Australian Labour History: Composition, Decomposition, Recomposition…

A really interesting initiative in Sydney

11828837_10153474133071505_8937599942099914592_nOver 13 weeks we’re going to discuss the history of our class in Australia, looking at periods where we grew strong, fought, won, and then watched as our wins were turned into losses.  We’ll look at the history of our class from the perspective of work and the household, race and gender.  This isn’t a history with a particular political tendency: it is a chance for us to get together and talk about our lives and how we are still living the history we learnt at work, or on the sly in our lives by living.  Its designed as a pick-and-choose smorgasbord where each week stands alone and every week is interesting.  Most of our time we’ll spend in discussion, with only brief introductions and plenty of questions to ask and answer.

We will be meeting every monday night, from 7pm, in the Black Rose, at 22 Enmore rd Newtown…

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