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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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Lucas Plan 40th Anniversary Conference – Birmingham – 26th November 2016

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Grunwick and Lucas 40 Years On: Union Rights, Workers’ Control – Belfast – 15th August 2016

Screening of The Year of the Beaver and The Lucas Plan, with discussion and talks. Thursday, August 18th, 630pm at Just Books, 22 Berry Street, BT1 1FS Belfast. There will be a speaker from BTF and discussion coordinated by the … Continue reading

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Grunwick and Lucas 40 Years On: Union Rights, Workers’ Control – London – 21st July 2016

Screening of The Year of the Beaver and The Lucas Plan, with discussion and brief talks by Kierra Box (Grunwick 40) and Solfed. 22nd July 7pm at LARC, 62 Fieldgate Street, E1 (nearest tubes Whitechapel, Aldgate East.) Organised by Breaking … 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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Email Encryption for Beginners – Bristol – 22nd Jan 2016

Friday 22nd January, 7:30-8:30 Hydra bookshop, Old Market, Bristol An ordinary e-mail is like a postcard without an envelope: anybody who can put their hands on it can read it. Unlike a postcard, an email is copied (rather than moved) … 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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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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