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Marxism 2006: a festival of resistance

Issue No. 1998

For five days thousands will gather at this political festival to celebrate the global movement against war and injustice and debate a huge range of questions about the world.

Up to 200 forums and debates will take place on a range of topics including war and imperialism; Latin America; women’s liberation; anti-capitalism; Africa; anti-racism; working class struggles; America’s hidden history; the environment; media; science; revolution today

There will also be a series of discussions around art and culture, and a range of entertainment including gigs, theatre productions, exhibitions and film showings.

Legendry filmmaker Gillo Pontecorvo will speak on his classic film The Battle of Algiers

Speakers include Tariq Ali, Anas Altikriti, Walden Bello, Melissa Benn, Tony Benn, Alex Callinicos, Louise Christian, Mark Curtis, Roland Denis, Terry Eagleton, George Galloway, Rose Gentle, John Gittings, Ghada Karmi, Bernadette McAliskey, Eamonn McCann, Adrian Mitchell, Trevor Ngwane, Yvonne Ridley, Michael Rosen, Alfredo Saad-Filho, Mark Serwotka, Winston Silcott, Mark Steel and many more.

6-11 July, central London
A five day political festival hosted by the SWP
To book your ticket phone 020 7819 1190 or go to

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SW Appeal
Sat 29 Apr 2006, 00:00 BST
Issue No. 1998
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