Saturday 1st September 11 am start – to finish by 1 pm
Working Class Movement Library, 51 The Crescent, Salford, M5 4WX
A discussion meeting on lessons from socialist history / addressing urgent issues today
Challenges from climate change to increasing inequality show the urgent need for effective radical politics.
This discussion event is an opportunity to debate strategy and direction, drawing lessons from socialist history, and relating them to current issues in British and local politics….
Helen Antrobus, People’s History Museum, Manchester
Christine Berry, researcher/writer on economic change, co-author of People get ready (forthcoming, 2019).
John Callaghan, Professor of Politics and Contemporary History, University of Salford
Councillor John Ferguson, Labour Party, and Salford City Council Lead Member for Workforce and Industrial Relations
Mike Makin-Waite, author of Communism and Democracy (Lawrence and Wishart, 2017) and member of Editorial Board, Socialist History
Q&A and discussion.
Free for all to attend. Please arrive early to be sure you have a seat. All speakers are participating in a personal capacity.