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Issue No. 2476

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SWP Public Meetings

area title time venue
Essex Why are there so few strikes? Thu 5 Nov, 7.30pm Friends Meeting House, Rainsford Rd, Chelmsford CM1 2QL
London: Hackney Marxism and Women’s Liberation
Book launch with author Judith Orr
Thu 29 Oct, 7.30pm The Round Chapel, 2 Powerscroft Rd (corner Lower Clapton Rd), E5 0PU
Wigan Marxism and Women’s Liberation
Book launch with author Judith Orr
Wed 21 Oct, 7pm 17-19 Wallgate (opposite Wigan post office), WN1 1LD
 

SWP branch meetings

Weekly meetings to discuss political issues and our local activity. All welcome
area title time venue
Aberdeen Marxism and the trade union struggle Thu 22 Oct, 6pm Belmont Cinema Cafe, 49 Belmont St, AB10 1JS
Lenin and the revolutionary party Thu 29 Oct, 6pm
Barnsley Suffragettes—how did women win the vote? Thu 22 Oct, 6.30pm YMCA, Blucher St, S70 1AP
The ideas of Surrealism—‘ceci n’est pas une revolution’ Thu 29 Oct, 6.30pm
Birmingham: City centre In or out? What should socialists say about the EU referendum? Wed 21 Oct, 7pm Birmingham LGBT Centre, 38/40 Holloway Circus, B1 1EQ
Capitalism, austerity and disability Wed 28 Oct, 7pm
Bolton How we beat anti-union laws in the past—and How we can do it today Wed 28 Oct, 6.30pm Bolton Socialist Club, 16 Wood St (off Bradshawgate), BL1 1DY
Bradford Black Jacobins—the story of a slave revolt Wed 21 Oct, 7pm Equity Centre, Perkin House, 82 Grattan Rd, BD1 2LU
By any means necessary—Malcolm X and the fight against racism Wed 28 Oct, 7pm
Brighton From Selma to Ferguson—the fight for Civil Rights in the US Wed 21 Oct, 7.30pm Friends Meeting House, Ship St, BN1 1AF
What has happened to the Arab Spring? Wed 28 Oct, 7.30pm
Bristol: North Suffragettes—how did women win the vote? Thu 22 Oct, 7.30pm The Canteen, 5th Floor, Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY
The Kurds and the fight against oppression in Turkey Thu 29 Oct, 7.30pm
Bristol: South Why capitalism makes us ill—Marxism and mental health Wed 21 Oct, 7.30pm YHA, Narrow Quay, BS1 4QA
Why we say that migrants are welcome here Wed 28 Oct, 7.30pm
Cambridge Suffragettes—how did women win the vote? Thu 22 Oct, 7.30pm The Box Cafe, 47 Norfolk St, CB1 2LD
Cardiff Alienation—tell me why I don’t like Mondays Wed 28 Oct, 7.30pm Cathays Community Centre, Cathays Terrace, CF24 4HX
Chelmsford Human nature—are we too selfish for socialism? Thu 19 Nov, 7.30pm Friends Meeting House, Rainsford Rd, CM1 2QL
Chesterfield How we beat anti-union laws in the past—and How we can do it today Thu 22 Oct, 7.30pm Chesterfield Library (enter via Cafe Browser), New Beetwell St, S40 1QL
Podemos and the rise of the left in Spain Thu 29 Oct, 7.30pm
Colchester How do we stop the privatisation of culture? Tue 20 Oct, 7.30pm The Odd One Out, 28 Mersea Rd, CO2 7ET
Prevent—criminalising Muslim people Tue 27 Oct, 7.30pm
Coventry How we beat anti-union laws in the past—and How we can do it today Wed 21 Oct, 7.30pm West Indian Centre, 159 Spon St, CV1 3BB
Can Corbynomics work? Wed 28 Oct, 7.30pm
Derby An introduction to Marxist economics Thu 22 Oct, 7pm West End Community Centre (next to Britannia Mill), Mackworth Rd, DE22 3BL
Suffragettes - how did women win the vote? Thu 29 Oct, 7pm
Doncaster Prevent—criminalising Muslim people Wed 21 Oct, 7.30pm Women’s Centre, 21 Cleveland St, DN1 3EH
How can Palestine be free? Wed 28 Oct, 7.30pm
Dudley Trident—what do socialists say? Wed 28 Oct, 8pm The What Centre, 23 Coventry St, Stourbridge (town centre), DY8 1EP
Dundee Climate change—how do we stop capitalism destroying the planet? Wed 21 Oct, 7.30pm Dundee Voluntary Action, 10 Constitution Rd, DD1 1LL
How can Palestine be free? Wed 28 Oct, 7.30pm
Edinburgh The Kurds and the fight against oppression in Turkey Wed 28 Oct, 7.30pm Friends Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace, EH1 2JL
Exeter How we beat anti-union laws in the past—and How we can do it today Thu 29 Oct, 7pm New Horizon Cafe, 47 Longbrook St, EX4 6AW
