EDINBURGH RIC – WORKING OUR WAY FORWARD

ZOOM MEETING, WEDNESDAY, 24.2.21, 19.00 https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwkdOirpj0iHNYEiaxpckkYYivnHVow81DT%C2%A0 Many Edinburgh RIC members have been involved in the continuous work our group has been doing since April 2013.  This includes the important part we played in ‘IndyRef1’ in this city, joining with autonomous ‘Yes’ groups to register and canvass voters.  We also organised well-conducted debates with Left ‘No’ groups.  Our preparednessContinue reading “EDINBURGH RIC – WORKING OUR WAY FORWARD”

CAN REASON END THIS WITCH HUNT? – STANDING WITH KEN LOACH

This article by Edinburgh RIC member, Sarah Glynn, was first posted on bella caledonia. When, last week, I wrote about attacks on academic freedom in Turkey, I didn’t expect to be following that article with one about attacks on academic freedom in the UK, but this an era of increasing authoritarianism in many different countries.Continue reading “CAN REASON END THIS WITCH HUNT? – STANDING WITH KEN LOACH”

Is there a role for nuclear power in a sustainable future Scotland?

Video from the Edinburgh RIC assembly held online on 25th November 2020 The following points were made in the discussion. DR, who is a cancer survivor had received radioactive medical treatment, asked where the material needed for medical applications would come from. A said that he lived near Hunterston. The nuclear power station there provided goodContinue reading “Is there a role for nuclear power in a sustainable future Scotland?”

From Blairgowrie to the Black Sea – Strawberries and Nutella

This article by Sarah Glynn first appeared on bella caledonia From Blairgowrie to the Black Sea – Strawberries and Nutella, and the capitalist mode of agricultural production Last week, a brief news story told of a violent racist attack on a family of hazelnut pickers in north west Turkey. 70% of the world’s hazelnuts are grown inContinue reading “From Blairgowrie to the Black Sea – Strawberries and Nutella”

Remembering Neil Davidson

Here’s a full video of the memorial event for Neil Davidson that was organised by rs21 Scotland on 11th July. Cat Boyd spoke about working with Neil on the first RIC conferences. There are also two online sites where it’s possible to view and add to memories of Neil. From colleagues at Glasgow University  www.tolbc.com/NeilDavidson  andContinue reading “Remembering Neil Davidson”

Scotland and the pandemic

Online Meeting: Wednesday 15th April 7pm – 8.30pm   Ben Wray who has been writing daily reports on The Source will introduce the discussion.  From the start Ben has been critiquing the response of both the UK and Scottish governments., the shortage of PPE and the way in which years of cuts and austerity have undermined essential infrastructure.  WeContinue reading “Scotland and the pandemic”