“The Labour Party in Historical Perspective”

A Socialist History Society Occasional Publication

£6 – Available from:
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The Labour Party was established in 1900 by trade unionists and socialists as a means of giving a strong independent political voice to working men and women in Parliament and in local government. Its core socialist values were definitively defined in its classic Constitution adopted in 1918 at a time when the party was reorganising itself to become a more efficient national political machine. Read on ...

AGM and May meeting

Socialist History Society Public Meeting
Labour and Communist Politics in the City of Oxford Between the Wars
Speaker: Duncan Bowie

May 12th 2pm till 4pm for the talk, preceded by the AGM at 1pm.

Duncan Bowie is a research associate at UCL. He is a member of the executive committees of the the Socialist History Society and the London Labour Housing Group. Read on ...

Cult and Anti­cult: Lenin, Stalin and Trotsky in the 1920s

Socialist History Society Public Meeting
Saturday 27th January 2018 2.00pm
MARX MEMORIAL LIBRARY
37a Clerkenwell Green EC1R 0DU
nearest tube Farringdon
FREE TO ATTEND – ALL WELCOME

Speaker: Prof Kevin Morgan

The communist cult of the individual was not just a Soviet phenomenon but an international one. When Stalin died in 1953, the communists of all countries united in mourning the figure that was the incarnation of their cause. Read on ...