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Cornwall, England

Founded: 30th Nov 2016

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Ideas for IOPS June 2016

The future of IOPS is being discused a lot at the moment. I've been one of the core organisers of the London chapter (I think this is one of only two active chapters if I'm correct?). It feels like we are going strong in London, so I thought…

The Trouble With Pigs

The pigs I am referring to are the pigs of George Orwell’s Animal Farm: the Communists. The animals that think they are ‘more equal’ than others. As a ‘pig’ myself, this is not an argument against pigs. Rather,…

What is IOPS London and what do YOU want it to be?

IOPS London members at the September 2014 meeting (which I didn't attend) asked the question "What is IOPS London and what do YOU want it to be?". It was decided that we'd discuss this question at today's meeting.   So, I started scribbling…

The importance of structure

An interesting article about the importance of non hierarchical structures and their potential limitations.https://opendemocracy.net/transformation/liam-barringtonbush/structuring-our-beloved-communities

IOPS London Meeting Minutes

IOPS London Meeting Tuesday, 2nd September 2014 9 members attended:  Rob, Sophie, Laura, Matt, JP, Daniel, David, Preeti and Paul Apologies: Mark, Tom, James, Anthony and Sofa. Paul R is away until the end of the month. Minutes by Sophie…

Activists plan to Resist NATO summit

On the 4th and 5th of September, NATO will come to Wales for what is said to be “the largest gathering of international leaders ever to take place in Britain”. Attendees will include President Obama, Chancellor Merkel, and President…

IOPS London Meeting Report

Meeting Tuesday 29 July 2012 Theory discussion: Participatory Economics vs Market Socialism Attendees read Participatory Democracy and Participatory Economics, by Adam Weiss http://zcomm.org/znetarticle/a-comparison-of-economic-democracy-and-participatory-economics-by-adam-weiss/ …

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London Chapter Video Project

This project is a place to start discussing potential video productions IOPS London could create together. As discussed at the 29.07.14 chapter meeting, one format could be interviewing inspiring local…

Youth Education

This project is for anyone interested in radical youth education.   We could maybe use this space to discuss ideas, keep each other updated and support each other.   Websites of groups already…

Globalisation YouTube Video Help

Hi all, I would like some feedback on a YouTube video I have made before making it public. The video critiques a Crash Course video on Globalisation. The first thing I am interested in is whether all…

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IOPS London blog

IOPS London now does its on-line work on our own website: https://iopslondon.wordpress.com

Minutes March 2016

Meeting - 1 March 2016GreetingsWhat to do about IOPS?-Should we reboot IOPS-Should we start a new group with heavyweights still supporting. Change the name?Use IOPS to create and spread knowledge about prefiurativism.Pros:IOPS has values already…

Minutes from Aug Meeting

Minutes 25th Aug 2015 Discussion of Keynesian economics, and Alex explained differences to classical and Marxian ideas. Discussed the merits of Keynes' ideas and whether Corbyn can do good for the country, considering theeconomic situation…

London Chapter Meeting Minutes - 30 June 2015

London Chapter Meeting - 30 June 2015 Theory Discussion: Plan C Plan Taxonomy: Plan A: neoliberalism Plan B: social democracy/Keynesianism Plan B+: social democracy appealing to direct action and grassroots organisations (e.g. Podemos, Syriza…

London Chapter Meeting May 2015 Minutes

Minutes IOPS Monthly Chapter meeting 28 May 2015 Present: Daniel, Rob, David - Apologies, Sofa  Rob and David to join Daniel in Radical Assembly planning [Have they already had a meeting?]  Sofas ideas around violence article etc…

London April 2015 meeting minutes

                                   Present: David, Sofa, Rob, DanielNext Social: Tuesday May 12, 7 PMLocation The Russet, 17 Amhurst Terrace, E8…

Minutes from IOPS London general open meeting 31st March 2015

Present: Daniel, Sofa, David Apologies: Rob, John, Dan S. Note: An event was being held at Queen Elizabeth Hall so we had to move to Royal Festival Hall, where there was also an event so it was difficult to find space for even three of us.…

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