Tag Archives: Military 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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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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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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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

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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

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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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Killer robots: weapons out of human control?

Richard Moyes, Article 36 These issues will be discussed at our first cafe discussion event on July 8th, see also http://www.luddites200.org.uk/Drones.html The Luddite uprisings two hundred years ago highlighted the social and economic impacts of changing technologies of production, and the capacity … Continue reading

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