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Educational and organising space for social movements / archive of radical culture and histories of resistance
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MayDay Rooms Jul 13
We had such a great time last night with Ed Emery’s slide show about strikes and struggles at Ford in the 1970s. Extraordinary stuff.
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MayDay Rooms Jul 12
Tonight! 📸✊Come share in the history of work struggles (and some beer)
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MayDay Rooms Jul 11
**Tomorrow** 12th July, 7.30pm 📽🎞 Join us for the Ford Struggles Slideshow 📸 ✊Come for a 35mm slide show + operiasmo + Ford Dagenham 1976 + Red Notes. More here:
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Notes from Below Jul 7
"The Ford Slide Show 1976" The talk will locate the Dagenham experience within a broader discussion of class composition analysis, with special reference to "operaismo" (workerist) Italian Marxism. Mayday rooms London, 12 July at 19.30pm
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Mute Magazine Jul 11
Ed Emery Mute contributor and legendary publisher of Red Notes will be talking at MayDay Rooms this Friday
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MayDay Radio Jul 10
This is happening at in a couple of weeks. We will be constructing an archive out of audio tapes & ephemera 🌱⛓ to be passed around by hand or post 📫 that we will then listen to & catalogue together. To join & for more details, email: audiopostclub@gmail.com 📬
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Birkbeck Institutes Jul 9
🌞 Our final event of the summer is going to be an absolute gem: archival experts, performances, talks and panels with a dream lineup of speakers including 🥁... Fran Lock Louise Hide
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MayDay Rooms Jul 10
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friends. It will be a fascinating evening! Friday 12th July, 7:30pm, MayDay Rooms, 88 Fleet Street, London EC4Y 1DH
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MayDay Rooms Jul 10
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the cause in 1976. These photos offer a new and fascinating perspective on organising at the time, what was at stake in this war between bosses and workers, and will offer a chance for reflections on our long crisis – and the crisis of the class. Please come along and invite
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MayDay Rooms Jul 10
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struggle. On Friday this week we will be beginning to discover this history, out of Ed’s extraordinary archive of materials from struggles at Ford, from 1969 to the 1990s. On Friday evening we are lucky to have Ed come to MayDay to present a slide-show he made as propaganda for
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MayDay Rooms Jul 10
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struggles at Ford have been immortalised in films like “Made In Dagenham” (more rose-tinted than, say, the Italian “The Working Class Goes To Heaven”) But rarely have there been perspectives forged from those activists who were on the ground, using materials made in the midst of
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MayDay Rooms Jul 10
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between the struggles at the Fiat plants and the Ford plants, right at the moment of the great crisis of the oil economy! As is well known, these years of fiery struggle led to major defeats, after the German Autumn, the Winter of Discontent, and the Years of Lead. Workers
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MayDay Rooms Jul 10
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translating Italian materials, while agitating in the UK during the 1970s. One of those people was Ed Emery, whose activism at Fords lasted over many years, and who was not only translating news from Southern Europe, but the theoretical writings of Negri, while forging links
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MayDay Rooms Jul 10
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movements in Italy. While the best-known materials today are from “theorists” and academics, and the Semiotext(e) gang, the story is much more interest. In part the circulation of these ideas and modes of organisation relied on a small number of committed activists, who were
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MayDay Rooms Jul 10
Lots of our friends and comrades have been interested in questions of autonomia and workerism for a really long time. But one of the questions that is rarely asked is how these theoretical questions moved around the world, from their origin in the workers movements and feminist
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MayDay Rooms Jul 9
Check out our event this Friday 12th July, 7.30pm 📽🎞 Join us for the Ford Struggles Slideshow 📸 Come for a 35mm slide show + class compostion + Ford Dagenham 1976 + Red Notes. More here:
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The World Transformed Jul 8
What's our vision for the future? Come to to help build it. We're back in Brighton this year from September 21st-24th. Tickets now on sale 🎉 Buy your ticket at 🔥
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Southwark Notes💚🇵🇸 Jul 8
Housing struggles in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Research & visual arts militant work with Vila Autódromo - a community of originally 600 families that resisted eviction before 2016 Olympics. FRIDAY 26th JULY, MAYDAY ROOMS, 88 FLEET ST EC1Y 1DH - 6.30pm
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Cowley Club Jul 6
Just 2 days left o our crowdfunder. Please share and donate if you can. Every little helps. We still need to raise over 3k to get our roof fixed. Our cities need community venues like ours. Let's support not for profit projects
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MayDay Rooms Jul 4
📽🎞 Join is for the Ford Struggles Slideshow 📸 12th July, 7.30pm. Come for 35mm slide show + class compostion + Ford Dagenham 1976 + Red Notes. More here:
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