To stage a non-profit exhibition of art from Cuba and associated educational events, bringing two Cuban artists and curator to UK to participate and proceeds from artworks to fund school art materials in Cuba.http://www.musicfundforcuba.org.uk
The commission of an anthology of short stories re-imagining key moments of ‘people protest’ – with each story consulted on by a professional historian and accompanied by an ‘afterword’ by them. Protest! will be a specially commissioned anthology of short stories (and afterwords) exploring ten pivotal moments of ‘popular resistance’ – protests which, in some … Continuedhttp://commapress.co.uk
This project will provide targeted research and training to empower union branches, organisers and union representatives to challenge existing investment strategies for public sector pensions. It will focus on democratising local authority pension funds, redirecting them towards a just transition and the new economy and away from fossil fuels and the speculative economy – promoting … Continuedhttp://platformlondon.org
After a successful year in which Take Back the City has established itself as an growing, diverse, challenging political movement capable of attracting previously unpoliticised young and BME Londoners to political activism, we want to expand our work and impact using popular education methods. We are applying for funds to deliver critical political education workshops … Continuedhttp://takebackthecity.org
An event to explore the future of public ownership, looking at the trends, imagining public ownership in 2030 and beyond, and discussing how we can expand the public realm. The project aims to bring together a diverse array of progressive groups to look at the future of public ownership, examine the key trends and begin … Continuedhttp://weownit.org.uk
A new intellectual and personal biography of the Polish Marxist Historian Isaac Deutscher based on extensive archival research at different holdings in Amsterdam, Warsaw, Cracow, London and New York. Research for a monograph to be submitted on completion for publication with Verso books.
No matter where in the world we go, we find that men and women are not equal. Everywhere in the world, violence and sexual crime is on the horizon. We want to know what makes patriarchy so resilient and how it fits with diverse political systems – capitalism, socialism, theocracy. How is it that the … Continued
Paper on the 1943 performance Salute to the Red Army produced by Basil Dean at the Royal Albert Hall and performed by prominent British actors, to celebrate the Russian army’s victory in Stalingrad and call for Anglo-Russian unity.
Biography of Phil Piratin, Communist MP for Stepney Mile End elected in the post-war General Election.