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 Tuesday, 26 June 2007
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Monday, 26 April 2004

Working Task, Logistics and Action Groups

Groups of individuals working togther on a specialised aspect of the organisational process. If you would like to get involved please contact the relevant working group below or if you would like to initiate a project or working group, to work within the 'five points' as part of the Dissent! Network, then go fo it! Contact the general networking e-mail list or come along to the next gathering, let people know about it and get some support. Many groups use email lists to keep in touch and organise, please only send emails to them that relate to the organising for g8 of the group.

Future G8 mobilisations
Join the e-mail list email g8futures-subscribe@lists.riseup.net

Also other G8 2006/07 lists:

g8 2006g8-2006-subscribe@lists.riseup.net


Several Russian language anti g8 lists exist.



http://old.nog8.ru/ (includes Russian translations of texts from  Dissent website)

g8 2007g8-2007-subscribe@lists.riseup.net


Mobile kitchens, and those with culinary leanings can contact anarchisttpotyahoo.co.uk or join the e-mail list g8kitchens-subscribe(at)yahoogroups.com

Communications Working Group
To implement cross communications with working groups and convergances during the G8 summit, with multi layer communications and information service. email communicate-dissent@lists.riseup.net To join communicate-dissent-subscribe@lists.riseup.net

Convergence Working Group
To get involved e-mail: dissentconvergence(at)yahoo.co.uk

2 email list concerning rural convergence exist, more details via the  above address.

Email list for Urban Convergence (though meetings are main sort of communication for this area, and list pretty defunct)

Email list for events in spaces or email programme_collective@yahoo.co.uk

Process Group
The process group has rotating membership. It is responsible for organising the agenda, facilitation and some publicity for the gatherings.  To suggest an agenda item or get involved email: dissentprocessyahoo.co.uk.

Process Email List

To get involved with fundraising or to make a donation please e-mail: fundingdissentyahoo.com

For info about the gathering, to offer assistance or to register to attend write to: g8gatheringyahoo.co.uk

International Networking
If you are based outside GB and want to contact the Dissent! Network, or if you would like to get involved with networking internationally email: info-g82005riseup.net

To subscribe to the email list for internationally co-ordinating resistance to the 2005 G8 Summit email: international-g82005-subscribe@lists.riseup.net
To get involved with GB based International Networking group to work on building contact with groups and networks internationally email the group list: dissent_int_network-subscribe@yahoogroups.co.uk

The Legal Support Group will be gathering information and legal resourceswith the aim to provide activists with a guide to Scottish law and possible police tactics both in the run up to Gleneagles and during the course of the summit protests. To get involved or to help with useful skills and resources email: g8legalsupportriseup.net 
A legal list has also been set up please subscribe to g8arrestsupport-subscribe@lists.aktivix.org

Logistics Working Group is for getting camp tat, kitchens and people from across europe with space and lift sharing. If you are coming from abroad to GB for the G8 and have space or equipment or need a lift contact driventodissentgo4.it or join the list G8motors-subscribe@lists.riseup.net

This email list for those helping provide transport to and from the rural convergence/campsite site and railway station for those not able to walk.


To exchange info and tips on how to deal with the media, and respond to biased articles etc media_strategy_against_g8(at)lists.riseup.net

Medical Support
Email: medic_g8_2005lists.riseup.net
To subscribe to the email list, write to: medic_g8_2005-subscribe@lists.riseup.net.

To order copies of the Dissent! Newsletter, or to contribute an article or idea, email: dissentnewsletter riseup.net Or write to: Dissent Newsletter, Box 8, 245, Gladstone Street, Nottingham, NG7 6HX. 


To subscribe to the list, email: dissent-pub-subscribe@lists.riseup.net.
or see wiki viewer editable web pages.

To contact the web group and request changes, e-mail: dissent-tech(at)lists.aktivix.org
To subscribe to the email list go to http://lists.aktivix.org/mailman/listinfo/dissent-tech.

Welcome Group
To be part of the team  responding to general enquires about the G8 protests and convergence please subscribe to welcomeg8(at)lists.riseup.net 
This group is also discussing organising  welcome spaces at the convergences to help facilitate peoples  involvement in all aspects of the spaces, particularly the decision making structures.
To contact the group and be welcomed e-mail dissent-enquiries@riseup.net or call 07913 263515

orporate watch has published some useful research for activists on corporate involvement in and around the G8, including an overview of Scotland Plc.  For information on this publication e-mail mailcorporatewatch.org or call 01865 791391 or go to www.corporatewatch.org

Cambridge Research Group: aspcambridgeaction.net

Skill Sharing & Translating
Check out The Skill Sharing Website or subscribe to the general networking email list, email:

The training group are co-ordinating skillsharing and training for people wanting to take action around the G8.  If you want to get involved in providing or receiving training
please e-mail actiontraininglinuxmail.org
To join the email list email actiontraining-subscribe@lists.aktivix.org 

Trauma Working Group
Aims to inform, reduce and treat the mental effects of activism - particularly on effects of state violence causing Post Traumatic Stress but also burnout and other conditions.
It will be organising a six day training and looking for people to get involved see www.activist-trauma.net or email activist_trauma@riseup.net or call 01865 243121

TRAPESE (Take Radical Action Through Participatory Education and Sustainable Everything) is a popular education collective set up as part of the buildup to mobilisations against the G8 through the Dissent! Network.

TRAPESE offers workshops, a show, pub-quizes, videos etc based on the issues related to the G8 (climate change, oil, war, food, poverty, Africa...). In the run up to the G8 Summit and beyond, the collective will be giving talks and workshops at venues around the UK- attempting to reach all sorts of people, not just activists. If you are intersted in the roadshow, would be willing to host an event or would like more info please get in touch.
Phone: 07904452297
Email: roadshow@riseup.net
Web: http://trapese.org/
Collective co-ordination list to subscribe please email: educatetheg8-subscribe@lists.riseup.net

Action Groups

Bike Caravan
Interested in joining the bike caravan to Scotland for the G8 2005? Subcribe to g8bikeride-subscribe@lists.riseup.net

Cre8 Summit
Positive community actions in Scotland around June and July. Linking global struggles with local on the Glasgow South Side. To contact us email cre8summit@riseup.net, or phone 07981 954132
Email list

G8 Climate Action
A group networking possibilities for action and eduction around the real causes of climate change and big energy interests.
email: g8climateactionlists.riseup.net

Email List

People's Golfing Association
For those who want to help organize, or participate in the Peoples' Golfing Association (PGA) tournament during the G8 in Gleneagles join our planning email list.

Refugee Action Group
A working group looking at taking actions on refugee related issues.  Subscribe to email list with blank email to: g8refugee-action-subscribe@lists.riseup.net

Working Group Against Work
email: dissentagainstworkyahoo.co.uk

Other lists:
This list has an unclear origin but now can be used for discussions which are not covered by any other list.

There are many other email lists relating to responses to the G8; if you wish for contact or elist details to be added or corrections to this page then send a request with specific additions/changes to be made to the web group email list (but now you need to subscribe to list first to post to it, as too much spam from non-subscribers) and a copy to the newsletter group. Also do sign up for an account on this website, which allows one to submit news via web interface, and include your username when emailing web group.

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