Tag Archives: Environment

Digital Technology as Heavy Industrial Technology: iSlavery and Environmental Destruction — September 2017 — Videos

Digital technology is often seen as ‘immaterial’ and ‘smart’, defining a new industrial and social paradigm. Yet digital gadgets are produced within an ‘old-fashioned’ highly exploitative regime that has been likened to slavery, whilst the industry creates massive environmental destruction … Continue reading

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Digital Technology as Heavy Industrial Technology: iSlavery and Environmental Destruction – London – 6th September 2017

Interrogating Digital Capitalism: A series of monthly events questioning liberal ideas of progress through technology Digital technology powers neoliberal capitalism: it is central to globalisation, financialisation, the ‘flexible economy’, ongoing waves of automation and now, ‘big data capitalism’. Liberals and … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Fortieth Anniversary of the Lucas Plan

Together with trade unionists and organisations from the peace and environment movements, Breaking The Frame is helping to organise the celebrations to mark the 40th anniversary of the Lucas Plan. The Lucas Plan was a pioneering effort by workers at … Continue reading

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Nuclear power – Bristol – 26th Feb 2016

Friday 26th February, 7:30-9:00 Hydra bookshop, Old Market, Bristol With guest speaker Nikki Clark from South West Against Nuclear [TBC] Come along and take part in some really stimulating discussion, learn about local campaigns and examine the deeper implications of … Continue reading

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The military use of radioactive and toxic metals and the consequences for public health – Bristol – 12th Feb 2016

Friday 12th February, 7:30-9:00 Hydra bookshop, Old Market, Bristol With guest speaker Jo Baker Come along and take part in some really stimulating discussion, learn about local campaigns and examine the deeper implications of emerging and current technologies within our … Continue reading

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Global Energy Politics and Policy – Bristol – 29th Jan 2016

Friday 29nd January, 7:30-9:00 Hydra bookshop, Old Market, Bristol With guest speaker Nikki Jones Come along and take part in some really stimulating discussion, learn about local campaigns and examine the deeper implications of emerging and current technologies within our … 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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Breaking the Frame Gathering – Derbyshire – May 2nd-5th 2014

The Breaking the Frame gathering is less than a week away.  If you’re interested in coming, and especially if you want a bed in the house, we would prefer you to book your place.  However, if you have to leave … Continue reading

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