Friday November 28th, 2014, 5:51 am (EST)

10/25: Book Launch for E.P. Thompson and the Making of the New Left with Cal Winslow

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Join us Saturday, October 25th to celebrate Cal Winslow and his latest book, E.P. Thompson and the Making of the New Left, in Sausalito, CA

In his early years, Cal studied with the brilliant scholar and activist, E.P. Thompson, author of the acclaimed historical masterpiece The Making of the English Working Class.

Thompson was also a political activist and strategist who played a key role in shaping the New Left of the 1960’s. He engaged with workers, unions, political parties, elections and co-founded the New Left Review.

Cal’s new book explains the critical role that Thompson played in shaping New Left thinking in Britain, America and around the world – with insights that remain valuable and relevant for political activists today.

Join Cal and a crew of merry political activists at a buffet dinner aboard this Sausalito houseboat. Enjoy an evening of food, fun, drink and spirited political discussion. You’ll have an opportunity to buy Cal’s book at a discounted price. And yes, it’s happening in Marin County, so there will be a hot tub!

When: October 25, 5 PM, 2015
Event location: #20 South Forty Dock
Sausalito, CA 94965
Info: 510-774-5325
Space is limited. RSVP to craig [at] ilwu.org

Cal Winslow

Cal Winslow

(Directions: Take 101 from either north or south to the “Marin City/Sausalito” exit, then head south on Bridgeway to the 2nd light, and turn left on Coloma. Go 2 blocks down Coloma to Gate 5 Road and turn left, go one block and look on right side for the South Forty Dock parking lot entrance or park in the street. Walk down the South Forty Dock, taking the right fork when you reach the “Y” then go down the ramp to the last boat, #20.)

Sponsoring Committee:

Diana Cohn & Craig Merrilees (hosts), Steve Early & Suzanne Gordon, Tom Edminster, Ramsey Kanan & Sasha Lilley, Peter Olney & Christina Perez, Roy San Filippo, Monthly Review Press

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