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How can we make poverty history?

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BARNSLEYHow capitalism underdeveloped AfricaWed 25 May, 7.30pmBarnsley Library,
Shambles Street
BOLTONHow can we make poverty history?
With Chris Bambery
Wed 1 June, 8pmSocialist Club,
Wood Street
(off Bradshaw Gate)
BURNLEYHow can we make poverty history?
With Geoff Brown
Wed 25 May, 7.30pmBrierfield Community Centre,
Colne Road
CHESTERFIELDHow capitalism underdeveloped Africa
With Charlie Kimber
Wed 25 May, 7pmAssembly Rooms,
Market Hall
DONCASTERHow can we make poverty history? Wed 25 May, 7.30pmRegent Hotel,
South Parade
HEBDEN BRIDGEHow can we make poverty history? Thu 16 June, 7pmJava Lounge,
Market Street
HUDDERSFIELDHow capitalism underdeveloped AfricaWed 8 June, 6pmCoffeevolution,
Church Street
KENTAids and Africa — when multinationals kill
With Beccy Reese
Thu 2 June, 7.30pmSt Peter’s Church,
Canterbury High Street
(nr The Cricketers)


How capitalism underdeveloped Africa
With Yuri Prasad plus
African food & music
Wed 25 May, 7pmBrudenell Social Club,
Queens Rd,
Hyde Park
MANCHESTERHow capitalism underdeveloped Africa and how it can be free
With Charlie Kimber
and film showing of Amandla! plus African food
Fri 20 May, 6.30pmFriends Meeting House, Mount Street
NORWICHHow can we make poverty history?
With Kelly Hilditch
Thu 26 May, 7pmRussell Street Community Centre
SWANSEAHow capitalism underdeveloped AfricaThu 9 June, 7.30pmUplands Diner, Uplands
WOLVERHAMPTONHow capitalism underdeveloped AfricaThu 16 June,The Lighthouse,
Chubb Buildings,
Fryer Street

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organised by the SW platform of the Scottish Socialist Party

DUNDEEHow can we make poverty history? Sat 28 May, 4pmBrae’s (downstairs),
Perth Road

Other SWP Meetings

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DERBYThe revolutionary ideas of Karl Marx
With Pete Morgan
Thu 23 June, 7.15pmWest Indian Community Centre, Carrington Street
(off Trinity Street)
HULLJohn Coltrane — jazz, racism and resistance
With Martin Smith
Thu 23 June, 7.15pmRelax Cafe,
Newland Avenue (near Newland Primary School)
LEICESTERAfter the elections — why winning is just the beginningWed 15 June, 7pmCafe Mozart, London Road
NEWCASTLEFrom Che to Chavez — Latin America in revoltThu 2 June, 7.30pmThe Dog and Parrot,
Westgate Road
(opp Life Centre)
NORTH LONDONFrom Che to Chavez — Latin America in revoltWed 1 June, 7.30pmWest Indian Cultural Centre,
Clarendon Road, N8
NOTTINGHAMFrom Che to Chavez — Latin America in revolt
With Chris Bambery
Thu 26 May,
International Community Centre,
61b Mansfield Road
(near Victoria Centre)
SHEFFIELDCan climate change be stopped? Wed 22 June, 7.30pmShowroom Cinema, Paternoster Row
SOUTH LONDONYoung, gifted and black — failed by the education systemTue 7 June, 7.30pmPlan B,
418 Brixton Road, SW9
ST ALBANSJohn Coltrane — jazz, racism and resistance
With Martin Smith
Mon 6 June, 7pmTrinity Church Hall
(corner Beaconsfield Road/ Victoria Street)
YORKCan climate change be stopped? Wed 15 June, 7.30pmKnavesmire Room,
Priory Street Centre

Globalise Resistance

NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2005With Patrick Bond, Eric Toussaint, Jean Lambert MEP, David Miller, Sue Branford, Alex Callinicos, Sami Ramadani, Nadine Finch, Billy Hayes
Workshops include:
  • An alternative commission for Africa
  • Is the US winning in the Middle East?
  • Mobilising for the G8; Refugees — at the sharp end of globalisation
  • Can we stop climate change?
Sat 28 May, 10am-5pmSouth Camden Community School, Charrington Street, NW1 (tube: Euston/Mornington Crescent)
For details phone

020 7053 2071 or go to

Socialist Film Club

LONDONSalt of the Earth (1954)
Introduced by Martin Smith.
A family drama, based on a 1950 strike by zinc miners in New Mexico. Written, directed and produced by members of the original blacklisted “Hollywood Ten”.
Fri 10 June, 7pmGustav Tuck lecture theatre,
Main building, University College London,
Gower Street
(tube: Warren Street/Euston Square)
£5/£3. Advance tickets from Bookmarks,
1 Bloomsbury Street WC1 (020 7637 1848)
Organised by the SWP

Movement events

BIRMINGHAMMoving Forward Together
Poet Benjamin Zephaniah hosts a film and music benefit night to support the Mikey Powell Campaign for Justice.
Fri 27 May,
Doors open 6.30pm, film starts 7.30pm.
The Drum,
144 Potters Lane, Aston, Birmingham B6.
More details from 07770 432 439
LONDONVenezuela — an example for Latin America?
With Richard Gott (writer and author of forthcoming Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution)‚
Dr Julia Buxton (Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford),
Prof Steve Ellner (Universidad del Oriente, Venezuela),
Keith Sonnet (deputy general secretary of Unison)
Wed 25 May, 7pmNUT HQ, Mabledon Place London WC1 (nr Kings Cross and Euston stations)
Glasgow Scottish Palestine Solidarity Tour — Lies, Spies and Whistleblowers
With David Shayler and Annie Machon (ex-MI5 agents).
Organised by the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign.
For details phone Saf on 07870 308 641
Co-sponsored by Miscarriages of Justice Organisation Scotland, Scotland against Criminalising Communities and Muslim Association of Britain
Mon 23 May, 7.30pm St Stephens Church,
Bath Street (nr Kings).
Edinburgh NorthTue 24 May, 12.30pmMuirhouse Millenium Centre
Stirling UniversityTue 24 May, 7.30pm Cotterell Building LT A6
Edinburgh Wed 25 May, 7.30pm Augustine Church,

George IV Bridge.

Galashiels Thu 26 May, 7.30pm Volunteer Hall.
Perth Fri 27 May, 7.30pm Salutation Hotel,
South Street.

Make Poverty History

LONDONMotivate London for G8
Come and hear how Londoners can join thousands of others in Edinburgh to demand trade justice, debt cancellation and better aid for the world’s poorest countries
Thu 2 June, 6.30 – 8.30pmTUC Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC2
For more information phone Kate Blagojevic on 020 7802 997, e-mail motivatelondon
CARDIFFMotiv8 4 G8
Tell the world’s eight richest and most powerful leaders that Wales wants them to make poverty history.
Sat 11 June, 10.30am – 3.30pm (evening event to be confirmed)Temple of Peace,
Cathays Park
Registration £5 (includes lunchtime refreshments).
For more information and to register online go to www.makepoverty

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