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Socialism today

It was suggested that a good topic for a Friday Room discussion would be the status of Socialism today. Here are my thoughts. Starting with the Oxford English dictionary definition of socialism in English: A political and economic theory of … Continue reading

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Brexit: An Anarchist Approach

Thanks to John for organising this month’s Friday Room discussion on ‘Brexit: an Anarchist Approach.’  I was intrigued by the topic, having only the vaguest idea about an anarchist approach to anything, let alone Brexit: black flags and Conrad-inspired images … Continue reading

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Friday Room, 6th October, 7:30 pm

Friday Room meets this week, 6th October at 7:30pm, in Unity House, 21 Fennel St, to discuss the social and political consequences of automation.  Is this round of automation likely to create as many jobs as it destroys?  Is Universal … Continue reading

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Turning A Solution Into A Problem

This is the text of the planned talk for Friday Room which I placed on my blog.  It has a particular style which is perhaps not in keeping with the general tone of this WordPress site, but after some consideration … Continue reading

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I Daniel Blake Film Showing and Welfare Rights

Screening of I Daniel Blake at Unity House on 22nd July. Sponsored by Loughborough Labour and Unite Community. We will have Welfare Rights Advisor Reiza Khan speaking afterwards. Entry £5 (£3.50 concessions, benefit recipients free). Please share!

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General Election June 2017 – What should progressives do?

Extraordinary Friday Room Meeting tonight (21 April) 7:30 Start Unity House Open meeting for all Save

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SUFFRAGETTE – Film Screening

11TH MARCH – 2PM UNITY HOUSE To celebrate International Women’s Day there will be a screening of ‘Suffragette’ at Unity House, 21 Fennel Street, on Saturday the 11th March at 2pm, followed by a discussion on the Suffrage movement in … Continue reading

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