People's Assembly Newsletter 26 November 2015
The next two weekends will see three important events. Please do all you can to get to them and spread the word.
Protest: Welfare not Warfare, Don't Bomb Syria - Sat 28 November
The government tells us there's no money for our welfare state, education and public services but billions can always be found for war. The proposed vote in Parliament on bombing Syria by British forces is likely to take place within the next week. A vote to bomb is more likely following the terrible events in Paris. Yet this bombing will not stop terror attacks. The People's Assembly is opposed to military response and is supporting the Stop the War Coalition day of action. Protests will take place this Saturday around the country.
Click here to find a protest near you
People's March for Climate, justice and jobs - Sun 29 November
With austerity, we are faced with massive cuts to community energy projects, putting thousands of jobs on the line in the renewables sector. A government obsessed with subsiding the fossil fuel industry and fracking vast swathes of the country. And in the autumn statement George Osborne has slashed budgets of the Department for Energy and Climate Change and DEFRA.
The alternative is clear. We say: No to dirty energy. Yes to renewables. Climate jobs now. Justice for people across the world.
Assemble 12pm, Sunday 29 November, Park Lane
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How to Stop Austerity, People's Assembly National Conference - Sat 5 December
It's time for everyone who wants to see a change to come together once more and decide how we create a movement that can stop austerity in it's tracks. Weather you've been central to the organisation, or if you just want to find out how you can get more involved, join us on 5 December. The People's Assembly National Conference is where we'll discuss, debate and decide on the next steps for the anti-austerity movement.
Speakers include: John McDonnell MP (Shadow Chancellor), Francesca Martinez (Comedian & Activist), Dr Rory Hicks (Junior Doctors Campaign), Christine Blower (National Union of Teachers), Dave Ward (Communication Workers Union), Natalie Bennett (Green Party), Steve Turner (Unite the Union & Chair, The People's Assembly), Sam Fairbairn (National Secretary, The People's Assembly)
People's Assembly National Conference - Saturday 5 December, 10am - 5pm
Friends Meeting House, Euston, London
Click here for more info and to register
The People's Assembly Against Austerity