No War plus Land and Liberty meetings London 2nd June 2018

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May 25 2018 15:57
No War plus Land and Liberty meetings London 2nd June 2018

There are two meetings planned at The London Radical Bookfair on the 2nd of June: one under the 'No War but the Class War' title jointly by the ACG and CWO plus others and another ACG meeting on 'Land and Liberty'.
More details here: https://www.anarchistcommunism.org/2018/05/23/two-meetings-at-london-radical-bookfair-2-6-18/

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May 26 2018 19:51

The London Radical Bookfair "Free Programme of Events" is on their site now. It's a little odd as this "Free Programme" seems to be just a webpage. Maybe I can't see a link to a PDF or something. Anyway, the Anarchist Communist Group's Land and Liberty meeting is advertised but the programme dosn't appear to list the joint ACG / CWO No War but the Class War discussion meeting at the moment.

There looks to be a few interesting things going on and various anarchist comrades and groups such as the Anarchist Federation will be there. I'm looking forward to it.

London Radical Bookfair 2018

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May 27 2018 21:53

Apparently the room is booked for the joint ACG/CWO meeting but it is in a "public space" (i.e was booked in a different way) so is not in the programme of the bookfair but I am informed that the full details will be available on Tuesday evening.

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May 27 2018 21:59

Gotta say, the idea of a radical book awards is a bit disconcerting - the judgment of any art form is pretty distasteful but creating a hierarchy of literature pertaining to radical issues is particularly ghastly.

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May 28 2018 07:36
Cleishbotham wrote:
full details will be available on Tuesday evening.

That's good news.

In the meantime the No War But The Class War meeting is at 2pm.

And the venue:
Goldsmiths University. 8 Lewisham Way. SE14 6NW.

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May 28 2018 10:55

Land and Liberty meeting at London Radical Bookfair
‘Land and freedom’ has been a key anarchist slogan through-out the world. This is because without land, one cannot survive, and without liberty, we cannot live. Though often associated with peasant struggles, the struggle for land is as much as issue today in urban areas as it is in the haciendas of Latin America. All our struggles in the city are arise because we do not have control and access to land. Houses, food, community and social spaces, parks and open spaces all are at the mercy of whoever owns the land. And this is extremely unequal. Although a majority of us have a small stake in the 5% of UK land upon which our housing is built, the majority of land (70%) in the UK is owned by just 0.6% of the population. But even land owned by the government is not land controlled by us. Think of Grenfell and the lack of control residents had over their homes that were meant to be in public ownership. Think of the land owned by the Forestry Commission and the Ministry of Defence.
This talk will discuss why demands for land justice need to be at the heart of our struggles, both to have common ownership but also liberty to organise how we use the land for the benefit of all. There will be some historical and international examples as well as examples from London.

Convened by London Anarchist Communist Group
Sat 2 June 2018 16:00 – 17:00
Goldsmiths, University of London
8 Lewisham Way
London
SE14 6NW

Eventbrite tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/land-and-liberty-meeting-at-london-radical-bookfair-tickets-46010625018

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May 29 2018 14:28

The No War but the Class War meeting will be in the Richard Hoggart Building, Room 138 at Goldsmiths from 2.00 to 4.00.