February 2017 (14)

Indy Ref 2 - Scotland's Future

Indy Ref 2 - Scotland's Future

6.00pm Mon 27 Feb 2017
Public meeting Monday 27 February at 6pm, Renfield St Stephens Church at 6pm, Garnethill Hall - to discuss Scotland's Future.

718Indy Ref 2 - Scotland's Future Public meeting Monday 27 February at 6pm, Renfield St Stephens Church at 6pm, Garnethill Hall - to discuss Scotland's Future.

Scotland's Future won't be sanctions, punishment of the poor, scapegoating 'foreigners', charging disabled people for being disabled. No.
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Starts at: 6.00pm Mon 27 Feb 2017

Speakers: Mike Dailly, Saffron Dickson, Steven Purcell

Venue: Renfield St Stephens G2 4JP
Common Weal - The White Paper Project

Common Weal - The White Paper Project

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

513Common Weal - The White Paper Project Speakers Robin McAlpine and Craig Dalzell present proposals from the Commonweal's White Paper aimed at renewing the case for an Independent Scotland. With interactive discussion.

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

Speakers: Robin McAlpine, Dr Craig Dalzell

Venue: Glencairn Venue 151 Glasgow Rd, Rutherglen, Glasgow G73 1ST G73 1ST
Universal Basic Income - Join the Movement!

Universal Basic Income - Join the Movement!

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

260Universal Basic Income - Join the Movement! Another installment from the year long series. UPDATE: livestream to be confirmed.

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

Venue: For Fika Sake

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Scotland Against Trump : Edinburgh Meadows Highlights

Scotland Against Trump : Edinburgh Meadows Highlights

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

142Scotland Against Trump : Edinburgh Meadows Highlights Edinburgh :Scotland Against Trump DEMONSTRATION

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

Speakers: Maggie Chapman, David Jamieson

Venue: Edinburgh Meadows EH3 9QL

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Scotland against Trump national demonstration

Scotland against Trump national demonstration

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

1170Scotland against Trump national demonstration a march and rally in protest at Trump

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

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

Venue: Meadows to Holyrood, Edinburgh EH99 1SP

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Life After Trident, Helensburgh CND conference

Life After Trident, Helensburgh CND conference

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

273Life After Trident, Helensburgh CND conference Speakers: Professor Mike Danson (Heriot-Watt University) Janet Fenton (Scottish CND) Brendan O'Hara (MP Argyll & Bute) Lesley Riddoch (Journalist & Broadcaster) Chair: Alannah Maurer (Navy Not Nuclear)...

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

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

Venue: Helensburgh Parish Church Colquhoun Street, G848UP Helensburgh G848UP

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Alan Knight

Alan Knight "London Calling" interview & watch!

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

197Alan Knight "London Calling" interview & watch! Ken McDonald from iScot Magazine will be interviewing Alan Knight the director of the documentary "London Calling". There will be a short interview with Alan followed by a showing of the documentary and then a Q&A. All questions will be taken from the in

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

Starts at: 7.00pm Wed 8 Feb 2017

Speakers: Alan Knight director,Ken McDonald iScot Magazine

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

Scotland says STAY - a rally at the Scottish Parliament

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

184Scotland says STAY - a rally at the Scottish Parliament an opportunity for people in Scotland to have their say on the Article 50 bill

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

Venue: Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP

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Dr Iain Black on

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

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

423Dr Iain Black on "Lessons the Yes campaign must learn to win IndyRef2" a public meeting hosted by Yes Edinburgh West

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

Speakers: Dr Iain Black

Venue: Clermiston Inn, Edinburgh EH4 7EG

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Boston Trans & Queer Liberation + Immigrant Solidarity Protest

Boston Trans & Queer Liberation + Immigrant Solidarity Protest

5.51pm Sun 5 Feb 2017

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194Boston Trans & Queer Liberation + Immigrant Solidarity Protest

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

Starts at: 5.51pm Sun 5 Feb 2017
Protect Our Muslim Neighbors Rally in Denver

Protect Our Muslim Neighbors Rally in Denver

8.00pm Sat 4 Feb 2017

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203Protect Our Muslim Neighbors Rally in Denver

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

Starts at: 8.00pm Sat 4 Feb 2017
Bedroom Tax2

Bedroom Tax2

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

124Bedroom Tax2 Councillor Billy McAllister & Sean Clerkin interview.

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

I, Daniel Blake - Panel Discussion

8.30pm Thu 2 Feb 2017

122I, Daniel Blake - Panel Discussion

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

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

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

460Interview: Paul Kavanagh (Wee Ginger Dug) & Ken McDonald from iScot Interview with Paul Kavanagh (Wee Ginger Dug) & Ken McDonald from iScot Magazine

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

Starts at: 1.00pm Wed 1 Feb 2017

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

Venue: Independence Live, Glasgow Office

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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Independence Live

Starts at: 11.00am Sat 24 Oct 2020
UPDATE! Beyond Nuclear - Helensburgh CND & SCND Conference

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