For a fighting NUS – against cuts, racism, imperialism and war

Friday, 24th November 2017

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Agenda: Progressive Students Forum 2015, Saturday 10 October

Progressive Students Forum 2015
Fighting the Tories – to end austerity, racism, climate change and war
Saturday 10 October | Student Central, London


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The Progressive Students Forum 2015

10:00 – 10.30am Registration

10:30am – 12noon

For international peace and justice
Stop climate chaos – Hands off the Middle East and Africa, Justice for Palestine – Supporting twenty first century socialism in Latin America

Natalie Bennett, Green Party Leader
Asad Rehman, Friends of the Earth
Lindsey German, Stop the War Coalition
Sahaya James, Young Greens and NUS NEC
Nana Asante, Kilombo UK
Ben Hayes, Student Friends of Venezuela
Chair: Susan Ludzik, Student Broad Left

12noon – 1pm Lunch

1:00 – 2.:30pm


Standing up to racism: refugees welcome here – Black lives matter

Sabby Dhalu, Stand Up To Racism
Yusuf Hassan, FOSIS Vice President Student Affairs
Shelly Asquith, NUS Vice President Welfare
Talha Ahmad, Muslim Council of Britain
Lee Jasper, Black Activists Rising Against Cuts
Chair: Shakira Martin, NUS Vice President Further Education

2:30 – 3:00pm Break

3:00 – 4:00pm

Demanding liberation: for women, LGBT, Black and disability rights

Barbara Ntumy, London Met Student Assembly Against Austerity
Mike Jackson, Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners (LGSM)
Andy Greene, Disabled People Against Cuts
Kerry Abel, Abortion Rights
Chair: Aaron Kiely, Student Broad Left

4:00 – 5:30pm


Fighting austerity and building the Student Assembly Against Austerity

Richard Burgon MP, Labour Shadow Treasury Minister
Shakira Martin, NUS Vice President Further Education
Barry McColgan, Coordinator of Sinn Fein’s anti-austerity campaign
Sam Fairbairn, The People’s Assembly Against Austerity
Mick Burke, Economists Against Austerity & Socialist Economic Bulletin
Chair: Fiona Edwards, Student Assembly Against Austerity

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