Maurice Brinton was the most influential member of the British Solidarity Group (1961-1992), which sought to inspire a mass movement infused with libertarian socialist politics. Disavowing the political orthodoxy of the times, Brinton sought to use the past as a guide, but t an anchor, in his visionary writings. Solidarity's influence on the '60s New Left, and today's libertarian Global Justice Movement is a testament to their salience. Tactfully edited by David Goodway, For Workers' Power includes articles, essays and pamphlets as well as Brinton's classic works The Bolsheviks and Workers' Control, Paris: May '68 and The Irrational in Politics.Maurice Brinton lives in London with his wife. Editor David Goodway is a professor of social history in Leeds.
Maurice Brinton is the author of Bolsheviks & Workers' Control, Irrational in Politics and countless essays that have been printed widely from 1960 to the present. David Goodway is a professor of social history in Leeds. He is the author of Against Power and Death and For Anarchism