EVENTS

FORTHCOMING DATES 2017 (including regular meetings*, updated each week)

* Tuesday 22nd August 2017: Free Critical Thinking: 7pm-9pm – St John’s Church, 73 Waterloo Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 8TY, opposite Waterloo: http://www.freecriticalthinking.org • A view of Critical Thinking’s scope http://freecriticalthinking.org/9-general/1518-hierarchy-and-the-political-economy and in pithy summary : CT – “Hierarchy, theft of the Commons and Usury are the fundamental drivers of poverty, wars, environmental destruction and the enslavement of humanity. Once we understand that, we’re on the road to recovering humanity.”

* Wednesday 23rd August 2017: Open Research Group, 12noon-2pm at the School of Economic Science, 11-13 Mandeville Pl, Marylebone, London W1U 3AJ, chaired by Janos Abel. This is a regular weekly meeting – enquire for room number on arrival at reception. Our agenda begins with Matters in the Air:  http://www.globaltable.org.uk/wp. If you would like to let us know you are coming and/or would like to suggest items for discussion, write to org@globaltable.org.uk.

* Friday 1st September 2017:  5-7pm: Occupy Economics Working Group: Friends House, 173-177 Euston Rd, London NW1 2BJ: Occupying the corridor next to the Cafe: If you can’t find us, call Janos: 07904 695285: http://occupylondon.org.uk  – NB AUGUST BREAK until 1st Sept 2017.

* Monday 4th September 2017:  5-7pm: Occupy Economics Working Group: Friends House, 173-177 Euston Rd, London NW1 2BJ: Occupying the corridor next to the Cafe: If you can’t find us, call Janos: 07904 695285: http://occupylondon.org.uk.

Wednesday 6th September 2017:. Interrogating Digital Capitalism #2: Digital Technology as Heavy Industrial Technology: Slavery, Conflict and Environmental Destruction. Digital technology is often seen as ‘immaterial’ and ‘smart’, defining a new industrial and social paradigm. Yet digital gadgets are produced within an ‘old-fashioned’ highly exploitative regime – conditions in Chinese electronics factories, such as Foxconn, were brought to international attention by a wave of worker suicides in 2010. The industry creates massive environmental destruction, make a major contribution to climate change and helps generate violence and conflict in Africa. Speakers: Jack Linchuan Qiu author of Goodbye iSlave, will describe the campaign for workers’ rights at Foxconn and other Chinese electronics factories. Nina Isabella Moeller will discuss the environmental impact of digital technologies. Free/donation. 7.15pm, Feminist Library meeting room, 5 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7XW. Venue is accessible, we would advise wheelchair users to contact us in advance if possible. For more information/booking contact info@breakingtheframe.org.uk. There will also be an opportunity for trade unionists, and others interested in discussing a possible solidarity campaign with Chinese electronics workers, to meet Jack Linchuan Qiu at 4pm on September 6, at the Feminist Library. Please contact dave@breakingtheframe.org.uk if you’re interested.

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Saturday 9th Sept 2017 from 2pm: Cake & Conversation: Free Critical Thinking hosts a discussion of the Three Main Causes (usury, theft, and hierarchy) of and global and domestic problems – over the division and sharing of carrot cake – people can bring anything else they want to share (drinks, snacks). London School of Mosaic 73-96 Ludham Basement (a residential block behind Waxham on Mansfield Road) Mansfield Road London NW5 4SF: for full details and poster see: http://freecriticalthinking.org/events/2327-cake-and-conversation

Monday 11th Sept 2017: Ten Years After the Crash: Lecture by Alastair Darling: – 6-7pm: Great Room, RSA House, 8 John Adam Street, London, UK, WC2N 6EZ https://10yearsafterthecrash.com/events/10-years-after-the-crash/

Tuesday, 12th Sept 2017 (tbc): Promoting Economic Pluralism: Meet up for great conversation and networking: at the White Horse and Bower Pub, 86 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2EE

Wed 13th Sept 2017: It Must Never Happen Again: 9-5pm: one-day conference, organised by the Transparency Task Force:  Morningstar, 1 Oliver’s Yard, 55 – 71 City Road, London, UK, EC1Y 1HQ –  https://10yearsafterthecrash.com/events/must-never-happen/
Wed 13th Sept 2017: Ten Years After the Crash: Time for Change – a New Vision of Hope for the Economy, with Michael Jacobs: 6-7.30pm –  IPPR, 14 Buckingham St, London, UK, WC2N 6DF https://10yearsafterthecrash.com/events/must-never-happen/

