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Stop the War Coalition rallies — Bring the troops home | Defend civil liberties | Defend Muslims

BrentWith Yvonne Ridley, Andrew Murray, David Shayler (ex-MI5), Unjum Mirza (RMT).Wed 21 Sep, 7.30pmPakistan Community Centre, Marley Walk, Station Parade (Willesden Green tube)
Hammersmith and FulhamWith Lindsey German (StWC), Sabah Jawad (Iraqi Democrats), Janet Lakareber (Stop the Genocide in Northern Uganda Campaign), Dahabo Isse (Somali community), Wake Up Congo speaker.Fri 16 Sep, 6pmEmerald Two, 2 Beadon Rd, Hammersmith, W6
Liverpool With Rose Gentle, 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)
LondonRally for RMT Members
With Bob Crow, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Lindsey German (StWC), Paul Embery (FBU), Janet Maiden (Unison).
Tue 20 Sep, 6.30pmFriends Meeting House, Euston Road
NewcastleWith David Shayler (ex-MI5), Ghada Razuki (StWC).Mon 19 Sep, 7.30pmSt Johns Church, Grainger St, City Centre
Tower HamletsWith Ghada Razuki (StWC), Jeremy Corbyn MP, David Shayler (ex-MI5). Tue 20 Sep, 7pmToynbee Hall, Commercial Road, E1

SWP meetings

areatitle & speakertimevenue
Black CountryWhat’s wrong with America?Thu 6 Oct, 7.30pmThe City Bar, King St, Wolverhampton
BradfordClimate change — how do we stop it?Wed 12 Oct, 7pmBradford Central Library, Princes Way
ChesterfieldLatin America in revolt
With Chris Bambery.
Wed 28 Sep, 7.30pmThe Market Hall, Market Sq
East AngliaImperialism, war and terror
With Martin Smith
Thu 29 Sep, 8pmRAD Hall, Walsingham Road, Colchester
East LondonCan we ever trust the police?Thu 6 Oct, 7.30pm107-109 The Grove, Stratford
HarlowCan we ever trust the police?Thu 22 Sep, 8pmPolly’s Pantry, Wych Elm
Home CountiesAntonio Gramsci in the 21st century
With Chris Bambery
Mon 3 Oct, 7.30pmUpstairs, Trinity Church Hall, Beaconsfield Rd/Victoria St (nr St Albans City station)
HuddersfieldClimate change — how do we stop it?Wed 12 Oct, 6pmCoffeevolution, Church St
LambethWhat’s wrong with America?
With Martin Smith
Thu 22 Sep, 7.30pmStockwell Resource Centre, Studley Rd
LeicesterWhat’s wrong with America?Wed 12 Oct, 7.30pmCafé Mozart, London Rd
North LondonClimate change — how can we stop it?
With Jonathan Neale.
Wed 5 Oct, 7.30pmWest Indian Cultural Centre, Clarendon Rd
(Turnpike Lane tube), N8
PrestonImperialism, war and terror
With Judith Orr
Thu 29 Sep, 7.30pmCVS Building, Lancaster Rd
Waltham ForestImperialism, war and terror
With Joseph Choonara.
Thu 22 Sep, 7.30pmQuaker Meeting House, 1a Jewel Rd (off Hoe St).


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
University tourGeorge Galloway speaksWed 28 Sep, 12.30pmWestminster University
Mon 3 Oct, 12.30pmSwansea University
Mon 10 Oct, 12.30pmUniversity College London
Fri 21 Oct, 1pmExeter University
Mon 24 Oct, 12.30pmLondon School of Economics
Tue 25 Oct, 6pmLiverpool University
Fri 28 Oct, 12.30pmQueen Mary, University of London
Mon 7 Nov, 12.30pmSheffield University
Mon 7 Nov, 6pmLeeds University
Wed 9 Nov, 6pmBristol University
OxfordHurricane Katrina — natural disaster, man-made tragedyTue 20 Sep, 7.30pmOxford Town Hall, St Aldates.
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.
SwanseaClimate change — how do we stop it?Thu 13 Oct, 7.30pmUnitarian Church, High St.

Movement events

BristolMarxism in Bristol: exploring the revolutionary socialist tradition
Day of workshops and cultural events with John Molyneux (author What is the Real Marxist Tradition?) and Mike Gonzalez (author Che Guevara and the Cuban Revolution)
For more info phone 07917 676 068.
Sat Oct 15, starting 10am.University of Bristol.
LondonDiagnosis: Disorder
Exhibition of artwork by Paul Mattsson and Sally Bowen. Party Sat 24 Sep with DJs Fusing Naked and Micky Vespre.
Phone 020 7739 6900 or go to
23 to 25 Sep, 7-11pmThe Foundry,

84-86 Great Eastern St, EC2.

RotherhamLove Music Hate Racism
Music, dance and culture featuring Metz n Trix, Special Needs, Agent Blue, school bands, local artists, DJ and music workshops.
Sat 17 Sep, noon to 6pmOakwood College of Technology, Moorgate Rd.
OxfordCampaign Against Climate Change
With Mark Lynas (author High Tide: News from a Warming World), George Marshall (co-director Climate Outreach and Information Network). National planning meeting for December demonstration.
Accommodation available. For more info e-mail
Sat 1 Oct, noon to 4pmAsian Cultural Centre, Manzil Way (behind mosque, off Cowley Rd).
Tower HamletsTower Hamlets and Jenin Twinning Campaign launch
With George Galloway MP, Kama Nabulsi, Harry Cohen MP (invited), Caroline Lucas (Green MEP, invited), Oliur Rahman (Respect councillor)
For more info e-mail
Wed 12 Oct, 7pmJagonari Centre, 183-185 Whitechapel Rd.
Bookmarks tour — Frank Sinatra: when ol’ blue eyes was a red
Talks by Martin Smith, based on his book. Includes classic tracks and rare film clips
For tickets phone Bookmarks on 020 7637 1848. Booking recommended
LondonPlus The Sam Beste Band, a blend of soul, jazz and funk.
Tickets £5/£3
Tue 27 Sep, 7pm (doors 6.30pm)Bar 101, New Oxford St.
Hebden BridgeTickets £5/£2. For more info phone 07759 549 390Wed 5 Oct, 7.30pmTrades Club, Holme St, HX7
LeedsIncludes Harlem Bush Club admission for live funk from The New Masterminds.
Tickets £7/£5. For more info phone 07989 448 883
Thu 6 Oct, 7.45pmHiFi Club, Central Rd, LS1
SheffieldPlus guest DJs.
Tickets £5/£3. For more info phone 07979 648 442
Sun 9 Oct, 7pmThe Forum, Devonshire St
BirminghamPlus music from Mood Indigo.
Tickets £5/£3. For more info phone 07929 657 327
Tue 25 Oct, 7pmThe Jam House, Tickets £5/£3.

Film showings

Canterbury Who Shot the Sheriff?
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
Sat 29 Sep, 7.30pm Canterbury Environment Centre,
Palace Street
(near Siesta)
LondonMetropolis (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

Demonstrations & events

IslingtonStop the War Carnival for Peace
March to Islington Green for rally with Jeremy Corbyn MP.
Sat 17 Sep, 11.30amHighbury Fields
LondonCampaign Against Climate Change demonstration
For more info go to
Sat 3 Dec, nooncentral London

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Issue No. 1968
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