Tag Archives: London

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

Posted in Event Videos & Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Public meeting – Gender and the Politics of Technology – Sept 2013 – report

The third Breaking the Frame meeting again generated a very lively debate. Well-known author and campaigner, Cynthia Cockburn, introduced the discussion, focusing on technology and work, and how it creates not only social class but also gender roles. Typically women … Continue reading

Posted in Event Videos & Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Public meeting – Nuclear Power: Climate Chiller or Silent Killer? – August 2013 – report

The second Breaking the Frame meeting on August 12th was lively and well attended, with a sting in the tail: following the three anti-nuclear speakers there was a brief presentation from a group called Environmentalists For Nuclear Power, which woke … Continue reading

Posted in Event Videos & Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Public meeting – ‘Technology out of control? Drones, killer robots and the arms trade’ – July 2013 – report

The first BTF meeting was a resounding success with a very lively discussion and a general appreciation of Fairly Square’s food and drink! Ann Marie O’Reilly of Campaign Against the Arms Trade gave an introduction to general issues related to … Continue reading

Posted in Event Videos & Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Automation and the Threat to Jobs – London – 23rd May 2015

Automation and the Threat to Jobs: What Response from the Labour Movement? Event to discuss how unions can respond to the threat of robotics and automation. May 23rd (tbc) 2015, London.

Posted in Event Listings | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Event Listings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Women’s Gathering – London – 28th & 29th March 2015

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

Posted in Event Listings | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

TTIP: The ‘harmonization’ of regulation for the benefit of corporations – London – Oct 6th 2014

Negotiated in secret and widely opposed by civil society and community groups, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) calls for the ‘harmonisation’ of regulations between the United States and the E.U.  Internet privacy and safety and environmental regulations in … Continue reading

Posted in Event Listings | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Event Listings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment