Notes for Democafe meeting
Meet where you are and report back…..
1. NOTES of the last minuted meeting held on Sat 14th May 2016
2. MATTERS ARISING from the NOTES other than on the agenda.
3. EVENTS LISTINGS
• DemoCafe Events Listings: http://www.democafe.uk/events/
• DRUK: https://www.facebook.com/DebtResistanceUK – http://debtresistance.uk
• Global Table: http://globaltable.org.uk/wp/forthcoming-events
• LETSlink: http://www.londonwide.letslink.org/members/news.php
• Occupy London: events listing http://occupylondon.org.uk/events/
• Momentum: http://www.peoplesmomentum.com/calendar
• Network of Spiritual Progressives – upcoming events
• Pathways Network: http://www.pathwaysnetwork.co.uk/meetings.htm
• Positive Money: Events Calendar search 500 miles of London
• Street Parties: Janos brought a leaflet advertising the Albert Street Party, to be held Sunday 9th June, requesting that any drop off bric-a-brac at Basement Flat 49 Albert Street, contact email@example.com – any other to report?
• 38 DEGREES: Current Campaigns: https://home.38degrees.org.uk
• Convoy to Calais: Sat 18th June 2016 – for donating items, please study the instructions regarding what’s needed (and not needed) – nearer the time we need to look out for local collection/ sorting points to save time for volunteers in Calais http://www.standuptoracism.org.uk/2016/03/convoy-calais-dates-future-activities/
• GREG PALAST: http://www.gregpalast.com
• ICUK (Constitutionalists): Meeting held on Wed 11th May 2016
• Lab of Insurrectional Imagination: – https://labofii.wordpress.com
• POLITICS & SPIRIT: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/politicsandspiritnetwork/info?referrer=globalpeacecampaign
5. DISCUSSION TOPICS
– a wealth of material to choose from:
• FREE CRITICAL THINKING: Daily Pickings, edited by Clive Menzies: tba – Thu 12th May: Lying to get elected • Fri 13th May: Newspeak • Sat 14th May:
Hierarchy needs propaganda • Sun 15th May: Another domino falls • Mon 16th May: Mind games • Tue 17th May: Warmongers Inc. • Wed 18th May: Information pathways • Thu 19th May: No escape • Fri 20th May: Leave the EU but not the people of Europe • Sat 21st May: Twitter – why follow so few? • Sun 22nd May: Unaccountable, concentrated power • Mon 23rd May: Changing paradigms • Tue 24th May: QE for geeks • Wed 25th May: The great deception – all links go to pages on: www.freecriticalthinking.org
• LONDON OPEN GLOBAL TABLE: “Matters in the Air” circulated in advance, providing background information for the weekly open meetings on Wednesdays 12noon to 2pm: http://globaltable.org.uk/wp/ – emailed responses are invited.
• THE RUNNYMEDE GAZETTE: a Journal of the Democratic Resistance, now in its seventh year, Thanks to Frank Taylor, the second May edition = European Plebiscite Special No 2 is now available: EDITORIAL • A EUROPEAN SHANGRI-LA? • THE BISMARCK MODEL • DEMOCRATIC ARMAGEDDON – RUNNYMEDE_GAZETTE_1605_(2) – see Archives
6. A.O.B. Your own news reports
7. NEXT MEETINGS:
Meet where you are! People on our list are invited report back to the core group regarding local discussions they have had, especially if they had discussed some of the topics raised in these notes, other meetings they have attended, and to recommend local venues: firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to send a message out for discussion by the whole list the address is email@example.com