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February 2020

Next Revolution Reading Group

29 February @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Grass, 9 Eden Grove
London, N7 8EE United Kingdom
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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 a dual power approach to revolutionary social justice. This month they are holding their reading group as part of the Week of Action. Please come…

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March 2020

Protest first aid with Queercare

1 March @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Grass, 9 Eden Grove
London, N7 8EE 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
Grass, 9 Eden Grove
London, N7 8EE 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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April 2020

GAF Lockdown Reading Group discusses: Disaster Capitalism

23 April @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Please join for our first online reading and discussion group meeting. Our aim 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…

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May 2020

GAF Lockdown Reading Group discusses: Social Ecology

7 May @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

After our first successful online reading and discussion group meeting, we are happy to invite you to our second one. 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…

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GAF Lockdown Reading Group discusses: Dual power

21 May @ 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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June 2020

GAF Lockdown reading group discusses: mutual aid

4 June @ 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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July 2020

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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September 2020

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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October 2020

GAF does Bookfair 2020: Green Solidarity – Learning from the GRASS experience

18 October @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Anarchist Bookfair is back! Unfortunately due to Covid it is going to be an online event. We will be hosting a virtual stall, but also a workshop. Workshop: Green Solidarity - Learning from the GRASS experience At the end of February 2020 individuals organising under the GAF banner squatted the The George pub near Holloway Road. Initially it was used to host talks, workshops and all kinds of events as part of the GAF Week of Action that was…

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