Marxist. Trade Unionist. Socialist-feminist. Author. Poet. Speaker. Tutor. RMT ex-Exec. Workers' Liberty. Autie. Bi. PUFC fan.


POSTPONED: RMT training course: Autism in the Workplace

Submitted by Admin on Tue, 26/07/2016 - 07:17
Event Date
Monday, 7th of November '16 to Friday, 11th of November '16

Due to impending surgery, this event has been postponed. Watch this space for rescheduled date!

Janine tutors this week-long course, which takes place in Glasgow and is free to RMT reps and members to attend.

​For more information and to register, email Janet Cassidy.

Marxism and Autism: there is a spectrum haunting Europe

Submitted by Janine on Sat, 02/07/2016 - 20:35
Event Date
Saturday, 9th of July '16 to Saturday, 9th of July '16

As part of Workers' Liberty's annual Ideas For Freedom event, Janine and Dr Dinah Murray will introduce a discussion on Marxism and autism.

How can Marxism explain the autistic experience in modern capitalism? What is the political economy of the neurodiverse working class? How are autistic people exploited and oppressed?

Venue: Student Central, Malet Street, London.


Submitted by Janine on Thu, 02/06/2016 - 13:22
Event Date
Wednesday, 15th of June '16 to Wednesday, 15th of June '16

Venue: Mugen Tea House, Scotland Street, S3 7AA Sheffield

A night of poetry and entertainment provided by neuroatypical performers - plus the Yorkshire launch of a new book, 'Autism Equality in the Workplace'.

We have two guest performers Janine Booth and Rosie Garland.
Plus local performers Sez Thomasin, Kate Garrett, Rob de Born, Carol Eades and Fran Crichlow.

Family Values

Submitted by Janine on Sat, 28/05/2016 - 11:35

Son's dressing up, he looks pretty in pink
Dad's in the kitchen, his arms in the sink
Daughter's out fixing the car with her tools
Mum's on the picket line, breaking the rules​