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Issue No. 2057

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Brighton & HoveWhat’s next for Britain under Brown?
With John Rees
Thu 21 Jun, 7pmFriends Meeting House,
Ship St, Brighton
CardiffBritain after Blair – what next for the left?
With John Rees
Thu 28 Jun, 7pmRiverside Community Centre,
Brunel St, Riverside
London: Brent & HarrowFundraising barbecueSun 22 Jul, 3pm to 7pm5 Chandos Rd, Willesden
London: IslingtonBritain after Blair – what next for the left?
With Lindsey German
Thu 28 Jun, 7pmOld Fire Station,
Mayton St, N7
London: TottenhamGun and knife crime – what’s the solution?Thu 28 Jun, 7.30pmBroadwater Farm Community Centre, 1 Adams Rd
London: Tower Hamlets‘Our flag stays red’ – the East End against fascism
With Martin Smith and slide show
£10/£7 (includes buffet)
Wed 4 Jul, 7pmDhaka Biryani, Mile End Rd
(opp Genesis cinema)
London: West CentralBritain after Blair – what next for the left?Mon 16 Jul, 7pmNeighbourhood Partnership, 421 Harrow Rd, W10
SwanseaBritain after Blair – what next for the left?
With John Rees
Wed 27 Jun, 7pmUnitarian Church, High St (next to Argos)
SWP public meetings
Birmingham: HandsworthWhat’s wrong with America?Thu 12 Jul, 7.30pmLaurel Rd Community Centre
Birmingham: SparkhillThe mass strikeWed 11 Jul, 7.30pmSparkhill Social and Cultural Centre, Stratford Rd
Birmingham: StirchleySexism and the system
With Judith Orr
Thu 28 Jun, 7.30pmStirchley Community Centre, Pershore Rd
New Labour and young peopleThu 12 Jul, 7.30pm
Exeter200 years since the abolition of the slave trade – who really ended slavery?Wed 18 Jul, 7.30pmCity Gate Hotel,
Lower North St
HuddersfieldCan Palestine ever be free?Wed 11 Jul, 6pmCoffeevolution,
Church St
IpswichBritain after Blair
With Martin Smith
Tue 26 Jun, 7.30pm19 Tower St
LeicesterWhat’s wrong with America?Wed 4 Jul, 7pmCafe Mozart,
London Rd
London: Brent & HarrowCan Palestine ever be free?
With Sabby Sagall
Wed 18 Jul, 7.30pmBrent Trades Hall,
375 Willesden High Rd
London: CamdenThe new scramble for Africa
With Charlie Kimber
Thu 28 Jun, 6.30pmEuromed Cafe,
225 Kentish Town Rd, NW5
London: EalingVenezuela – where is the revolution going?
With Joseph Choonara
Tue 26 Jun, 7.30pmTelfor Room, Ealing Town Hall, Uxbridge Rd (Ealing Broadway tube)
London: EustonRosa Luxemburg and the mass strike
With Dominic Kavakeb
Wed 11 Jul, 6.30pmCamera Cafe,
Museum St, WC1
London: Hackney EastAre migrant workers responsible for lowering wages?Thu 28 Jun, 7.45pmRound Chapel, Powerscroft Rd (corner Lower Clapton Rd)
London: Hackney SouthIs France turning right?Wed 11 Jul, 7.30pmHCD centre, 62 Beechwood Rd (off Dalston Lane)
London: Hammersmith & FulhamBritain after Blair
With Chris Bambery
Wed 27 Jun, 7pmPalingswick House,
241 Kings St
Venezuela – where is the revolution going?
With Chris Harman
Wed 18 Jul, 7pm
Can Palestine ever be free?
With Anne Alexander
Wed 25 Jul, 7pm
London: IslingtonVenezuela – where is the revolution going?Wed 11 Jul, 6.30pmDame Geraldine Hall, Manor Gardens Centre, 6-9 Manor Gardens
(off Holloway Rd)
London: NewhamIslam and the Enlightenment
With Neil Davidson
Wed 27 June, 7pmHopkins Room,
Stratford Library,
The Grove
London: Tower HamletsIslam and the Enlightenment
With Neil Davidson
Thu 28 Jun, 7pmBoth at Oxford House, Derbyshire St (off Bethnal Green Rd, opp Tesco)
London: Waltham ForestBritian after BlairWed 27 Jun, 7.30pmHornbeam Centre,
458 Hoe St
(nr Bakers Arms)
LutonWhy do Western governments hate Hamas?
