G8 resources
 
Articles

The anti-capitalist hustle

Dungavel: don't fence me in

Why Reuben got miffed

The Carnival for Full Enjoyment

'Fight poverty not wars': reflections on the march

What's wrong with the G8?
Tim Boetie

Don't be a G8 casualty
Jim Jepps
 

From Socialist Unity
Live 8 - Making poverty history or entrenching our irresponsibility?

Forwarded warning; police stop and search vehicles on the way to G8

First you scare them, then you play on their fears

Coca Cola pulls out of G8 sponsorship

Leaked G8 document prepares for summit failure on climate change

Rosie Kane in Cuba invites Castro to G8 counter summit

From elsewhere
The G8 'debt relief' programme is a truckload of nonsense
George Monbiot in the Guardian

Murky world of Make Poverty History uncovered
Red Pepper

‘WE ARE HERE TO FIGHT, NOT BEG’ — AFRICA IN REVOLT AGAINST THE G8
Socialist Worker

Making Live 8 pay
Pete Brown's weblog

Jeffrey Sachs on G8 Don't let leaders leave without poverty plan
The Independent

G8 shows its ugly side
Scottish Socialist Voice

Exercise in vacuity
Weekly Worker

Andy Kershaw - Africans not included
The Independent

David Miller - Spinning the G8
Znet

Hilary- The G8- A Study in Power
UK Watch

G8- Capitalism can't solve AIDS crisis
The Socialist

Patrick Bond - Imperialism's African Helpers
Socialist Review

What is the G8
Red Pepper

Africa and the G8
CWI Scotland

Gobbilisation
Schnews

Nick Dearden, it's us not them that will make history
Radical Action Network

The G8 Summit- Better Living Through Corporate Rule
Corporate Watch

 

 

G8 Links

G8 Alternatives

 

G8 Legal support

Dissent website
- Brighton Dissent

Faslane G8

Globalise Resistance

G8 Blockades

Indymedia

Live 8

MAKEPOVERTYHISTORY

People and Planet

Red Pepper

 
 

War on Want

World Development Movement, Scotland, G8 site

Just in case you were curious...
the official G8 site

and not strictly a G8 link
European Social Forum

(Athens, April 2006)

 

Transport
 
 
Tayside police are a helpful bunch, click here to see the roads they're going to close off
 
 
 
Lots of Make Poverty History Coaches sorted by region
 
 
From Cambridge
Cambridge Action Network for minibuses up all week
Or coach leaving 1st coming back 2nd July £50 phone
0845 006 0896
 
From Glasgow
(to Gleneagles on 6th July)
£5 / £3
 
From London
 
From Manchester
Train - Manchester Piccadilly
Out - Fri 1st July    13.15 hrs   £52.00
Return – Sunday 3rd July 12noon
(check with operator this time may change)

Coach – Manchester: Britannia Hotel, Portland St
Out - Sat 2nd July 06.30 hrs
Return - Sun 3rd July 12.00 hrs £34.00

For queries regarding the above services please
call Travel Scot World on 0131 226 3246
 
From Norwich
 
From Oxford
 
From Peterborough
 
From Sheffield
 
From York
Phone Ben (01904 554300) or Graham (07956 856103)
for coach details
 
 
 
Make Poverty History regional contacts
 
 
 
Do let us know link details for your local transport

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G8 diary


Friday 1st July

Cycle caravans arrive and Critical Mass Bicycle protest in Edinburgh
www.g8bikeride.org.uk

 

Saturday 2nd July

Demonstration / rally in Edinburgh 11am, staggered start leaving the Meadows,  finishing with speakers, entertainments and stalls in The Meadows - See http://www.makepovertyhistory.org

Live 8 concerts in London, Paris, Berlin, Rome, Philadelphia  http://www.live8live.com/

There are free 'Peace not G8' gigs at the Stirling Dissent camp, check out Indymedia for more details

Edinburgh  G8 Alternatives Gig, 7:00 Queens Hall  £10 / £5 doors open
ATTILA THE STOCKBROKER : MAGGIE HOLLAND : LEON ROSSELSON : ROBB JOHNSON : ALAISTER HULETT: PHAMIE GOW: GLOVA : DAVID ROVICS (who is brilliant!)

