Tag Archives: Appropriate technology

Of cakes and bakeries: the Lucas Plan and the politics of technology – part 2

The Lucas Plan: running the bakery This is the second of a two-part post looking at the Lucas Plan and the politics of technology. The first part looks at the context of the Lucas Plan in union struggles around technology … Continue reading

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Of Cakes and Bakeries: the Lucas Plan and the Politics of Technology

This is the first part of a two-part post on the Lucas plan. This part sets the scene for the Lucas Plan in the anti-technocracy movements and union struggles of the 1970s. 2016 is the 40th anniversary of the Lucas … 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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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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Breaking the Frame Gathering – Derbyshire – July 9-12 2015

BREAKING THE FRAME 2: Second Gathering on the Politics of Technology, July 9-12 2015, Unstone Grange, Derbyshire. Book Online SITE MOBILE NUMBER 07591058499 Organised by CorporateWatch, Scientists for Global Responsibility, Luddites200 and others Come to BTF2 for a fresh conversation … Continue reading

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Radical Science and Alternative Technology – London – 11th April 2015

Radical Science and Alternative Technology: From the 70s to the Present. Discussion event with talks by the British Society for Social Responsibility in Science / Alternative Technology Movement and current activists. April 11th, 1pm to 5.30pm, Feminist Library, 5 Westminster … Continue reading

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Breaking the Frame programme of events 2013-14

Technology dominates our world, but many people think ‘its just a neutral tool’ or that technology = progress.  Although it does bring some benefits, most technology designed and controlled by corporate, military and technocratic elites to serve their interests and … Continue reading

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