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Nicky Morgan will be coming to speak to us for September’s Friday Room meeting which will be held at Fearon Hall, 7.30 pm. She will be talking about Brexit, an area on which her views are at odds with her … Continue reading
Friday room returns next Friday, 3rd August with a highly topical theme, ‘Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt.’ This will be introduced by Amanda McIntyre Ure and is a theme which touches on subjects such as Trump, Brexit and climate change. All … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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!