22.2.2011

Seems to be competing events at Goldsmiths on the 22nd.

 

Rally for an Alternative — For jobs, growth, justice

Tuesday 22 February 7pm–8.45pm

Refreshments, stalls and entertainment from 6pm
Goldsmiths College, New Cross

Speakers:
Brendan Barber General Secretary, TUC
Jody McIntyre Journalist and anti-cuts activist
Mick Burke Economist and journalist
Bindz Patel President, Goldsmiths Student Union
Doris Smith Lewisham Pensioners Forum and Save our NHS
Heather Wakefield UNISON Local Govt Nat Sec
plus local trade unions and anti-cuts activists

Go to Ian Gulland Lecture Theatre: access via gate at end of Laurie Grove, London SE14 6NH. Near New Cross stations and bus routes.

Organised by: Lewisham Trades Union Council with support of Goldsmiths Student Union.
For info email: no_cuts@yahoo.co.uk.
Or visit Lewisham says no to cuts — Rally for an Alternative on Facebook.

To download materials including an image to use on your website, visitwww.mulberrypromenade.org.uk/downloads.

Rally in support of the TUC national demonstration in London on March 26th ‘March for the alternative: jobs — growth — justice’, against the government’s draconian cuts and its effects on those least able to withstand them. We will hear from local and national campaigners about the alternative to cuts and how to build the broadest opposition and TUC demonstration.

 

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  • abc  On 19/02/2011 at 9:06 am

    and across from the TUC rally, also this!

    Free Booze For Tories! New Academic Building (NAB) Opening Party, Goldsmiths

    22 February · 17:00 – 20:00

    New Academic Building, Goldsmiths
    Behind Richard Hoggart Building on Lewisham Way
    London

    Finally our New Academic Building is being officially opened and to celebrate Goldsmiths management are holding an invite-only party. To this prestigious event they have invited Archie Norman to officially open the building.

    Clearly Archie Norman (as the only FTSE 100 chairman to have sat in the house of commons, ex Tory MP, multi-millionaire, chairman of ITV, owner of private equity firm Aurigo Management and person responsiblefor selling ASDA to Wal-Mart) is the perfect person to open the new building of a university which bills itself as ‘committed to avant-garde, radical thinking’.

    But why invite-only? Surely all of us, and others from the local community, should get the opportunity to meet and congratulate Mr Norman on his outstanding achievements and to stand by Goldsmiths management in their attempts to align themselves with our new ConDem government.

    SO, to show Archie a good time we’re going to crash the party, bring banners (to show exactly how you feel about Archie being invited to Goldsmiths), instruments, balloons, party poppers and anything else you can think of to make a lot of noise!

    Meet outside New Academic Building main entrance, behind RHB, at 5pm so we can stop Archie and the other guests from getting into NAB to have a champagne-fuelled, right-wing, pro-cuts laugh at the expense of us students and ALL of the most vulnerable people in society.

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  • Anne Schuman  On 20/02/2011 at 3:37 pm

    I hope that those of us intended to go to the Brendan Barber meeting can arrive earlier and join the crowd of partygoers.

    Up the students’ fees, they need the money for events like these….

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