Monthly Archives: August 2013

Minutes: North East People’s Assembly – organizing meeting – Tuesday 20 August 2013

For minutes from previous meetings look here 15 people attended: Alex M, Alex S (minutes), Apostolos, Ed, Fran, Jerry, Joan, Louise, Martin, Matthew (chairing), Nick, Simon, Thabo, Tony P, Warren Apologies: Mark, Tony D   14 Sept: Programme – Plenary speakers (with 1 exception … Continue reading

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Organising a People’s Assembly – some tips

  By Alex Snowdon The North East People’s Assembly – on 14 September in Newcastle – looks like being a breakthrough event for our region’s anti-austerity movement. The build-up is going well, with 150 registered and still over 3 weeks to go. … Continue reading

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We’re in the Papers! (Again)

Well, The Crack Magazine. Here’s a sneak preview of our advert and an editorial kindly written by Rob the editor: Be sure to see us in the September edition of The Crack STAGE EDITORIAL PEOPLE’S ASSEMBLY! STEEL YOURSELF! There will be … Continue reading

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North East People’s Assembly Launch Appeal

North East People’s Assembly Launch Appeal Saturday 14th September • Northern Stage • Newcastle Dear colleague, The launch of the People’s Assembly in the north-east promises to be one of the most important regional initiatives in the fight against austerity. … Continue reading

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Why we should reclaim our radical history

By Alex Snowdon ‘It’s about time that we stopped being an ungrateful and forgetful nation. Events like the Peterloo Massacre should be commemorated properly. Visionary and brave groups such as the Levellers, Chartists and Suffragettes shouldn’t be afterthoughts when talking … Continue reading

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Minutes: North East Peoples Assembly Planning Meeting 13th August

Find the minutes from previous meetings here People’s Assembly North East Organising Meeting – 13th Aug 2013 Notes and action points   Apologies: Clare H, Teresa E, Alex S, Mark T, Nick C.   Present: Tony D (Chair), Mathew G, Michael L, … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Workforces

By Peter Sagar from True Faith It is widely argued that in Britain today we are seeing a huge and growing gap between rich and poor. Between those bankers with their huge bonuses for doing….er, what? – and those, including … Continue reading

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