Education series: Lives of the Left

All introductions are available on our YouTube channel here . Some reading material below

July 28: Carlo Tresca, introduced by Dan Lazare

August 11 Eleanor Marx, introduced by Anne McShane

August 18Leon Trotsky, introduced by Richard Brenner

August 25 James Connolly, introduced by Kevin Bean

September 1 British-Indian communist MP Shapurji Saklatvala, introduced by Marc Wadsworth

September 8Clara Zetkin, introduced by Ben Lewis

October 6: Gerrard Winstanley, introduced by Kevin Bean

October 13: Sidney Silverman, introduced by Roger Silverman

October 20: Special session: “War, economic crisis and a government in shambles – and how to get out of it” – with Roger Silverman, Kevin Bean and Steve Freeman

October 27: Frantz Fanon, introduced by Ken Syme

November 3: Lenin, introduced by Steve Freeman

November 10: Special session: The US mid-term elections with Dan Lazare

November 17: Ted Grant, introduced by Ed Bober

November 24: Huey Newton, introduced by Luke Pickrell

December 1: Victor Serge, introduced by Matthew Jones

December 8: Abram Leon, introduced by Tony Greenstein

December 15: Jesus Christ, introduced by Carol Taylor-Spedding

December 22: Anton Pannekoek and the Council Communists, introduced by Ian Spencer

January 5 2023: John Maclean, introduced by Sandy McBurney

January 12 2023: Tony Greenstein: Zionism during the Holocaust

January 19 2023: Erich Fromm, introduced by Ian Spencer

Reading material

Gerrard Winstanley

  • The True Levellers Standard Advanced by Gerrard Winstanley
    A Declaration to the Powers of England, and to all the Powers of the World, shewing the Cause why the Common People of England have begun, and gives Consent to Digge up, Manure, and Sow Corn upon George-Hill in Surrey; by those that have Subscribed, and thousands more that gives Consent.
  • The Law of Freedom by Gerrard Winstanley 1652
    The True Levellers Standard Advanced 1649. To His Excellency Oliver Cromwell To the Friendly and Unbiased READER CHAP. I.

Frantz Fanon