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Meetings, events, demonstrations and film showings

Issue No. 2003

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BirminghamClimate change – nuclear power is not the answer
With Martin Empson.
Thu 22 Jun, 6.30pmCafe One, Five Ways Shopping Centre, Broad St
CoventryA Palestine journey
With Cllr Michael Lavalette.
Thu 22 Jun, 7.30pmMuslim Resource Centre, Red Lane
Greenwich & LewishamThe World Social Forum in VenezuelaMon 5 Jun, 7.30pmWest Greenwich House, Greenwich High Rd,
London SE10
LondonThe road to Guantanamo
With Moazzam Begg, Yvonne Ridley, John Rees
Tue 6 Jun, 6.30pmHarold Road Centre, Newham, E13
ManchesterAfter the elections – where next?
With John Rees, Nahella Ashraf.
Thu 22 Jun, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House,
6 Mount St
(behind the round library)

Stop the War
Contact StWC with any queries. Phone 020 7278 6694, go to, or e-mail

NationalStop the War conference
With Craig Murray, Tony Benn, George Galloway MP, Caroline Lucas MEP, Rose Gentle, Elaheh Rostami Povey (Action Iran), Yvonne Ridley (Islam Channel), Kate Hudson (Chair CND), Jeremy Corbyn MP, Sabah Jawad (Iraqi Democrats), Explo Nani Kofi (African Liberation Support Group), Salma Yaqoob (Respect).
For info go to or phone 020 7278 6694
Sat 10 June, Friends House, Euston Rd,
London WC1
CoventryShut down Guantanamo
With Moazzam Begg, Peter Brierley (Military Families Against the War)
Sun 11 Jun, 4pmCoventry Students Union,
Priory St
BristolThe Road to Guantanamo
Moazzam Begg introduces Michael Winterbottom’s film.
Wed 21 Jun, 7.45pmEaston Community Centre,
Kilburn St,
KentFestival for peace
With Lindsey German, Walter Wolfgang. Plus music, stalls, DJ tent, performance tent
Sat 17 Jun, 12 noonDane John Gardens, Canterbury. For info phone 07947 424 505
LeedsGuantanamo – shut it down
Film showing of The Road To Guantanamo. Plus discussion with Jackie Chase, Abu Bakr Deghayes (Omar Deghayes campaign).
Sun 18 Jun, 1.45pmPakistani Community Centre, Harehills
St AlbansPeace, justice and Islamophobia
With Moazzam Begg, Soraya Lawrence, Chris Nineham.
Thu 1 Jun, 7.30pmJubilee Hall, Catherine St

Socialists and the movement rallys
Organised by Socialist Worker

KentWith Michael Bradley and Chris HarmanThu 8 June, 7.30pmEnvironment Centre, Palace St, Canterbury
ManchesterWith Lindsey German and Alex CallinicosWed 7 Jun, 7.30pmManchester Mechanics Institute, 103 Princess St
NewhamWith Lindsey German and Weyman Bennett.Tue 20 Jun, 7.30pmHopkins Room, Stratford Library, 3 The Grove, London E15
North LondonWith Chris Nineham and Martin SmithThu 15 Jun, 7.30pmWest Indian Cultural Centre, Clarendon Rd, N8
NottinghamWith Chris Bambery and Hannah DeeThu 8 Jun, 7pmNew Mechanics Institute, 3 North Sherwood St
Tower HamletsWith John Rees and Weyman Bennett.Tue 13 Jun, 7.30pmOxford House, Derbyshire St (off Bethnal Green Rd), London E1

SWP public meetings

BarnsleyLatin America, revolution and resistanceWed 7 June, 7.30pmBarnsley Central Library, Shambles St
BirminghamThe return of the working class – resistance to neo-liberalism across EuropeWed 7 Jun, 7.30pmCustard Factory, Gibb Square, Digbeth
Brent and HarrowResistance and revolt in Latin AmericaThu 1 Jun, 7.30pmBrent Trades and Labour Hall, 375 High Rd, Willesden,
London NW10
BrightonRevolution and resistance in Latin AmericaWed 21 Jun, 8pm,Friends Meeting House,
Ship St
BristolResistance to neo-liberalism across Europe
With Alex Callinicos.
Wed 14 Jun, 7.30pmKuumba Centre,
Hepburn Rd, St Pauls
EustonGramsci – a revolutionary for our time
With Chris Bambery.
Wed 31 May, 6.30pmCamera Cafe, Museum St,
London WC1
HammersmithResistance and revolt in Latin America Wed 7 Jun, 7.30pmPalingswick House,
241 King St, London W6
Home CountiesWhich way forward for Palestine?
With Simon Behrman
Mon 5 Jun, 7.30pmUpstairs at Trinity Church Hall, Beaconsfield Rd/ Victoria St (nr station),
St Albans
HuddersfieldUS immigration revolt – the Latino civil rights movementWed 14 Jun, 6pmCoffeevolution, Church St
NorwichAfter the elections – where next for the left?
With Candy Udwin.
Thu 8 Jun, 7.30pmSt Andrew’s Tavern,
St Andrew’s St
PrestonA rebel’s guide to Lenin
With Michael McDonnell.
Sat 3 Jun, 3pmBrew Cafe, 35 Lune St
SouthamptonGeorge Lansbury and the rebel councillors of PoplarWed 14 Jun, 7.30pmHigh Street Cafe, High St
TootingImperialism in the 21st century Thu 8 Jun, 7.30pmDerinton Road Community Centre (corner Blakenham Rd), London SW17
Waltham ForestSexism – is the clock turning back?
With Judith Orr.
Tue 6 Jun, 7.30pmQuaker Meeting Rooms,
1a Jewel Rd (off Hoe St), London E17

