December 2016 (10)

Bella's Review of the Year 2016

Bella's Review of the Year 2016

7.00pm Wed 21 Dec 2016
Bellacaledonia host a Review of 2016

765Bella's Review of the Year 2016 Bellacaledonia host a Review of 2016

This Wednesday (21 Dec) we’ll be looking back over the carnage of 2016. Join our two panels of commentators and writers to look back (and ahead) together. You can buy the books from all our panelists on the night, including our own ‘Scotland 2021’ available from Word Power Books or via Waterstone’s here. The book has contributions by Irvine Welsh, Khuloud Saba, Alistair Davidson, Neil Cooper, Maggie Chapman, Adam Ramsay, Robin McAlpine, Kathy Galloway, Tom French, Vonnie Moyes, Anuj Kapilashrami, Sara Marsden, and dozens more. We are looking at the challenges ahead, the state of the nation and the shifting political landscape after Holyrood 2016. If you can’t make it on Wednesday you can get some of our panels books here… indyref2Gordon Guthrie is author of ‘Winning The Second Independence Referendum – a manifesto for Scotland and the EU after Brexit‘ – he writes: “Brexit has not made a vote for Independence a certainty by any means – but it has transformed the terrain on which the next referendum will be held – if indeed it comes to a referendum and not a general election. Indyref was a battle between a Continuity Scotland and an Actually-Existing Scotland – the next struggle is over 2 competing Discontinuity Scotlands.” The book includes an inspiring 63 recommendations for an independent Scotland after Brexit. Buy it here. Gordon is also the author of Bella’s first ebook ‘War is Coming’. It charts the last thirty years of British foreign policy failure confusion ineptitude and cowardice. In the context of the unfolding misery in the Middle East it makes compelling reading. You can watch him discuss the book here: Follow Gordon at @gordonguthrie 6a00d8341c5b0b53ef01901eef8e3b970b-800wiLesley Riddoch – is a broadcaster, podcaster, columnist and community activist is also the author of ‘Blossom – what Scotland Needs to Flourish’. She writes of the thinking behind Blossom: “Blossom is an account of Scotland at the grassroots through the stories of people I’ve had the good fortune to know – the most stubborn, talented and resilient people on the planet. They’ve had to be. Some have transformed their parts of Scotland. Some have tried and failed. But all have something in common – they know what it takes for Scotland to blossom. We should know too. So this book poses a question as important as the one Scots must answer on 18 September 2014. Why is Scotland still the most unequal society and sickest man (and woman) of Europe despite an abundance of natural resources and a long history of human capacity? You can buy it here. Follow Lesley at @LesleyRiddoch indexAndy Wightman is a writer and land rights campaigner. He is author of ‘The Poor had no Lawyers’ and Elite Rule and Radical Democracy. Others have said of his work: “The book is an essential read for all of us who want to live in the Scotland we imagine” –John Watson, Stone Country “Wightman may have trained in forestry and worked as an environmental scientist and campaigner but he brings a lawyerly and forensic analysis to task: a voyage of discovery to find out how landowners in Scotland got their hands on the millions of acres that were once held in common” – The Times Joyce McMillan is a columnist and theatre critic. She is the author of Theatre in Scotland – a Field of Dreams. Nadine McBay reviewed it saying: “…what is ostensibly a collection of reviews, is of course, so much more than that. Borne of her unfinished PhD on Ben Jonson’s tragedies, McMillan’s conviction is that theatre is a place where we explore power relationships, from the personal to the state to the international. As she notes in an attendant essay, three themes recur in her work: the Left’s initially floundering response to Thatcher’s ravaging of Scottish industry, the future of gender relations after the conscious-raising feminism of the 1970s and the story of Scotland’s re-awakening from the bruising defeat of the gerrymandered referendum of 1979. Her longevity and present status as one of the country’s foremost thinkers is due to her ability to see the wider social and political implications of theatrical works, as well as her unfailing fairness. She can tell what went wrong and where, and if there’s something to commend in even a mediocre work, she does, resisting the easier option of a hatchet job. A constructive review is, after all, a more challenging task than a bad one. All reasons why, as Vicky Featherstone, founding artistic director of the National Theatre of Scotland, says in a opening quote: “hers was the review we all craved. Hers was the recommendation we took seriously. Hers was the opinion that mattered.” Theatre In Scotland: A Field of Dreams by Joyce McMillan is published by Nick Hern Books www.nickhernbooks.co.uk Christopher Silver is author or ‘Demanding Democracy – the case for a Scottish media’. chris-silver-demanding-democracyRobert Somynne reviewed it observing: “Silver asks two fundamental questions. Firstly, what is wrong with the Scottish media or perhaps journalism in general and secondly – how do we construct a viable alternative? Wrapped up with these questions are the underlying structures of the British state as well as its interactions with the Scottish nation, itself denied its constitution as one. A most acute observation made in the book is the almost eternal bind experienced by the Scottish professional, the pro union media as a whole and by extension the collective consciousness of Scotland. If the media is not just, as often presented a mere portal by which information is disseminated; but is the expression of the “imaginative soul of a nation” – then the Scottish media is in itself an analogy for the trapped spiritual potential of a nation without a clear state or status.” Buy it here. The other panelists are Laura Cameron Lewis, David Pratt, and Heather Burns.
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Starts at: 7.00pm Wed 21 Dec 2016

