FORTHCOMING DATES 2019 (including regular meetings, updated each week* or month**)
* Tuesday 25th June 2019: Free Critical Thinking: 7pm-9pm, London School of Mosaic, Basement Studio No 73-96, Ludham House, Southampton Road, London, NW5 4SF (Gospel Oak overground and Belsize Park tube): See Daily Pickings on: http://www.freecriticalthinking.org • A view of Critical Thinking’s scope – “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.” See also our sister website: https://cocreativelearning.org/index.php/CoCreative_Learning.
** Wednesday 26th June 2019: The City of Westminster Cogers will continue to hold its meeting, as always, on the fourth Wednesday of the month, from 7-9.15pm, upstairs in The Plumber’s Arms pub, 14 Lower Belgrave Street, Belgravia, London SW1W 0LN, about 200 yards from Victoria Station. All are most welcome to come along and to speak: www.cogers.org
** Wednesday 26th June 2019: Breaking the Frame (New Lucas Plan) Reading Group: The fifh in our series on Mike Cooley. The reading group is held on the fourth Wednesday of the month, 7:30pm in the lobby at Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG (there are sofas in a quiet area outside the bar where we can meet) – TBC please contact Dave King for confirmation.
** Friday 28th June 2019: 5-7pm: Occupy Economics Working Group: Friends House, 173-177 Euston Rd, London NW1 2BJ: usually in corridor next to Cafe: If you can’t find us, call Mary on 07966 216891 • Occupy London • Economics Working Group • www.co-operativesocialism.org
* Sunday 30th June 2019, 6-8pm: Meetup, 4th Sunday of the month, at Speaker’s Corner, hosted by Janos Abel, From “Something New Must Emerge” – details of next meeting follow.
** Monday 1st July 2019: 5-7pm: Occupy Economics Working Group: Friends House, 173-177 Euston Rd, London NW1 2BJ: usually in corridor next to Cafe: If you can’t find us, call Mary on 07966 216891 • Occupy London • Economics Working Group • www.co-operativesocialism.org
* Monday 1st July 2019: – 5-7pm (free) – Towards a Communalist Approach • Hosted by Kyle Farren • Informal meetings, to which all are welcome, featuring Communalism, popular assemblies, direct democracy in London, and discovering a politics of citizenship based on shared public concern • For the first half of each meeting, internal education, reading a work and discussing it, like The Next Revolution or Utopia for Realists. For the second half, discussion of projects, like how to introduce a basic income to the UK or save the NHS. Venue: Caffe Forum, 146 Gloucester Rd, Kensington, London SW7 4SZ: map. See also: Co-creative Learning: • Contact via Meetup.
** Monday 1st July 2019: Sylvan Debating Club: Our next meeting will be held on first Monday of the month as always. Following the changes caused by the Brexit era, the Motion for debate will provisionally be: “that this House believes the UK’s party political landscape will never be the same”. All are welcome to attend and speak. We are now in a new venue – the Ye Olde Cock Tavern, 22 Fleet Street, London EC4Y 1AA – starting at 7pm. Nearest tube stations are Chancery Lane and Temple.
** Monday 8th July 2019: The City of London Cogers, meets on the second Monday of the month, 7pm-9.15pm, in in a new venue – the Ye Olde Cock Tavern, 22 Fleet Street, London EC4Y 1AA. This meeting will debate the motion “that this House views the rise of China as a global threat” proposed by Ina Negoita and opposed by Mehregan Ameri. All are most welcome to attend and to speak: www.cogers.org
** Wednesday 10th July 2019: The Great Dunmow Society of Cogers will be holding its second Wednesday of the month meeting, from 7.30pm, in its regular venue The Maltings, Mill Lane, Great Dunmow, Essex CM6 1BG. If you have any questions, please call 01371 879870. All are most welcome and will be able to speak: www.cogers.org
Monday 15th July 2019: Nature of Prosperity Dialogue: Reviving Democracy. CUSP’s fifth Nature of Prosperity dialogue tackles the political economy of prosperity, searching among the ruins of an old consensus for the seeds of a new one. Hosted by Rowan Williams, the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury, and chaired by CUSP Director Tim Jackson, speakers will include Caroline Lucas (MP, Green Party), Jesse Norman (MP, Conservatives), Simon Caney (University of Warwick), Will Davies (Goldsmiths College, London), Isabelle Ferreras (Université Catholique de Louvain), Miriam Ronzoni (University of Manchester) and Jonathan Rowson (Director, Perspectiva): Venue: The Royal Institution, Mayfair, London 11am-5.30pm: Details/Booking.
* Monday 15th July 2019: – 6-8pm – Towards a Communalist Approach • Hosted by Kyle Farren, the organiser and co-organiser of the London Communalism Meetup • Informal meetings, to which all are welcome free of charge, to discuss Communalism, popular assemblies, and direct democracy in London • Discovering a politics of citizenship based on shared public concern • For the first half of each meeting, internal education, reading a work aloud and discussing it, like The Next Revolution or Utopia for Realists. For the second half, discussion of projects, like how to introduce a basic income to the UK or save the NHS. • Third Monday of each month in 2019 • In the Reading Room, Mayday Rooms, 88 Fleet Street, London EC4Y 1DH – map: Contact via Meetup Page.
** Tuesday 16th July 2019: Ware Society of Cogers be holding its third Tuesday meeting, from 8pm, in its regular venue – The Brewery Tap, 83 High St, Ware SG12 9AD – a 5-7 minute walk from Ware train station. All are most welcome and will be able to speak: www.cogers.org