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February 2020

Worlds End: Climate and Capitalism

25 February @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Green London, Harrow and Edgware Roads
London, W2 1XJ United Kingdom
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Join us for a workshop based on Worlds End, a comic produced by the Mycellium Collective and published by Corporate Watch. Worlds End aims to help people understand climate change and capitalism, and tackles the huge, complex challenges they pose.  The aim is to bring people together for a discussion on the radical politics of climate change in the context of the recent explosion of Extinction Rebellion and Climate Strike. What can we learn from the successes of these movements?…

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Learning how to skip

25 February @ 11:00 pm - 26 February @ 12:30 am
Green London, Harrow and Edgware Roads
London, W2 1XJ United Kingdom
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Every day, tons of food are thrown out, destined for landfill. This is emblematic of the capitalist system: things not being assigned value based on their use, but on what they can be sold for. Skipping reclaims that waste and puts it to good use. In this hands on workshop you'll learn how to skip, saving yourself money while also saving the environment and sticking two fingers up to capitalist ideology.

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Self defense workshop

26 February @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Green London, Harrow and Edgware Roads
London, W2 1XJ United Kingdom
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In a world that is becoming increasingly hostile and violent due to capitalism and it's consequences it is now more imporant than ever to be able to protect yourself. GAF invites you to a self defense course with the hope that you will learn some basics and be inspired to keep on learning!

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Immigration raid resistance workshop with Newham Antiraids

26 February @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Green London, Harrow and Edgware Roads
London, W2 1XJ United Kingdom
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Newham Antiraids is working to build local community resistance to immigration raids in Newham. Fighting immigration raids and the wider British border regime requires a diversity of tactics, from giving out legal information in a variety of languages and running info-stalls to directly challenging raid squads and supporting those inside detention centres. Members of Newham Antiraids will be coming in to deliver a practical raid resistance workshop that aims to inform you about your rights, as well as concrete things…

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Seedbombing workshop

27 February @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Green London, Harrow and Edgware Roads
London, W2 1XJ United Kingdom
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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 be carrying out a SEEDBOMBING workshop and campaign, so that we can transform London’s dead concrete landscape into something beautiful and biologically diverse. Join us…

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Effective outreach: How to effectively speak to the public about issues you care about

27 February @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Green London, Harrow and Edgware Roads
London, W2 1XJ United Kingdom
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'Do you find it difficult to effectively put across what you believe to members of the public, who may not agree with you? Don't worry, most of us do! This is a workshop to learn how to do exactly that. Whether you're bursting with confidence or find talking to people really difficult, there are a few things you can bare in mind to make the whole thing go much more smoothly. Come along to learn: - How to speak to…

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Next Revolution Reading Group

29 February @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Green London, Harrow and Edgware Roads
London, W2 1XJ United Kingdom
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March 2020

Protest first aid with Queercare

1 March @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Green London, Harrow and Edgware Roads
London, W2 1XJ United Kingdom
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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 trans and queer people in the UK (and further afield). We focus on building communities which can care for themselves, and providing them with the…

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What are the links between climate change and migration?

1 March @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Green London, Harrow and Edgware Roads
London, W2 1XJ United Kingdom
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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 between solidarity and charity? Why is the NGOs model of response totally inadequate and why do we need working class solidarity instead of charity? How…

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