A day of debate, films, art music and workshops
Saturday 5 Match
10am to midnight at Rich Mix
35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA [map]
Across the world, ordinary people are paying the price for crises they are not responsible for. Climate change caused by the rich world is devastating the poor world through flooding and droughts. A financial crisis caused by the greed of the big banks is resulting in unprecedented cuts to public services.
It doesn’t have to be this way. Whether it’s corporations profiting from war, ‘austerity’ hitting the poorest hardest, or sweatshop workers paid a pittance, people are fighting back. From the grassroots to the global, communities and movements are imagining and creating a world where people and planet come before profit, and democracy trumps corporate power.
6 Billion Ways is a day that explores this resistance through discussion, ideas, action and the arts. With speakers and practical workshops for all ages, debates, films, music and art, 6 Billion Ways is your chance to inspire and be inspired, and to make connections with others who want to challenge injustice and inequality, both in the UK and globally.
The programme includes spaces for activists to meet and organise and there will be panel discussions and practical workshops on:
- Tackling climate change
- Beating public spending cuts
- Ending occupations in Afghanistan and Palestine
- Strengthening democracy
- Curbing consumerism
- Fighting global poverty
- Building activism and resistance