Scottish CND Festival for Survival

Scottish CND Festival for Survival. Scottish Independence Podcasts

Indypodcasters Fiona, Marlene and Lynne spent a day at the Festival for Survival organised by Scottish CND in Glasgow. And bringing together an international group of experts and activists to discuss the twin crises of nuclear weapons and the climate emergency.

Our reflections of the day and highlights from a selection of the speakers are:

  • 00:00:30 Intro and reflections
  • 00:07:42 Lynn Jamieson opens with Kathleen Jamie’s poem “What the Clyde Said” written for COP26 in Glasgow.
  • 00:10:25 Jean Urqhart (activist) recalls heady days in Ullapool
  • 00:13:33 Mark Ruskell MSP stopping the nuclear convoys
  • 00:17:59 Melissa Parke (ICAN) never too small to make a difference
  • 00:21:16 Archbishop William Nolan (Archbishop of Glasgow) real peace
  • 00:25:07 Laura Young (campaigner) engaging our young people
  • 00:32:33 Bill Kidd MSP glimmers of hope
  • 00:35:25 Dr Claire Duncanson (Uni. of Ed) a feminist approach
  • 00:40:49 Dr Olamide Samuel (Inst Diplom) Scotland’s power
  • 00:45:00 Venessa Hanson (ICAN) climate effects
  • 00:47:00 Tim Wallace – divest and call out polluters
  • 00:49:22 Robin McAlpine (Commonweal) – how much to do?
  • 00:58:00 Bill Ramsay (SNP TU Group) – reflection on the event.

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