1. Scotland and the Russian Revolution
Scotland and the Russian Revolution: Impact and Legacy (Scottish Labour History Society Conference) UNITE offices, 145 West Regent Street
2. Kick the Nazis out of George Square!
Kick the Nazis out of George Square!
So called “Last Line Resistence” & “Scotland First”, white supremacist keyboard warriors and the remaining dregs of Scottish Dawn (or was it National Action?), have decided it’s a good idea to take on Glasgow on fireworks night. This time the target of their crap graphics and hashtags is the anti-fascist movement and the left generally. They’ve even followed other far right groups’ attempts to try copying the images and style of anti-fascists and anarchists whilst trying to build a movement for a whites only Scotland. Their homophobia, transphobia, anti-Semitism, racism and anti-Working Class hatred has to be forced from the streets. We will not concede an inch to these scum, and we are not the least bit concerned to be targeted by the fash. Keeping them coming after us instead of picking on other communities is exactly what we want . We will join antifacsists from across Scotland and beyond to confront them on the 5th on November. Join us and local antifascist groups to kick them off our streets! Other counter demo groups: https://www.facebook.com/events/526835640983964/? https://www.facebook.com/ACQueeScotland/ https://www.facebook.com/events/1738751563096498
3. Glasgow Skeptics Visit Cafe Scientifique
Waterstones, Sauchiehall Street
The Sleeping Giant: The Current State of Solar Activity
4. We Will Rise – Dungavel Demo Info + Dinner
Kinning Park Complex
Ahead of the demo at Dungavel on Saturday 18th November, come down to KPC to ask questions, get information and have dinner!
We will hold workshops on:
+ What to expect on the day
+ Legal questions about protesting and the police
+ why we are going to Dungavel
Followed by a tasty meal and maybe even some dancing!
5. People & Planet Scotland Gathering
People & Planet Scotland Gathering
Meet up with student activists from across Scotland for a *free* weekend of training and campaign planning. Save the date, and keep an eye on this page for updates and bookings. FREE REGISTRATION now open: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd2O6O51t19K-rAqzSYyHhGyii6pIzU-WbE3jlfPUOHtTZSSg/viewform More information available here: https://peopleandplanet.org/events#node-230 The weekend sessions start at 10am on Saturday 11th November and will end by 5pm on Sunday 12th November. If you need accommodation on Friday 10th November, let us know when you register and we will sort you out. https://www.facebook.com/events/831244983723341
6. Glasgow Skeptics. Cancer Cures: Are We Nearly There Yet?
Waterstones, Sauchiehall Street
Dr Alice Howarth.
7. Surround Dungavel – End Detention
Dungavel House Immigration Removal Centre, ML10 6 Strathaven
Surround Dungavel – End Detention
WE DEMAND AN END TO DETENTION! NO MORE DEATHS! WE DEMAND ANSWERS AND JUSTICE FOR THE DEATH IN DUNGAVEL! Brick by brick, wall by wall, detention centres have to fall In September, an unnamed Chinese National was found dead in Dungavel. Yet we have been given no reason, no information. We need a full invesitgation. WE NEED ANSWERS! Locking people up due to their immigration status is racist, there is no way to operate a humane or safe detention system. Lets protest to shut down detention centres and end the inherently abusive and violent system of immigration detention that criminalises, detains, and imprisons people simply because they have chosen or been forced to migrate. The demonstration will take place outside Dungavel detention centre, in direct solidarity with the people who are currently detained. In solidarity with their protests against imprisonment and deportation, such as hunger strikes and resistance to forced removals. To make it clear that people on the outside want to come together in fighting against detention and deportation. This year has seen four deaths in immigration.This is a crucial time to send a message that Scotland does not want detention in any form, that no person is illegal. Surround Dungavel will be happening at the same time as Surround Yarl’s Wood, to show the Home Office that from Scotland to Bedford, Portsmouth to Gatwick. Their walls will fall. We are arranging coaches and we will release tickets closer to the date, but spaces are limited, so please if you can make your own way there do! Spaces for people who have experience of the immigration system will be FREE, to enable this to happen please support here https://www.chuffed.org/project/surround-dungavel
We hold in our hearts those who are now or have been detained. YOU. ARE NOT. ALONE! END DETENTION NOW. We aren’t calling for a limit, we are saying “SHUT THEM DOWN”
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