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The Revolutions Study Group

The Revolutions Study Group has met in NYC for nearly nine years and continues with the Marxist Education Project (MEP). The group has had focussed studies on many revolutionary movements and will be studying European Revolutionary movements and temporary takeovers following World War I through 1925.

June 2021

Pluto Wildcat Series: From Amakomiti: Grassroots Democracy in South Africa’s Shack Settlements to Wobblies of the World

Sat, June 19 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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One event on Fri, June 25, 2021 at 4:00 PM

One event on Wed, July 14, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Free

These books uncover the radical militancy which characterises international workers struggles, both contemporary and historical. Looking at diverse topics including proletarianisation and class formation, mass production, gender, affective and reproductive labour, syndicalism and independent unions, and labour and Leftist social and political movements, it is the most comprehensive exploration into workers’ organisation being developed today. All books from the series are available at the MEP on-line book store.

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July 2021

Left Populism in Europe: Lessons From Jeremy Corbyn to Podemos

Fri, July 16 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
$7 – $11

Bringing a wealth of experience in political organizing, Marina Prentoulis argues that left populism is a political logic that brings together isolated demands against a common enemy. She looks at how egalitarian pluralism could transform economic and political institutions in a radical, democratic direction. But each party does this differently, and the key to understanding where to go from here lies in a serious analysis of the roots of each movement's base, the forms of party organization, and the particular national contexts. This book is a clear and holistic approach to left populism that will inform anyone wanting to understand and move forward positively during this bleak time for the left in Europe.

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