[Imc-london] Bristol (A) book fair
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Thu Sep 9 16:06:15 PDT 2010
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Bristol Indymedia @ Anarchist Bookfair 2010
Bristol Indymedia is hosting a room at this years Anarchist
Bookfair. Here's what we'll be getting up to - and hope you can join us!
The 2010 Bristol Anarchist Bookfair is on Saturday 11 September,
from 10.30am to 6pm
At Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, Bristol BS1 3QY (fully
accessible via ramp & lifts)
Here's what's on!
Bristol Indymedia Room (lower floor)
11 till 12noon (Bookfair workshop): Myths of Capitalism by Phil P of
the bookfair collective
From Malthus and Smith to David Cameron, capitalism has always had a
?difficult? relationship with reality. This meeting will debunk some
of the most popular claptrap and humbug from the pervasive to the
12.30 till 1: How to tell 5000 people about your campaign, event or
news in just 2 minutes
Bristol Indymedia is used by 5000 people per day who come to get news,
views and happenings. We'll show you how to use the site to maximise
impact no technical knowledge required.
1 till 1.15: Want to Volunteer for Bristol Indymedia? Find out how to
get involved and meet some of the Indymedia volunteers.
1.15 till 2: Censorship, Free Speech and Indymedia
With the Wikileaks release of classified information on Afghanistan,
issues of censorship and free speech are front page news again. We
look at these issues globally and locally in relation to Bristol
Indymedia. This is your chance to help shape how the site works and
debate the issues.
2 till 3: Schmovies presents: Raiders of the Lost Archive Come and see
the latest offering of activist and campaign film from the Schnews
3 till 3.15: How to...tell 5000 people about your campaign, event or
news in just 2 minutes (repeated).
3.15 till 4: What is successful activism?
Why do corporates, capitalists and governments tend to get the upper
hand against us? Is it because they carefully study the principles of
success as taught by Carnegie, Covey and others. Where do these ideas
come from? Are they useful? Should we use them?
4 till 4.15: Want to Volunteer for Bristol Indymedia? (repeated).
4.15 till 5: Venezuela and the BBC
The BBC has a duty to provide accurate information that citizens can
use as the basis for participation in democracy. If this is the case,
then why has its reporting of Chavez and Venezuela been so biased. Lee
Salter from UWE will chair a discussion based on their research into
5 till6: Detroit ' True Alternative'
In Detroit capitalism has left the area, leaving behind derelict
factories, land and buildings. In its place alternative new seeds of
development are growing with a huge upsurge in community gardens. Reel
News have just visited Detroit and will be reporting back about this
Links & more:
Full programme (PDF)
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