Following on from the success of the online GIRLS ARE LOUD 2 (in May 2020 - where more than £1,000 was raised in donations), we return with GIRLS ARE LOUD 3 in aid of the Hope Girls Orphanage in Sierra Leone.
Janine will be providing poetic entertainment for the West London Unite Community branch.
NOTE NEW DATE
Janine is one of the featured poets at the regular Survivors' Poetry night, temporary relocated from London's Poetry Cafe to the internet.
Let Daily Mail writers be heroes
Let them walk naked through war zones
Let them battle with an invisible enemy
Let them fall on the battlefield
in even greater numbers than they already have
Safe in the knowledge that they will be
lionised at the Daily Briefing
And that Matt Hancock may
issue a badge in their honour
This is a poem to tell you your rights,
if you find yourself working at dangerous sites
So please brush up your knowledge and uphold the law –
know that workers at risk have the right to withdraw
So if you’re facing danger that’s imminent and serious,
working conditions that seem deleterious
Call up your boss and then step right away –
In place of performing in a barn in Sussex, Janine will be pretending to perform in a barn in Sussex while sitting comfortably on her own sofa, at Virtual Glastonwick, hosted by Attila the Stockbroker.
Login details to follow.
Janine will be speaking from a transport worker's perspective at this online event hosted by Another Europe Is Possible.
In 2008, the state bailed out the banks. In 2020, it is bailing out the whole of capitalism. State intervention and public borrowing are at their highest level in peacetime history.