Marxism in Scotland 2015: Another World Is Necessary

570 10.00am Sat 31 Oct 2015

a day of political debate, analysis and discussion

About this event

Marxism in Scotland will host plenary sessions and workshops that will allow activists, trade unionists and students from across Scotland and beyond to come together to discuss a wide range of key questions such as * Independence one year on * Corbynism and the left * how do we build resistance to the Tories? * immigration and asylum: what do socialists say? * how can the left unite? * how do we win LGBT and women's liberation? * what do socialists say about Europe? and much, much more.

Speakers

Gail Morrow (Anti Bedroom Tax Federation vice chair), Petros Constantinou (Athens councillor & founder member of KEERFA anti-fascist movement), Judith Orr (author of Marxism & Women's Liberation), Laura Miles (author of Pride, Politics and Protest & UCU Left activist), Murray Armstrong (author of The Liberty Tree: the stirring story of Thomas Muir and Scotland's first fight for democracy), Esme Choonara on What Kind of Left do we Need?, Katie Bonnar (Glasgow South SSP), Brian Smith (Defend Glasgow Services), Speaker from Castlemilk Against Austerity

Venue

Renfield St Stephens, 260 Bath St, Glasgow G2 4JP

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