Speakers: Gordon Guthrie, Lesley Riddoch, David Pratt, Laura Cameron Lewis, Andy Wightman, Joyce McMillan, Heather Burns and Christopher Silver

Venue: The Melting Pot 5 Rose Street Edinburgh EH2 2PR

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Universal Basic Income Glasgow: From the Grass Routes

Universal Basic Income Glasgow: From the Grass Routes

5.00pm Sat 17 Dec 2016
The Third in a year long series of events.

159Universal Basic Income Glasgow: From the Grass Routes The Third in a year long series of events.

Universal Basic Income is gathering allot of followers recently As part of a year long campaign to discuss this policy Extra second presents the Third of Six evening's Part 3 : Grass Routes Speakers from a variety of backgrounds coming together with performances and talks as well as time for Q&A and open discussion, come and get involved and organise with local artists and activists in an experimental night More details announced soon. Speakers currently include : Zara Kitson ( Green Party ) Darren Loki McGarvey - Local Artist Matt Lygate - Local Artist and Activist running " on the corner " More to be announced in a few days... Performances and Poetry from Leyla Josephine Rebecca Wallace More to be announced in a few days...
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Starts at: 5.00pm Sat 17 Dec 2016

Speakers: Zara Kitson, Darren McGarvie, Matt Lygate

Venue: For Fika Sake

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Bedroom Tax 2

Bedroom Tax 2

7.00pm Tue 13 Dec 2016
A public meeting hosted by Parkhouse Community Council, Glasgow

68Bedroom Tax 2 A public meeting hosted by Parkhouse Community Council, Glasgow

Public Meeting Parkhouse Community Council Invited Speakers Sean Clerkin Action for Scotland - Ian McInnes Scottish Tenants Organisation - Billy McAllister Independent Councillor Trinity Possil & Henry Drummond Parish Church, Glasgow
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Starts at: 7.00pm Tue 13 Dec 2016

Venue: Trinity Possil & Henry Drummond Parish Church, Glasgow
#NoDAPL Live Video Recap Oct 16th-Present

#NoDAPL Live Video Recap Oct 16th-Present

1.00am Tue 13 Dec 2016

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466#NoDAPL Live Video Recap Oct 16th-Present

Unicorn Riot's next installment of #NoDapl videos. Join us as we look through Unicorn Riot's video coverage from Oct 16th - Present. Here's our first installment: April 1st -Oct 15th livestream.com/unicornriot/events/6502877 Support our work: http://www.unicornriot.ninja/?page_id=211
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Starts at: 1.00am Tue 13 Dec 2016
Bards In Their Eyes X-Mas Special - Overheard In The Westend

Bards In Their Eyes X-Mas Special - Overheard In The Westend

8.00pm Sun 11 Dec 2016

112Bards In Their Eyes X-Mas Special - Overheard In The Westend

behind the curtain lies dopplegangers , tributes and piss takers. This is the return of Overheard in the Westend with a Bards in their Eyes special . Glasgow Poets and Musicians become other Glasgow Poets and Musicians for one night only on their Christmas night out. Food, words , music, beverages and merriment. `Tonight Matthew, Im going to be.... ` Line up coming soon. If you would like to perform as someone else then email traffic.cone.records@gmail.com Free entry but donations welcome
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Starts at: 8.00pm Sun 11 Dec 2016
Land, Democracy and the Economy with Andy Wightman MSP

