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Meetings and events

Published Tue 13 Nov 2012
Issue No. 2329

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SWP public meetings
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London: South East What is the socialist alternative to the crisis? Wed 28 Nov, 7.30pm Church Hall, Albion Way, Lewisham, SE13 6BT
London: Waltham Forest What is the socialist solution to the crisis? Wed 28 Nov, 7.45pm William Morris Gallery, Lloyd Park, Forest Rd, E17 4PP
Newcastle A People’s History of the Second World War
book launch with author Donny Gluckstein
Fri 23 Nov, 7pm The Labour Club, 11 Leazes Park Rd, NE1 4PF
St Albans After 20 October—how can we get a general strike? Mon 19 Nov, 7.30pm Upstairs Trinity Church Hall, 1 Beaconsfield Rd (near St Albans City station), AL1 3RD
SWP branch meetings Weekly meetings to discuss political issues and our local activity. All welcome
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Aberdeen Can Britain be ‘One Nation’? Thu 22 Nov, 6pm Belmont Cinema, 49 Belmont St, AB10 1JS
Barnsley What would a socialist society be like? Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm YMCA, 1 Blucher St, S70 1AP
Birmingham: Handsworth The politics of art Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm The Farcroft Pub, 157 Rookery Rd, B21 9QY
Birmingham: Small Heath Europe in revolt—how can workers win? Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm Bader Restaurant, 394 Coventry Rd, B10 0UF
Birmingham: Stirchley What do we mean by class? Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm Stirchley Community Centre, 1326 Pershore Rd, B30 2XS
Bolton What do we mean by class? Wed 21 Nov, 6.30pm, Bolton Socialist Club, 16 Wood St (off Bradshawgate), BL1 1DY
Bradford Why haven’t women achieved equality? Wed 21 Nov, 6pm The Equity Centre, 1 Longlands St, BD1 2TP
Brighton How can we stop capitalism destroying the planet? Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm Phoenix Community Centre, 2 Phoenix Place, BN2 9ND
Bristol: East Abortion—why we defend a woman’s right to choose Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm Easton Community Centre, Kilburn St, BS5 6AW
Bristol: South What can we learn from struggles in the 1930s? Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm YHA, Narrow Quay, BS1 4QA
Bristol: Stokes Croft Child abuse scandals—what do socialists say? Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm 5th Floor, The Canteen, Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY
Bury and Prestwich The lost revolution—Germany 1918 to 1923 Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm The Ostrich, 163 Bury Old Rd, Prestwich, M25 1JF
Canterbury The rise of the far right across Europe Thu 22 Nov, 6pm St Peters Methodist Church Hall, St Peters Ln, CT1 2BE
Cardiff Can China save capitalism? Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm Cathays Community Centre, Cathays Terrace, CF24 4HX
Chesterfield Crime, class and corruption Thu 29 Nov, 7.30pm Chesterfield Library, New Beetwell St, S40 1QN
Colchester Obama and the dream that died Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm Albatta Cafe, 18A Sir Isaacs Walk, CO1 1JJ
Coventry Police corruption from Orgreave to Hillsborough Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm West Indian Centre, 159 Spon St, CV1 3BB
Derby State capitalism—why the USSR wasn’t socialist Thu 22 Nov, 7pm West End Community Centre, Mackworth Rd, DE22 3BL (next to Britannia Mill)
Dorset The general strike Tue 20 Nov, 7pm Room 406, Poole House, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Bournemouth University, BH12 5BB
Dudley The Tories’ threat to education Wed 21 Nov, 8pm The Duke of William pub, 25 Coventry St, Stourbridge, DY8 1EP
Dundee Where next for the US economy? Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm Dundee Voluntary Action, 10 Constitution Rd, DD1 1LL
Edinburgh Can Britain be ‘One Nation’? Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm Friends Meeting House, Victoria Terrace, EH1 2JL
Essex Can Keynesianism solve the economic crisis? Thu 6 Dec, 7.30pm The Bird in Hand pub, New Writtle St, CM2 0RZ
