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Issue No. 1966

Imperialism meetings | other SWP meetings | Respect | Stop the War | Movement events> | demonstrations & events | Film showings

Imperialism, war and terror

BarnsleyWith Moira NolanWed 7 Sep, 7.30pmBarnsley Library,
Canterbury With Martin SmithThu 1 Sep, 7.30pmCanterbury Environment Centre,
Palace St
HackneyWith Martin SmithTue 6 Sep, 7.30pmRound Chapel,
Powerscroft Road
(off Lower Clapton Road)
HuddersfieldWith Moira NolanWed 14 Sep, 6pmCoffeevolution,
Church St
LeedsWith Candy UdwinTue 13 Sep, 7.30pmPriestley Room,
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Quarry Hill
Leicester With Peter MorganWed 14 Sep, 6.30pmCafe Mozart,
London Road
NewcastleWed 14 Sep, 7.30pmSide Cafe,
Quay Side
PrestonThu 29 Sep, 7.30pmCVS Building,
Lancaster Rd
Waltham Forest With Joseph ChoonaraThu 22 Sep, 7.30pmQuaker Meeting House,
1a Jewel Rd (off Hoe St)
WolverhamptonWith Chris HarmanWed 7 Sep, 7.30pmCity Bar,
Kings St
YorkWed 14 Sep, 7.30pmPriory St Centre

other SWP meetings

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BirminghamBolivia and the fight against neo-liberalism
With Chris Harman
Thu 8 Sep, 7.30pmCustard Factory, Gibb St
BradfordHow dominant is US imperialism?Thu 15 Sep, 7pmBradford Central Library, Prince’s Way
CardiffBolivia — is revolution on the agenda?
With Chris Bambery
Wed 7 Sep, 7.30pmRestaurant area,
O’Neill’s Bar, Trinity St
(nr the Hayes)
Home countiesBolivia and the fight against neo-liberalism
With Mario Nain
Mon 5 Sep, 7.30pmTrinity Church Hall
(cnr Beaconsfield Rd/Victoria St),
St Albans
LiverpoolHow dominant is US imperialism?
With Michael Lavalette
Wed 14 Sep, 7.15pmFriends Meeting House, Paradise St
SouthamptonBolivia and the fight against neo-liberalismWed 7 Sep, 7.30pmSir James Matthews Building, Southampton Solent University,
157-187 Above Bar St

Socialist Worker Platform — organised by the SW platform of the SSP

DundeeLatin America in revolt
With Mike Gonzalez
Sat 3 Sep, 2.30pmBraes, 14-18 Perth Road


Contact Respect with any queries. Phone 020 8980 3507, go to, or e-mail

National conference
A two-day delegate conference will take place on Sat 19 and Sun 20 Nov at the Camden Centre, London (near Kings Cross). Details relating to the basis for electing delegates, delegates fees, submission of resolutions, timetable etc will be circulated. Contact Respect office for details
CamdenID cards — what do we think?Mon 5 Sep, 7.30pmVoluntary Action Camden,
293-299 Kentish Town Road, NW5
HalifaxBoth barrels at the senate
Video showing followed by discussion
Sat 3 Sep, 5.30pmRaven Street Community Centre (off Queens Road)
Hebden BridgeWhy we need RespectThu 15 Sep 7.30pmHope Street Baptist Hall
PrestonFrank Sinatra — when ol’ blue eyes was a red
Talk by Martin Smith, based on his book. Includes classic tracks and rare film clips.
Sat 17 Sep, 7.30pmUnicorn, North Rd