Land, Democracy and the Economy with Andy Wightman MSP

7.30pm Mon 5 Dec 2016
hosted by Yes Edinburgh West

187Land, Democracy and the Economy with Andy Wightman MSP hosted by Yes Edinburgh West

Possibly the most knowledgeable person on land ownership in Scotland, Andy Wightman was elected to the Scottish Parliament in May 2016 as a Scottish Green Party MSP. In his short time at Holyrood he has been prominent in attempts to affect change particularly on land and local democracy. At Yes Edinburgh West's December 2016 meeting, he will speak on Land, Democracy and the Economy.
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Starts at: 7.30pm Mon 5 Dec 2016

Speakers: Andy Wightman MSP

Venue: Clermiston Inn, Edinburgh EH4 7EG

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Keith Brown MSP

Keith Brown MSP

7.15pm Sat 3 Dec 2016
Independence

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61Keith Brown MSP Independence

35 Years Campaigning for Independence. Keith Brown has been a Member of the Scottish Parliament since 2007 and is currently the constituency MSP for Clackmannanshire and Dunblane. Before his election he served for eleven years as a councillor in Clackmannanshire, and held the post of Council Leader from 1999 to 2003. He was appointed Minister for Skills and Lifelong Learning in February 2009 and has since held a number of ministerial roles before becoming Minister for Transport and Veterans in September 2012. Keith is currently the Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work.
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Starts at: 7.15pm Sat 3 Dec 2016
SACC - Islamophobia Conference 2016

SACC - Islamophobia Conference 2016

1.30pm Sat 3 Dec 2016
We'll be looking at how education, the legal system and the Prevent / Counter-terrorism regime coalesce to create an environment of hate that facilitates the operation of a de facto Police State.

72SACC - Islamophobia Conference 2016 We'll be looking at how education, the legal system and the Prevent / Counter-terrorism regime coalesce to create an environment of hate that facilitates the operation of a de facto Police State.

In this state citizens are either living in fear and self-censorship, or full and knowing complicity, or exceptionalist complacency or a combination of some or all of the aforesaid. Whilst the primary targets and victims of hateful discourse, discrimination and state and street violence are Muslims, everyone lives in this Environment and this State, many minoritised communities now feel a resurgence of hatred and everyone is impacted negatively.Organised jointly by the Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) and SACC, and linked to the conference on the same theme being held by IHRC in London on 10 December.
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Starts at: 1.30pm Sat 3 Dec 2016

Speakers: Yvonne Ridley (journalist and author), Arzu Merali (IHRC), Mohammad N Asif (Afghan Human Rights Foundation), Tasneem Ali (Muslim Womens Association of Edinburgh), Richard Haley (SACC), Faizah Shaheen (questioned by police after being reported reading a book about Syria on a plane), Pinar Aksu (campaigner for refugees), Ibrahim Mohamoud (Cage spokesperson).

Venue: Augustine United Church, 41-43 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EL

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Prof Suzanne Fitzpatrick :Destitution - Homelessness and Housing exclusion

Prof Suzanne Fitzpatrick :Destitution - Homelessness and Housing exclusion

7.30pm Fri 2 Dec 2016
1.25 million, including 300,000 children in the UK, are classified as destitute. Suzanne will offer a definition of destitution and relate her research to the situation in Scotland.

171Prof Suzanne Fitzpatrick :Destitution - Homelessness and Housing exclusion 1.25 million, including 300,000 children in the UK, are classified as destitute. Suzanne will offer a definition of destitution and relate her research to the situation in Scotland.

