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July 2020

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

22 July, 2020 @ 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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August 2020

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

5 August, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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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October 2020

The Green Anticapitalist Front does Lockdown – Livestream: Interview with Palestine Action

14 October, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

GAF is reacting to the Covid-19 lockdown and enforced social distancing, by moving online. We are doing a series of lifestreams about a variety of subjects that we hope will provide food for constructive discussion. Episode 10: Interview with Palestine Action Palestine Action is a network of activists and groups taking direct action to EJD complicity with Israeli Apartheid. Recently they've embarked in a campaign against Elbit, Israel's largest privately-owned arms company. This has included protests, occupations, adhacking and much…

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November 2020

GAF does Lockdown – Interview with Peter Gelderloos on The Dangers of Non-Violence in the Environmental Movement

26 November, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

GAF is reacting to the Covid-19 lockdown and enforced social distancing, by moving online. We are doing a series of livestreams about a variety of subjects and groups that we hope will provide food for constructive discussion and inspiration for action. Episode 11: Interview with Peter Gelderloos on The Dangers of Non-Violence in the Environmentalist Movement Peter Gelderloos is an anarchist activist and writer who for years has been talking about the dangers of the non-violent doctrine in social movements…

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December 2020

The Green Anticapitalist Front does Lockdown – Livestream: Interview with Fuel Poverty Action

1 December, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

GAF is reacting to the Covid-19 lockdown and enforced social distancing, by moving online. We are doing a series of lifestreams about a variety of subjects and groups that we hope will provide food for constructive discussion and inspiration for action. Episode 12: Interview with Fuel Poverty Action Fuel Poverty Action is a group of ordinary people fed up with being robbed by greedy energy companies through spiralling bills, and rip-off prepayment meters. Alongside pensioners groups, disabled campaigners, and others…

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January 2021

The Green Anticapitalist Front does Lockdown – Livestream: Interview with Stay Grounded

20 January @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

GAF is reacting to the Covid-19 lockdown and enforced social distancing, by moving online. We are doing a series of livestreams about a variety of subjects and groups that we hope will provide food for constructive discussion and inspiration for action. Episode 13: Interview with Stay Grounded Stay Grounded is a global network of more than 160 member organisations, among them local airport opposition and climate justice groups, NGOs, trade unions, initiatives fostering alternatives to aviation like night trains, and…

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February 2021

The Green Anticapitalist Front does Lockdown – Livestream: Interview with Gran Canaria’s Anarchist Federation

24 February @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

GAF is reacting to the Covid-19 lockdown and enforced social distancing, by moving online. We are doing a series of livestreams about a variety of subjects and groups that we hope will provide food for constructive discussion and inspiration for action. Episode 14: Interview with Gran Canaria’s Anarchist Federation In this episode of GAF does Lockdown we'll be interviewing a member of FAGC (Federación Anarquistas Gran Canaria or Gran Canaria’s Anarchist Federation), which centres most of its activity on the…

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