Public Speaking

Workers’ Bodies

My speech for Workers’ Memorial Day, 28 April 2019. The everyday grind of capitalism is just as hazardous as the big tragedies on the news – but it doesn’t have to be this way.

Less Safe

My speech for a CND rally, 26 January 2019. Trident steals our money and makes us less safe – but we can all take part in abolishing nuclear weapons.

Dirty Economy, Clean Environment?

Speech for ATUC May Day Rally, 5 May 2018. Why environmental justice and social justice are two sides of the same coin.

Still Protesting this Shit

Speech for CND demo against bombing Syria, 4 April 2018. We will keep on protesting this shit.

American Contradictions

Speech for CND demo at Trump’s golf course in Balmedie, 9 September 2017. The contradictions that led to Trump, and the antidote.

Collective Action

Speech for CND Diversification event. Understanding power, individual choices and collective action. Also: capitalism and fox poo.

We’ve Got Fascists to Fight

Speech from anti-Trump demo, 30 January 2017. Also published on Common Space and in The National.

RIC2016 Closing Remarks

On building the Scotland – and the world – we want to see.

War for Christmas

Speech for Aberdeen’s Syria solidarity rally, 5 December 2015.

Austerity and the refugee crisis

Excerpt from anti-austerity demo speech, 13 September 2015.

Still Yes

Remarks for the 2015 Radical Independence Conference in Dundee.

Racism and Immigration Policy

Speech for Aberdeen’s St Andrew’s Day rally.

Our Growing Movement

Speech for the Radical Independence Conference 2014.

Story of RIC Aberdeen

Remarks for RIC Aberdeen post-referendum public meeting.

Garthdee Debate

Opening & closing statements for indyref debate, Inchgarth community centre.