Friday 2nd December at 7.30 pm the SNP Club will welcome Professor Suzanne Fitzpatrick of Heriot Watt University where she is professor of Housing and Social Policy. Suzanne specialises into research on homelessness and housing exclusion. She was one of the authors of a report for the Joseph Rowantree Foundation on Destitution which revealed that 1.25 million, including 300,000 children in the UK, are classified as destitute. Suzanne will offer a definition of destitution and relate her research to the situation in Scotland. All in all, the perfect antidote to the pre-Christmas consumerist frenzy.
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Starts at: 7.30pm Fri 2 Dec 2016

Speakers: Prof Suzanne Fitzpatrick

Venue: SNP Club Edinburgh EH3 9QL
EGP Council, Glasgow

EGP Council, Glasgow

11.00am Fri 2 Dec 2016

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Starts at: 11.00am Fri 2 Dec 2016

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BBC Bias Protest V Veterans for Independence, Steve Atkinson, Callum Baird, Billy Bates, Ken Godwin, Kevin Gore, Bobby Nicholson, Insectaways, Shaun Moore, Citizen Smart and Jock Scott (Yew Choob) Speakers:Tommy Sheridan(to be confirmed) & Joshua Brown

Times are 2pm - 4.30pm 14th Sept BBC Pacific Quay Glasgow The BBC is guilty of much ongoing wrongs this is our final chance to show the truth and protest their actions before the referendum make your stand carry your banners exposing them and bring your saltires in support of your country this is serious get on your feet. BBC Bias Propaganda & Coverups, Peace Protest V, with this being just 4 Days before the Independence Referendum it will be the finally chance for a HUGE YES before #YES following on from the Wallace March at Stirling 12th Sept then the Freedom Convoy from Stirling to Glasgow 14th Sept, the convoy then ties up with this final protest at the BBC let's show them we are going to win this referendum by a Proverbial Mile. Confirmed performers so far are: Steve Atkinson, Callum Baird, Billy Bates, Ken Godwin, Kevin Gore, Bobby Nicholson, Insectaways, Shaun Moore, Citizen Smart and Jock Scott (Yew Choob) Speakers:Tommy Sheridan(to be confirmed), Joshua Brown & Veterans for Independence Pat Lee (MC) Cheryl Scott
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Craig Murray Interview Craig Murray speaks to Dr Mark McNaught

Interview with Craig Murray: Mark McNaught will be interviewing former diplomat and scholar Craig Murray, and discussing the General Election, Scottish Independence, and anything else that pops up.
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Referendum Count: Glasgow Emirates & George Square Live coverage from both George Square & The Velodrome

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Starts at: 10.00pm Thu 18 Sep 2014

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YES INFO RALLY, George Square 2PM A YES rally in George Square, with lots of entertainment!

A YES rally in George Square. Bring information/leaflets. Answer any questions the public may have, openly invite them into our folds no matter their current voting stance. Have a wee sing song or two, then off to bed to rest our flag-waving wrists for that all important ballot box the next day! "GEORGE SQUARE INFO RALLY" SET LIST TIME: 2:00 to 2:10 - Gavin Paterson (Acoustic) 2:10 to 2:20 - 2:20 to 2:30 - 2:30 to 2:40 - 2:40 to 2:50 - 2:50 to 3:00 - Kinkystone (Acoustic Band) 3:00 to 3:10 - Tom Vevers (Acoustic) 3:10 to 3:20 - Robin McAlpine (Radical Independence) 3:20 to 3:30 - Crawford Smith (YES Southside - Band) 3:30 to 3:40 - 3:40 to 3:50 - 3:50 to 4:00 - 4:00 to 4:10 - Emjay (Acoustic) 4:10 to 4:20 - Mark McG (Spoken Word) 4:20 to 4:30 - Jane Godly (Speech) 4:30 to 4:40 - Clanadonia (Band) 4:40 to 4:50 - Simon Atkinson (Speech) 4:50 to 5:00 - Benny Wenda (West Papua) 5:00 to 5:10 - Travel Cats (Scottish Folk) 5:10 to 5:20 - Tommy Sheridan 5:20 to 5:30 - Tommy Sheridan 5:30 to 5:40 - BLOCO YES (Drummers) 5:40 to 5:50 - Colonel Mustard and the Dijon 5 (Band) 5:50 to 6:00 - Darren 'Loki' McGarvey (Rapper/Speech) 6:00 to 6:10 - Darren 'Loki' McGarvey (Rapper/Speech) 6:10 to 6:20 - Joshua Brown (Solidarity with Palestine) 6:20 to 6:30 - Cat Hepburn (Poem) 6:30 to 6:40 - Steve Atkinson (Folk Singer) 6:40 to 6:50 - Cheryl Scott (KA Radio) 6:50 to 7:00 - Kevin P. Gilday (Spoken Word) 7:00 to 7:10 - British Army Veterns (Speech) 7:10 to 7:20 - San Fran and the Siscos (Band) 7:20 to 7:30 - 7:30 to 7:40 - Yes Ceilidh Band (Dance!) 7:40 to 7:50 - Yes Ceilidh Band (Dance!) 7:50 to 8:00 - Yes Ceilidh Band (Dance!) **Myself Nor The Other Hosts Of This Event Endorse Any Violence, Drunken Disorderly Or Otherwise Negative Behaviour Within Or Out With The Official Time Of This Event!**
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Starts at: 6.00pm Wed 17 Sep 2014

