[Marxism] John Holloway speaking in London this month.

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Sat Oct 3 14:24:32 MDT 2009

Two London events with John Holloway in October. Please publicise widely:

ANARCHIST BOOKFAIR/MUTE MAGAZINE DISCUSSION,           4-6pm, Saturday 24th October, 

Capitalism’s Present Crisis - How Will It End? 
The capitalist system is facing years of crisis and social instability. This 
raises two questions: 

1) what caused the crisis? Was it ‘greedy bankers’, the natural tendencies of 
the capitalist system, or the resistance of the working class? 

2) how will the crisis end? Will it be with more state regulation, more cuts 
in living standards or with working class revolution? 

The Anarchist Bookfair and Mute magazine have invited three speakers 
to debate these issues: 

Paul Mason, a presenter on BBC’s Newsnight, and author of 
Meltdown: The End of the Age of Greed 
John Holloway, author of Change The World Without Taking Power 
and Crack Capitalism (forthcoming). NB See below for further John 
Holloway event. 
William Dixon, Mute magazine contributor.

The discussion will take place at the Skeel Lecture Theatre, Anarchist 
Bookfair, Queen Mary & Westfield college, Mile End Road, London E1, Mile End 

For further information on the Anarchist Bookfair, including a roster of many 
other talks, go to: http://www.anarchistbookfair.org 


          CRACK CAPITALISM - A DISCUSSION WITH JOHN HOLLOWAY                             7-9pm, Monday 26th October, London

At the height of the anti-capitalist movement, John Holloway’s book Change The World without Taking Power provoked an 
international debate*. Eight years later, after the failure of the wars in Iraq 
and Afghanistan, combined with the failure of the capitalist economy, 
anti-capitalism is back on the agenda. 

John Holloway will introduce his forthcoming book, Crack Capitalism, 
followed by a discussion on how we can change the world without repeating the 
tragedies of twentieth century socialism. 

Come and join the debate. 

*To read the debate around the book Change The World Without Taking 
Power, go to: 

Venue: The Octagon Room*, Queen's Building, Queen Mary & Westfield 
College, Mile End Road, London E1, Mile End Tube. (The event will be followed by a social at the Half Moon pub, 213-233 Mile End 
Road, London E1)  

Supported by Mute Magazine and the Queen Mary & Westfield School of 
Business and Management

*NB There is a small chance that the room in which the event is held may be 
altered. Check metamute.org for up to date information closer to the date. 


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