The First Things First manifesto from 1964. Graphic designers advocating for a use of their trade that has more benefit to the social good.
"In common with an increasing number of the general public, we have reached a saturation point at which the high pitched scream of consumer selling is no more than sheer noise."
Just to repeat, that's *over 50 years ago*. It sure as hell hasn't gotten any better.
"Last year the five largest co-ops paid over 50% more tax to the government than some of the largest and most high profile businesses operating in the UK."
* Statue of Engels CHECK
* Farmbot growing cabbage CHECK
* Exhibition of trade union banners CHECK
* Some history of co-operatives CHECK
* Reading some Bookchin in the Central Library CHECK
Day out in Manchester, innit.