Looking at the life and legacy of Sylvia Pankhurst, historian Katherine Connolly led a discussion at Arise Festival on the suffragette, socialist and scourge of empire.
Logan Williams reports back from the socialist ideas session with James Schneider at Arise Festival 2023 - on Gramsci's legacy and the lessons for the left today.
“The growing workers’ struggles we are seeing offer the seeds of building a better future society. One that puts an end to the 40-year domination of neoliberalism, marketisation, deregulation and privatisation.”
“The breadth of those taking action demonstrates the anger felt across the working class in Britain.”
“The world has changed hugely since his day. But if Engels came back today, I am sure he would still see the old dialectic at work. The old system still prevails, only in a new shape.” - Jon Trickett.