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Festival of Politics 2018: In Conversation with Darren McGarvey aka Loki

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Festival of Politics 2018: In Conversation with Darren McGarvey aka Loki

October 12, 2018 20:00

 

Darren McGarvey, aka Loki, is a writer, performer, community activist and columnist. His book Poverty Safari, has recently won the prestigious Orwell Prize, is described by Irvine Welsh as, “an intellectual and spiritual rehab manual for the progressive left,” and McGarvey’s views are being sought on everything from BBC Question Time to The Guardian and rapper-in-residence at Police Scotland’s Violence Reduction Unit. Join Darren and the Presiding Officer to discuss the “industry of deprivation”; how to achieve political representation for the unrepresented and working-class masculinity in the 21st century, as explored in McGarvey’s new album Trigger Warning. Join us for an energising mental-flossing from one of Scotland’s most inspiring commentators. In partnership with The Open University in Scotland