Conspiracy Theories and the Far Right

Our October assembly was introduced by historian, author and activist Dave Renton who talked about conspiracy theories and the far right. You can watch the video of Dave’s introduction here: Dave is the author of a number of books and articles on fascism and the far right. We have a small number of reduced priceContinue reading “Conspiracy Theories and the Far Right”

The Case for a Scottish Climate Service

The Edinburgh RIC Meeting on 26th August 2020 was introduced by Willie Black and Graham Campbell The introductions were followed by a discussion. N – Covid-19 appears to have led to some decentralisation of the economy. There is evidence from England that small town centres have done better than large city centres. Could this be theContinue reading “The Case for a Scottish Climate Service”

Independence in a post-pandemic world

Here’s the video of David Jamieson, Source News journalist and editor of Conter speaking at our meeting on 24th June. Unfortunately we don’t have notes of the verbal questions and contributions that followed David’s introduction. However, this was complemented by written comments in the text chat. We have copied this below. L:  My impression on aContinue reading “Independence in a post-pandemic world”

Covid 19 and the Green New Deal

In April we had an excellent discussion on Scotland and the pandemic introduced by Ben Wray (read the report here). This month we continue the theme looking at Covid 19 and the Green New Deal. Lorna Slater from the Scottish Greens will introduce the discussion. Please register on Eventbrite and you will be sent aContinue reading “Covid 19 and the Green New Deal”

Report: Scotland and the pandemic

Our online meeting with Ben Wray was well attended (36 participants) and provoked an excellent discussion. You can watch the video of Ben’s introduction here: You can also read or download a text version of the talk. There is an edited and anonymised recording of Ben’s response to the comments and questions here: The articleContinue reading “Report: Scotland and the pandemic”

March Assembly

Our March Radical Independence Assembly is on Ireland after the February 8th General Election- the Prospects for Reunification.Shaun Harkin from People Before Profit in Derry will introduce a discussion on the prospects for Irish reunification and Scottish Independence in the wake of the two recent General Elections. Shaun is the elected councillor for Foyleside sittingContinue reading “March Assembly”