Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Labour Party is advising that all meetings and events are cancelled
This means that we have to cancel our book club meeting on Wed 25th March
This will be a disappointment to those who planned to come, but will give you more time to finish the book while we have time away from the madding crowds.
Keep well all 🌹
All below is cancelled
Anna Minton author of Big Capital Who is London For? will be discussing her book.
Wed 25th March 6-8pm
St Johns Church
Stratford Broadway E15 1NG
This date has been re-arranged as the previous date of 9th March had to be cancelled.
All Welcome – fully accessible- friendly discussion – refreshments and pub afterwards!
London is facing the worst housing crisis in modern times, with knock-on effects for the rest of the UK. Despite the desperate shortage of housing, tens, perhaps hundreds of thousands of affordable homes are being pulled down, replaced by luxury apartments aimed at foreign investors.
In this ideological war, housing is no longer considered a public good. Instead, only market solutions are considered – and these respond to the needs of global capital, rather than the needs of ordinary people. In politically uncertain times, the housing crisis has become a key driver creating and fuelling the inequalities of a divided nation. Anna Minton cuts through the complexities, jargon and spin to give a clear-sighted account of how we got into this mess and how we can get out of it.
You can order the book from Bookmarks
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