Saturday, January 4, 2014

Next RaHN Public Meeting 12th February

Jazz agers, beatniks, mods & rockers, hippies, punks, ravers, riot girrls, revolting students, 2011 rioters and other youth-influenced movements here and abroad - what did they do to challenge the establishment and to put forward alternatives, and what can we learn from them today?
Wednesday February 12th
7.30pm, Wood Green Social Club
3 Stuart Crescent, N22 5NJ (off the High Rd, near Wood Green tube).
All welcome to come and share experiences, anecdotes, photos, archive material and general thoughts...

Note: Future discussions proposed include:
* Political policing and surveillance, and resistance to it.
* The 1983-4 miners’ strike - 30 years on
* Decent homes for all
* Radical childcare
* Resistance to World War One

[Report of previous meeting to follow]

Update: Some related information (from Hackney)

A Critical Look At Anarchopunk:ý

(a collection of writing by other people about the pros and cons of the
anarchist punk movement in the 1980s)

Shaking The Foundations: Reggae soundsystem meets ‘Big Ben British values’

(on the friction between afro-caribbean youth culture and national identity)

Also, some new bits on the Radical History of Hackney site:

Film about Stoke Newington's Irish Womens Centre showing at The Rio in Feb.

Police Out of School: Hackney NUT, 1985 (document demanding cops be
excluded from schools):

Hackney Action - a radical newspaper in the early 1970s:

Resistance to corporal punishment in 1904:

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