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Class War in Britain – the Miners’ Strike 40 Years on – online

June 1 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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John Hendy KC, who represented the NUM in the 1980s // Mike Jackson, Lesbians & Gays Support the Miners co-founder // Ian Lavery MP, striking miner in 84/5 & former NUM President // Chris Peace, Orgreave Truth & Justice Campaign // Jon Trickett MP, Councillor elected during the strike & campaigner for coalfield communities // //

Plus: Carolyn Jones, Morning Star // Mish Rahman, LP NEC // // Sarah Woolley, BFAWU General Secretary & GFTU // Sabby Dhalu, Stand Up to Racism // & more TBA!

An afternoon of online political education, discussion and debate on one of the most important struggles in our history – including what really happened; the role of the state and media; and lessons for solidarity and socialism today.

Hosted by Arise – A Festival of Left Ideas. Media partner – Labour Outlook. Free event, but solidarity donations essential to hosting and streaming costs.

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