Glasgow A People’s History of the Second World War
book launch with author Donny Gluckstein
Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm Govanhill Pool, 99 Calder St, G42 7RA
Gravesend A rebel’s guide to Lenin Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm GASP, 5-6 Brewhouse Yard, (off Queen St), DA12 2EJ
Harlow Are we too selfish for socialism? Thu 29 Nov, 7.30pm Common Room, Gibson House, Bishopsfield, CM18 6FF
Huddersfield Why socialists oppose Islamophobia Wed 21 Nov, 6.30pm Cafe Society, Byram St (near main post office), HD1 1DR
Hull Marxism and ethics Thu 22 Nov, 7pm Relax Coffee House, 91 Newland Ave, HU5 3BG
Ipswich Should workers vote for the Labour Party? Tue 20 Nov, 7.30pm Labour Club, 33-35 Silent St, IP1 1TF
Leeds: City Centre UK Uncut—past, present and future Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm Leeds TUC Centre, 88 North St, LS2 7PN
Leeds: Harehills and Chapeltown Crisis, cuts and disability Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm The Three Hulats Pub (next to Lidl), 13 Harrogate Rd, LS7 3NB
Leicester Reform or revolution Wed 21 Nov, 7pm Leicester Adult Education College, 2 Wellington St, LE1 6HL
Liverpool What makes a revolution? Thu 22 Nov, 7pm Methodist Centre (above News from Nowhere bookshop), 96 Bold St, L1 4HY
London: Brent and Harrow How can we bring down the government? Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm Trellick Lounge, 11 Golborne Rd, W10 5NY
London: Brixton Abortion—why we defend a woman’s right to choose Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm Vida Walsh Centre, 2b Saltoun Rd, (near Effra Rd, facing Windrush Square), SW2 1EP
London: Camden What do we mean by class? Thu 22 Nov, 7pm St Michael’s Church, Camden Rd, NW1 9LQ
London: Croydon The politics of disability Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm Croydon Voluntary Action (next to West Croydon station), 82 London Rd, CR0 2TB
London: Dalston Could Europe break apart? Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm Halkevi Turkish and Kurdish community centre, 31-33 Dalston Lane, E8 3DF
London: Ealing Socialism and art Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm West London Trade Union Club, 33-35 High St, Acton, W3 6ND
London: Euston Can strikes stop the Tory cuts? Wed 21 Nov, 6pm SOAS, Thornhaugh St, Russell Sq, WC1H 0XG
London: Hackney East Was Marx right? An introduction to his ideas Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm The Round Chapel, Powerscroft Rd (corner Lower Clapton Rd), E5 0PP
London: Hornsey and Wood Green The roots of LGBT oppression Wed 21 Nov, 7.45pm The Small Hall, St Michael’s Church, 37 Bounds Green Rd, N22 7TL
London: Islington The revolutionary party Thu 22 Nov, 7pm Resource Centre, 356 Holloway Rd, N7 6PA
London: Kingston The mass strike Tue 20 Nov, 7.30pm Kingston Environment Centre, Fairfield East, KT1 2PT
London: Lewisham Obama and the dream that died Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm West Greenwich Community and Arts Centre, 141 Greenwich High Rd, SE10 8JA
London: Leytonstone An introduction to Marxist philosophy Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm Leytonstone United Free Church, 55 Wallwood Rd, E11 1AY
London: Newham Where do profits come from? Wed 21 Nov, 7pm Stratford Advice Arcade, 107-109 The Grove (next to Morrisons car park), E15 1HP
London: Southwark The politics of food Wed 21 Nov, 7pm Snug Room, The Grand Union, 26 Camberwell Grove (off Camberwell Church St), SE5 8RE
London: Tooting Obama and the dream that died Thu 22 Nov, 8pm Tooting Grove Club Room (next to St George’s hospital), Effort St, SW17 0QR
London: Tottenham Obama and the dream that died Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm Kitabevi Cafe, 410 Tottenham High Rd, N17 9JB
London: Tower Hamlets Obama and the dream that died Wed 21 Nov, 7pm Oxford House, Derbyshire St (opp Bethnal Green?Rd Tesco), E2 6HG
London: Walthamstow The 1930s—the Communist Party and the trade unions Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm Quaker Meeting House, 1a Jewel Rd (off Hoe St), E17 4QU
