The case of North Kelvin Meadows and The Glasgow Effect

North Kelvin Meadows Think about it. Is there another campaign at present in the city that has used its assets, common sense, media, resources and everything else to the best of their ability? Can you think of another campaign that has as good a prospect of winning, if given the right support? A project that more »

City Strolls “Enough already” walk

With their 1994 battle cry, “Ya basta!” (“Enough already!”) Mexico’s Zapatista uprising became the spearhead of two convergent movements: Mexico’s movement for indigenous rights and the international movement against corporate globalization. ‘I think we have to start by admitting that we don’t have the answers. The fact that we think that taking state power is more »

City Strolls “Enough already” walk

With their 1994 battle cry, “Ya basta!” (“Enough already!”) Mexico’s Zapatista uprising became the spearhead of two convergent movements: Mexico’s movement for indigenous rights and the international movement against corporate globalization. ‘I think we have to start by admitting that we don’t have the answers. The fact that we think that taking state power is more »

Open Learning

Free University Open Learning “Workers City; the subversive past”. 45 mins duration. A documentary chronicling some ideas around radical Scottish working class history. Interviews with: Farquhar McLay, poet, editor of “the Voices of Dissent” and “Workers City” anthology of prose and writing, subtitled the Real Glasgow Stands Up’. John Taylor Caldwell, archivist, biographer of Guy more »

Farmhouse Project

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The Control Game

Public involvement or public relations: what does it mean? A reference guide for recognizing political/social control tactics by power brokers, large corporations, public relations firms, and government entities.    By E I N Tactic 1 — Make it impossible for people to be involved: These typical control tactics set things up so that it’s difficult and more »