1917: Revolution Then and Now

‘The revolution is dead, long live the revolution’ is the theme of an afternoon seminar in London on Saturday 21 October to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution in 1917....

Prisoners of Conscience

The experiences of Fenner Brockway and Eamonn de Valera in Lincoln Prison during World War One will be discussed at an event on freedom, justice and equality at Lincoln’s Bishop Grosseteste University in September....

Barcelona May Days: 80 Years On

The street-fighting that took place in Barcelona in May 1937 remains one of the most controversial episodes of the Spanish Civil War. Hundreds died as the city was criss-crossed by a labyrinth of barricades....

Tribute to Claudia Jones at WCML

To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March, the Working Class Movement Library is hosting a talk by Marika Sherwood on Claudia Jones, the Trinidad-born communist, feminist, peace activist, orator, journalist and founder of the biggest street festival in Europe....

Corbyn Urged to Speak Out on Syria

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been urged to speak out against “the ongoing slaughter of civilians by Russian and Assad-regime forces in Syria” by party members, Momentum activists and socialists, including many self-declared Corbyn supporters. Signatories to the open letter, published online on 3 October, declare their “wholehearted” agreement with Corbyn’s opposition to militarism and...

Another Europe is Possible

Greek economist Yanis Varoufakis and Labour’s shadow chancellor John McDonnell will be headline speakers at a left wing conference on the European Union referendum in London on Saturday 28 May....