London: Woolwich and Plumstead Europe in revolt—how can workers win? Thu 22 Nov, 6.30pm The Glyndon Centre, Raglan Rd, Plumstead, SE18 7L
Luton Scottish independence—what do socialists say? Wed 21 Nov, 7pm Postels Club, 3 Dunstables Rd (corner Cardiff Rd), LU1 1BJ
Manchester: Chorlton Obama and the dream that died Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm Chorlton Library (side door), Manchester Rd, M21 9PN
Manchester: City Centre A people’s history of the British Empire Thu 22 Nov, 6pm The Kings Arms, Bloom St, Salford, M3 6AN
Manchester: Longsight and Levenshulme Can China save capitalism? Wed 28 Nov, 7.30pm Swad Cafe, 608 Stockport Rd (next to the Immigration Law Centre), Longsight, M13 0RQ
Manchester: Rusholme The reinvention of racism after slavery Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm upstairs, Falafel Cafe, Wilmslow Rd, M14 5TQ
Mansfield The general strike—strategy and tactics Wed 28 Nov, 7pm The Railway Inn, Station St, NG18 1EF
Middlesbrough A rebel’s guide to Rosa Luxemburg Thu 22 Nov, 7pm St Mary’s Centre, 82-90 Corporation Rd, TS1 2RW
Newport 50 Shades of Grey—does sexism still exist? Thu 29 Nov, 8pm Newport Centre, 1 Kingsway, NP20 1UH
Norwich Obama and the dream that died Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm Vauxhall Centre, Johnson Place, NR2 2SA
Nottingham Can Britain be ‘One Nation’? Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm International Community Centre, 61b Mansfield Rd, NG1 3FN
Oxford Scottish independence—what do socialists say? Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm Turl Street Kitchen, 16 Turl St, OX1 3DH
Portsmouth Why capitalism drives you mad Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm Southsea Community Centre, St Paul’s Sq, PO5 4EE
Preston Marxism and alienation Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm Equator Cafe, 29-31 Adelphi St, PR1 7BE
Rotherham What causes child abuse? Wed 21 Nov, 7pm Talbot Lane Centre, Moorgate St, S60 2EY
Sheffield: North Reform or revolution Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm Burngreave Community Library, 179 Spital Hill, S4 7LF
Sheffield: South Obama and the dream that died Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm Old Junior School, South View Rd (off Sharrow Lane), S7 1DB
Southampton Fighting back—the US working class in the 1930s Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm Goblets Wine Bar (upstairs), 184 Above Bar St, SO14 7DW
Stoke-on-Trent How can we smash the Con-Dems? Thu 22 Nov, 7pm Room LT003, Ashley Building, Staffs Uni, ST4 2DE
Swansea Students and the class struggle Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm Brynmill Community Centre, St Albans Rd, SA2 0BP
Taunton What is fascism and how do we fight it? Thu 29 Nov, 7.30pm Friend’s Meeting House, Bath Place, High St, TA1 4EP
Telford and Shrewsbury Europe in revolt—how can workers win? Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm The Elephant and Castle, 1 High St, Dawley, TF4 2ET
Thanet The rise of the far right across Europe Wed 21 Nov, 6pm Belgian Cafe, 98 Harbour Parade, Ramsgate, CT11 8LP
Wolverhampton and Walsall Fees and academies—capitalism and education Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm City Bar, King St, Wolverhampton, WV1 1ST
York Can the Labour Party be changed? Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm Sea Horse Hotel, 4 Fawcett St, YO10 4AH
Bookmarks events
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Durham A People’s History of the Second World War
with author Donny Gluckstein
Fri 23 Nov, 5.30pm The People’s Bookshop, Third Floor, The Attic, Saddlers Yard, 70 Saddler St, Durham, DH1 3NP
London The Revenge of History—the Battle for the 21st Century
with author Seumas Milne. £2
Wed 21 Nov, 6.30pm Bookmarks, the socialist bookshop, 1 Bloomsbury St, London WC1B 3QE
London Scattered Sand: The Story of China’s Rural Migrants
with author Hsiao-Hung Pai, followed by a screening of Nick Broomfield’s Ghosts. £2
Thu 29 Nov, 6.30pm Bookmarks, the socialist bookshop, 1 Bloomsbury St, London WC1B 3QE


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Tue 13 Nov 2012, 17:18 GMT
Issue No. 2329
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