Category Archives: Event Videos & Reports

Lucas Plan 40th Anniversary Conference – November 2016 – Closing Plenary – videos

Closing plenary Chaired by Romayne Phoenix (People’s Assembly Against Austerity) Chris Baugh (PCS): Molly Scott Cato (Green Party): Julie Ward (Labour Party):

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Lucas Plan 40th Anniversary Conference – November 2016 – Afternoon sessions – videos

Gender and technology – Marisol Sandoval (City University) – Gail Chester (Feminist Library) Sorry, no videos available What is appropriate / alternative technology? Corporate and military technologies are designed in the interests of those who own them, and are key … Continue reading

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Lucas Plan 40th Anniversary Conference – November 2016 – Morning sessions – videos

Arms Conversion 1: Reflecting on Past Experience The workshop discussed arms conversion initiatives over the past 40 years. Facilitated by Ann Feltham (Campaign Against Arms Trade) 1: Hilary Wainwright. As Deputy Chief Economic Advisor to the then Greater London Council … Continue reading

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Lucas Plan 40th Anniversary Conference – November 2016 – Opening Plenary – videos

Welcome, from Mary Pearson (Birmingham TC) Phil Asquith (Lucas Aerospace Combine): Hilary Wainwright (Editor, Red Pepper): Tony Kearns, Senior Deputy General Secretary of the CWU (Communication Workers Union): Following the opening plenary there was a screening of an excerpt from … Continue reading

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Breaking the Frame Gathering – July 2015 – videos and audio recordings

July 9-12 2015, Unstone Grange, Derbyshire. Organised by CorporateWatch, Scientists for Global Responsibility, Luddites200 and others. Opening comments Dave King opening & Jim Thomas from ETC Group on Skype Panel discussion: Dave King, Dave Derby and Barbara Jones 1: Dave … Continue reading

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Women’s Gathering on Gender and the Politics of Technology – March 2015 – audio recordings

At the first Breaking the Frame gathering in 2014, women started developing a feminist analysis of the intersection between gender and the politics of technology and how it impacts on all aspects of our lives, e.g. in food production, work, … Continue reading

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TTIP day of action – Oct 2014 – videos

Here are some videos from the TTIP day of action 2014:   John Hilary – War on Want David Babbs – 38 Degrees Ludovica Rogers – Occupy London Sam Lowe – Friends Of the Earth Tracy Worcester – Pig Pledge … Continue reading

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Breaking the Frame Gathering – May 2014 – videos and reports

May 2nd to 5th 2014, Unstone Grange, Derbyshire Skip to videos Over Mayday bank holiday weekend a wide range of environmental, workplace and social activists met at The Breaking the Frame gathering, to discuss how different technologies impact our lives … Continue reading

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Public meeting – The politics of alternative technology and workers’ plans – Jan 2014 – report

The January Breaking the Frame café discussion focussed on ‘alternative’ approaches to technology development by green and left movements but, as Patrick Mulvaney, who is an advisor to Practical Action (formerly the Intermediate Technology Development Group; ITDG) pointed out, at … Continue reading

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Public meeting – Financial Crisis and Austerity: the Role of Technology – Oct 2013 – report

October 14th saw the largest attendance so far at a BTF meeting. Due to two speakers having to pull out shortly before the event, Dave King of Luddites200 stood in for them. The first talk was on the causes of … Continue reading

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