Brighton: Austerity and Us

A community conference on austerity, how we are experiencing it, perceiving it and fighting it. All welcome.

Free entry and cheap lunch provided by the Cowley Club.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/295020860667443/

Event website: http://austerityandus.wordpress.com/

Stalls, speakers and workshops from local and national campaigners and experts, including discussions on:

Crisis Economics, with

Media propaganda, with

  • Mike Berry, Cardiff University
  • Deirdre O'Neill, Inside Film
  • Mike Wayne, Brunel University

​Life in crisis, with

  • Rob Murthwaite, Disabled People Against Cuts
  • Shanti Haft, Brighton Unemployed Families Project
  • Paddy Hoey, Edge Hill University
  • Kayla Ente, Brighton Fuel Poverty Group

​Campaigning austerity, with

  • Christian Garland, Boycott Workfare
  • Pip Tindall, Brighton Benefits Campaign
  • Sam Gannon, Cooperative Housing in Brighton & Hove
  • Madeleine Dickens, Sussex Defend the NHS

Resisting exploitation, with

  • Brighton SolFed Hospitality Workers
  • Lina Dencik, Cardiff University

​Resistent media, with

  • Anthony Killick, Bristol Radical Film Festival
  • Shaun Dey, Reel News
  • Lorna Marcham, Schnews

​The day will end with a screening of Secret City, a film about the City of London, the Corporation that runs it, and its role in the economic crisis.

Saturday, 31 May 2014 - 10:00 to 20:00
Brighthelm Centre
North Road
BN1 1YD Brighton
United Kingdom
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