Lobby - Drop ATOS as Games 2014 Sponsor

Lobby – Drop ATOS as Games 2014 Sponsor

Thursday 31st October Drop ATOS from the Commonwealth Games – Lobby of Glasgow City Council George Square, Glasgow G2 1DU 1pm Lobby of Glasgow City Council, organised by Glasgow Against ATOS. We need you! On the 31st October, Councillors of…

Unfit for 2014 - Campaign Film

Unfit for 2014 – Campaign Film

A campaign film asking Glasgow City Councillors to vote for the motion to scrap ATOS as a sponsor for the 2014 Commonwealth games on Thursday the 31st of October. This campaign is backed by: Black Triangle: Anti-defamation Campaign Citizens United…

Crunch Vote on Atos Commonwealth Games Role

Crunch Vote on Atos Commonwealth Games Role

After months of public pressure¬†Glasgow City Councillors will now vote on October 31st whether French Healthcare Company Atos should be allowed to sponsor the 2014 games. The controversial company has been responsible for the punitive disability work assessments and has…

Councillor's fury at controversial Games sponsor

Councillor’s fury at controversial Games sponsor

Article from the Sunday Herald by Tom Gordon Sunday 15 September 2013 ALLOWING the welfare benefits test company Atos to sponsor the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games is a “major mistake” which could mire the event in controversy, a city politician…

Atos Kills - and it has Accomplices

Atos Kills – and it has Accomplices

  A recent protest at the Chris Hoy Velodrome highlighted the noxious sponsorship of the Commonwealth Games 2014 by Atos – a French Healthcare company responsible for punitive disability work assessments. Since being awarded the contract in 2008 (under the…

Videos From 'Glasgow's Dirty Laundry' Event

Videos From ‘Glasgow’s Dirty Laundry’ Event

Coverage of Glasgow’s Dirty Laundry Event at Glasgow Green on Saturday 3rd August. Footage from A Thousand Flowers and City Strolls Citizen speaks – Bedroom Tax! Summary Warrants! and things you need to know.

Photos from the Velodrome Occupation

Photos from the Velodrome Occupation

A gallery of images from the occupation of the Chris Hoy Velodrome on the 26th of June by Disability Rights Campaigners. See full story here.

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…

Chris Hoy Velodrome Occupied

Chris Hoy Velodrome Occupied

Wednesday 26th June, Glasgow Against Atos occupied the Emirates Arena, Commonwealth Games venue, on London Road. The group were protesting against the French IT firm Atos sponsoring the games. The protestors, who occupied the Chris Hoy velodrome for well over…