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Heraclitus

PHILOSOPHER KINGS?

HOW PHILOSOPHY INFORMS REAL POLITICS TODAY

A new series of 5 weekly lectures by major practicing politicians, in May – June 2012, on Thursday evenings. With responses from leading political philosophers. Held in Lecture Theatre 2, University of East Anglia, Norwich

Free admission: All welcome. [Please note: starting-times of talks vary.]

 

May 10: 5.15pm  Jon Cruddas MP, “The good society”.

Response by Dr. Liz McKinnell, Philosophy, UEA

 

May 17: 6pm  Lord Maurice Glasman, “Labour ideology”.                 

Response by Professor Alan Finlayson, Political, Social and International Studies , UEA

 

May 24: 6pm  David Willetts MP, title tba.

Response by Dr. Alex Brown, Political, Social and International Studies, UEA.

 

May 31: 7.30pm (time tbc)  A major Green speaker, tbc.

Response by Dr. Rupert Read, Philosophy, UEA.

 

June 7: 6pm  Baroness Ros Scott, “Localism”.

Response by Professor Molly Scott-Cato, Roehampton Institute. 

 

For further information, contact: Series organiser Rupert Readr.read@ uea.ac.uk  01603 592079

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Bonuses for Some

THE COALITION SPENDING REVIEW AND LABOUR’S ALTERNATIVE

PUBLIC MEETING: The Coalition Spending Review and Labour’s Alternative

7-9pm Thursday 21 October
House of Commons, Committee Room 14, St. Stephen’s entrance.

Jon Cruddas MP, Frances O’Grady (Deputy General Secretary of the TUC), Polly Toynbee (The Guardian), Larry Elliott (The Guardian), Chair Aditya Chakrabortty (The Guardian)

Places are limited. Please register by emailing newpolecon@googlemail.com
Organised by the New Political Economy Network, Soundings and Compass, in association with The Guardian

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Mike Cole

MIKE COLE – WHY NOT SOCIALISM?

Professor Mike Cole has recently made the case for socialism in the Social Europe Journal in an article entitled: “Why Not Socialism?”

You can view Mike’s article at: http://www.social-europe.eu/2009/12/why-not-socialism/

Mike Cole’s latest book is Critical Race Theory and Education: A Marxist Response (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009).

For further details:

At Palgrave Macmillan: http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?is=9780230608450

At Amazon.co.uk: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Critical-Race-Theory-Education-Response/dp/0230613357/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1259881647&sr=1-5

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New Socialism: Building a Politics of Alliances for a post-New Labour mainstream Left

A SOUNDINGS SESSION AT THE COMPASS CONFERENCE

New socialism: building a politics of alliances for a post-New Labour mainstream left

1.30-2.45, Saturday 13 June, Institute of Education, Bedford Way, London

 

Speakers confirmed so far:

Jon Cruddas (Labour)

Adam Price (Plaid Cymru)

Salma Yaqoob (Respect)

CHAIR: Jonathan Rutherford

 

The Compass National Conference 2009 is on the theme ‘No turning back: a new political economy fit for the 21st century’.

Speakers include: Neal Lawson, Jon Cruddas, Helena Kennedy, Ruth Lister, Polly Toynbee, Richard Wilkinson, Chuka Umunna, John Harris, Paul Dunne, Sam Tarry, Andrew Simms, Kate Pickett

More information: http://www.compassonline.org.uk/conference
Email: gavin@compassonline.org.uk

 

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