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Issue No. 1955

Respect — our challenge to New Labour | SWP forums | Socialist Film Club | Make Poverty History | Movement events | Stop the war coalition | Summer Festivals

Respect — our challenge to New Labour

Contact Respect with any queries. Go to, phone 020 8980 3507 or e-mail [email protected]

BirminghamWith George Galloway, Salma Yaqoob Sun 12 June, 2.30pmBirmingham Sports Centre, 201 Balsall Heath Road, B12 (next to Joseph Chamberlain College/opp Central Mosque)
Lambeth and SouthwarkWith George Galloway, John ReesMon 13 June, 7.30pm St Matthews Church Hall (Effra Road/Brixton Hill junction)
CWU Conference BlackpoolWith George GallowayTue 14 June, 6.30pmBritannia Room,
Ruskin Hotel
NewhamWith George Galloway, Lindsey German, Salma Yaqoob, Abdul Khaliq Mian and Rod Finlayason (T&G steward, Ford Dagenham) Thu 16 June, 7pmWest Ham Football Club, Green Street (Upton Park tube)
Price £3/£1
Islington With John Rees, Oliur Rahman, Yvonne Ridley, Ken MullerThu 16 June, 7.30pm Committee Rooms 5 and 6, Town Hall, Upper Street, N1.
Tickets £2/£1
PrestonWith George Galloway, John Rees, Yvonne Ridley and Milana Said AhmedSun 19 June, 2pm Guild Hall, Lancaster Road
SheffieldWith George Galloway, John Rees, Yvonne Ridley, Maulana Shoaib Desai, chair Maxine BowlerWed 22 June, 7.30pm (doors 7pm), Octagon, Western Bank.
Tickets £3/£1. Available from Jack’s Records, Division Street, or phone 07969 692 975
Unison Conference GlasgowWith George GallowayThu 23 June, 7pm St Stephens Renfield Church, Bath Street
NewcastleWith George Galloway, John ReesThu 30 June, 7pm Journal Tyne Theatre,
West Gate Road

SWP meetings

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BristolHoodies and Asbos — are our kids out of control?
With Tony Staunton
Wed 15 June, 7.30pmKuumba Arts Centre,
Hepburn Road,
St Pauls
DerbyThe revolutionary ideas of Karl Marx
With Peter Morgan
Thu 23 June, 7.15pmWest Indian Community Centre,
Carrington Street
(off Trinity Street)
Hebden BridgeHow can we make poverty history?
With Candy Udwin
Thu 16 June, 7pmJava Lounge,
Market Street
HullJohn Coltrane — jazz, racism and resistance
With Martin Smith
Thu 23 June, 7.15pmRelax Cafe,
Newland Avenue
(near Newland Primary School)
KentCan trade be fair?Thu 23 June, 7.30pmSt Peter’s Church,
Canterbury High Street
(near Cricketers)
LeicesterElections and the new radical left in Europe
With Chris Bambery
Wed 15 June, 7pmCafe Mozart,
London Road
LutonHow can we make poverty history?Wed 22 June, 7.30pmBury Park Community Centre, Dunstable Road
North LondonFrom Che to Chavez — Latin America in revolt
With Chris Harman
Wed 15 June, 7.30pmWest Indian Cultural Centre, Clarendon Road, N8
PortsmouthHoodies and Asbos — are our kids out of control?
With Nick Grant
Sun 12 June, 7pmCitrus Cafe,
Albert Road
West LondonHow capitalism underdeveloped Africa
With Weyman Bennett
Thu 16 June, 7.30pmRuskin Hall,
Church Road, Acton
WolverhamptonHow capitalism underdeveloped Africa
With Chris Harman
Thu 16 June, 7.30pmThe Lighthouse,
Chubb Buildings,
Fryer Street
YorkCan climate change be stopped?
With Suzanne Jeffery
Wed 15 June, 7.30pmKnavesmire Room,
Priory Street Centre

Socialist Film Club

LondonSalt of the Earth (1954)Introduced by Martin Smith. Fri 10 June, 7pmGustav Tuck lecture theatre,
Main building, University College London,
Gower Street
(tube: Warren Street/Euston Square)
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”.
£5/£3. Advance tickets from Bookmarks,
1 Bloomsbury Street WC1 (020 7637 1848)
Organised by the SWP

Make Poverty History

CardiffMotiv8 4 G8
Sat 11 June, 10.30am – 3.30pm (evening event to be confirmed)Temple of Peace,
Cathays Park
Tell the world’s eight richest and most powerful leaders that Wales wants them to make poverty history.
Registration £5 (includes lunchtime refreshments). For more information and to register online go to

Movement events

Manchester Women Asylum Seekers Together and Farhat Khan campaign fundraising meal
With Julie Hesmondhalgh (Haley in Coronation Street)
Fri 17 June, 7pmSaffron Restaurant,
Cheetham Hill Road
Tickets including food £15 for adults. Phone 07947 996 966 or e-mail [email protected]

Stop the War Coalition

SwanseaFight poverty not war
With Andrew Murray, Jane Richmond , Dr Prodromos Panayiotopoulos, chair Phil Broadhurst (Oxfam)
Fri 17 June, 7.30pmEnvironment Centre,
Pier Street

Summer Festivals

London Rise — make a stand against racism Sat 16 July, 12noon–8.30pm Burgess Park, London SE5
With acts including Lemar, Mitchell Brothers, Kano, Horace Andy, Eska, Raghav, and many, many more
A free music festival celebrating London's diversity and opposing racism (formerly the Respect festival)
Tolpuddle Tolpuddle Festival 2005 Fri 15 July–Sun 17 July Tolpuddle, Dorset
Annual music, drama and politics festival.
Friday: Graham Moore and some of the best roots musicians around.
Saturday: workshops on Organising Migrant Workers and Unions in the Firing Line. Worker's Playtime Cabaret with The Muddy Funksters.
Sunday: procession, guest speakers, music including Hank Wangford and The Lost Cowboys and Billy Bragg
For more information contact South West TUC. Phone 0117 947 0521 or e-mail [email protected]

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Issue No. 1955
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