The Workers’ Movement and Revolution in Egypt since 1919

Socialist History Society Meeting – on-line via Zoom
14th October, 6:30pm
Speaker Anne Alexander

Anne Alexander is the co-author, with Mostafa Bassiouny, of Bread, Freedom, Social Justice: Workers and the Egyptian Revolution (Zed, 2014). She is a founder member of MENA Solidarity Network, the co-editor of Middle East Solidarity and a member of the University and College Union (UCU).

‘G.D.H. Cole: A Libertarian Trapped in the Labour Party’

Socialist History Society Meeting – on-line via Zoom
The meeting is free, but you must register in advance here:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZclcuuqrzMqH9zH6MQ4WwengfRZmH14X7lF

11 November 2021 , 6.30pm start

A talk by David Goodway

G.D.H. Cole (1889-1959) declared forcefully at the end of his life that he was ‘neither a Communist nor a Social Democrat…but something…essentially different from both’. Read on ...

The Communist Party of Great Britain and Anti-Racism

Speaker Dr Evan Smith
2pm, 18th September.

British Communism and the Politics of Race explores the role that the Communist Party of Great Britain played within the anti-racism movement in Britain from the 1940s to the 1980s. As one of the first organizations to undertake serious anti-colonial and anti-racist activism within the British labour movement, the CPGB was a pioneering force that campaigned against racial discrimination, popular imperialism and fascist violence in British society.
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Red Letters: Life and Death of a Small Radical Project

First shown 2pm Saturday 12 June
Online talk hosted by the Socialist History Society
Speaker David Margolies

About the speaker:
David Margolies was a member of the collective responsible for the journal Red Letters, published from 1976 to 1991

He is Emeritus Professor of English at Goldsmiths, University of London. Read on ...