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Celebrating Ecuador's Citizens' Revolution 12 Feb Bolivar Hall, Grafton St, London

Tuesday, 12 February 2013





19:00 until 20:45

































Speakers include:

- José María Guijarro, adviser to the Ecuadorian Foreign Minister
- Robin Blackburn, author and writer who recently interviewed President Correa for New Left Review
- Stephanie Pearce, Queen Mary’s University
- Chris Williamson MP- Francisco Dominguez, Venezuela Solidarity

Will Duckworth, the new Green Party Deputy-Leader will be visiting Sunderland

Will Duckworth, the new Green Party Deputy-Leader will be visiting Sunderland to promote the Party's vision for a better future.
Will will be speaking at a meeting of Sunderland Green Party at the
Museum Vaults at 2pm on sunday 3rd February The Museum Vaults Silksworth Row, SR1 3QJ City of Sunderland
Will is a life long trade unionist and former teacher. He was elected
as the Green

Idle No More Teach In & Global Indigenous Network Meetin

Monday, 28 January 2013 Bishopsgate Institute, London




18.30-21.00






This event will be led by Sylvia McAdam Saysewahum, co-founder of the Idle No More movement in Turtle Island (Canada).

It will be part of the international day of action for the Idle No More
campaign on the 28th January. We will have various speakers, of
Indigenous descent, who will be talking about the

Editorial "Lucha Indígena" no. 77‏ Idle No More and Zapatists.

This is the editorial from Lucha Indigena, Hugo Blanco's newspaper....more here in Spanish




         Mexico
and Canada:
A POWERFUL NATIVE PRESENCE





In
December the native people of this hemisphere gave rise to two striking
events.  The more notable of these,
unquestionably, was the silent march in the rain, with fists raised and faces
covered, of 40 thousand natives in five cites of

Aaron Swartz not so much RIP but we must never rest in his name.

F2C2012: Aaron Swartz keynote - "How we stopped SOPA"



Ben Samuel from the Young Greens sent me this, thank you Ben!  Lets make noise to celebrate the life and vision of Aaron who so sadly died.



I am extraordinarily proud of what I achieved whilst I was at
University (Nottingham), and Aaron Schwarz' loved ones should be proud
of his achievements too.  One of those achievements is

Gasland the new film about fracking at 11am, Sunday 13 January 2013 at the Renoir Cinema, Brunswick Square, Brunswick Centre, London

I am speaking at a showing of Gasland the new
film about fracking at 11am, Sunday 13 January 2013 at the Renoir
Cinema, Brunswick Square, Brunswick Centre, London It is a London
Socialist Film Co-op event. 



Commons strategy and politics

Some rough notes....feedback welcome.


Political and strategic approaches to the
commons can be found in the work of Karl Marx, philosophers such as Deleuze and
Guttari as well as the autonomist Marxist authors Toni Negri and Michael Hardt.
Latin American left governments, indigenous organizations and commons
orientated think tanks and non-governmental organizations such as On the
Commons have