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DPAC Protest & meeting about Ian Duncan Smith in Manchester Alliance network with Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC)

PROTEST THE TORY PARTY CONFERENCE Monday 5th October 12pm - meet at Central Library opposite the Midland Hotel, just off St Peter's Square Iain Duncan Smith has been at the heart of the Tories' attacks on disabled people and benefit claimants. Join our protest against this scumbag whose cuts have seen thousands die after being found 'fit for work. Protest & meeting against Ian Duncan Smith @ 12pm, Central Library Alliance network with Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC), StopChanges2ATW and TUC Disabled Workers' Committee
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Starts at: 12.00pm Mon 5 Oct 2015

Speakers: Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC), StopChanges2ATW, TUC Disabled Workers' Committee

Venue: Central Library, Manchester M2 5PD

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DPAC Protest & meeting about Ian Duncan Smith in Manchester 12.00pm Mon 5 Oct 2015

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Hope Over Fear: One Year On Hope Over Fear are organizing this 2015 event to coincide with the anniversary of the referendum and to make a clear statement that our journey to full Independence for our nation continues. Our First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon has stated clearly that...

Hope Over Fear are organizing this 2015 event to coincide with the anniversary of the referendum and to make a clear statement that our journey to full Independence for our nation continues. Our First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon has stated clearly that it will be the people of Scotland who will determine if and when there is an #indyref2. Lets fill Freedom Square and the surrounding streets of Glasgow on September 19th to make our voices heard. 2018 is an ideal year for #indyref2 as it is clear in terms of elections north and south of the border. (2016 Scottish parliament, 2017 Scottish council, 2019 English council and 2020 General election.) Join us on the Square with the message, #Indyref2 2018.
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Starts at: 11.00am Sat 19 Sep 2015

Venue: George Square G2
Hope Over Fear: One Year On 11.00am Sat 19 Sep 2015

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HOPE OVER FEAR: SEIZE THE DAY RALLY George Square, Glasgow. Lots of great speakers including Mark McGowan, The Artist Taxi Driver plus great music...

The Hope Over Fear campaign will not shirk its responsibilities. On May 7th 2015 we have a unique opportunity in Scotland to wipe out the blue, yellow and red Tories in one fell swoop. We can electorally punish those who lined up with the billionaires and millionaires to lie, deceive and bully our nation into submission. We are not too small, too poor or too scared to move forward into a new and better world and by uniting the pro-Scotland and anti-Establishment vote in May 2015 we can realise our dreams. Bring the family and enjoy another great day out while listening to the speakers from all political backgrounds and on the importance of using your vote wisely at the general election. There will also be many amazingly talented artists and musicians for you to enjoy on the day. In the words of Gerry Cinnamon's inspiring anthem of our movement, "Hope Over Fear, Carpe Diem". Let’s seize the day in 2015. NOTE: Mark McGowan, The Artist Taxi Driver will be one of the speakers :) FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/401561463337441/
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Starts at: 11.00am Sat 25 Apr 2015

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HOPE OVER FEAR: SEIZE THE DAY RALLY 11.00am Sat 25 Apr 2015

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Red Road Flats Demolition RED ALERT DANGER DANGER Covering the controversial demolition of the Red Road Flats

