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Book review; Socialism with a Northern Accent……

Socialism with a Northern Accent; Radical traditions for modern times by Paul Salveson Lawrence & Wishart ISBN 978-1-907103-39-1   In 1998 at the Brit awards the anarcho punk band Chumbawamba attempted to throw a bucket of water over John Prescott … Continue reading

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Bill Brand; It is the People who Create………

Bill Brand (played by Jack Shepherd) speaking at a workers occupation Bill Brand, a TV series broadcast on ITV in the summer of 1976, was written by one of Britain’s (and Manchester’s) greatest playwrights, Trevor Griffiths. The drama is the … Continue reading

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