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Posted on 15 October 2020 at 14:52 GMT
West London Socialist Party: How the anti-poll tax movement brought down Margaret Thatcher
Thursday 15th October 2020, 7.30pm
The meeting will be in person and online, with Alison Hill from Walthamstow Socialist Party branch speaking
In person (with social distancing) at:
West London Trades Union Club, 33-35 High Street Acton, London W3 6ND
For online attendance please email [email protected] by the end of Wednesday to request Zoom details.
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The government has now ripped up its 'austerity' mantra and turned to policies that not long ago were denounced as socialist. But after the corona crisis, it will try to make the working class pay for it, by trying to claw back what has been given.
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