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May Day Rally (Newcastle - 2.30pm)

Saturday, 5 May 2018 - 2:30pm - 6:30pm

Venue: The Oak Room, Miners' Institute, Neville Hall, Westgate Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1SE

Directions: About one minute walk from Newcastle Central rail station

"Q. Does {Momentum} + {Force} = {Power}?”

“Losing Momentum: must the left fail again?”

In this talk, the history of attempts - both successful and otherwise
- to reform capitalism are discussed to try and gain an understanding
of how Jeremy Corbyn and Momentum might fare if they gain power.

“Capitalism, Post-Capitalism and Socialism”

This talk tries to understand the social system that Momentum are
seeking to challenge, looks ahead to some of the alternatives to
capitalism that are proposed and discusses the pros and cons of each.

Speakers: Clifford Slapper and Brian Gardner

Discussion period

Free entry - everyone welcome

Refreshments available at the upstairs bar