Thu 14th Sept 2017:  Ten Years After the Crash: The Production of Money, How to Break the Power of the Banks – withAnn Pettifor – 10am-11am – Durham Street Auditorium, RSA, 8 John Adam Street, London, UK, WC2N 6EZ – https://10yearsafterthecrash.com/events/the-production-of-money-how-to-break-the-power-of-the-banks/
Thu 14th Sept 2017:  Ten Years After the Crash: Launch of Dialogue on Pluralist Economic Accreditation System – with Gabriela Ramos and Ann Pettifor – 11am-12noon – Durham Street Auditorium, RSA, 8 John Adam Street, London, UK, WC2N 6EZ – https://10yearsafterthecrash.com/events/launch-dialogue-pluralist-economic-accreditation-system/
Thu 14th Sept 2017:  Ten Years After the Crash: Breaking the Northern Rock Story and Behind – with Robert Peston – 1-2pm – Great Room, RSA, 8 John Adam Street, London, UK, WC2N 6EZ – https://10yearsafterthecrash.com/events/breaking-the-norther-rock-story-and-beyond/
Thu 14th Sept 2017:  Ten Years After the Crash: Beliefs, Values and Worldviews at Work – with Paula Vennells, Eve Poole, Christoph Warrack, Chris Baker, Maria Power, and Asif Sadiq, 2-4pm -Prince Phillip, RSA House, 8 John Adam Street, London, UK, WC2N 6EZ – https://10yearsafterthecrash.com/events/beliefs-values-and-worldviews-at-work/
Thu 14th Sept 2017:  Ten Years After the Crash: Towards Inclusive Growth, with Gabriela Ramos, Wayne Swan, Charlotte Alldritt: 6-7pm – Great Room, RSA, 8 John Adam Street, London, UK, WC2N 6EZ – https://10yearsafterthecrash.com/events/towards-inclusive-growth/
Thu 14th Sept 2017:  Ten Years After the Crash: Neo-Liberalism the Break-up Tour: Performance with Andrew Simms and Sarah Wood: 7-8pm – Durham Street Auditorium, RSA, 8 John Adam Street, London, UK, WC2N 6EZ – https://10yearsafterthecrash.com/events/neo-liberalism-break-tour/
Thu 14th Sept 2017:  Ten Years After the Crash: Whither the New Economics Movement – Eric Beinhocker with Gabriella Ramos, Chief of Staff OECD and Henry Leveson-Gower, Chief Executive of Promoting Economic Pluralism.: 8-9pm – Durham Street Auditorium, RSA, 8 John Adam Street, London, UK, WC2N 6EZ – https://10yearsafterthecrash.com/events/whither-new-economics-movement/

Sat 16th Sept 2017: Ten Years After the Crash (Panel Event with Jonathan Michie, Yasmin Khan, and Johanna Waters): 5.30-6.30pm: The Hub, Kellogg College, 60/62 Banbury Road, Oxford, UK, OX2 6PN: https://10yearsafterthecrash.com/events/10-years-crash/

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Saturday 30th September 2017  10am – 4pm: Join our Autumn Series  at the Co-operative College in Manchester! Join co-op advisor Kate Whittle of Cooperantics for a one-day workshop to find out about Multi-Stakeholder Co-operatives and if they would could work for your organisation or business. The Workshop — A good understanding of what a multi-stakeholder co-operative is, the advantages offered by this model and some of the complexity — Awareness of some examples of multi-stakeholder co-ops, their successes and complexities — Practical experience of thinking about the design of a multi-stakeholder co-operative. Join financial activist Brett Scott, and author of The Heretic’s Guide to Global Finance, for a one-day workshop exploring the history of money and how we can change its future.

Sunday 8th October 2017: Alternative View Conference:  Tickets Available from 1st August 2017. £35 in Advance (£45 on the Door): http://www.alternativeview.co.uk/?utm_source=Copy+of+The+End+of+Privacy&utm_campaign=Eyes+to+See&utm_medium=email

Thu/Fri:  October 19/20th: Festival of Economic Thinking:  9am-6pm: Edinburgh Corn Exchange, 11 Newmarket Road, Edinburgh, UK, EH14 1RJ – https://10yearsafterthecrash.com/events/festival-new-economic-thinking/

Dec 17th-21st 2017: Ninth International Conference on Peace and Nonviolent Action (9th ICPNA) “Science, Spirituality and Universal Peace” at Anuvibha Jaipur Kendra, Jaipur – for further details and invitation, contact Dr. S.L. Gandhi, International President, Anuvrat Global Organization (Anuvibha), B01-02, Anuvibha Jaipur Kendra (Rajasthan) India:  PH: +91-141-4049714 | 4050991 | 2525829 <slgandhi@hotmail.com> • http://www.anuvibha.in


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