Red and Black Clydeside Bookfair, CCA, Glasgow, 7th May

The Red and Black Clydeside bookfair and gathering is fast looming! There’s an exciting line-up of talks and meetings at the Sauchiehall Street venue, the CCA, including:

Ben Franks on “The (Alt.) Right and the Attacks on University Workers: the case of Nathan Jun”;

Iain McKay on “The life of Peter Kropotkin (author of the Conquest for Bread) from the Paris Commune to the Kronstadt Revolt”;

Hailey Maxwell, trade unionist and community activist, on the Workers’ Stories Project: a project committed to recording worker perspectives from below, the Workers’ Stories Project has been the only Scottish attempt to record the transformation of social life during COVID-19 from a working-class perspective;

Nick Heath, Launch of The Idea – a timely new work on Anarchist Communism from long-term activist and historian;

Jade Saab, researcher and IWW Regional Organiser, on “What is a revolution? Lessons from the recent uprisings in North Africa and West Asia”.

Meetings, including the Communist Workers Organisation on “Nationalism and Internationalism: with an eye towards the current war in Ukraine, presenting a ‘No War but Class War’ perspective; Glasgow Anarchist Communist Group on “Lets Get Organised: the need for an anarchist communist political organisation”.

And films in the CCA cinema: “Visions of Resistance – shorts about anarchism, May Day, and struggle”.

Stalls confirmed:

Clydeside Industrial Workers of the World (IWW)

Spirit of Revolt

Glasgow Keelie

Radical Independent Bookstall

Aye Aye Books

Class War Scotland

Organise! Belfast

Autonomous Design Group

Anarchist Communist Group

Friends of the People’s Palace

Communist Worker’s Organisation

Just Books Collective

Radical Glasgow

AK Press

Socialist Party of Great Britain (SPGB)