Glasgow: North Glasgow and the slave trade Wed 21 Oct, 7.30pm Posh Nosh Cafe, 86 Maryhill Rd (near St George's Cross Underground), G20 7QB
Suffragettes - how did women win the vote? Wed 28 Oct, 7.30pm
Harlow Fortress Europe—the war on migrants and refugees Thu 22 Oct, 7.30pm Friends Meeting House, 1 Church Leys, CM18 6BX
Huddersfield Them and Us—Fighting the Class War 1910-39 Wed 21 Oct, 6.30pm Brian Jackson House, 2 New North Parade (near both train and bus stations), HD1 5JP
Will technology create a post-capitalist world? Wed 28 Oct, 6.30pm
Kirkcaldy Climate change—how do we stop capitalism destroying the planet? Mon 2 Nov, 7.30pm Betty Nichol’s Pub, 297 High St, KY1 1JL
Lancaster How we beat anti-union laws in the past—and How we can do it today Thu 22 Oct, 7.15pm Friends Meeting House, Meeting House Lane, LA1 1TX
Can Marxism explain oppression? Thu 29 Oct, 7.15pm
Leeds: City Centre Pride, politics and protest—a revolutionary guide to LGBT liberation Thu 22 Oct, 7pm Swarthmore Education Centre, 2-7 Woodhouse Sq, LS3 1AD
A refugee’s eyewitness report of the crisis in Syria—why we oppose bombing Thu 29 Oct, 7pm
London: Brent & Harrow Africa before the Europeans came Thu 22 Oct, 7.30pm The Pepperpot Centre, 1a Thorpe Close, Ladbroke Grove, W10 5XL
Rock Against Racism — when music helped fight fascism Thu 29 Oct, 7.30pm
London: Brixton The housing crisis—why the system can’t provide decent homes for all Wed 21 Oct, 7pm Vida Walsh Centre, 2b Saltoun Rd (near Effra Rd, facing Windrush Square), SW2 1EP
Why we celebrate the Russian Revolution Wed 28 Oct, 7pm
London: Camden By any means necessary—Malcolm X and the fight against racism Thu 29 Oct, 7pm Theatro Technis, 26 Crowndale Rd, NW1 1TT
London: Ealing Can Marxism explain oppression? Thu 22 Oct, 7.30pm West London Trade Union Club, 33-35 High St, Acton, W3 6ND
1919—Britain on the brink of revolution Thu 29 Oct, 7.30pm
London: Hackney Lenin and the revolutionary party Thu 22 Oct, 7.30pm The Round Chapel, 2 Powerscroft Rd (corner Lower Clapton Rd), E5 0PU
London: Hornsey and Wood Green Crisis in Syria — is there a solution? Wed 28 Oct, 7.30pm West Indian Cultural Centre, 9 Clarendon Rd, Haringey, N8 0DJ
London: Islington Is another education possible? Thu 22 Oct, 7pm The Old Fire Station, 84 Mayton St, N7 6QT
Can Corbynomics work? Thu 29 Oct, 7pm
London: Kingston Why we need a revolutionary party Wed 28 Oct, 7pm Kingston Quaker Centre, Fairfield East, KT1 2PT
London: Lewisham The housing crisis—why the system can’t provide decent homes for all Wed 21 Oct, 7.30pm West Greenwich Community and Arts Centre, 141 Greenwich High Rd (near Greenwich main line and DLR Station), SE10 8JA
How do we stop the rise of the far right in Europe? Wed 28 Oct, 7.30pm
London: Newham A brief history of the Labour Party Wed 21 Oct, 7pm Stratford Advice Arcade, 107-109 The Grove (next to Morrisons car park), E15 1HP
Alexandra Kollontai and the fight for women’s liberation Wed 28 Oct, 7pm
London: Southwark Syria in crisis—how could it be solved? Thu 22 Oct, 7pm Camberwell Leisure Centre, Room 2, Artichoke Place (off Camberwell Church St), SE5 8TS
How we beat anti-union laws in the past — and how we can do it today Thu 29 Oct, 7pm
London: Tottenham What did Lenin say about the Labour Party? Wed 28 Oct, 7.30pm Kitabevi Cafe, 410 Tottenham High Rd, N17 9JB
London: Tower Hamlets How we beat anti-union laws in the past—and How we can do it today Wed 21 Oct, 7pm Oxford House, Derbyshire St (opposite Bethnal Green Rd Tesco), E2 6HG
Suffragettes - how did women win the vote? Wed 28 Oct, 7pm
London: Waltham Forest Crisis in Syria—how can it be solved? Wed 21 Oct, 7.30pm Quaker Meeting House, 1a Jewel Rd (off Hoe St), E17 4QU
China’s economy—a Marxist analysis Wed 28 Oct, 7.30pm
Manchester: Chorlton Chile 1973—lessons for today Wed 21 Oct, 7pm Chorlton Library (side door), Manchester Rd, M21 9PN
Is the media all powerful? Wed 28 Oct, 7pm