07905 487 903
Mon 16 Jul, 7pmPostals Club,
Dunstable Rd
(nr post office)
ManchesterVenezuela – where is the revolution going?
With Chris Harman
Thu 28 Jun, 7pmMechanics Institute,
Princess St (corner Major St)
PrestonThe new scramble for AfricaThu 28 Jun, 7pmLivesey House, University of Central Lancashire
SheffieldThe working class today
With Martin Smith
Thu 28 Jun, 7pmMain Hall, St Matthews Rooms, Carver St
SouthamptonCan Palestine ever be free?Wed 18 Jul, 7.30pmHigh St Cafe
Movement events
NationalMarxism 2007
A festival of resistance hosted by the Socialist Workers Party
With Tony Benn, Gary Younge, Billy Bragg, Susan George, Lindsey German, George Galloway, Nick Broomfield, Michael Albert and more
Thu 5 Jul to Mon 9 JulCentral London
Shop stewards network
Founding conference
Sat 7 Jul, 11am to 5pmSouth Camden Community School, Charrington St
Defend Council Housing conference
With Prof Peter Ambrose, Weyman Bennett, Gail Cartmail, Lesley Carty, Frank Dobson MP, Jack Dromey, John Grayson, Paul Holmes MP, Jenni Marrow, Cllr Abjol Miah, Austin Mitchell MP, Paul O’Brien, Heather Wakefield, Eileen Short, Alan Walter
£20/£5 (tenants). 020 7987 9989, [email protected]
Thu 12 Jul, 10.45am to 4.30pmTUC Congress House, Great Russell St,
central London
London: HackneyRock Against Racism, 1976 to 1982 – what was it all about?
Round table discussion with activists, musicians and fans discussing anti-racist music then and now. Followed at 9pm by free Jerry Dammers DJ reggae set In the Marie Lloyd Bar
£2. Part of the Spice festival
Tue 10 Jul, 7.15pmStudio Theatre, Hackney Empire, Mare St, E9
ManchesterCarnival against climate change
With Derek Wall (Green), Cllr Neil Swannick, Elaine Graham-Leigh (Respect), Persia, Liza Dysch. Plus samba band, African drum band, circus act, stalls
Sat 30 Jun, 1pmPeace Gardens (nr St Peter’s Sq)
PrestonAnti Academies rallyWed 4 Jul, 7.30pmCentral Methodist Church, Lune St
TolpuddleTolpuddle Martyrs Festival
With Tony Benn, Mark Thomas, Chumbawamba, The Bagdaddies, The Men They Couldn’t Hang, Billy Bragg and many more
Fri 13 Jul to Sun 15 JulTolpuddle, Dorset
Demonstrations & lobbies
LondonDemand a climate bill that really works
Sat 30 Jun, 2pmParliament Square
London: Brent & HarrowDefend local NHSSat 14 Jul, assemble 1.30pmBudgens Car Park,
Harlesden High St
Film showings
ChesterfieldLand and Freedom
Showing of Ken Loach’s classic film about the Spanish Civil War. Plus tapas and drinks
Thu 28 Jun, 7.30pmAssembly Rooms,
Market Halls
Concerts and benefits
LondonLove Music Hate Racism
With AMN (Any Means Necessary), 3 Face, Monocle Rose, the Guardians (of Ancient Wisdom) and others
Free (£5/£4 contribution recommended)
Thu 28 Jun, 8pmGeorge Tavern,
373 Commercial Rd, E10 (Shadwell or Aldgate East tube)
Cultures of Resistance
With Jerry Dammers DJ set, Soweto Kinch, Gilad Atzmon and Nizar Al Issa, Jean Binta Breeze
£15 advance/£20 on door/£5 for Marxism ticket holders
Mon 9 Jul, 7pmMean Fiddler, Charing Cross Rd
(next to Astoria)
Rock Against Racism – 30th anniversary celebration
With Misty in Roots, Tom Robinson, surprise guests
£15/£10. Continues after in the Marie Lloyd Bar. Free. Part of the Spice festival
Thu 19 Jul, 7pmMain Theatre,
Hackney Empire,
Mare St, E9

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Issue No. 2057
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