Author Archives: Cambridge Marxist Discussion Group

Michaelmas 2016 Termcard

Dialectical Materialism Made Easy

Dialectical materialism is the philosophy of Marxism, underpinning the way we analyse all social and natural phenomena. Its power lies in the fact that it is both a method for understanding the dynamics of the world, and a guide to action for changing it. The following is adapted from an explanation of dialectical materialism written […]

Lent 2016 Term Card

Tuesdays, 7 – 9 PM, Munby Room, King’s College, unless otherwise notified 19th Jan: The Corbyn Revolution and the Tasks Ahead 26th Jan: What is Socialism? (Joint meeting with Labour Club) 2nd Feb: Myths of Marxism 9th Feb: Dialectical Materialism 101 16th Feb: The LGBT Movement and the Struggle for Equality 23rd Feb: Limitations of […]

Michaelmas 2015 Term Card

Tuesdays, 7 – 9 PM, Munby Room, King’s College, unless otherwise notified 13th Oct: Defend Corbyn, Fight for Socialism! 20th Oct: Was Marx Right? 27th Oct: What Caused the Refugee Crisis? 3rd Nov: Capitalist Crisis and the Next World Slump 10th Nov: Where Next for Greece and Spain? 17th Nov: Where Next for Corbyn’s Labour? (Joint meeting […]

“The Only Road Ahead is to Fundamentally Transform the System”

The following is a transcript of the speech I gave at the anti-austerity demonstration called by the Cambridge Marxists on Saturday 30 May, in conjunction with the Cambridge People’s Assembly. “Elect a majority Conservative government, and you will get a clear plan, working every day to secure you and your family a brighter future.” So […]

May 30 – Cambridge March Against Austerity!

The Tories may have won the elections, but democracy does not end at the ballot box. Only 24% of the electorate voted for the austerity policies that they will be inflicting on us, punishing ordinary people for a crisis we did not cause. In response to this, we have already seen protest erupting all over […]

Lent 2015 Termcard

Autumn/Michaelmas 2014 Termcard

Comrade Riaz Lund Shot in Karachi – Riaz Zindabad! Socialism Zindabad!

Cambridge Marxist Discussion Group strongly condemns the cowardly and brutal assassination attempt on Comrade Riaz Lund, Chairperson of the Pakistani Trade Union Defence Campaign. On the morning of Saturday 13th September, Comrade Riaz was shot three times, twice in the stomach and once in the chest. This is the second attempt on Riaz’s life, as […]

Easter 2014 Term Card

Tuesdays, 7.30 – 9.30 PM, Keynes Seminar Room 2, unless otherwise notified 29th Apr: Is Fascism Returning? 6th May: Scottish Independence and the National Question 13th May: The Venezuelan Crisis 20th May: Ideology under Capitalism (Keynes Seminar Room 1, King’s College) [Cancelled]