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“…the point is to change it”: Remembering Ruth and Eddie Frow and the WCML

  Last Saturday’s event commemorated the lives of the  Frows,  showing  how their belief in communism was about grassroots activity which included the creation of the Working Class Movement Library in the 1950s. They wanted  to encourage  future generations 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.…Silence (2012;DVD) …Eoghan, a sound recordist, returns to Ireland after 15 years of working abroad, to record silence in remote places away from the life of people and their sounds. But, as he travels around some of the remoter parts … 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…..Amour (2012) Michael Haneke is one of my favourite directors. In this film he is directing his camera and focus to a very unfashionable subject in the celebyouth film market; getting old and getting ill. Anne and Georges are in … Continue reading

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Book review; After the Party;reflections on life since the CPGB

After the Party, Reflections on life since the CPGB Edited by Andy Croft (Lawrence & Wishart) 2012  ISBN 978-1-907103-47-6 It is twenty years since the demise of the Communist Party, a party which the editor Andy Croft says, “was unlike … Continue reading

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