Assembly for Change

Glasgow Peoples Assemblies is creating a model of popular democracy where people come together to make change happen.

Housing crisis, Oxford

Oxford Democracy Builders brought people together to discuss the current housing crisis in the city. After some introduction and friendship-building, they began by talking in small groups about our personal experiences … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Inequality to equality

June 1st Assembly We decided to ground our discussion by imagining inequality to equality in an area like Govan. We kind of wanted to describe what they looked like. Inequality … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Assembly for Change, Glasgow, June 1st.

Come along and join in the Assembly for Change, June 1st, 3pm to 5pm, The Albany Centre, 44 Ashley Street, G3 6DS. The theme is FROM NO SAY TO DEMOCRA-SAY … Continue reading

May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

From No-Say to Democra-say

At the Assembly for Change on May 1st the groups chose to focus on the theme Re-evaluating society’s values. The group I was in began identifying how values can/must/could change … Continue reading

May 12, 2013 · 4 Comments

Who controls the currency – not us for sure!

The Treasury is trying to frighten Scots out of voting “Yes” in the 2014 referendum on independence over the question of what a currency union based on the pound would … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Police investigate council leader

The Glasgow Herald reports that following a complaint from a member of the public, Labour’s Glasgow Council Leader Gordon Matheson is being investigated by the Major Crimes Unit over alleged misconduct … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Message from Bath People’s Assembly

“Dear Glasgow Peoples Assemblies, To say that there is room for improvement in the democracy of the United Kingdom as a whole, and the countries that make it up, is … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Come along on May 1st

Wednesday, May 1st, 6.30pm The Albany Centre 44 Ashley Street Glasgow G3 6DS Come along and experience what democracy could be like. We are trying to create a route map to … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · Leave a comment