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Meetings, events and demonstrations

Issue No. 2037


Respect | Stop the War | Rebel's guide to Trotsky | SWP meetings | movement events | demonstrations & lobbies

Respect
Contact Respect with any queries. Phone 0870 850 1978, go to www.respectcoalition.org, or email office@respectcoalition.org
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London: Barking & DagenhamRespect for Barking & Dagenham
With George Galloway MP, Lindsey German, Paul Embury (FBU pc), Cllr Hanif Abdulmuhit, Cllr Oliur Rahman
Thu 8 Feb, 7pmEton Rd Community Centre, Ilford
London: EnfieldBritain after Blair
With George Galloway MP, Lindsey German
Wed 7 Feb, 7.30pmP8, Pascal building, Middlesex University, Ponders End campus, Queensway
London: NewhamRepect for the environment
With Elaine Graham-Leigh, Martin Empson
Mon 19 Feb, 7pmDurning Hall, Earlham Grove, Forest Gate
London: Waltham ForestBritish politics after Blair
With George Galloway MP, Nick Wrack, Charlotte Monroe (Save Whipps Cross Hospital Campaign)
Fri 9 Feb, 6.30pmAl-Badr Hall (Northumberland Rd entrance),
453 Lea Bridge Rd, E10
MargatePalestine – The Wall of Hate
Film showing
Sat 17 Feb, 2pmSolutions Cafe, High St
Stop the War
Contact StWC with any queries. Phone 020 7278 6694, go to www.stopwar.org.uk, or email office@stopwar.org.uk
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CoventryShould the Trident nuclear missile system be replaced?
With Prof Steven Haines, Kate Hudson, Dr Jeremy Stocker, Carol Naughton (CND)
Tue 13 Feb, 7.30pmMethodist Central Hall,
New Union St
HuddersfieldTroops out of Iraq – no Trident replacement
With Kate Hudson (CND), Mike Woods MP
Thu 15 Feb, 7pmHuddersfield Town Hall
London: EalingTroops out now, no Trident replacement, hands off Somalia
With Ken Loach, Sahel Ali (Somali civil liberties and human rights organisation)
Thu 15 Feb, 7pmEaling Town Hall, Queens Hall,
Uxbridge Rd, W5
London: HounslowTroops out of Iraq – no Trident replacement
With Craig Murray, Walter Wolfgang, Chris Nineham
Tue 20 Feb, 7.30pmMontague Hall,
Montague Rd
London: IslingtonNo Trident replacement – troops out of Iraq
With Chris Nineham, Noreen Fatima, John McDonnell MP, chair Jeremy Corbyn MP
Mon 19 Feb, 7pmRed Rose Club,
129 Seven Sisters Rd
London: LambethTroops out of Iraq – no Trident replacement
With Kate Hoey MP, Andrew Murray, Walter Wolfgang
Mon 19 Feb, 7.30pmSt Johns Church Hall, Clapham Rd,
Clapham
London: SouthwarkTroops out of Iraq – no Trident replacement
With Chris Nineham, Kate Hudson
Wed 21 Feb, 7.30pmPodium lecture theatre, London College of Communication,
Elephant and Castle
London: WandsworthTroops out of Iraq – no Trident replacement
With Bruce Kent, George Solomou and Trevor Phillips (press officer for UCU pc)
Thu 15 Feb, 7.30pmBalham Library, 16 Ramsden Rd,
Balham
ManchesterTroops out of Iraq – no Trident replacement
With Walter Wolfgang, Yvonne Ridley, John Rees
Wed 14 Feb, 7pmMechanics Institute,
Major St (off Princess St)
MerseysideTroops out of Iraq – no Trident replacement
With Walter Wolfgang, Chris Nineham, Rae Street (CND), Yvonne Ridley
Thu 15 Feb, 7.15pmFriends House, School Lane, city centre
ScotlandStop the War conference
With Kate Hudson, Craig Murray, Yvonne Ridley, Anas Altikriti, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Lindsey German, Moazzam Begg, Rose Gentle, Pauline McNeill MSP, Sandra White MSP, Mike Brider, Kenny Ross
