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September 2020

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

10 September, 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 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

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

18 October, 2020 @ 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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GAF Film Club discusses: Social reproduction and solidarity economy

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

Over the past months we put together a lot of reading lists and had a lot of reading group discussions. We now felt that we needed a change of pace and  a move to an easier format to continue these discussions. We will be trying to emulate our pre-Covid film nights only on an online platform instead, by streaming one or two short films (coming to a combined running time 30 minutes maximum because we realise online streaming is not…

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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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GAF Film night discusses: Permaculture

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

We are trying to emulate our pre-Covid film nights only on an online platform instead, by streaming one or two short films (coming to a combined running time 30 minutes maximum because we realise online streaming is not the same as in person film showings) followed by a free flowing discussion on the themes of the films and our thoughts and reactions. For our second screening we have chosen the theme of permaculture and will be showing the following two…

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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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Ecological Breakdown, COP26, and Beyond: GAF Glasgow Open Meeting

26 January @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Glasgow cop26 meeting

The shadow of the climate crisis looms large. The international climate summit COP26 comes to Glasgow in November of this year (as things stand)... And GAF Glasgow is getting geared up! Come along to build the movement we need, reflective of the world we must build. Organised action against the ecocidal onslaught of capitalism is the only viable means of resistance to the massive harm which the early stages of climate breakdown have already set in motion. Meeting structure: -…

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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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