 

Sunday 3rd July

Glasgow: Cre8 Summit Street Carnival

Glasgow: Make Borders History http://www.makebordershistory.org

Edinburgh: 'G8 Corporate Dreams... Global Nightmare' Counter Conference http://www.corporateg8.org

Edinburgh: G8Alternatives Counter Conference - Multiple venues and events - 10am till 9pm - see: http://www.g8alternatives.org.uk

Edinburgh: Stop The War Coalition Demonstration ending in 6pm Rally  http://www.stopwar.org.uk

 

Monday 4th July

Faslane G8 Blockade: Coaches will be provided from Glasgow and Edinburgh. S http://www.faslaneg8.com

Edinburgh: Carnival for Full Enjoyment 12 noon www.nodeal.org.uk

 

Tuesday 5th July

Demonstration at Dungavel Detention Centre called by Glasgow Campaign to Welcome Refugees. Coaches from Glasgow and Edinburgh from 9.30 am email for details

Global Warming 8 Conference - Edinburgh (9.30am-12pm) organised by Working Group on Development and Climate Change
http://www.foe-scotland.org.uk/events/GW8_flyer.pdf


 

Wednesday 6th July

The Peoples' Global Action Conference 2004 in Europe called for a global day of action on - the opening day of the G8 Summit. This is a call for people to converge in Scotland to disrupt the conference, and for action to be taken simultaneously in villages, towns and cities world-wide

Blockades against the Summit
www.g8blockades.org.uk

Gleneagles: G8 Alternatives 'Another World is Possible' demonstration - planning for at least 10,000 people to assemble at 12pm midday Gleneagles Train Station http://www.g8alternatives.org.uk/admin/test/g8Mambo/content/view/109/77/

Edinburgh; Live 8 concert and Long walk to justice rally

 

Thursday 7th July

Continuing blockades, decentralised actions, prisoner support demonstrations, and the Peoples' Open Golfing Tournament  http://www.tao.ca/%7Ewrench/dist/g8/pga.html

Climate Alarm Action: FOE 'climate alarm'. At a set time FOE will set off an alarm outside the summit which should reach the delegates inside Gleneagles - everyone else encouraged to join in where ever they are

 

Friday 8th July (last day of the summit)

will see actions themed around Climate Change in Scotland and decentralised locations - see http://cca.movingpages.org/

The Peoples Golfing Association, the Clandestine Insurrectionary Rebel Clown Army and Hill Walkers are also planning responses around the summit.... Also events in solidarity with refugees as well as freedom of movement are planned.

 

Blogging the G8

 

http://corporatewatchuk.blogspot.com/
http://redpepper.blogs.com/g8/
http://g8.blogbound.com/
http://dissidentblog.blogspot.com/

http://stonedwolf.blogspot.com/

http://lordrich.com/
http://blog.fempages.org/
http://wilsonsalmanac.blogspot.com/
http://demosgreenhouse.co.uk/
http://bombsandshields.blogspot.com/
http://rzzz.blogspot.com/
http://methadonekittie.blogspot.com/
http://www.shawnewald.blogspot.com/
http://historybooksuk.blogspot.com/
http://www.thecatsdream.com/blog/
http://www.marklynas.org/blog/
http://london.metblogs.com/
http://indyblogs.protest.net/
http://www.1820.org.uk/
http://www.burngreave.net/
http://www.paulmason.typepad.com/
http://archive.blogsome.com/
http://paganarchy.net/blogs/sean.php

http://www.sidhannah.blogspot.com/

 

And what about you? If you're 'blogging the G8' send us your url

 

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