Manchester: city centre How we beat anti-union laws in the past—and How we can do it today Thu 22 Oct, 7pm Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount St, M2 5NS
Crisis in Syria—is there a solution? Thu 29 Oct, 7pm
Manchester: Longsight and Levenshulme Them and us—class struggle in Britain 1910-1930 Wed 28 Oct, 7.30pm Food Factory, 884 Stockport Rd, Levenshulme, M19 3BN
Medway Resistance and the case for revolution Thu 22 Oct, 7.30pm Conference room, The Nucleus Arts Centre, 272 High St, Chatham, ME4 4BP
Suffragettes - how did women win the vote? Thu 22 Oct, 7.30pm
Newcastle Will technology create a post-capitalist world? Thu 22 Oct, 7pm Broadacre House, Market St, NE1 6HQ
Crisis in Syria—how can it be solved? Thu 29 Oct, 7pm
Norwich How can Palestine be free? Thu 22 Oct, 7.30pm Vauxhall Centre, Johnson Place, NR2 2SA
What is the Labour Party? Thu 29 Oct, 7.30pm
Nottingham Crisis in Syria—how can it be solved? Wed 21 Oct, 7.30pm International Community Centre, 61b Mansfield Rd, NG1 3FN
How can Palestine be free? Wed 21 Oct, 7.30pm
Oxford Greece—why did Syriza fail? Wed 28 Oct, 7.30pm Restore, Manzil Way (off Cowley Rd), OX4 1YH
Plymouth Fortress Europe—the war against migrants Thu 29 Oct, 7pm Quaker House, 74 Mutley Plain, PL4 6LF
Poole Russia, Isis and the Arab revolution Mon 16 Nov, 7.30pm The Blue Boar pub (near multi-storey car park), 29 Market Close, BH15 1NE
Portsmouth Is there a parliamentary road to socialism? Wed 21 Oct, 7.30pm, Somerstown Central, Rivers St, PO5 4EY
Marxism and women's liberation Wed 28 Oct, 7.30pm,
Scarborough Climate change—how do we stop capitalism destroying the planet? Thu 29 Oct, 7pm small meeting room, Scarborough Central Library, Vernon Rd, YO11 2NN
Sheffield The refugee crisis in Europe—why we say open the borders Thu 22 Oct, 7.30pm Central United Reformed Church, 60 Norfolk St (near Crucible Theatre), S1 2JB
Suffragettes - How did women win the vote? Thu 29 Oct, 7.30pm
Southampton The refugee crisis in Europe—why we say open the borders Wed 21 Oct, 7.30pm Central Baptist Church Hall, Devonshire Rd, SO15 2GY
Is there a working class? Wed 28 Oct, 7.30pm
Swansea Black lives matter—race, class and revolt Thu 22 Oct, 7.30pm Brynmill Community Centre, St Albans Rd, SA2 0BP
Suffragettes - How did women win the vote? Thu 29 Oct, 7.30pm
Telford The refugee crisis in Europe—why we say open the borders Thu 22 Oct, 7.30pm Oddfellows Arms, 65 High St, Wellington, TF1 1JT
From coal mines to call centres—how has the working class changed? Thu 22 Oct, 7.30pm
Wigan Crisis in Syria—how can it be solved? Wed 28 Oct, 7pm Little Fifteen pub, 17-19 Wallgate (opposite Wigan Post Office), WN1 1LD
Wolverhampton and Walsall A rebel’s guide to Lenin Wed 21 Oct, 7.30pm Irish Mbassy, Lichfield St, Wolverhampton, WV1 1EQ
Suffragettes - how did women win the vote? Wed 21 Oct, 7.30pm
 

Movement events

area title time venue
National Lobby of Parliament
Organised by the TUC. More info: tuc.org.uk
Mon 2 Nov Houses of Parliament, London.
Defending our unions and organising to win
Unite the Resistance national conference
Book online now uniteresist.org
Sat 14 Nov, 11.30am-5pm Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, 235 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8EP.
Scotland Marxism in Scotland
A day of political debate, analysis and discussion
£10 waged/ £5 student/£3 unwaged/free for refugees & asylum seekers
Book at swp.org.uk/event/marxism-scotland
Sat 31 Oct, 10am to 5pm Renfield St Stephen’s, 260 Bath St, Glasgow G2 4JP
Dorchester Disability rights and the struggle for equality
Organised by Dorset Socialists. dorsetsocialists.org.uk
Sat 7 Nov, 1.30pm Colliton Club (opposite County Hall), Colliton Park, DT1 1XJ
Edinburgh No to racism—justice for Sheku Bayoh
Public meeting hosted by the EIS union
Supported by Stand Up to Racism, Unite Against Fascism, Radical Independence Campaign and Rise
Thu 22 Oct, 7pm Room G.05, 50 George Square, University of Edinburgh, EH8 9YL

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