Monthly Archives: November 2015

Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch and support Moston Miners as they put on a Laurel and Hardy Alldayer, Saturday 12th December 2015, 10am – 8pm, only £2.00! Back to back films from the Kings of Comedy live on the Big Screen. Watch this wonderful … Continue reading

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Book review; Catching Hell and DOING WELL

This is an important book. There are few books about the lives of black women in the UK and even fewer about working class black women. Set in Moss Side in Manchester it shows the resilience of black women to … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

    Watch This Changes Everything based on Naomi Klein’s best selling book this film asks us not to fear the impact of climate change on our environment but to seize the opportunity to build a better world. Made in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Marxism and Women’s Liberation by Judith Orr

Recently fundraising for a play about Mary Quaile, an Irish trade unionist, our group contacted all the feminist historians in this country and Ireland. Only 2 responded and made a donation they were the socialist feminists. One of them was … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch Limpiadores (Cleaners) a documentary about a group of Latin American low paid workers at some of London’s universities. Cleaning has always been low paid work and made much worst over the years as even big public service employers such … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch Taxi Tehran What do you do if the country you live in bans you from doing your job? Well you get another one. In this new film banned Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi takes up taxiing to explore life in … Continue reading

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Book Review: DOCKERS The 95-98 Liverpool Lockout by Dave Sinclair

In 2015 the number of people on zero hour contracts make up 2.4% of the UK workforce of 31 million people. (Office of National Statistics). And where are those contracts? Well in the work places you might expect such as … Continue reading

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