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History Events and News Outside London

Edinburgh Thursday 27 April, 5.15 pm. Scottish Enlightenment, old and new, and the Problem of the Anthropocene Talk by Professor Paul Dukes, University of Aberdeen, author of A History of the Urals (Bloomsbury 2015), and Minutes to Midnight: History and … Continue reading

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The Local Democracy Debate

  On 1 February Polity Press will publish Croydon activist Peter Latham’s new book arguing that the UK Conservative Government’s devolution agenda conceals their real intention: to complete the privatisation of local government and other public services. Using illustrative examples … Continue reading

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Croydon May Day March & Rally Sunday 3 May

Croydon May Day March & Rally  Sunday 3 May 2015 The March Assemble: 11.30am, Elmwood Road, West Croydon, CR0 2PL. Depart by 12.00. March via town centre to a Rally at Ruskin House at 1.30pm. The Rally  Speakers from the Labour … Continue reading

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The Cost of Living Crisis – New Book

End the failed austerity programme. The coalition government of 2010–15 claimed it tackled the abuse of the welfare state and restored employment levels. In reality, this meant appalling hardship for the most vulnerable and cuts in living standards for those … Continue reading

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