative music event

666Overheard in the West End - Talented Bar Stewards Another live alternative music event

Tales from across the bar from the people who sell you refreshments and sometimes even refuse you booze. What goes on in their tender little bar tender heads while you party ? It may come as a shock but a lot of these bar stewards have been known to party off duty and even perform the musics, the poems and the comedys when your not looking or expect it . But for one night only when you are looking and are expecting it, we have unearthed some of the most talented bar stewards on the planet to tell you stories and sing you songs live at Overheard in the Westend at the siempre cafe in Kelvinhall. Free entry as always but if you enjoy yourself then please do donate to the artists that include: Becci Wallace Sam Small Lorna Macbean Jackal Trades Cee Smith Aiden Rivett Two's Up Lod Zilla Open Mic and much , much more
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Starts at: 7.00pm Thu 5 May 2016

Venue: Siempre Bicycle Cafe

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Open The Books on PFI

Open The Books on PFI

7.00pm Tue 3 May 2016
a public meeting in the wake of the Edinburgh schools scandal, hosted by Common Weal

263Open The Books on PFI a public meeting in the wake of the Edinburgh schools scandal, hosted by Common Weal

Common Weal, People Vs PFI and Jubilee Scotland have launched a petition to Open the Books on PFI/PPP in wake of the Edinburgh Schools Scandal. This public meeting will discuss the issues around public-private contracts in Scotland, especially in light of the Edinburgh school closures, and how to progress the campaign going forward. Speakers confirmed: Jim and Margaret Cuthbert (economists), Joel Benjamin (finance researcher), Kirsty Haigh (Jubilee Scotland).
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Starts at: 7.00pm Tue 3 May 2016

Speakers: Jim and Margaret Cuthbert, Joel Benjamin, Kirsty Haigh

Venue: Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria St, Edinburgh EH1 2JL

What's coming up next?

11.00am Sat 24 Oct
UPDATE! Beyond Nuclear - Helensburgh CND & SCND Conference Working with organisers to take this event online. Date will likely change.

Working with organisers to take this event online. Date will likely change.
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Starts at: 11.00am Sat 24 Oct 2020
UPDATE! Beyond Nuclear - Helensburgh CND & SCND Conference

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