Go to www.edinburghstw.org.uk
Sat 10 Feb, 10am to 5pmCharles Wilson Building, Gibson St, Glasgow
YorkTroops out of Iraq – no Trident replacement
With Kate Hudson, Lindsey German
Wed 14 Feb, 7.30pmPriory St Community Centre
A rebel's guide to Trotsky
SW journalist Esme Choonara, speaking on her new short introduction to Trotsky
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Glasgow Wed 14 Feb, 7.30pmJury Inn, Jamaica St
Edinburgh Thu 15 Feb, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, Victoria Terrace (off George IV Bridge)
Leeds  Wed 28 Feb, 7.30pmPriestley Room, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Quarry Hill
SWP public meetings
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BradfordAfrica, imperialism and the “war on terror”Thu 8 Feb, 7pmBradford Central Library
BrightonA rebel’s guide to Trotsky
With Mark Abel
Thu 8 Feb, 7.30pmBrighthelm Centre, Roof room (corner of Queens Rd and North Rd)
Latin America in revoltThu 22 Feb, 7.30pm
BristolSocialist Worker – the revolutionary paper in the 21st century
With Yuri Prasad
Wed 28 Feb, 7.30pmKuumba Centre,
20 Hepburn Rd, St Pauls
CambridgeThe shape of the working class today
With Martin Smith
Thu 8 Feb, 7.30pmUpstairs, CB2 cafe, Norfolk St
CardiffA rebel’s guide to GramsciThu 8 Feb, 7.30pmCathays Community Centre,
Cathays Terrace
Chesterfield200 years since the abolition of slaveryWed 28 Feb, 7.30pmMarket Hall, Market Square
KentThe shape of the working class today
With Martin Smith
Thu 1 Mar, 8pmCanterbury Environment Centre, Palace St
LeedsSocialist Worker – the revolutionary paper in the 21st century
With Anindya Bhattacharyya
Thu 15 Mar, 7.30pmCongreave Room,
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Quarry Hill
LeicesterA rebel’s guide to TrotskyWed 14 Feb, 6.30pmMozart Cafe, London Rd
LondonForty years after gay sex became legal, how do we make freedom real?
LGBT History Month meeting with Colin Wilson, Jinan Coulter
Tue 13 Feb, 7pmFriends House, Euston Rd
London: CentralImperialism and resistance
With John Rees
Thu 1 Mar, 7pmRoom G51, Soas, Thornhaugh St, WC1H
London: EalingImperialism and resistance
With John Rees
Thu 22 Feb, 7pmEaling Town Hall, Queens Hall,
Uxbridge Rd, W5
London: Hackney eastWill there be civil war in Palestine?
With John Rose
Tue 13 Feb, 7.45pmRoundchapel, Powerscroft Rd
London: IslingtonThe shape of the working class todayWed 14 Feb, 6.30pmEl Rincon cafe, 235 Holloway Rd (nr London Met university)
London: Ladbroke Grove & North WestminsterNGOs, fair trade and global capitalism
World Social Forum reportback with Guy Taylor
Wed 7 Feb, 7.30pmInn on the Green,
Thorpe Close
(nr Ladbroke Grove tube)
London: NewhamIran – from revolution to rogue state
With Sasha Simic
Wed 14 Feb, 7pmBryant St community centre (off West Ham Lane, nr Stratford station)
Imperialism and resistance
With John Rees
Wed 21 Feb, 7pmKatherine Rd Community Centre, 254 Katherine Rd
London: TootingA rebel’s guide to TrotskyWed 14 Feb, 7.30pmDerinton Rd Community Centre, 101 Derinton Rd
London: TottenhamThe shape of the working class todayThu 22 Feb, 7.30pmKitap Evi Bookhouse,
410 Tottenham High Rd
London: Tower HamletsOur flag stays red
With Martin Smith and slide show
Wed 14 Feb, 7pmOxford House, Derbyshire St,
Bethnal Green
The working class in Britain today
With Senan Mortell
Wed 28 Feb, 7pm
NewcastleThe shape of the working class today
With Chris Bambery
Thu 15 Feb, 7.30pmRoyal Station Hotel (nr Central rail station)
