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Meetings, events, demonstrations and film showings

Issue No. 2006

| Stop the War | Socialists and the movement | SWP meetings | Socialist Worker platform meetings| movement events | demonstrations & lobbies | film showings | concerts and benefits

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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
BrentYoung people need action not Asbos
With Cllr Oliur Rahman, Brian Richardson, Albert Harriott, Laila Molana-Allen
Wed 28 Jun, 7.30pmWillesden Green Library Centre, 95 High Rd, NW10
CoventryA Palestine journey
With Cllr Michael Lavalette
Thu 22 Jun, 7.30pmMuslim Resource Centre, Red Lane
ManchesterAfter the elections – where next?
With John Rees, Nahella Ashraf
Thu 22 Jun, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House,
6 Mount St
(behind the round library)
SouthallBlair’s war of terror – who’s next?
For info e-mail
Sun 25 June, 6pmSouthall Community Centre, Merrick Rd (opp Sunrise Radio)
SouthendWhat can we do about climate change?Thu 29 Jun, 7.30pmUtopia Cafe, Royals Shopping Centre (opp BHS)

Stop the War
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BristolThe Road to Guantanamo
Moazzam Begg introduces Michael Winterbottom’s film
Wed 21 Jun, 7.45pmEaston Community Centre,
Kilburn St,
CambridgeBring the troops home
With Rose Gentle
Mon 3 Jul, 7.30pm,Friends Meeting House, Jesus Lane
CardiffIraq – is the US behind the death squads?
With Max Fuller
For info phone 07940 108 146 or e-mail
Mon 26 Jun, 7pmBeverton Lecture Theatre, Main Building, Cardiff University, Park Place

Socialists and the movement rallies
Organised by Socialist Worker

Brent and HarrowWith Martin SmithMon 26 Jun, 7.30pmWillesden Green Library Centre, 95, High Road, Willesden Green, NW10
NewhamWith Lindsey German and Weyman BennettTue 27 Jun, 7.30pmOld Town Hall, 29 The Broadway, Stratford E15
NewcastleWith Moira Nolan and Chris NinehamWed 28 Jun, 7.30pmSide cafe, 1-3 The Side
West LondonWith Candy Udwin and Chris HarmanMon 26 Jun, 7.30pmElizabeth Cantell Room, Ealing Town Hall, Ealing Broadway

SWP public meetings

Brent & HarrowThe politics of footballWed 21 Jun, 7.30pmBrent Trades Hall,
375 Willesden High Rd, London NW10
BrightonRevolution and resistance in Latin AmericaWed 21 Jun, 8pm,Friends Meeting House,
Ship St
BurnleyClimate change – nuclear power is not the answer
With Mary Black
Thu 22 Jun, 7.30pmBrierfield Community Centre, 21 Colne Rd
CambridgeGeorge Lansbury and the rebel councillors of PoplarThu 29 Jun, 7.30pmCB2 cafe, Norfolk St
ChesterfieldA rebel’s guide to Trotsky
With Esme Choonara
Wed 21 Jun, 7.30pmAssembly Rooms,
Market Square
DerbyA rebel’s guide to Marx
With Chris Bambery
Thu 22 Jun, 7.30pmBrunswick, 1 Railway Terrace
EustonUS immigrant revolt – the Latino civil rights movementThur 29 Jun, 7pmRoom 3D, University of London Union,
Malet St,
London WC1
LeedsClimate change – nuclear power is not the answer
With Malcolm Povey
Thu 29 Jun, 7.30pmCongreave room, West Yorkshire Playhouse,
Quarry Hill
LiverpoolRevolution and resistance in Latin America
With Chris Nineham
Thu 22 Jun, 7.30pmEveryman Theatre, Hope St (opp Catholic Cathedral)
PrestonLatin America in revolt
With Sally Campbell
Wed 21 Jun, 7pmUnity Community Centre,
Shepherd St (off Church St)
SheffieldClimate change – nuclear power is not the answer
With Martin Empson
Thu 29 Jun, 7pmMain Hall, St Matthews Rooms, Carver St (off Division Rd)
South LondonClimate change – nuclear power is not the answer
With Martin Empson
Wed 21 Jun, 7.30pmThe Brix at St Matthews, Brixton Hill, SW2
WakefieldRevolution and resistance in Latin America
With Martin Smith
Thu 29 Jun, 7pmAgbrigg and Bellevue Community Centre, Montague St

