A thoughtful, interactive discussion about what internet rights, digital direct action and data unions might look like. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.
A round table discussion on how influencers influence our culture – looking at the pros & cons of a world in which social and cultural influence is formalised and commercialised. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.
Bristol Transformed and Open Rights Group Bristol present an evening of thought provoking talks on data rights, workers rights and the gig economy. After individual contributions from James Farrar, Lina Dencik and Alex Wood, we will have a panel discussion with opportunity for questions from the audience.
We have a National Health Service, a National Education Service so why should food provision be outside of government perimeters? What would a National Food Service look like? How would it differ to food provision now? What is food provision now like? How does the current system fail us and the planet? And importantly, if we want a NFS how would we get there? To answer all of these questions we have a panel of food activists who will also discuss their involvement in food production and provision.
From celebrity endorsements to monks, neuroscientists and meditation coaches rubbing shoulders with CEOs at the World Economic Forum in Davos, it is clear that mindfulness has gone mainstream. Some have even called it a revolution. But what if, instead of changing the world, mindfulness has become a banal form of capitalist spirituality that mindlessly avoids social and political transformation, reinforcing the neo-liberal status quo?