Map drawn by Fredrich Engels 1844
SMC_MCR Tuesday 2nd October, 6.30pm – 9pm – The Northern, Tib Street, Manchester (Directions)
Please register to attend here.
This month’s SMC takes a different twist and looks at the hidden Manchester
During 2008 a tipping point was reached where over half the world’s populations lived in towns or cities. To some, cities seem to be the pinnacle of human evolution to others uncontrollable sprawls relentlessly encroaching on the countryside.
Manchester has a unique place in the pantheon of cities. It was the first industrial city, which allowed some to accrue tremendous wealth whilst workers lived in desperate poverty. It was from this crucible of inequality that globally important new ways of thinking about wealth and society were formed. Manchesterism or Manchester Liberalism was a school of economics, born out of the injustice of the corn laws that promoted free trade over the…
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