Book launch: Bolshevism, Syndicalism and the General Strike
Wednesday 2 July 2014, 7pm
Working Class Movement Library, 51 The Crescent, Salford, M5 4WX
Kevin Morgan launches the final book in the Bolshevism and the British Left series. Bolshevism, Syndicalism and the General Strike centres around the figure of Alf Purcell, whose life offers a lens for exploring wider controversies of Bolshevism in the early twentieth century.
Free, all welcome
Wealth, class and power
Fringe meeting: Unite Policy Conference
Monday 30 June, 12.30pm
Room 12, Galleria level 3, ACC Liverpool
With wealth inequality now back to levels last seen in the 19th Century, speakers at this fringe meeting will discuss the pivotal role unions have played in protecting working people and reversing patterns of inequality over the last hundred years. Speakers will outline the scale of the challenge ahead and what needs to change to ensure wealth and power is shifted towards working people.
Speakers: Owen Jones (The Guardian), Carolyn Jones (IER), Mohammad Taj (Unite and TUC), Doreen Massey (OU and Soundings), Steve Turner (Unite the Union).
Chair: Steve Hart (Class Chair)
Organised by the Centre for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS). More information at www.classonline.org.uk