ALSO here for protesters live stream within the danger zone http://livestre.am/5dlJI Highly contentious issue with many locals against the blowing up of these 6 flats at once and want them brought down floor by floor. The flats could still contain asbestos; they are very close to residential areas including a nursery and there is worry about water and gas pipes being burst. See WikiPedia link for more info and criticism of previous Red Row flats that have been blown up. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Road_Flats
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Starts at: 3.00pm Sun 11 Oct 2015

Venue: Red Road Flats, Glasgow G21 3BL

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Red Road Flats Demolition RED ALERT DANGER DANGER 3.00pm Sun 11 Oct 2015

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Hope Over Fear Rally, George Square A big day oot for all the family with live music and speakers

Let's fill the Square with HOPE and DETERMINATION to deliver independence and FREEDOM.
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Starts at: 12.00pm Sun 12 Oct 2014

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BBC Bias Peaceful Protest #2 Around 1:30 - 3:30pm BBC Bias Peaceful Protest #2 - The People's Voice!

BBC Bias Peaceful Protest #2 - The People's Voice! Sunday, June 29 at 1:30pm - 3:30pm BBC Scotland Studios, Pacific Quay G51 1 Glasgow, United Kingdom This is a protest against bias from the self-proclaimed “impartial” BBC. The most important issue we need to highlight is the repeated omission of relevant facts, information & answers that has kept Scotland in the dark about the real independence debate. The BBC’s coverage is ruining the run up to the biggest decision in our history. People are suitably sickened by the BBC & other mainstream media and their one sided conveyor belt of scare stories portrayed against our economic prospects, EU membership and the currency of an independent Scotland. Sometimes the bias is not in what they do cover but what they don't cover in their news & current affairs programmes. Specific examples of bias that concerns us are as follows: Make up of Question Time panels. Irish & Luxembourg EU ministers views misrepresented. UKIP promotion during EU elections. University of the West of Scotland report on bias on evening news programmes (BBC & STV) University of the West of Scotland report on bias on Radio Scotland Good Morning Scotland show The BBC's membership of the CBI which opposes independence and even tried to become an official member of the no campaign until a U turn after a mass cancellation of membership by Scottish companies. Different styles of questioning for Yes/No including more frequent interruptions from interviewers. The list goes on… Let's keep up the pressure on the old BBC and arrange their next outing as a massive anti-bias operation! Bring your saltires, banners, balloons, friends, family and loud voices. Make it a day to remember! Everyone is welcome from both sides of the debate. Groups that wish to protest about other instances of BBC bias unrelated to the independence debate are also more than welcome to attend.
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Starts at: 1.30pm Sun 29 Jun 2014

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Tommy Sheridan & James Kelly (SCOT goes pop) debate Tommy Sheridan and James Kelly (SCOT goes pop!) will be debating splitting the vote in the forth comming Scottish parliamentary election. In addition, with the recently announced EU referendum we will be getting their thoughts...

Tommy Sheridan and James Kelly (SCOT goes pop!) will be debating splitting the vote in the forth comming Scottish parliamentary election. In addition, with the recently announced EU referendum we will be getting them to give us their thoughts on this and the implications for IndyRef2. This is an Independence Live production in association with Yes 2.
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Starts at: 6.45pm Fri 26 Feb 2016

Speakers: Tommy Sheridan,James Kelly

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Tommy Sheridan & James Kelly (SCOT goes pop) debate 6.45pm Fri 26 Feb 2016

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March for Independence - All Under One Banner MARCH FOR INDEPENDENCE- SATURDAY JULY 30TH BOTANIC GARDENS TO GEORGE SQUARE GATHER AT 10AM. LEAVING 10.30AM SHARP PROCESSION ROUTE: BOTANIC GARDENS, GREAT WESTERN ROAD, MARYHILL ROAD, ST.GEORGES ROAD, CHARING CROSS OVER M8, SAUCHIEHALL STREET, PITT ST

