Comrades from Edinburgh will be joining others from across Scotland at the annual Socialism event this Friday and Saturday (5th and 6th February). Speakers from the hugely successful NPA in France and Left Bloc in Portugal will join others from campaigns, publications and parties in Scotland to discuss issues of the international left .
Alongside this will be numerous workshops covering the following issues: Latin American socialism and the call for the Fifth International; Marxism in the 21st century; after Lehmans – why didn’t capitalism collapse?; what do we mean by a Scottish Republic?; women’s equality – a century of struggle; Young people and the crisis of capitalism; trade union struggle today; is there a Scottish fascism?