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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 […]

“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 […]

Autumn/Michaelmas 2014 Termcard

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]

“The Legacy of Che Guevara”

An icon of socialist revolutionary movements and a key figure of modern pop culture worldwide, Che Guevara is a martyr to some, and a violent thug to others. As a young medical student, Che was radicalised by the extreme poverty, hunger and disease he saw whilst travelling around South America, leading to his studies of […]

“Which Way Forward for Labour?”

Opening speeches from the three speakers at our joint event with the Cambridge Universities Labour Club. Adam Booth, editor of the Socialist Appeal website, put forward the case that any attempt by left reformist leaders to attempt to create some form of “responsible capitalism” is doomed to failure, due to the inherent laws of an […]

“Where Is China Going?” – Daniel Morley Sums Up

Daniel Morley from Socialist Appeal sums up our meeting “Where Is China Going?”, touching on topics including: Possibility of revolutions in “Third World” countries, which have very underdeveloped means of production The need for revolutionary parties The role of trade unions Effects of the toppling of the Chinese regime, and how it would parallel Egypt […]

Myths of Marxism

Cambridge graduate and editor of Ben Gliniecki had the formidable task of having to counter as many misconceptions about Marxism as possible in an hour. He began by addressing one of the most common objections to socialism, that selfishness is an inherent part of human nature. Ben explained how there could not be such […]

Lent 2014 Term Card

Tuesdays, 7.30 – 9.30 PM, Keynes Seminar Room 2, unless otherwise stated 21st Jan: Marxism and Religion 28th Jan: Where is China Going? 4th Feb: Socialism: What Is It and How Do We Achieve It? Thursday 13th Feb: ‘Is There An Alternative To Austerity?’ (Keynes Hall, King’s College) 18th Feb: Marxism and the State 25th […]