Surviving Capitalism: 10 January

Survuiving Capuitlaism

Croydon Trades Union Council invites you to its next discussion:

Speaker: Derek Wall

Thursday 10 January. 7.30pm

and other ecological problems threaten human society, yet with the rise of right wing or even fascist leaders like Jair Bolsonaro, the new Brazilian President, there is a fear that rather than reformism, policies to accelerate environmental destruction will be promoted. Derek Wall will discuss green trade unionism, the red-green labour project, the extinction rebellion movement and other projects aimed at challenging the apparent rush to destruction.

Derek Wall is a former Principal Speaker and International Coordinator of the Green Party. A leading ecosocialist, he argues that environmental problems can only be overcome by challenging capitalism He has written 13 books on green and ecosocialist politics, the most recent is Hugo Blanco: A Revolutionary for Life published by Merlin Press. He also teaches political economy at Goldsmiths College, University of London.

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About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy, housing and environment issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly. I am a member of the Love Norbury Residents Associations Planning & Transport Committees, and Chair of Nobury Community Land Trust. I write for Croydon Citizen at http://thecroydoncitizen.com. I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and edit the North East Popular Politics database. History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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