Come to the opening rally
LINDSEY GERMAN, convenor of the Stop the War Coalition, will be joined by Respect MP George Galloway, Walden Bello from Focus on the Global South, Brazilian socialist Luciana Genro, and Giuliano Giuliani, father of Carlo Giuliani who was killed by Italian police at the anti G8 summit protest in Genoa.
Friday 9 July Friends Meeting House, Euston Road, London, 7pm
Just some of the highlights–join the debate
Revolutionaries & elections
John Rees, Respect candidate in Birmingham Hodge Hill 10am
Is racism on the rise?
Weyman Bennett 10am
The new mandarins of American power
Alex Callinicos 11.45am
How awkward are the awkward squad?
Martin Smith 2pm
How do we tackle the power of the state?
Chris Nineham 2pm
Can revolutions end oppression?
Lindsey German 3.45pm
Labour and the attack on civil liberties
Gareth Peirce & Aamer Anwar 7pm
Humanity & the environment
Paul McGarr 3.45pm
Iraq: war, resistance & revolution
Ibrahim Allawi & Sabah Jawad 3.45pm
Tower blocks and terraces: what sort of housing?
Eileen Short 7pm
Sunday 11 July
Crime, communities & capitalism
Beccy Palmer 10am
Class, fast food & fat
Sheila McGregor 10am
The future for the anti-war movement
Andrew Murray, Lindsey German & Nines Maestro 11.45am
Can trade be fair?
Walden Bello 11.45am
The origins of capitalism
Chris Harman 11.45am
The struggle for democracy
Tony Benn 2pm
Islam, secularism & socialism
Gilbert Achcar, Antoine Boulangé & Esme Choonara 2pm
Life after capitalism Parecon: values & institutions
Michael Albert 2pm & 7pm
UKIP & the rise of the new populism
Chris Bambery 3.45pm
Are men in crisis?
Judith Orr 3.45pm
The Chartists & working class democracy
Paul Foot 7pm
Can Lula deliver?
Charles-André Udry & Luciana Genro 7pm
Meetings during the week
The debates continue all week at Marxism. Here are some of the highlights:
MONDAY 12 JULY, 7pm
Lenin today Alex Callinicos & Michael Albert
TUESDAY 13 JULY, 7pm
How can Palestine be free? Gilad Atzmon & Ghada Karmi
What’s happening in British trade unions? Mark Serwotka
WEDNESDAY 14 JULY, 7pm
The new imperialism & its discontents Tariq Ali
Memoirs of a partisan Giovanni Pesce
Divide & rule: New Labour & migrant workers Hsiao-Hung Pai
THURSDAY 15 JULY
The hunger strikes: Britain’s Guantanamo
Brendan Hughes & Tommy McKearney, 3.45pm
15 July by-elections
Marxism has been slightly reorganised on the Thursday and Friday because of the by-elections in Birmingham and Leicester. Coaches will be going to both constituencies to enable people at Marxism to campaign for Respect. On Friday there will be a chance to discuss the results.
FRIDAY 16 JULY, 3pm
Closing rally with George Galloway, John Rees & Salma Yaqoob.
Where is Marxism held?
The opening rally on Friday night is at Friends Meeting House on Euston Road. The week continues at the University of London Union (ULU) on Malet Street, the Institute of Education on Bedford Way, University College London (UCL) on Gordon Street and Gower Street, Birkbeck College on Malet Street and SOAS Student Union.
Nearest tubes are Euston, Euston Square, Russell Square, Warren Street and Goodge Street.
How much does it cost?
Some 220 meetings plus films, theatre, DJs and live bands throughout the week cost just £60 for the week if you are waged. Unwaged/HE students pay £50, under 18/FE students pay £25. For the weekend the prices are £50/£38/£19. It costs less if you pay in advance. You can buy tickets for a session or a day which cost £9.50/£19. Tickets are available from ULU.