MARCH FOR INDEPENDENCE- SATURDAY JULY 30TH BOTANIC GARDENS TO GEORGE SQUARE GATHER AT 10AM. LEAVING 10.30AM SHARP PROCESSION ROUTE: BOTANIC GARDENS, GREAT WESTERN ROAD, MARYHILL ROAD, ST.GEORGES ROAD, CHARING CROSS OVER M8, SAUCHIEHALL STREET, PITT STREET, WEST GEORGE STREET, BLYTHSWOOD SQUARE (S), WEST GEORGE STREET, NELSON MANDELA PLACE, GEORGE STREET, GEORGE SQUARE. JOIN THE EVENT, SHARE THE EVENT AND INVITE AS MANY FRIENDS AS POSSIBLE USING THE 'INVITE' TAB AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE. WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING A MASSIVE TURN-OUT ON THE DAY.
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Starts at: 10.00am Sat 30 Jul 2016

Venue: Botanic Gardens to Freedom Square, Glasgow

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March for Independence - All Under One Banner 10.00am Sat 30 Jul 2016

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Radical Independence Campaign Conference Massive gathering of 3000 RIC delegates at the SECC Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow

***SOLD OUT*** The 2014 Radical Independence Conference will take place all day on Saturday 22nd November in Glasgow city centre at the SECC Clyde Auditorium and the Glasgow Science Centre. More event details on timetable, speakers, childcare and conference agenda will be released shortly. Please check our website and Facebook pages for updates. radicalindependence.org
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Starts at: 10.00am Sat 22 Nov 2014
Radical Independence Campaign Conference 10.00am Sat 22 Nov 2014

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Live in George square A wee get together in George square

wee get together in George square
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Starts at: 1.00pm Tue 16 Sep 2014
Live in George square 1.00pm Tue 16 Sep 2014

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March for Independence - Glasgow. Main coverage. March for Scottish independence from Kelvingroove Park to Glasgow Green.

Independence Live will have 3 teams of 2 people covering the march: bridge camera; front of march camera & interviewing camera. Each team will be livestreaming to their own event. This "Main coverage" livestream will be pulling livestreams from each of the 3 teams on the march and covering the speeches at Glasgow Green once crowds arrive from the march. Please, bring the flag from where you were born! English, Welsh, German, French, Catalonia etc & send a powerful message, Scotland loves all! Google to find your country flag and buy online.
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Starts at: 11.00am Sat 5 May 2018

Speakers: findout on the day at Glasgow Green!

Venue: Glasgow

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March for Independence - Glasgow. Main coverage. 11.00am Sat 5 May 2018

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BUILD FOR INDEPENDENCE: Strategy - Policy - Movement BUILD FOR INDEPENDENCE: Strategy - Policy - Movement

BUILD FOR INDEPENDENCE: Strategy - Policy - Movement Get your conference tickets now: https://sicbuild.eventbrite.com #IndyRef2 #Yes2 #Build
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Starts at: 10.00am Sat 14 Jan 2017

Speakers: Elaine C Smith, Angela Constance, Maggie Chapman, Ben Wray, Jim Mather, Nicola McEwan, Robin McAlpine, Angela Haggerty, Pat Kane, Dr Craig Dalzell , Stewart Kirkpatrick, Richard Walker, Lesley Riddoch, Tommy Sheppard Sarah Beattie-Smith, Cat Boyd, Lesley Orr, John McHarg, Tony McCandless, Patrick Harvie, Mhairi Black, Philippa Whitford

Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, 301 Argyle Street, Glasgow G2 8DL
BUILD FOR INDEPENDENCE: Strategy - Policy - Movement 10.00am Sat 14 Jan 2017

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SNP Campaign Conference 2015 livestream coverage from just in front of the stage

All day coverage of the Saturday proceedings of the SNP's campaign conference in Glasgow.
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Starts at: 10.30am Sat 28 Mar 2015

Venue: SECC, Glasgow G3 8YW
SNP Campaign Conference 2015 10.30am Sat 28 Mar 2015

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Class and nation in contemporary Scotland: day 2 A full day conference with 5 different discussion panels

