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Meetings, events and demonstrations

Issue No. 2065

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Contact Respect with any queries. Phone 0870 850 1978, go to, or email [email protected]
NationalAnnual conferenceSat 17 & Sun 18 NovLondon
Stop the War
Contact StWC with any queries. Phone 020 7278 6694, go to, or email [email protected]
NationalThe world against war
Stop the War Coalition international peace conference. A follow up to the successful international conference in 2005
Sat 1 DecWestminster Central Hall, London
BirminghamPublic meeting
With Sami Ramadani
Thu 30 Aug, 7.30pmCarrs Lane Church Centre (opp Moor St station)
LondonAfghanistan – Britain’s other war
Day school with speakers including Craig Murray, Elaheh Rostami Povey, Lynda Holmes, Lindsey German, Jane Shallis, Andrew Murray
Sat 15 Sep, 9.30am to 5pmRoom 101,
University of London Union, Malet St
London: BrentPublic meeting
With Palestine Solidarity Campaign speaker
Mon 3 Sep, 7.30pmBrent Trades & Labour Hall (Apollo Club), 375 High Rd Willesden NW10 (nr Willesden bus garage)
London: HaveringTroops out now!
With Rose Gentle (MFAW), Lindsey German
Wed 19 Sep, 7pmWykeham Hall, Market Place, Romford
ManchesterDay school
Followed by film showing
Sat 29 Sep, 1pm to 6pmUniversity of Manchester Students Union, Oxford Rd
SWP public meetings
BirminghamResistance from the 1970s to today – how the working class went global
With Michael Bradley
Thu 13 Sep,7.30pmCarrs Lane Church Centre, (opp Moor St station)
BristolThe shape of the British working class today
With Charlie Kimber, Adrian Probert (PCS)
Wed 19 Sep, 7.30pmEaston Community Centre, Kilburn St
Bristol: SouthCan the market stop climate change?Wed 29 Aug, 7.30pmCircle Books,
55 North St
LeedsMaterial Girls – Women, Men, and Work
With Lindsey German on her new book
Wed 12 Sep, 7pmCongreve Room,
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Quarry Hill
Leeds: HarehillsBrown, Musharraf and the “war on terror”Wed 29 Aug, 7.30pmTastys Karahi restaurant,
138 Roundhay Rd
LiverpoolNeoliberalism in education
With Tom Jenkins
Wed 29 Aug, 7pmMethodist Rooms,
Bold St
London: Brent and HarrowIs multiculturalism in crisis?
With Anindya Bhattacharyya
Wed 22 Aug, 7.30pmBrent Trades and Labour Hall (Apollo Club), 375 High Rd, Willesden, NW10 (nr Dollis Hill station)
London: Hackney SouthIs multiculturalism in crisis?Wed 22 Aug, 7.30pmHCD Centre, 62 Beechwood Rd, (off Dalston Lane) E5
London: Newham30 years since Rock Against Racism
With Roger Huddle
Wed 22 Aug, 7pmMethodist Centre,
Bryant St (off West Ham Lane), Stratford
India – 60 years after independence and partition
With Anindya Bhattacharyya
Wed 29 Aug, 7pm
Iran – why does Bush want war?
With Simon Assaf
Wed 5 Sep, 7pm
London: Tower HamletsWhere do profits come from?
With Roger Cox
Thu 23 Aug, 7pmOxford House, Derbyshire St (opp Tesco, Bethnal Green Rd)
Iran – why does Bush want war?
With Somaye Zadeh
Thu 30 Aug, 7pm
A rebel’s guide to Rosa Luxemburg
With Judy Cox
Thu 6 Sep, 7pm
St AlbansUnderstanding the American empire
With Alex Callinicos
Mon 3 Sep, 7.30pmUpstairs, Trinity Church Hall,
Beaconsfield Rd (nr St Albans City station)
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]
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
NationalPolitical Economy conference
Sessions on:
  • Marx’s political economy and the dynamics of the system
  • Finance capital
  • Migration, the state and globalisation
  • Capitalism and development
  • Developments in Marx’s theory of value
  • Capitalism today

Speakers include: John Weeks, Jim Kincaid, Alan Freeman, Jane Hardy, Phil Marfleet, Simon Mohun, Andrew Kliman, Alex Callinicos and Chris Harman
Organised by International Socialism journal Advance booking essential. To book or request information, email [email protected] or phone 020 7819 1177
Sat 29 Sept, 10.30am to 5.30pmcentral London
1857/2007 – imperialism, ‘race’, resistance
International conference on the 150th anniversary of the 1857 Indian uprising. With Sumit Sarkar,Tariq Ali, Nandita Haksar, Mubarak Ali, Kumkum Sangari, John Newsinger
Organised by South Asia Solidarity Group To register email [email protected]
Sat 6 OctSoas, Thornhaugh St, London WC1
Rally for trade union freedom
With John Hendy QC,
John McDonnell MP, Bob Crow (RMT general secretary), Paul Kenny (GMB general secretary), Tony Woodley (Unite T&G general secretary), Katy Clark MP, Jon Cruddas MP, Brain Caton (POA general secretary), Christine Blower (NUT deputy general secretary), Mark Serwotka (PCS general secretary), Gerry Doherty (TSSA general secretary)
4.30pm to 5.30pm, demonstration outside House of Commons
5.30pm to 7.30pm, rally in Committee Room 14,
Called by United Campaign
Thu 18 OctHouse of Commons (Westminster tube)
EdinburghThe revolutionary legacy of Gramsci
One day conference with Chris Bambery, Peter Thomas, Adrian Budd, Adam Morton, Neil Davidson

Organised by International Socialism journal
Sat 6 Oct, 10am to 4.30pmEdinburgh University, Paterson’s Land, Old Moray House, Holyrood Rd
London: BrentPublic Services Not Private Profit rally
Organised by Brent Trades Council
Wed 12 Sep, 7.30pmWillesden Green Library Centre, 95 High Rd, NW10
Norfolk: BurstonBurston strike school rally
With Bob Crow (RMT general secretary), Tony Benn, Mary Davis, Colette Cork-Hurst. Plus live music from Billy Bragg or
Sun 2 Sep, 11am to 4pmChurch Green, Burston
(nr Diss), Norfolk
Exhibition of art in a time of conflict. Artists include Peter Kennard, Colin Self, John Kiki, Samia Malik, Joanna Guthrie, Lewis Peake
Public opening: Tue 21 Aug, 7pm, with Ian Gibson MP
Until 1 Sep, Monday to Saturday 10am to 6pmSt Margaret’s Church Art Gallery, St. Benedict’s St
PrestonTrade union social
With Dan Berry’s jazz bandSponsored by CWU, PCS, FBU, UCU
Fri 31 Aug, time tbcFunction Room, Last Orders Pub, Church St
Demonstrations & lobbies
NationalMarch with a message for Labour
A major rally to take a message from all working people to the Labour Party
Organised by the Unite union
Sun 23 SepOutside Labour Party conference, Bournemouth
Concerts and benefits
Kent: WhitstablePunk and ska beach party
Celebrating anti-fascism with Love Music Hate Racism – includes a live stage outside on the beach. Acts include Electric River, The Beautifully Decayed, Panic Plan, BattleSka Gallactica, Blondee, These Murders, Nearly Famous, Mandy Kewley
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
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Issue No. 2065
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