Tuesday, 3 January 2017

The People's Assembly Against Austerity: It's Our NHS - National Demonstration 4 March/People's Question Time/I, Daniel Blake community screenings/

I, Daniel Blake community screenings

The People's Assembly is also pleased to announce the first of many community Screenings of Ken Loach's powerful, must-see inditement of Britains benefits system, 'I, Daniel Blake'. Get along to a screening near you or organise a showing yourself.
Manchester: Tuesday 24 January

Folkestone: Thursday 26 January

South London: Friday 27 January

Rhyl North Wales: Friday 27 January
South East Cornwall: Saturday 28 January

York: Tuesday 31 January

North Hertfordshire: Tuesday 7 February
Eastbourne: Wednesday 8 February
Kings Lynn: Friday 10 February

For more info about the screenings and to book your place, click here
Coming up (dates tbc) in, Bristol, Oxford, Swindon, Milton Keynes, North London, Brighton and multiple locations across Scotland and Northern Ireland. If you want to find out more information about a screening or you want to set up your own, please contact, office@thepeoplesassemblu.org.uk 

People's Question Time: Brexit - What are our demands?

We will be touring the country with a series of Question Time events around Brexit. This tour will be launched in London on Thursday 19 January. In increasing uncertainty about what Brexit will mean for us, we will be developing a series of key demands to put to the Government so that Brexit is negotiated in the interests of the majority and not the bankers and bosses. 

If you're in London please come along, if not, you will be able to watch it live on our Facebook page. We will be announcing a series of new dates early in the new year. 
The People’s Question Time: Brexit – What Are Our Demands?
7pmThursday 19 January, St Pancras Church, Euston Road, NW1 2BA. Register your place

Panel includes: 
Emily Thornberry MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary, Amelia Womack, Deputy Leader, Green Party, Kevin Courtney, General Secretary, National Union of Teachers, Lindsey German, People's Assembly, Malia Bouattia, NUS President, Steve Turner, Assistant General Secretary, UNITE

Click here for more info

It's Our NHS - National Demonstration 4 March

The People's Assembly has joined forces with Health Campaigns Together to organise a major national demonstration in defence of our NHS. 

Click here for more info

Check out the facebook event and get inviting and sharing. Use the hashtag #ournhs 

Don't for forget if you can afford to help in any way please donate what you can:

  Make a donation here.

Unite the Union General Secretary Elections

We want to also give a special mention to an important election coming up in the UK's biggest trade union UNITE. Len McCluskey who has been UNITE's General Secretary since 2011 has triggered an early election which will take place in early 2017. 

UNITE has been central to the anti-austerity movement and one of the founding members of the People's Assembly. Without the national support of UNITE it would have been impossible to build the broad coalition against austerity we have today. It's for this reason that the right wing media and establishment will throw their weight behind trying to undermine the work that Len and UNITE have done. They will do all they can to make sure the right take hold of one of the most influential trade unions we have. 

If you are a member please make sure you vote. You can also become a member and vote as long as you join before 1 January. If you are unemployed, or unable to join a workplace union, UNITE have a special community membership. Details here


The People's Assembly Against Austerity

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