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Meetings, events and demonstrations

Issue No. 2061

Respect| Stop the War| SWP meetings| Bookmarks events| movement events| demonstrations & lobbies| film showings| concerts and benefits

Contact Respect with any queries. Phone 0870 850 1978, go to, or email [email protected]
CambridgeHas climate change affected the British weather?
With Elaine Graham-Leigh
Tue 24 Jul, 7.30pmCB2 Cafe, Norfolk St
HullClimate changeMon 30 Jul, 7.30pmRelax Cafe,
Newland Ave
(venue tbc due to flooding)
London: Waltham ForestWhat’s happening in Pakistan?Wed 25 Jul, 7.30pmEpi Centre, 41 West St,
Stop the War
Contact StWC with any queries. Phone 020 7278 6694, go to, or email [email protected]
LondonAfghanistan – the forgotten war
Day school with speakers (to be announced)
Sat 15 SepRoom 101,
University of London Union, Malet St
MerseysideBlair to Brown – change policy, not just leader
With Moazzam Begg and others
Organised by Wallasey Stop the War
Tue 7 Aug, 7.30pmSt Andrews Community Church Centre,
Rake Lane, New Brighton
NorwichHands off Iraqi oil – stop the Iraqi oil theft law
For info phone 01493 664499 or 01603 405098
Fri 27 Jul, all dayQueen Charlotte,
286 Dereham Rd
SWP public meetings
CardiffVenezuela – where is the revolution going?
With Joseph Choonara
Wed 25 Jul, 7.30pmCathays Community Centre,
Cathays Terrace
ChesterfieldThe politics of disabilityWed 25 Jul, 7.30pmAssembly Rooms,
Market Hall
The British working class – politics and resistanceWed 1 Aug, 7.30pm
Sexism and the systemWed 8 Aug, 7.30pm
GlasgowWho are the working class today?Wed 15 Aug, 7.30pmJury’s Hotel,
Jamaica St
LeicesterThe shape of the British working class todayWed 15 Aug, 6.30pmCafe Mozart, London Rd
London: CamdenVenezuela – where is the revolution going?
With Joseph Choonara
Thu 26 Jul, 6.30pmEuromed Cafe (upstairs),
225 Kentish Town Rd, NW5
London: CentralCan Britain’s economy run on debt forever?
With Jacob Middleton
Wed 25 Jul, 6.30pmCamera Cafe,
Museum St, WC1
London: EalingCan Palestine ever be free?Wed 26 Jul, 7.45pmNorthfields Community Centre, 71a Northcrest Rd, Ealing, W13 (five mins from Northfields Rd)
London: Hackney EastWhy does the West hate Hamas?Thu 26 Jul, 7.45pmRound Chapel,
Powerscroft Rd (corner Lower Clapton Rd)
London: Hammersmith & FulhamHow can Palestine be free?
With Anne Alexander
Wed 25 Jul, 7pmPalingswick House,
241 Kings St
London: NewhamZionism and antisemitism
With John Rose
Wed 1 Aug, 7pmMethodist Centre,
Bryant St (off West Ham Lane), Stratford
The shape of the British working class today
With Charlie Kimber
Wed 8 Aug, 7pm
Can capitalism run on debt forever?
With Jacob Middleton
Wed 15 Aug, 7pm
London: TootingThe origins of women’s oppression
With Paula Champion
Wed 25 Jul, 7.30pmDerinton Rd Community Centre (corner Blakenham Rd)
London: Tower HamletsIs France turning right?
With Nicolas Van Labeke
Thu 26 Jul, 7pmOxford House, Derbyshire St (off Bethnal Green Rd, opp Tesco)
How can Palestine be free?
With Simon Assaf
Thu 2 Aug, 7pm
London: Waltham ForestThe environment – Marxism versus the market
With Kelly Hilditch
Thu 2 Aug, 7.30pmHornbeam Environmental Centre, 458 Hoe St (nr Bakers Arms)
China – the next superpower?With Charlie HoreWed 15 Aug, 7.30pm
NottinghamThe shape of the British working class todayThu 16 Aug, 7pmInternational Community Centre, Mansfield Rd
PortsmouthRebel America
With Megan Trudell
Sun 29 Jul, 7pmCafe Citrus,
56 Albert Rd,
Sheffield: NorthIs multiculturalism in crisis?
07913 295 246
Thu 26 Jul, 7.30pmBurngreave Library,
Spital Hill
Sheffield: SouthIs multiculturalism in crisis?
07870 565 011
Wed 25 Jul, 7.30pmBohemian Cafe,
53 Chesterfield Rd
SunderlandA rebel’s guide to socialismTue 14 Aug, 7.30pmNew Democratic Club,
34 North Bridge St (St Peters Metro)
Bookmarks events
Events held at bookshop, except where indicated. Bookmarks bookshop, 1 Bloomsbury St, WC1. To reserve places phone 020 7637 1848 or email
[email protected]
LondonBad Men – Guantanamo Bay and the Secret Prisons
With author Clive Stafford-Smith, who is the lawyer for 50 Guantanamo Bay prisoners. He will read from his book and talk about the campaign to close Guantanamo and release the men still held there
Phone 020 7637 1848 to reserve a free place
Tue 14 Aug, 6.30pmBookmarks bookshop,
1 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B
London: ClaphamBookmarks summer party
Booze, books and boules. Wonderful barbeque and salads, plus copious amounts of beer, wine and fruit juice
£5/£3. Children under 12 free. Phone 020 7637 1848 to reserve places. All proceeds to Friends of Bookmarks Appeal
Sun 26 Aug, 2pm to 8pmMaritime House, Old Town (Clapham Common tube)
Movement events
East LancashireOrganising for Fighting Unions forumThu 26 Jul, 7.30pmBrierfield Community Centre, 21 Colne Rd, Briersfield
(nr M65 junction 12)
HarlowSave Harlow College campaignThu 26 Jul, 7.30pmGibson Court Community Rooms, Bishopsfield
London: EustonOrganising for Fighting Unions – the public sector versus the market
With Jane Loftus, CWU president (personal capacity)
Thu 2 Aug, 6.30pmRoom 2C, Kings College London, Strand, WC2
London: HarrowPublic Services Not Private Profit
With Brian Caton (POA general secretary), John McDonnell MP, Judy McKnight (Napo general secretary), Mark Serwotka (PCS general secretary)
Wed 25 Jul, 7pmHarrow Baptist Club, College Road, HA1 1BA
ManchesterPublic sector pay rally – fight the government’s pay freeze
With Mark Serwotka (PCS general secretary), Jane Loftus (CWU president), Frank Hont (Unison regional secretary), Bryan Beckingham (Oldham NUT)
Called by PCS, CWU & Unison
Wed 1 Aug, 6.30pmMechanics Institute, Princess St (corner Major St)
Concerts and benefits
Kent: Whitstable30 years of punk and ska
Celebrating anti-fascism with Love Music Hate Racism
Free. 07947 424 505
Sun 16 Sept,
12 noon to 8pm
Old Neptune, Marine Terrace
London: WandsworthParty 4 Peace
With Sam Beste, Arthur Smith, Paul Millns plus guests, Davide Sanna, and the funky ten piece Jazz4Peace Collective. Plus international artists’ multimedia work on Palestine
£10/£5 on the door. £7/£3 advance. Phone 020 7223 0234
Sun 16 Sep, doors 7pmThe Bedford, Bedford Hill, Balham

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Meetings And Events
Tue 24 Jul 2007, 18:14 BST
Issue No. 2061
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