The Russian Revolution of 1917 changed the world forever. For once, it appeared that the oppressed workers were within grasp of the levers of state power and for a while the prospect of permanently ending exploitation seemed a real possibility. The revolutionary mood swept across continents and its impact was felt far beyond the parties of the left and the organised labour movement. Read on ...
Rosa Luxemburg and Her Ideas: Engaging the Left and Impacting the World
26 – 29 April, 2018 – Chicago (USA)
Conference Language: English
Rosa Luxemburg dedicated her life to the fight against war, poverty, exploitation and any kind of suppression. Yet today in the age of neo-liberalism, we have the same problems as in the beginning of the 20th century. Read on ...
Thursday 26 October 7pm
Marx Memorial Library, 37a Clerkenwell Green, EC1R 0DU
- Claudia Webbe, Islington Councillor and member of the Labour Party’s National Executive Committee in the Chair
- Winston Pinder, friend of Claudia, on Claudia’s life as socialist, organiser and writer
- Meirian Jump, Archivist & Library Manager, on Claudia’s archives at the MML
Claudia Jones (1915-1964) was a political activist and tireless anti-racist campaigner. Read on ...