The revolution in Rojava has over the last a few decades built up something powerful enough to take on the forces of fascism, patriarchy and capitalism, and to establish a society based on ecological sustainability, gender liberation and radical democracy. What can we learn from this perspective for our organising here? What kind of world … Continue reading "Weaving ecology, democracy and gender liberation into a revolutionary political paradigm with London Kurdistan Solidarity"
British biodiversity is in crisis. Industrial farming practices, particularly the use of pesticides and monocultures, are destroying diverse natural habitats for profit, while haphazard urban expansion is continuously fragmenting already delicate ecosystems. Without processes such as pollination and natural pest control, human civilization will collapse. To combat the imminent threat to our environment we will … Continue reading "Seedbombing day"
The Next Revolution Reading Group was founded at the #nottheanarchistbookfair Anarchist Festival in 2019. Inspired by the social ecology and libertarian municipalism of Murray Bookchin, it has met monthly in London, as well as occasionally Brighton, and chosen texts to read, and discuss, together that help an understanding of creating an approach most closely resembling … Continue reading "Next Revolution Reading Group"
Ask a comrade legal worker any question about squatters right, police interviews and how to deal with them, the hostile environment and immigration law, right of protest and assembly, terrorism laws... Location: GRASS, 9 Eden Grove (The George Pub), N7 8EE next to Holloway tube station. Contact number 07938830066. Accessibility: The space is located on … Continue reading "Radical Legal Advice"
Where anti-fascism is necessarily intersectional, so must ecological activism be. No struggle exists in isolation, and capitalism ultimately influences every aspect of all of our lives in complex ways. Join the Feminist Anti-Fascist Assembly for a lively discussion of feminist anti-fascist politics and how they relate to the climate emergency. Location: GRASS, 9 Eden Grove … Continue reading "Building a feminist antifascist response to the climate emergency with the Feminist Antifascist Assembly"
Greta Thunberg was right to insist at Davos that the problem actor to be confronted is the fossil fuel industry. Rather than just the 1% usually cited, the UK is actually responsible for around 7-8% of global warming emissions. The principal culprits are the big oil and mining companies that operate across the entire planet, … Continue reading "Global Britain’s real climate changers: Big Oil and Big Mining must be taken down with the London Mining Network"
From heatstroke, to panic attacks, to baton injuries, join QueerCare first aiders for a practical skillshare on how we can look out for each other's physical and mental health during protests. (Please note that this is not a certified first aid course.) QueerCare is a transfeminist autonomous care organisation, providing training, support and advocacy for … Continue reading "Protest first aid with Queercare"
What are the links between climate change and migration? During this workshop we will be tackling the following questions: How does climate change influence migration? What areas are affected? What is the new UN definition of climate refugee and is it useful? What has the state response been to mass migration? What is the difference … Continue reading "What are the links between climate change and migration?"
Have you attended a GAF Week of Action event or do you just want to get involved? This will be an open assembly including an introduction to GAF, planning sessions and how to get further involved with GAF to organise future actions and events over the summer and beyond. Location: GRASS, 9 Eden Grove (The … Continue reading "GAF Open Assembly: Get Involved with GAF!"
Our aim with these meetings is to discuss different subjects each time so it is not necessary to have joined a previous session to participate. Before each meeting we will share a variety of readings of different lengths and types to give some background information on the subject to be discussed. Participants are invited to … Continue reading "GAF Lockdown Reading Group discusses: Police Abolition"