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July 2020

GAF Lockdown reading group discusses: ecofeminism

2 July @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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 pick and choose what they would like to read in preparation. No prior knowledge of any of the subjects is necessary as our aim is…

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The Green Anticapitalist Front does Lockdown – Livestream: Ecofascism

8 July @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

GAF is reacting to the Covid-19 lockdown and enforced social distancing, by moving online. We will be doing a series of lifestreams about a variety of subjects that we hope will provide food for constructive discussion. Episode 6: Ecofascism Fascism is on the rise all around the world. At the same time, the climate crisis is an imminent danger to the continued survival of our ecosystems. This has brought back an old enemy that combines these two threats: ecofascism. Ecofascism…

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GAF Lockdown Reading Group discusses: ecofascism

16 July @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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 pick and choose what they would like to read in preparation. No prior knowledge of any of the subjects is necessary as our aim is…

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The Green Anticapitalist Front does Lockdown – Livestream: Tactics against Repression and Co-optation of Mutual Aid

22 July @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

GAF is reacting to the Covid-19 lockdown and enforced social distancing, by moving online. We will be doing a series of lifestreams about a variety of subjects that we hope will provide food for constructive discussion. Episode 7: Tactics against Repression and Co-optation of Mutual Aid In the livestream our guest speaker will draw on 5 years' research into Mutual Aid Disaster Relief, including interviews with activists involved with Occupy Sandy in New York, and COVID-19 Mutual Aid groups in London.…

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GAF Lockdown Reading Group discusses: Braiding Sweetgrass

30 July @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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 pick and choose what they would like to read in preparation. No prior knowledge of any of the subjects is necessary as our aim is…

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August 2020

The Green Anticapitalist Front does Lockdown – Livestream: A World Without Prisons

5 August @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

GAF is reacting to the Covid-19 lockdown and enforced social distancing, by moving online. We will be doing a series of lifestreams about a variety of subjects that we hope will provide food for constructive discussion. Episode 8: A World Without Prisons An introduction to prison abolition, following a legacy of Black feminist and queer analysis and struggle. Join us for a workshop to discuss the realities of the prison system in the UK and why prison abolition is a…

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GAF Lockdown Reading Group discusses: Police Abolition

13 August @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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 pick and choose what they would like to read in preparation. No prior knowledge of any of the subjects is necessary as our aim is…

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Climate Change as a Queer and Feminist Issue

18 August @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

GAF hosts an online talk by Catrina Randall from Young Friends of the Earth followed by a Q&A. Link to be posted here. Catrina Randall (she/her) coordinates Young Friends of the Earth Scotland a network of climate and social justice activists aged 16-30 from across Scotland. She has been involved in divestment and sponsorship campaigns, grassroots community organising, and queer and feminist direct action groups. She has written about the need to frame climate change as a queer issue. Zoom…

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September 2020

The Green Anticapitalist Front does Lockdown – Livestream: The Mapuche Struggle for Indigenous Autonomy

3 September @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

GAF is reacting to the Covid-19 lockdown and enforced social distancing, by moving online. We will be doing a series of lifestreams about a variety of subjects that we hope will provide food for constructive discussion. Episode 9: The Mapuche Struggle for Indigenous Autonomy GAF will be interviewing Carole Concha Bell about the continuing struggle of the Mapuche people in Chile to defend their land. We will learn about the history of their fight and how it is connected to…

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GAF Lockdown Reading Group discusses: The Commons, the building blocks for a society beyond capitalism?

10 September @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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 to give some background information on the subject to be discussed. Participants are invited to pick and choose what they would like to read in preparation. No prior knowledge of any of the subjects is necessary as our aim is to make…

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