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12th June 2007 lecture by Andy Wightman entitled: "Community Ownership of Land in Edinburgh The Story of the Common Good Fund" Time: 7.30 on Wednesday 27th June Place: St Stephens Centre, St Stephens Street, Edinburgh, EH3 5AL
Edinburgh at Risk
EDINBURGH AT RISK
Very interesting talk on the Edinburgh Common Good of interest to anyone who needs reasuring that our common good is dissapearing into the
Wightman "Community Ownership of Land in Edinburgh The Story of the Common
The Common Good in Scotland (2007)
|THIS IS JUST ONE CASE among many that traumatised families have to endure when seeking asylum in this country of ours.
We can be oblivious to what our government get up to in our name in the treatment of folk seeking refuge from violence and death. This is happening all over Britain every day.
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If you wish to support asylum seekers please contact the above addresses for information. Without our support life can get very difficult and dangerous for folk seeking asylum.
|COMMON GOOD. WHAT ARE THE PUBLIC SAYING.
The only way the Common Good will be protected for the benefit of future generations is by Glasgow people. I spoke to some people in the street about it.
|People on the street giving there views on the privatisation of Glasgows Common Good||Colin||Street talk|
| A DAY OUT ON THE CLYDE
Rowing a GalGael boat listening and telling GalGael stories and history. Gehan and Tam in full swing Ian adding his tuppence. All to the stroke of oars hitting water.
|http://www.galgael.org/||GalGael on the River|
|A VISIT FROM ANGUS GORDON FROM THE RUSKIN MILL PROJECT
Here he talks about his approach to his work and it's resonance to the work done at GalGeal. The talk was given after a sail down the river Clyde, on one of the many boats built by the GalGael trust.
|(http://www.rmet.co.uk/index.htm)||A talk on Ruskin Mills, Educational Trust, Gloucestershire|
|GALGAEL ON DA RADIO
Action Scotland BBC
More of the story of GalGael through the voices of its trainers and trainees
A group has been set up in Glasgow to keep alive the memory of the first sunrise of the Trade Union movement'. The Calton Weavers from the East End of Glasgow became Scotland's first working-class martyrs' when six of them were killed by soldiers sent in to quell their strike.
| Friends set to bring city's Calton Weavers back to life
Joanna Moore, whose house overlooks the cemetery, said: "This history should be put up in lights and people should be learning about it.
"I have spoken to people who have lived in this area for 20 years and they don't know the history of the weavers. The story has just been forgotten.
Friends Calton Weavers
In 1857 the architects Thomas Gildard and H.M.McFarlane built a little music hall on the site of an old warehouse. The building opened as the Britannia Hall circa 1859 and today is the last surviving auditorium of it's type in Scotland, and one of the last in Britain.
|THE ELECTRON CLUB
The Electron Club is a voluntary run space where people interested in things like free open source software, circuit bending, hardware hacking, computer recycling, and much more. All are welcome.
|lOW CARBON LIFESTYLE TOUR
"A lot of the best things in life are low-carbon by nature – exercise and socialising are good examples – and the really good bit is that low-carbon activities save money and make you feel good - says Mukti."
|http://www.lowcarbonlifestyle.org/||Low Carbon lifestyle|
|GLASGOW CRITICAL MASS
A community of cyclists. Critical Mass is an event held typically on the last Friday of every month in cities around the world , where bicyclists and self-propelled people take to the streets en masse . Critical Mass has no leaders, and no goals other than to meet once every month and enjoy the security of riding, rolling and travelling through the city together.
|Why do you come on Critical Mass?|
We are a small charity that provides meaningful and therapeutic activity for people with mental illness. We started by recycling old bicycles and are now branching out into music and making special needs human powered machines. We were also involved in setting up the Boomerang wood recycling and furniture making project.
|ALL TOMORROW'S PARTICKS
All Tomorrow's Particks is a collective of people who live and work in the Partick area. They have come together to create visions of what Partick could be for the future - a place determined by the people who live there.
|Mass massage event|
|GLASGOW RESIDENTS NETWORK: HUSTINGS - THE FUTURE OF GLASGOW'S COMMUNITIES A Public Debate on, The Future of Glasgow's Communities, Tuesday 24th April 2007 Quality Hotel 99 Gordon Street, Glasgow G1 3SF
What the top table said
Questions from the floor
|PERSPECTIVE ON THE COMMONS (CALIFORNIA)
But what exactly are commons?
What is their history? How do they work? How do they relate to the public realm? How can we protect them against neo-liberal enclosures and the extinction of democratic spaces?
|John Macdonald presents; The History of Glasgow Radio||http://www.sunnygovan.org/||http://tinyurl.com/29wmba|
|"I'm not a great tactician, and maybe this is a good way to stir people up, but I think it would be better for them to think through the issues and figure out the truth. Then they'll stir themselves up." Noam Chomsky|