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ScotlandsFest 2017: Hope for the Many

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Hope for the Many

MSP Neil Findlay, author of the forthcoming Socialism and Hope, in which he envisions a society transformed through a revitalised labour movement, in conversation with poet Alistair Findlay, editor of Lenin’s Gramophone, an anthology of socialist poems.

Socialism and Hope by Neil Findlay will be available from Luath Press in September 2017.
Scotia Nova: Poems for the Early Days of a Better Nation edited by Alistair Findlay and Tessa Ransford is available from Luath Press here.

ScotlandsFest 2017: Big thinking in a small country sparky talk, flying, debate, and discussion. Discover how Scotland's national conversation today is forging the Scotland of tomorrow. Expect the unexpected.

Neil Findlay is a Scottish Labour Party politician who has been the Member of the Scottish Parliament for Lothian since 2011. He has also been a councillor in West Lothian from 2003 to 2012.

Alistair Findlay has had a diverse career, from clay miner to social worker. He has published four previous collections of poetry, including Sex, Death and Football (2003), The Love Songs of John Knox (2006), Dancing with Big Eunice (2010) and Never Mind the Captions (2011). He retired from social work in February 2009 and lives in Bathgate.

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