Author Archives: Paul Chaplin

No Friday Room tomorrow (5 May)

This update is to confirm that we will not hold a meeting in our usual first-Friday-of-the-month slot tomorrow (5 May), due to today’s local elections having their count then, and to the snap general election diverting much attention recently. We … Continue reading

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Prioritising the teaching of science and maths and making it inspiring

Friday 10 Oct, 7:30pm, Unity House, Fennel Street, Loughborough Friday Room regular and lifelong teacher Geoff Gay will be presenting this topic: When I was at school back in 1960, at the tender age of 12/13 we had to choose … Continue reading

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Democratising the EU

Friday 20th June, 7:30pm, Unity House, Fennel Street, Loughborough How democratic is the EU, and how can the so-called “democratic deficit” be resolved? We will briefly cover the history of democracy of the EU from its foundation as the EEC … Continue reading

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Positive Money – How Banks create money and make the rich richer

Friday 6th June, 7:30 pm, Unity House, Fennel Street, Loughborough Commercial Banks have created 97% of the money in existence today on their own terms and continue to profit from every £ that circulates as a result. As a side … Continue reading

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“What is the attraction of UKIP?” – Discussion at John Storer House, Friday 16th May, 7:30pm

Political discussion introduced by Loughborough Left Unity on Friday 16th May, 7:30pm, at John Storer House, Loughborough, LE11 3HA. Join the discussion – bring your friends! There have been many cases in which UKIP councillors and members have blurted out … Continue reading

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“Economics is for all of us”: free workshop in Leicester, Saturday 17th May

Jubilee Debt are holding a free day-long workshop with topics including the debt crisis, global austerity, basic economics jargon, and communication. Registration details: The workshop is free, but please sign up by emailing Sally on sruane1@btinternet.com or calling on 0116 … Continue reading

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Fascism, Inc.: The rise of the far-right in Greece and Europe

Friday 9th May, 7:15 pm, Unity House, Fennel Street, Loughborough The Friday Room will be hosting a screening of Fascism, Inc., a crowdfunded documentary by Infowar Productions on the rise of neo-fascism in Greece and Europe, and the role of … Continue reading

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