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Preeti Kaur

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Date Joined: 7th March 2012
Gender: Female
Birthday: 23rd May 1985
Chapters: England > Greater London > Redbridge
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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…

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…

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/ …

IOPS London Meeting minutes

IOPS-London Summary Minutes Tuesday 24 June meeting A) THEORY: Participatory Economics  Prior to the meeting, all participants had explored Anarchist Planning for Twenty-First Century Economies: A Proposal, Robin Hahnel (available here:…

London Chapter: Formalising

After a more than 12 month hiatus, the London chapter of IOPS met again on Saturday 31 May. More than 12 people joined. Thanks to everyone that made it. It was great to meet you.  For those that missed it, we discussed: a) Theory:…

OFS Interview

Fellow IOPS members, Stephen Roblin and Jason Chrysostomou and I would like to interview three of four members of the Organisation for a Free Society in the upcoming weeks. We've worked on an introduction and come up with some (too…

London Solidarity Network?

Individuals active in IOPS, Anti-Capitalist Initiative, Occupy London and other organisations held their third cross-movement assembly this year entitled "Becoming a Catalyst for a Radical Social Movement in 2013," on 19 March at SOAS. The…

Study Group on the Role of a Revolutionary Organization

  Members of the IOPS Project 'Study Group on the Role of a Revolutionary Organization' have been meeting on-line on Skype since February this year (2013). The texts that we have been reading are outlined below. Members of the Organisation…

Building Broadly in London

Two cross-movement assemblies have taken place in London this year, and the third is due to take place this Tuesday (19 March, SOAS University, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3). The assemblies were called by interim IOPS London chapter…

Building Momentum with allies in Britain

  What – as a diverse movement – must we do/accomplish in 2013? Posted on January 23, 2013 by socialmovementstrategy2013 http://socialmovement2013.wordpress.com/2013/01/23/what-as-a-diverse-movement-must-we-doaccomplish-in-2013/…

Becoming Catalysts for a Radical Social Movement in 2013

Members of IOPS (London chapter), Anti-capitalist Initiative, Occupy London activists, Peoples Assemblies Network and the Friern Barnet Library occupation are are calling for an assembly to discuss social movement strategy in 2013. The assembly…

What are we fighting for

  The interim Organsiation for a Participatory Society -- London chapter, was invited to speak at an event organized by New Left Project, Ceasefire, Occupied Times, Anticapitalist Initiative, Red Pepper and Globalise…

IOPS Welcome Event: Inspirations and Lessons

[This blog was authored jointly by: Fintan Bradshaw, Jane Howick, Preeti Kaur, John Keeley, Jamie Richardson, and Florian Zollmann.] On 28 October 2012 IOPS hosted a one-day welcome event at Firebox café, London. The event…

IOPS Development

   A revolutionary organization needs to grow, to seek change, and to provide a worthy home for its own membership. Providing a worthy home for its members includes fostering mutual aid and a fulfilling environment as well as aiding…

IOPS London: Next steps

    It was wonderful to see so many people from London at the IOPS Welcome Event yesterday, Sunday 28 October. Participants will be writing blogs and providing feedback about the day.   This blog focuses on the outcome from the…

IOPS Welcome Event, an interview with Michael Albert

  On Sunday 28th October Michael Albert will be participating at an IOPS Welcome Event to introduce the interim International Organization for a Participatory Society (IOPS) and welcome members. Below is the text of an interview with Michael…

Starting a conversation - IOPS Welcome Event

This blog was co-authored by Jane Howick, Jamie Richardson and Florian Zollman Earlier this year the International Organisation for a Participatory Society (IOPS) was launched as an interim organization with the aim of propelling…

IOPS Greater London Meeting

  With nearly 100 people already signed up to IOPS in Greater London (and after corresponding with a few members individually) we hope to organise regular informal meetings to give people in the Greater London chapter a chance to…

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Study Group on the Role of a Revolutionary Organization

All, I think it would be useful for us to begin discussing revolutionary theory, and our stradegy on what role IOPS will play, relative to social movements at large. I think it would be useful for a group…

Occupy Theory Explorations

The Occupy Theory PDF Ebook and print versions will be available later…   WELCOME!    If you are interested in joining this project, in a day or so your request will be processed…

Occupy Vision Explorations

Occupy Vision PDF Ebook and print versions will be available later…   WELCOME!    If you are interested in joining this project, in a day or so your request will be processed and…

Occupy Strategy Explorations

This project will be like the Occupy Theory and Occupy Vision projects - but in this case bearing on the third volume of Fanfare for the Future, Occupy Strategy. As that book is still in process, and…

Michael Albert Speaking Tour - U.K - October 2012

Michael Albert will be in England from Friday 26th to Tuesday 30th October as part of a wider speaking tour across Europe. See European Project. Please join this project if you wish to help coordinate…

Open, participatory discussion & social event Jan 2013?

  Would you be interested in working together -- and with other activists groups in London -- to convene an open, and participatory, discussion with a social event following sometime at the end of…

IOPS London - Skill Share Project

  This is a self managed project being initiated by three IOPS London members and open to anyone else that would like to contribute to it - we hope you will!  The aim is to offer…

IOPS London - Best Practices

This project is intended to collect and develop the organisational practices that have proven effective in IOPS London meetings.  Identifying and refining these practices will facilitate effective…

Power Beyond Privilege

The IOPS Mission statement begins: IOPS is a revolutionary organization that aims to win a better world, through: flexibly exploring and advocating long term vision building the seeds of the future in…

Radical Media Club

For this project we will choose a monthly media post [a podcast, article, video] that explores themes and issues around strategy and organising. These might be priviledge, leadership, winning victories,…

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…