Session 1, "Contemporary Racisms", speakers: Colin Clark, Nasar Meer, Gina Netto and Suki Sangha , chair: Ashli Mullen. Session 2, "Sectarianism – or anti-Irish Catholic Racism?", speakers: Maureen McBride, Michael Rosie, Satnam Virdee, chair: Minna Liinpää. Session 3, "Class, Inequality and Gentrification", speakers: Ewan Gibbs, Gerry Mooney and Kirsteen Paton, chair: Maureen McBride. Session 4, "Movements and Neoliberalism", speakers: Robin McAlpine, Sinead O'Donnell Dunn, Jonathon Shafi, chair: Neil Davidson. Session 5, "Did the Yes Campaign Represent the Triumph of Nation over Class?", speakers: Neil Davidson and John Foster, chair: Satnam Virdee. Concluding remarks and close of conference, speaker: Bridget Fowler. The Independence Referendum campaign of 2014 and the British General Election of 2015 have transformed Scottish politics: the former giving rise to a social movement comparable to those of Spain and Greece, the latter consolidating the rise of the SNP signalling the collapse of the once-mighty Scottish Labour Party into electoral irrelevance. Yet the underlying sociological changes beneath these events have received relatively little attention. In particular,while fantastical claims about Scotland being dominated by increasingly affluent middle-class professionals have not survived the recession, nothing has replaced them, and discussions of the Yes vote and SNP's current hegemony simply assume that this is the result of a turn to 'nationalism' when in fact it reflects, at least in part, a search for a social democratic alternative to Labour. This conference seeks to address these issues of class structure and national identity, and related issues of racism, sectarianism and mass movements. Open to both academics and activists, we intend that our programme of lectures, panels and debates - all followed by open discussion - will contribute to deepening public understanding of the 'New Scotland'.
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Independence Live

Starts at: 10.00am Fri 18 Sep 2015

Speakers: Colin Clark, Nasar Meer, Gina Netto, Suki Sangha , Maureen McBride, Michael Rosie, Satnam Virdee, Ewan Gibbs, Gerry Mooney, Kirsteen Paton, Robin McAlpine, Sinead O'Donnell Dunn, Jonathon Shafi, Neil Davidson, John Foster, Bridget Fowler

Venue: Renfield St Stephens, 260 Bath St, Glasgow G2 4JP

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Class and nation in contemporary Scotland: day 2 10.00am Fri 18 Sep 2015

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Protest the Tory party conference coverage of the People's Assembly National week of action 3 - 7 October

END AUSTERITY NOW - TAKE BACK MANCHESTER #EndAusterityNow #TakeBackManchester National week of action 3 - 7 October. Including: National Demonstration Sunday 4 October Assemble 12pm: Oxford Road, M14 Independence Live will be livestreaming over the 4 days of these protests. This government continues to punish the most vulnerable in society, to cut & privatise our services, and to attack our rights. This October, the Conservative Party will be holding their conference in Manchester. Every single day they are there, the anti-austerity movement will be there too. The People's Assembly is calling a national week of protest from 3 - 7 October with events across Manchester. We will send a clear message that austerity has failed and we demand policies that benefit the majority and not just the few at the top
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Independence Live

Starts at: 12.00pm Sun 4 Oct 2015

Venue: Oxford Road, Manchester M14

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Protest the Tory party conference 12.00pm Sun 4 Oct 2015

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Scottish Independence Convention Presents The Reassembly Elaine C Smith will be hosting the many guests from across the country and the movement... and we will then be able to get down to some serious discussion about the way ahead...

Exactly two years on from the referendum, The Scottish Independence Convention are having a social event for all interested Indy groups to launch the next phase... to bring us all together, encourage dialogue, listen to some speeches, poetry, comedy and enjoy some music. We need all that energy, artistic endeavour, hard work and good old political discussion to get started again ( though it has never really gone away) and we need to establish a gathering place for all the groups,individuals, artists and ideas that made the Yes movement so vital in the journey towards self determination and Independence. Elaine C Smith will be hosting the many guests from across the country and the movement... and we will then be able to get down to some serious discussion about the way ahead.
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Independence Live

Starts at: 2.00pm Sun 18 Sep 2016

Speakers: Elaine C Smith, Lesley Riddoch, Robin McAlpine, Whitsherface, Ross Greer, Haggis McSporran, Alan Bissett, Jeane Freeman, Tommy MacKay, Janey Godley, Tommy Sheppard, Carolyn Leckie, Rosie Kane, Eddi Reader, Alex Salmond

Venue: St Luke's, Calton, 17 Bain St, Glasgow G40 2JZ

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Scottish Independence Convention Presents The Reassembly 2.00pm Sun 18 Sep 2016