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Political education transformed

Fri 04.09.20
12:30pm2:30pm
GMT+1 / British Summer Time
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A strong culture of political education is essential for sustaining a socialist movement. The recent Labour leadership election heard numerous calls for education initiatives that are ‘participatory’, ‘transformative’ and go ‘beyond panels’. This workshop will explore what this might mean, identifying the larger purpose of political education and supporting participants to be more experimental in the events they organise. We will also invite participants to join our growing network of political education organisers around the country, and discuss how you can get started in your community.

Left strategy: where do we go from here?

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Partners

MomentumCommunication Workers UnionRosa Luxemburg Stiftung London
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