Celebrate the Great October Revolution

CELEBRATE THE GREAT OCTOBER REVOLUTION! One hundred years after the Great October Revolution the need for fundamental, revolutionary change in the world is greater than ever before.  Now is the time to remember and celebrate the great historical breakthrough which occurred in Russia – as an inspiration for a new revolution. FOOD   DRINK   LIVE MUSIC  Read more about Celebrate the Great October Revolution[…]

The Great October Revolution: Remember and Celebrate!

THE GREAT OCTOBER REVOLUTION: REMEMBER AND CELEBRATE! In 1917 the workers and peasants of Russia rose up and destroyed the oppressive Tsarist regime under which they lived.  Despite invasion by imperialist powers such as Britain the people, led by Lenin and the Bosheviks, beat off their enemies and set up the first lasting socialist regime Read more about The Great October Revolution: Remember and Celebrate![…]

Book Review: Reg Birch: Engineer, Trade Unionist, Communist by Will Podmore

This biography by Will Podmore was published in 2004 on the tenth anniversary of the death of Reg Birch, Executive Committee member of the AEEU (Britain’s one time largest engineering union) a militant trade unionist and a communist. Reg Birch founded the first organisation to split from the Communist Party of Great Britain and which Read more about Book Review: Reg Birch: Engineer, Trade Unionist, Communist by Will Podmore[…]

Defend the Memory of the Soviet Union

In this 100th anniversary year of the Russian Revolution the BBC Promenade Concerts progamme includes a number of performances relating to this great world-historical upheaval.  In particular, works by Soviet composers Dmitri Shostakovich and Sergei Prokofiev are included. The latter’s ‘Cantata for the Twentieth Anniversary of the October Revolution’ is being performed on 3rd. September. Read more about Defend the Memory of the Soviet Union[…]