Corbyn, Labour & Socialism - Where now for the left?
Socialism is on the rise again. After winning a huge
40% of the popular vote for a radical socialist manifesto in
the British election, activists in NZ discuss what are the
battles that lie ahead with the Blairite traitors, with the
Tory-DUP government, and what are the lessons for the
radical Left in NZ?
This Thursday 7pm Unite Union, 6a
Western Springs Road, Kingsland
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