A Heroine of our Movement


  Lansbury’s parents were impoverished Jews from Poland, then part of the Russian Empire, and had fled to the East End of London to escape antisemitic pogroms and persecution. Some in the labour movement welcomed the Jewish refugees, but others … Read more

Minnie Lansbury: suffragette, socialist, rebel councillor

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On the day before Minnie Lansbury’s 130th birthday, Janine Booth speaks about her life at Workers’ Liberty’s London Forum. Venue: UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL More details and (free) ticket booking here. All welcome. This is a … Read more

Talk on Minnie Lansbury, New Cross, London

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Janine will give a talk and lead a discussion about Minnie Lansbury, with her new book – Minnie Lansbury: suffragette, socialist, rebel councillor – on sale. Hosted by Labour Political Education Workshop. Venue: New Cross Learning, 283 – 285 New Cross Rd, London SE14 … Read more