Stop the war

BrentStop the bombings! Troops home! Defend civil liberties!
With Yvonne Ridley, Andrew Murray (StWC), David Shayler (ex-MI5), Unjum Mirza (RMT).
Wed 21 Sep, 7.30pmPakistan Community Centre, Marley Walk, Station Parade (Willesden Green tube)
HackneyPeace, liberty and justice
With Lindsey German (StWC), Yvonne Ridley.
Thu 15 Sep, 7.30pmRound Chapel,
Powerscroft Rd
(off Lower Clapton Rd)
HalifaxPeace, liberty and justice
With Rose Gentle (Military Families against the War), Lindsey German (StWC), Mobeen Azhar (Leeds Coalition Against the War)
Wed 14 Sep, 7.30pmYMCA (opposite town hall), Crossley St
LambethPeace, liberty and justice
With Tariq Ali, Lindsey German (StWC), David Shayler (ex-MI5).
Wed 7 Sep, 7.30pmThe Brix,
St Matthew’s Church
(cnr of Effra Rd/Brixton Hill)
Leeds Peace, liberty and justice
With Peter Brierley (MFAW), Mrs Ahmad (wife of Barbar Ahmad), Ghada Razuki (StWC).
Fri 9 Sep, 8.30pmBuilding Blocks
(off Tempest Rd), Beeston
Liverpool Peace, liberty and justice
With Rose Gentle (MFAW), Alice Mahon MP, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Andrew Murray (StWC), Chris Bambery (Socialist Worker editor).
Mon 19 Sep, 7pmFriends Meeting House, Paradise St
(nr BBC Radio Merseyside)
SheffieldPeace, liberty and justice
With Dr Azzam Tamimi (MAB), Chris Nineham (StWC), Ken Loach and Michael Meacher MP (invited).
Tue 13 Sep, 7pmPakistani Muslim Centre, Woodbourn Rd
WandsworthThe London bombings and Iraq
With Jeremy Corbyn MP, Lindsey German, Yvonne Ridley, Anas Al-Tikriti.
Thu 8 Sep, 7.45pmBaptist Church,
21 Ramsden Rd, Balham
Woolwich and PlumsteadPeace, liberty and justice
With Chris Nineham
Thu 15 Sep, 7.30pmThe Forum, Trafalgar Rd, Greenwich

Movement events

LondonAn evening with Tony Benn
Three talks and discussions on consecutive nights. The subjects are War, Religion and Politics, and Democracy.
Tickets £19.50, £14.50, £8.50 (concs £2.50 less). Box office 0870 033 2600
Wed 7 to Fri 9 Sep, 7.30pmShaw Theatre,
100-110 Euston Rd, NW1
Peace Not War third birthday party
With Asian Dub Foundation Sound System, Fun-da-mental, The Extremists, Mecca 2 Medina.
£5/£3 conc. For more info e-mail or phone 07779 276 575
Sun 11 Sep, 5pm to midnightCargo,
83 Rivington St, Shoreditch, EC2
Stand up against the arms fair
Adam Bloom, Ivan Dembina, Felix Dexter, Ayesha Hazarika, Stewart Lee, Angie McEvoy, Ian Stone perform in aid of Campaign Against the Arms Trade’s protests against the Defence Systems and Equipment International (DSEi ) arms fair.
£8 /£5 conc. For tickets call 020 7218 0297 or e-mail Go to
Thu 8 Sep, 9pm (doors 8.15pm)Red Rose Club,
129 Seven Sisters Rd, Finsbury Park
NorfolkBurston strike school rally — highlighting migrant workers’ conditions
With Tony Benn, Paul Kenny (GMB), Barry Camfield (T&G), Nick Dearden (War on Want), live music, children’s fun area, food and beer tent, and community stalls.
For more info go to or e-mail Margaret Holmes,
Sun 4 Sep, 11am-4.30pm Church Green,
Burston (near Diss)

Demonstrations & events

IslingtonStop the War Carnival for Peace
March to Islington Green for rally with Jeremy Corbyn MP.
Sat 17 Sep, 11.30amHighbury Fields
LeedsStop the War
Speakers include Salma Yaqoob, Jeremy Corbyn MP
Sat 10 Sep, 12 noon outside Leeds City Art Gallery, Headrow
LondonDisarm DSEI
Disarm DSEi is calling a week of action against the DSEi arms fair starting with this demonstration.
For more info phone 07817 652 029 or go to
Tue 13 Sep, 12 noonNewham Town Hall,
High St North, East Ham, E6

Film showings

East LondonIslam in Spain — the Final Solution
Tariq Ali introduces his own film to launch Respect film nights. Followed by discussion.
Tickets: £4/£3 concs
Tue 6 Sep, 7pmGenesis Cinema, 93-95 Mile End Rd, E1
Canterbury Who Shot the Sheriff?Sat 29 Sep, 7.30pm Canterbury Environment Centre,
Palace Street
(near Siesta)
History of Rock Against Racism including interviews with the 1970s artists and Peter Doherty, as well as unseen footage of the struggles against racism and the Nazis
London Metropolis (1927)
Introduced by award-winning novelist China Miéville
Fri 16 Sep, 7pmGoldsmith’s Lecture Theatre, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine,
Keppel Street (off Gower Street), WC1
Fritz Lang’s Metropolis shows a class-ridden future where workers live underground while their leaders live in towering palaces. When the workers’ anger erupts into action their oppressors seek ways to divert them.
Advance tickets from Bookmarks, 1 Bloomsbury Street WC1 (020 7637 1848)
Organised by Red Fridays Socialist Film Club

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Meetings And Events
Sat 3 Sep 2005, 00:00 BST
Issue No. 1966
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