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Planning from the bottom up: Lessons from the pioneering 1970s Lucas Plan

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The Wilson Room, Portcullis House

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A seminar to launch two new books on the Lucas Plan and regional screenings of THE PLAN. There will be a screening of 15 mins of THE PLAN, a documentary about the Lucas workers 1970s campaign to transition from an exploitative, warmongering and environmentally destructive economy to one caring for social and planetary needs

Introduction by John McDonnell MP

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Steve Sprung, Director: THE PLAN that came from the bottom up Trailer

Hilary Wainwright, co-author with Dave Elliott of THE LUCAS PLAN a new trade unionism in the making?: the story of the power struggle involved in the campaign for the Lucas Plan and how a new kind of grass roots democracy emerged through the process.

Tony Simpson, Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation, Publisher: THE SEARCH for ALTERNATIVES Liberating human imagination: Mike Cooley listed 16 attributes of Socially Useful Production, emphasizing sustainability, usefulness, human control and international solidarity. A publisher’s response to how this approach fits with meeting current social and economic needs in health, housing and public transport.

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