NottinghamA rebel’s guide to MarxThu 15 Feb, 7pmThe New Mechanics Institute, North Sherwood St
PrestonSocialist Worker – the revolutionary paper in the 21st century
With Kelly Hilditch
Thu 15 Feb, 7pmUnity Centre,
Shepherd St, (off Manchester Rd)
Imperialism and resistance
With John Rees
Tue 6 Mar, 7pmFosters Cinema,
Corporation St
St AlbansLatin America’s permanent revolution
With Joseph Choonara
Phone 07903 239 999
Mon 19 Feb, 7.30pmDownstairs Trinity Church Hall,
Beaconsfield Rd (nr city station)
YorkFighting fascism today
With Andy Brammer
Wed 21 Feb, 7.30pmPriory St Centre
Movement events
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BirminghamOrganising Fighting Unions
With Mark Serwotka (PCS), Tony Kearns (CWU), John Rees, local trade unionists
Phone 07971679 883
Mon 5 Mar, 7pmAdrian Boult Hall (nr Central Library)
BristolOrganising Fighting Unions
With Tony Benn, Matt Wrack, John Rees, local trade unionists
Wed 14 Mar, 7.30pmCouncil House, College Green
GlasgowSocial work – a profession worth fighting for?
Speakers include Phil Scraton, Richard Wilkinson, Ann Davis, Gerry Mooney, ‘The Glasgow Girls’ (school student campaigners against deportations of asylum seekers), Jelka Zorn. Second annual conference – for social workers, academics, service users, carers and students in social work
Phone 0141 331 3126 or email socialworkconference@gcal.ac.uk
Sat 24 and Sun 25 MarSchool of Health and Social Care, Glasgow Caledonian University
LondonUnite Against Fascism annual conference
With Ken Livingstone, Billy Hayes, Paul Mackney, Gemma Tumelty, Dr Mohammed Abdul Bari, Alan Wardle, Henry Guterman, Edie Friedman, Glyn Ford MEP, Jerry Dammers, Sam Duckworth, Jenna G, Kirsten Hearn, Martin Smith, Lee Jasper, Mohammed Azam, Sabby Dhalu, Weyman Bennett
Go to www.uaf.org.uk
Sat 17 FebCongress House, Great Russell St, London WC1
Marxism 2007
A festival of resistance hosted by the Socialist Workers Party
Go to www.marxismfestival.org.uk
Thu 5 Jul to Mon 9 JulCentral London
London: IslingtonNo Pasaran – a night of protest verse, film and song
Commemoration of the Spanish Civil War with Jack Jones, Mike Rosen, Leon Rosselson singing and Lee Billingham. Plus rare archive film
Register for free at events@philosophyfootball.com Go to www.philosophyfootball.com
Fri 16 Feb, 7pmThe Offside Bar,
271 City Rd
SheffieldOrganising Fighting Unions
With Mark Serwotka, Val Wise (former Labour leader Preston council), John Rees, local trade unionists
Phone 07810 824 223
Mon 26 Feb, 7.30pmLibrary Theatre, Tudor Square
InternationalFifth Cairo Conference
The conference is a key meeting place for those opposing war and occupation from Iraq, Palestine, Egypt and the international anti-war movement
Go to www.stopwar.org.uk
Thu 29 Mar to Sun 1 AprCairo, Egypt
Demonstrations & lobbies
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LondonNo Trident replacement – troops out of Iraq
March to Trafalgar Square
Organised by CND and Stop the War. Go to www.stopwar.org.uk
Sat 24 Feb, 12 nooncentral London
Fourth anniversary of Iraq invasion
Protest
Called by Stop the War. Go to www.stopwar.org.uk
Tue 20 MarParliament Square
InternationalG8 summit
Protest against the world leaders’ meeting
For info and updates go to the Globalise Resistance website www.resist.org.uk
Wed 6 Jun to Fri 8 JunHeiligendamm (nr Rostock), Germany


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