Wednesday, 28 November 2007


1 Saturday Agenda
2 Social Saturday Night
3 Sunday Agenda
4 Tickets & More Info
1 Saturday Agenda
11.30-11.45 Registration
11.45 - 12.15 *Film: Underground Londoners* - a year in the lives and struggles of cleaners on the London Underground introduced by director Dagmar Diesner
12.15-12.45 Plenary - *Organising Migrant Workers* - panel discussion with Joana Lucyszyn from the GMB & a city of London Justice for Cleaners / Unite activist
12.45 - 1.30 Lunch
1.30 - 2.45:
1 *Trade Union Assassinations in Cambodia* - the case of Chea Vichea; Film & Discussion with:Kim Solberg, One World Action
2 *How Corporations are Killing the planet* - Paul Hampton, Labour Research Dept & Aled Dilwyn Fisher, LSE3 *High Street Campaigning *- skills workshop for demo later in day with Mick Duncan and Anna Wolmuth, People & Planet2.45-3
Break3 - 4.15:
1 *Iraqi Workers & the Corporate Invasion* - Film the Shock Doctrine by Alfonso Guaron plus Question Time with John Sack, author of A Beginner's Guide to Iraqi Oil & Dashti Jamal, Federation of Workers Councils & Unions in Iraq
2 *China & the Olympics* - with Martin Hearson, Labour Behind the Label & Neil Kearney, General Secretary, ITGLWF4.15 - 5 Plenary - *Working People Fighting Back* - HIV/AIDS and the Drug Companies - Action Aid (tbc); Zimbabwe - Sister Yeukai Taruvinga, Free Zim Youth; Neil Kearney, General Secretary, ITGLWF.**
2 Social Saturday Night*Babar Luck*, Clayton Blizzard, *Pj & Gaby*, Neil Sutherland, *L Morgan*. 7pm @ The Ivy House, Southampton Row, Holborn. Entry - Donations.The Ivy House is 2 minutes walk from the Gathering.**
3 Sunday Agenda
11-11.15 Registration11.15 - 12.30: 1 *Taking on Water Privatisation in India* - Slides and talk with writer & activist Richard Whittle2 *What's Wrong with our High Streets?* With Martin Hearson, Labour Behind the Label & Anna Wolmuth, People & Planet
12.30 - 1.15 Lunch
1.15- 2.30:
1 *Film - Black Gold*; plus Adam, union organiser and IWW activist on the campaign to organise Starbucks workers (NB: this session will run into the break)
2 *How Our Trade Unions Were Formed* - a Powerpoint history tour from Cathy Nugent
2.30 - 3.30
1 EXTRA SESSION - *Students & Solidarity* - Claire Provost, Harvard Uni Living Wage Hunger Striker; Liam Taylor, Oxford Living Wage Campaign
2 Plus - *Using the No Sweat website* - A guide to new users and an overhaul session for anyone with web skills
3.30-4pm Closing Plenary - *Fighting Back* - Freemantle striker (tbc) and Axel, burger bar worker & student activist from Nanterre University, France
*4 Tickets & More Info
** Buy your tickets now* at - £10 both days (£5 concessions) or £6 for one day (£3 concessions). Tickets are available on the door.
** To download a flier* visit:
** Leaflets available* now. Get in touch if you want a bundle.
* *The Gathering takes place THIS WEEKEND, at Unite the Union, Theobalds Rd, Holborn, London WC1X 8TN*.
Map at: <>* *Stalls* - there will be stalls from No Sweat, Kiptik, War on Want, Labour Behind the Label, Black Gold, Education Not For Sale; Food....* *Crash accommodation* is available. bring a sleeping bag.* *Crèche - Urgent Information* - the crèche worker has fallen ill. If you need a crèche place please call immediately so we can make new arrangements.

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