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Music in the Garden

The Spirit of Mother Jones Festival committee is very happy to report that the Lion Youth Brass Band from Cheshire will play at the Garden party in Shandon on Mother Jones Day (August 1st) starting at 4.45.   This 40 member community youth band formed in 1989 is on […]

Oops!

Some of our eagle-eyed readers may have noticed an error on the site over the last few  days.   We added a “countdown clock” and managed to put the wrong starting date for the conference on it!    No need to panic, we haven’t changed the date.   […]

Qatar – a World Cup graveyard?

Among the many issues which Mother Jones championed was the protection of workers and ensuring that miners and factory workers worked in safe and decent working conditions. In spite of the passing of a century, tens of millions of workers are still denied basic human rights. None more […]