Tuesday, 5 May 2015

#occupydemocracy day 5 proggramme network it and get down to the square,bona get large towards the election #ge2015 #onn #olsx

Tuesday May 5th: Real media now!
Exploring our demand for democratic reform of the media with Tim Gospill of the Media Reform Coalition (12 noon), Chris Hurd of The Bureau of Investigative Journalism  (1pm), Strike! Magazine’s workshop on Subvertising and Brandalism (2pm-4pm), Donnachadh McCarthy author of The Prostitute State and founder of Occupy Rupert Murdoch on the “The Prostituted Media: how the 1% manipulate our democracy” (4pm-6pm), a panel discussion on “How do we build an alternative media?” chaired by Jamie Kelsey-Fry New Internationalist magazine, with Kam Sandhu of Real Media and others to be confirmed, before the first of three evenings of comedy with Bridget Christie, Gein’s Family Gift Shop, Heydon Prowse, Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Liam Williams, Goose, Beard and Ahir Shah – if you aren’t laughing you’ll be crying.
Wednesday May 6th: Celebrating the resistance!
A day dedicated to learning about campaigns that have beat the system including speakers from UK UncutDisabled People Against CutsSave Lewisham Hospitaland the Shell Out Sounds choir in a panel titled “How to Win” (6pm). Student occupiers from the recent UALLSE and Goldsmiths occupations will take to the square from 2pm for a skill-share session followed OD-studentsby a talk by David Beetham author of “Unelected Oligarchy – Corporate & Financial Dominance in Britain’s Democracy” (5pm). General Assembly (8pm) includes A Galillee Child talking about the human right for shelter and a proposal for a regular “End of the Month” march.

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