Posts by floaker

Events from the 31st August onwards

Hi folks, Another interesting week ahead. My highlights would be the second meeting seeking to form a new social centre collective, and the Faslane double-whammy of a protest against NATO membership and the closing event for Lavinia Raccanello’s work on … Continue reading

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Events from the 26th August onwards

Hi folks, Another week and another update. As well as the events below, I’d like to draw folks attention to the website for United Glasgow FC: United Glasgow is a football team run by ordinary Glasgow people for everyone … Continue reading

Events from the 18th August onwards

Hiya folks, Highlights for me this week include: the meeting on Tuesday evening to see if there are people interested in forming a new social centre here in Glasgow; then on Wednesday the talk/discussion event in the Glasgow AF we … Continue reading

Liberal feminism is also the enemy

The Guardian today published a piece entitled “If we get bogged down in the TERF war we’ll never achieve anything“. This piece of writing is cissexist in its own right, so keep that in mind before clicking through. Also if … Continue reading

Reforming the Glasgow Social Centre Collective

Tuesday 19th August 19:00 – 21:00 Electron Club Room, CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3JD. Facebook | Map Glasgow Social Centre collective was a group that aimed to create a safe and healthy space, open to all members of the … Continue reading

Events from the 12th August onwards

Hiya all, Apologies for the late update. Riseup, who host our lists, had some downtime over the weekend and so we couldn’t get the post out as planned. Of particular note is on Tue the 19th there is a meeting … Continue reading

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Annette Francis Overdosed In ‘Cry For Help’ Because Of PIP Backlog

Originally posted on Same Difference:
Is Annette Francis the first known person to die as a result of the PIP backlog? Readers, we must share her story as widely as we can. No one else can die for this reason.…

Guest post- “The public have no right to know”: how the Morning Star threatened to sack me for reporting domestic violence allegations

Originally posted on Another angry woman:
This is a guest post by Rory McKinnon. Content warning for domestic violence. It is published with permission of the survivor. My name’s Rory MacKinnon, and I’ve been a reporter for the Morning Star…

Capitalism is a Health Hazard! (talk/discussion)

Wednesday 20th August 18:45 – 21:00 Fred Paton Centre, 19 Carrington Street, Glasgow, G4 9AJ. Facebook | Map Hierarchy harms our health. Inequality in income and lack of control over living and working conditions leads to deadly chronic stress. Climate … Continue reading

Rethinking Remembrance

Yesterday marked one hundred years since the start of World War One. Billed as the war to end all wars, it has unfortunately not lived up to that slogan. Looking at the media today you can often be confused for … Continue reading