Tom Paine and Thomas Muir – a talk on Saturday 30 May 2015, 4pm

Doubting Thomases

Tom Paine inspired the Radicals of the 1790s with his book Rights of Man. He was prosecuted and had to flee to France.

His friend and fellow internationalist Thomas Muir led the movement for popular democracy in Scotland. He, too, was prosecuted and transported to Botany Bay. Then he escaped…

Paine and MuirFormer Guardian journalist Murray Armstrong, author of The Liberty Tree, discusses their fight for a people’s democracy.

Venue: The Lewes Arms, Mount Place, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1YH

Entrance: Free. All welcome!

 

 

 

 

 

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