78 West Street
The 99% Festival
Day two of the inaugural 99% Festival – an afternoon of speakers, debate, workshops films that aim to debunk myths around austerity and and explore alternative solutions. The event will focus on themes such as housing, health, climate change, local cuts and national/international economics.
The day will be introduced by Attila the Stockbroker ~ Radical-force-of-nature performance poet/musician
‘Economics of austerity and the alternatives’, including Q&A with John Weeks ~ Economist professor at SOAS exposing the myths of mainstream economics & James Meadway ~ Radical economist and influential critic of austerity
‘London, the money laundering capital of the world’ with Nick Kochan ~ financial and political journalist exposing financial crime and terrorist financing
‘Solutions to Austerity and Bitcoin’ with Dominic Frisby ~ performer, comedian, financial commentator and author
‘Murder by austerity’ with Kerry Anne Mendoza ~ Editor-in-Chief of The Canary
‘Meet the Renegades from the makers of the Four Horsemen’ with Ross Ashcroft ~ Film maker, Director and Host of the Renegade Economist
‘Free Market Global Warming’ with Hannah Barker and Jonathan Neale.
Hannah Barker ~ Brighton Climate Action Network, expert on climate change and its origins
Jonathan Neale ~ Author of “Stop Gobal Warming – Change the World” and Editor, “One Million Climate Jobs” Report
‘Defending the 99% Alternatives and action’ with Andy Richards ~ President of Brighton Hove and District Trades Union Council
Film Lounge curated by Dr Lee Salter ~ Film maker, lecturer at Sussex university and staunch critic of austerity
With food from the Real Junk Food Projects
All welcome, free entry (donations welcome)