Public Housing Meeting, Tuesday 22nd April

Public Housing Meeting, Tuesday 22nd April

THE MEETING THEY TRIED TO BAN! HOUSING IS IN CRISIS: WHAT CAN WE DO ABOUT IT? Public Meeting, Speakers and Discussion: 7-9pm, Tuesday 22nd April, St. Mungo’s Academy, 235 Crownpoint Road, Bridgeton, Glasgow, G40 2RA. All welcome!  The Commonwealth Games 2014…

Video: Atos Unfit for 2014 Petition at Scottish Parliament

Video: Atos Unfit for 2014 Petition at Scottish Parliament

Petitioner Sean Clerkin told MSP’s he believed Atos were “contract killers” who were “not fit” to sponsor the 2014 Commonwealth Games, on 18th March 2014. Mr Clerkin’s petition calls for the Scottish Parliament to urge the 2014 Commonwealth Games’ organising committee to…

Glasgow Against ATOS 2 - Picket Glasgow Sheriff Court, 19 March

Glasgow Against ATOS 2 – Picket Glasgow Sheriff Court, 19 March

Glasgow Defence Campaign Press Release Day three of the trial against the Glasgow Against ATOS 2 goes ahead Wednesday 19 March. The two were arrested for using a megaphone on a protest against cuts to sickness and disability benefit on…

Petition - Glasgow 2014 Ltd Organising Committee - Drop ATOS as a sponsor for the 2014 Commonwealth Games

Petition – Glasgow 2014 Ltd Organising Committee – Drop ATOS as a sponsor for the 2014 Commonwealth Games

Glasgow Games Monitor have recently created petitions on 38 Degrees and Change.org calling for ATOS to be dropped as a Commonwealth Games sponsor. The Change.org petition is live and if you agree with it please sign it – you can…

Disability Rights Activists Occupy the Chris Hoy Velodrome - Video Footage

Disability Rights Activists Occupy the Chris Hoy Velodrome – Video Footage

Documentation of recent occupation of the Chris Hoy Velodrome by Disability Rights Campaigners protesting the Scottish Government and Glasgow City Council’s decision to allow ATOS to sponsor the 2014 Commonwealth Games. While we think that some protestors in the video…

'The Golden Tenement' Free Talk

‘The Golden Tenement’ Free Talk

The Golden Tenement Talk 17 November 2012, 2 – 4pm, FREE Education Room, The People’s Palace This talk will explore the material and social legacy of mega-events such as the Olympic and Commonwealth Games with a focus on our buildings…

It’s not all fun and Games for Vulnerable: Aamer Anwar on Save the Accord

It’s not all fun and Games for Vulnerable: Aamer Anwar on Save the Accord

Protest … to save day care centre By AAMER ANWAR Published: 08th July 2012 AFTER last week’s column on the Olympics, I was contacted by families affected by the Commonwealth Games to be hosted in Glasgow in two years’ time….

Volunteer Sports Cleanup Crew ‘Locked Out’ of Maryhill by Glasgow Life

  The city proclaims it wants to get everyone active in sports, yet when local people in Maryhill take it into their hands to try to improve neglected recreation facilities in their area, they are ‘locked out’ by Glasgow Life, the privatised remnants of Glasgow City…

Biased Games Legacy Debate – Scotland Tonight

On Scotland Tonight the other evening Dr.Libby Porter from the Glasgow Games Monitor challenged the boosterist promotional drivel of both the SNP (Shona Robinson) and the Labour Party (Patricia Ferguson). While they both told us how wonderful everything was going…

Poverty Games – Video Footage