People's Assemblies Network

15 April 2014
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A vital initiative – but is it a People’s Assembly?

A vital initiative – but is it a People’s Assembly?  As a new organisation you need to know where you stand and the People’s Assembly Against Austerity Recall Conference was about voting on a structure and policy to move on. … Continue reading

15 April 2014
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Brussels May 15th – Surround the Egmont Palace

“…This May 15, Europe’s biggest businesses have invited our political leaders (Karel de Gucht, Didier Reynders, Guy Verhofstadt, Kris Peeters etc.) to the Egmont palace for the ‘European Business Summit’. The organisers of this great lobbying jamboree have stated their goal: to influence European leaders … Continue reading

15 April 2014
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21 June PAAA Movement National Demo – London

The People’s Assembly Against Austerity National Demonstration and Free Festival Saturday 21 June 2014 No More Austerity | Demand the Alternative Assemble 1pm, BBC HQ, Portland Place, London W1 1AAMarch to Parliament Speakers and performers include: Russell BrandComedian Francesca MartinezComedian Owen Jones Journalist Christine Blower  National … Continue reading

14 April 2014
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Call to Mass Democracy Action 17th October – London

A Call to Action – Democracy at Stake The imposition of austerity has no democratic mandate from the public. Nobody voted for the privatisation of the NHS, or the Bedroom Tax, and the Liberal Democrats were quite prepared to renege … Continue reading

20 January 2014
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Manchester PA Endorses Participatory Democracy Resolution

The following motion was drafted by an Occupier in Manchester and was accepted by the Manchester Peoples Assembly and will be taken forward into the Peoples Assembly against Austerity National Conference on March 15th 2014.    MOTION TITLE: The People’s … Continue reading

8 January 2014
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October Call to Action

Reclaiming the Power The decision of the Occupy in London General Assembly to organise a mass action, an event for democracy in the vicinity of Parliament, has the potential to ignite a movement for democratic change in this country. The … Continue reading

27 November 2013
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Horizontal Hope – looking for English translators

“What can we do to change things?” It’s hard to avoid this issue when considering the sad state of our societies … Let us quickly recall some elements in explaining the genealogy of this political crisis. Poverty proceeds from a dialectic that Marx revealed diligently: a minority monopolizes wealth at the expense of a majority that neverthelessembodies the lifeblood of a society. This majority progressively structured by the aggregate of individual interests, becomes powerless before the interpenetration of … Continue reading

16 November 2013
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Brussels Strategy Meeting 12-13 Dec

Invitation to a European strategy meeting for civil society organisations For more information on the TTIP go here And also in the Guardian  And on the ‘secret chapter’ in Wikileaks Brussels 12-13 DecemberVenue: Avenue de Cortenbergh, 1040, Brussels The proposed EU-US … Continue reading

2 November 2013
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Alert on The US/EU Free Trade Agreement

Much of the content included here is taken with thanks from Occupy London.. Why should we be very concerned about the current US/EU Free Trade Agreement? The US/EU Bi-Lateral Trade Agreement talk on the 28th October 2013 with Linda Kaucher … Continue reading