6 Billion Ways – Making another world possible

Saturday 5 March 2011
10am-midnight at Rich Mix
35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA

A day of debates, film, art, music and workshops for all ages

Speakers include:
Caroline Lucas MP, Pablo Solon, Lidy Nacpil, Rob Newman, Samir Amin, Omar Barghouti, Dave Randall, Mark Serwotka, Hilary Wainwright, Patrick Bond, Nina Power and Ronnie Kasrils.

With sessions on:
Tackling climate change… Beating public spending cuts… Ending occupations in Afghanistan and Palestine… Strengthening democracy… Curbing consumerism… Fighting global poverty… Building activism and resistance…and much more…

Plus Movimientos party with DJs and live music, 8pm-Midnight

Jobs, water, debt, poverty, food, forests, war… Is single issue campaigning missing the wood for the trees? Global justice campaigners in the developing world lament what they see as the increasing depoliticisation of British activism. This session asks if the two ‘C’s are still relevant to UK politics.

Doreen Massey, Professor of Geography, Open University
Richard Seymour, Lenin’s Tomb
Phil McLeish, legal advisor to Climate Camp
Anthony Painter, author of Barack Obama: Movement for Change

Time and venue
15:00-16:30; Rich Mix venue 2