Start of some videos talking about power structures with an emphasis on “people power” in building self determined communities
Jonathan Cook:Can anyone still doubt that access to a relatively free and open internet is rapidly coming to an end in the west? In China and other autocratic regimes, leaders have simply bent the internet to their will, censoring content that threatens their rule. But in the “democratic” west, it is being done differently. The more »
Radical Imagination Project. Updates from around the community
Propaganda for beginners. Never a better time to to take note of the nature of the propaganda machine at election time when it’s in full swing. When its tactics become unguarded, blatant and raw.
A group of us are trying to bring May Day back to the Green and make it what it was meant to be, a family day, a fun day, a day to celebrate the solidarity of the working class.
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 »