Movement events

BrightonKeep our NHS public – SOS NHS
With John Lister (health campaigner and author).
Mon 5 Jun, 7.30pmBrighthelm Centre, North Rd
LondonDon’t attack Iran
With Shirin Ebadi (Nobel Peace prize winning lawyer), Tony Benn, Lindsey German (StWC), Jeremy Corbyn MP, Ziba Mir-Hosseini, Elaheh Rostami-Povey and music from Somaye Zadeh.
£2. Organised by Action Iran. For info e-mail
Fri 2 June, 6.30pm,Friends Meeting House, Euston (opp Euston stn)
Campaign Against Climate Change conference
With Caroline Lucas MEP (Green), Norman Baker MP (Lib Dem), Mark Lynas (Climate change author & journalist), George Marshall (co-director Climate Outreach & Information Network), Aubrey Mayer (Global Commons Institute), Jeremy Leggett (Solar Century), Jason Torrance (Transport 2000)
Free. Go to
Sat 3 June, 10am to 5pmLondon School of Economics,
Houghton St, WC2
Marxism 2006
A celebration of resistance
Speakers include: George Galloway MP, Tariq Ali, Tony Benn, Victoria Brittain, Rose Gentle, Adrian Mitchell, Eamonn McCann, Trevor Ngwane, Michael Rosen, Melissa Benn, Bernadette McAliskey
Five days of debate, music & film organised by the Socialist Workers Party. Prices £45 waged l £32 unwaged l £25 higher education l £15 under 18/school/further education. For details phone 020 7819 1190 or go to
Thu 6 to Mon 10 July in central London
ManchesterKeep our NHS public
With Peter Hinchcliffe (Unison branch secretary, Pennine Acute Trust).
Wed 14 Jun, 7pmNorth Manchester General Hospital Postgraduate Centre (nr Delaunays Rd main gate).

Bookmarks events
To reserve places phone 020 7637 1848 or e-mail

LondonResources of Critique
Alex Callinicos on his new book.
Wed 31 May, 6.30pmBookmarks bookshop,
1 Bloomsbury St, WC1, (Tottenham Court Rd tube)
How they turned Aids into a catastrophe
Peter Gill on Body Count: How They Turned Aids Into A Catastrophe.
Thu 1 Jun, 6.30pm
Freedom Next Time
John Pilger on his new book, discussing why freedom still seems a distant dream for so many in South Africa.
Thu 8 Jun, 6.30pm

Demonstrations & lobbies

LondonNo job cuts at St Ann’s – keep our NHS public Sat 24 Jun, 11amAssemble Haringey Civic Centre for march to St Ann’s Hospital. Called by Haringey Trades Council
Justice for Paul Coker
March for Paul, who died in police custody. With speakers including Janet Alder.
Sat 1 July, 1.30pmAssemble Plumstead Common for march to Plumstead Police Station

Film showings

NewcastleVenezuela today – the world tomorrowWed 31 May, 7.30pmArts Centre,
Westgate Road

Concerts and benefits

AberdeenUnplug the war benefit
With The Little Kicks, Lorenzo Snow Collective, Kathryn Sawyers, Pete Mconville, Welfare Mothers, Fiona Keenan And Caroline Kemp, The Holy Folks, Amber, The Kitchen Cynics
Fundraiser for Stop the War. For info go to
Fri 2 Jun, 4pm to 11pmKilau Coffee, Little Belmont St
CanterburyParty for peace
With live band, funk and hip hop, DJs
£3. Organised by Stop the War. For more info phone 07947 424 505
Wed 31 May, 9pm to 2amTonic Bar,
Dover Street
(behind cinema)
PortsmouthNazis are no fun
With Virtue Theory, Strict Machines, Infra Juice, Emerett, Adamseed, Gareth Howells
£3. Bring anti-racist banners and posters. Organised by Love Music Hate Racism. Go to
Fri 2 Jun, 7.30pmThe Barn,
Milton Arms,
Milton Rd

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