Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Radical Wellington: talk at the Wellington Public Library
My talk on Radical Wellington at the Wellington Public Library, Wednesday 21 August 2013. In it I cover the colourful radicals of the early labour movement in Wellington – anarchists and the Industrial Workers of the World. As well as organising one of New Zealand’s first anarchist collectives, Philip Josephs and members of the IWW were active in Wellington's working-class counter culture and the Great Strike of 1913. This talk highlights the role of literature, meetings and international events in these events.