Category Archives: Bernadette McAliskey

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

    Watch Hail Caesar(Home)…at last a funny film! Set in ‘50s Hollywood there are several plots going on but George Clooney as Baird Whitlock, the star of a Quo Vadis type movie, does steal the show at least for … 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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Northern ReSisters Conversations with Radical Women by Bernadette Hyland

Northern ReSisters: Conversations with Radical Women by Bernadette Hyland ISBN 987-0-9932247-0-6 £5.95 I decided to write this book because I was fed up with the way that the Left, which I have always been a part of, has  in recent … Continue reading

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