225 1.30pm Sat 3 Dec 2016
We'll be looking at how education, the legal system and the Prevent / Counter-terrorism regime coalesce to create an environment of hate that facilitates the operation of a de facto Police State.
In this state citizens are either living in fear and self-censorship, or full and knowing complicity, or exceptionalist complacency or a combination of some or all of the aforesaid. Whilst the primary targets and victims of hateful discourse, discrimination and state and street violence are Muslims, everyone lives in this Environment and this State, many minoritised communities now feel a resurgence of hatred and everyone is impacted negatively.Organised jointly by the Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) and SACC, and linked to the conference on the same theme being held by IHRC in London on 10 December.
Yvonne Ridley (journalist and author), Arzu Merali (IHRC), Mohammad N Asif (Afghan Human Rights Foundation), Tasneem Ali (Muslim Womens Association of Edinburgh), Richard Haley (SACC), Faizah Shaheen (questioned by police after being reported reading a book about Syria on a plane), Pinar Aksu (campaigner for refugees), Ibrahim Mohamoud (Cage spokesperson).
Augustine United Church, 41-43 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EL
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8.00pm Wed 23 Jun
SCOTONOMICS Ep Two. The truth about Govt Debt How do you explain that the Government debt isn't really a debt? And that debt isn't always bad? For the last forty years we have been told a story that, well, just isn't true.
How do you explain that the Government debt isn't really a debt? And that debt isn't always bad? For the last forty years we have been told a story that, well, just isn't true. In this episode of SCOTONOMICS we look at Government debt in general and specifically UK Government debt.
Starts at: 8.00pm Wed 23 Jun 2021
Speakers: William Thomson, Guest
Venue: Online SCOTONOMICS Ep Two. The truth about Govt Debt
8.00pm Mon 28 Jun
YES Corner No.10 Common Weal A chat with Dr Craig Dazell from Common Weal. This will be a wide-ranging session that will highlight how Yessers can make the most of the brilliant work that Common Weal does in support of independence.
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Starts at: 8.00pm Mon 28 Jun 2021
Speakers: William Thomson, Dr Craig Dazell
Venue: Online YES Corner No.10 Common Weal
8.00pm Fri 9 Jul
The Scottish Whisky Show The Scottish Whisky Show. Hear from leading experts and get the lowdown on whisky from across the globe and laugh, dance, mix and get all caught up in whisky culture.
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Starts at: 8.00pm Fri 9 Jul 2021
Speakers: William Thomson, Guests
Venue: Online The Scottish Whisky Show