Ideas around climate, access and public life with Peter Morton, engineer from Renfrew. Remembering A dynamic and tragic portrait of the life of Reddit co-founder and computer prodigy Aaron Swartz, a champion of open access who grew up to lead the internet community into a new age of data sharing and free speech.
It is often forgotten that we need to be out to win things, not just to suffer. Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will, says Frederick Douglass. What do we need to do to hurt what the bankers and neoliberals hold dear? What do we have to do to more »
Radical Imagination Making news Building vision There are a ton of groups and individuals working on all sorts of projects out there. Do you ever wonder what they have in common? Are there coherent strands to this work, broader aims, coalitions, a bigger picture that directs any of this work? If there is: Do you more »
Audio: 1:31:52 https://archive.org/details/EUDiscussion Info: Discussion around the EU (European Union) Referendum: Recorded 16th June at 7pm Govanhill Trinity Church Hall Govanhill Southside Exchange – SHOULD WE STAY OR SHOULD WE GO? Poster: Invited panelists from: SNP, Left Leave, Green Party, Scotland Stronger in Europe, Podemos Spain in Scotland, Global Justice Issues to be discussed: Liberty more »
Regarding the EU I think the question is what we do whether we are in or out. How does the opportunity help to change things for the better and for ordinary people? Michael Albert has a handle on the Clinton v Trump that would be useful in the EU debate. Lesser Evilism Chomsky’s view: Trump more »
Youtube Vimeo Discussions with folk who have worked and committed much of their time to community activism. Grace Lee Boggs, said. “The most radical thing I ever did was to stay put”. If our interest is building movements we need to learn to stay put some of the time to see ideas through. These videos more »
MAY DAY,Sunday, May 1 Glasgow Green at 1 PM – 3:30 PM. Meet at Free Cycle North, near People’s Palace Tired of the ritual Glasgow May Day, a boring walk through the city, to sit in a hall listening to “our leaders”, pontificating and spouting about how they will save the world. Well, a group more »
From the Archive: Agitate! Educate! Organise! The Day Noam Chomsky Came To Town Originally published in the Alternative Strategies issue of Line 1 When a seventy year old Hamish Henderson sang Freedom Come All Ye at the Pearce Institute in Govan, Glasgow in January 1990 , it was the ultimate folk-song cabaret. Here, after all, more »