The Tory Housing Bill and Britain’s housing crisis will be the subject of the ILP’s next Unbalanced Britain meeting in Leeds on Saturday 5 March with Dr Quintin Bradley, Fabian Hamilton MP and Ellen Robottom from Hands off our Homes.
Graham Taylor’s new biography of pioneering ILPer and ethical socialist Ada Salter has been published by Lawrence & Wishart. Salter played a key part in the ‘Bermondsey Revolution’ in south east London and had a major influence on the development of socialist politics nationally.
The ILP have re-published EP Thompson’s celebrated 1960 pamphlet on Leeds ILPer, poet, propagandist and photographer Tom Maguire with a new introduction by Labour historian David Howell and an additional profile by former Labour MP, John Battle.
Maguire was, according to Howell’s introduction, “the personification of the marginalised”, a radical organiser who played a vital role in the Leeds gas strike of 1890 but died in poverty five years later at the tragically young age of 29.
Global Justice Now have greeted the climate change agreement fostered by world leaders in Paris last weekend as one gutted of “any sort of equity” and weakened by a lack of legally binding instruments.
Principle 5, Sheffield’s co-operative resource centre, has launched a new website to promote its collection of books, articles and periodicals about all aspects of the co-operative movement.
Hope not Hate is calling on supporters to help offset some of the losses it expects to suffer as a result of the Tories’ Trade Union Bill.
Chartist editor Mike Davis has drafted a model motion for adoption by local Labour Parties and trade unions, opposing air strikes in Syria and supporting Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s call for a political settlement to the conflict.
New postcards of the ILP’s famous mural from its 1914 ‘Coming of Age’ conference are now available from the ILP website.
Momentum are gathering a series of video messages from people around the country to highlight the impact on families of George Osborne’s proposed cuts to tax credits.