Socialist Worker platform meetings
Organised by the Socialist Worker platform of the SSP

AberdeenAlternatives to neo-liberalism
With Gill Hubbard
Thu 22 Jun, 7pmTrades Council Social Club,
13 Adelphi Lane
EdinburghIran, imperialism and resistance
With Kevin Ovenden
Thu 22 Jun, 7.30pm,Friends Meeting House,
7 Victoria Terrace, EH1
GlasgowIran, imperialism and resistance
With Kevin Ovenden
Fri 23 Jun, 7pmJurys Inn Hotel,
60-96 Jamaica St, G1
DundeeGlobalisation from above versus globalisation from below
With Neil Davidson
Sat 24 Jun, 2.30pmDownstairs, Braes Pub,
14-18 Perth Rd, DD1

Movement events

LondonAlgerian ‘terror suspects’ – from acquittal or internment to deportation (and torture?)
With Yvonne Ridley, Simon Israel, Rashid Messoudi, Nafeez M Ahmed, Gareth Peirce, Doug Jewell, Mohammed Larbi Zitout, Anne Gray. Hosted by Elfyn Llwyd MP
Organised by Campaign Aganst Criminalising Communities. Go to
Wed 28 Jun, 6.45pm7 Millbank (nr Parliament), SW1
Human rights, civil liberties and racism
A public seminar with Balraj Purewal, Merry Varney (Liberty), Mufti Sadruddin (Muslim Scholars, Europe), Richard Stone (Islamaphobia commission), Yvonne Ridley (Islam Channel)
Organised by the Asian Health Agency. For info phone 020 8538 7703 or e-mail
Thu 29 Jun, 10.30am to 2pmQueens Room,
Ealing Town Hall, New Broadway, W5
The Investigation
A new production of Peter Weiss’s dramatic reconstruction of the Frankfurt war crimes trials after the Second World War, concerning Auschwitz. Not seen in Britain since the 1960s. Performed here, as a reading by a cast of 17, it emerges as a chastening and purging documentary of deeply moving power
£10. To book phone 020 7503 1646 or go to
Thu 29 & Fri 30 Jun, 8pmArcola Theatre,
27 Arcola Street, E8
Marxism 2006
A celebration of resistance
Speakers include:  Oscar Olivera, Tariq Ali, Tony Benn, Roland Denis, Ken Loach, Bernadette McAliskey, Trevor Ngwane, Gillo Pontecorvo, Winston Silcott, Janet Alder, George Galloway MP, Melissa Benn, Charlotte Westenra, John Arden, Sam West, Alistair Beaton, Alex Callinicos, Doreen Lawrence, Brian Richardson, David Gillborn, Victoria Brittain, Mark Steel, Skinnyman
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

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

BirminghamQueimada (1969)
Louis Bayman introduces Gillo Pontecorvo’s follow up to The Battle of Algiers, a sharp analysis of colonialism starring Marlon Brando
£3/£2. Organised by SWP
Mon 3 Jul, 7.30pmCafe One,
Five Ways Shopping Centre, Broad St

Concerts and benefits

HackneyFive for trane
An evening of live music and spoken word with Gilad Atzmon and Martin Smith. Highlighting five tracks which chart John Coltrane’s musical and political epiphany
£10. Organised by Respect. Phone 020 7254 4097 or go to
Thu 29 Jun, 8pmVortex Jazz Club,
11 Gillett St,
London N16.
LondonZion party for the people
Celebration of London’s multi-cultural metrobeats, breaks and bass for unity in the community. With Bailey, Tendai, Sparxx, Chef, Rage, Justyce, Ad, Raggadon. Plus speaker Lee Billingham (LMHR)
Free. Supported by Love Music Hate Racism. Phone 07944 207 809, e-mail or go to For LMHR go to
Fri 30 Jun, 8pm to midnightCafe 1001,
91 Brick Lane, E1

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