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Meetings and events

Published Tue 20 Nov 2012
Issue No. 2330

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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
SWP branch meetings Weekly meetings to discuss political issues and our local activity. All welcome
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Aberdeen As Israel attacks Gaza—how can Palestine be free? Thu 29 Nov, 6pm Belmont Cinema, 49 Belmont St, AB10 1JS
Barnsley As Israel attacks Gaza—how can Palestine be free? Thu 29 Nov, 7.30pm YMCA, 1 Blucher St, S70 1AP
Birmingham: Handsworth A rebel’s guide to Lenin Wed 5 Dec, 7.30pm The Farcroft Pub, 157 Rookery Rd, B21 9QY
Birmingham: Small Heath Fees and academies—the Tories’ attacks on education Thu 6 Dec, 7.30pm Bader Restaurant, 394 Coventry Rd, B10 0UF
Birmingham: Stirchley As Israel attacks Gaza—how can Palestine be free? Wed 5 Dec, 7.30pm Stirchley Community Centre,1326 Pershore Rd, B30 2XS
Bolton What do we mean by class? Wed 28 Nov, 6.30pm, Bolton Socialist Club, 16 Wood St (off Bradshawgate), BL1 1DY
Bradford Student struggle from May 1968 to today Wed 28 Nov, 6pm The Equity Centre, 1 Longlands St, BD1 2TP
Brighton From South Africa to Israel—do boycotts work? Wed 28 Nov, 7.30pm Phoenix Community Centre, 2 Phoenix Place, BN2 9ND
Bristol: East The child abuse scandal and cover-up Wed 28 Nov, 7.30pm Easton Community Centre, Kilburn St, BS5 6AW
Bristol: South What can we learn from the 1930s? Wed 28 Nov, 7.30pm YHA, Narrow Quay, BS1 4QA
Bristol: Stokes Croft Child abuse scandals—what do socialists say? Thu 29 Nov, 7.30pm 5th Floor, The Canteen, Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY
Cambridge Fighting fascism—how do we stop the EDL? Thu 6 Dec, 7.30pm CB2 Cafe, 5-7 Norfolk St, CB1 2LD
Canterbury Workers’ democracy in the Russian Revolution Thu 6 Dec, 6pm St Peters Methodist Church Hall, St Peters Lane, CT1 2BE
Cardiff Abortion—why we defend a woman’s right to choose Wed 5 Dec, 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 How can we stop capitalism destroying the planet? Wed 28 Nov, 7.30pm Albatta Cafe, 18A Sir Isaacs Walk, CO1 1JJ
Coventry Europe in revolt—how can workers win? Wed 28 Nov, 7.30pm West Indian Centre, 159 Spon St, CV1 3BB
Derby The politics of food Thu 29 Nov, 7pm West End Community Centre, Mackworth Rd (next to Britannia Mill), DE22 3BL
Dudley Obama and the dream that died Wed 28 Nov, 8pm The Duke of William pub, 25 Coventry St, Stourbridge, DY8 1EP
Dundee Abortion—why we defend a woman’s right to choose Wed 28 Nov, 7.30pm Dundee Voluntary Action, 10 Constitution Rd, DD1 1LL
Edinburgh Arms and the People: Popular movements and the military from the Paris Commune to the Arab Spring
book preview with authors Mike Gonzalez and Donny Gluckstein
Wed 28 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: North John Maclean and Red Clydeside Wed 28 Nov, 7.30pm Cafe Cherubini, 360 Great Western Rd, Kelvingrove, G4 9HT
Glasgow: South As Israel attacks Gaza—how can Palestine be free? Wed 28 Nov, 7.30pm Govanhill Pool, 99 Calder St, G42 7RA
Gravesend A rebel’s guide to Lenin Thu 6 Dec, 7.30pm GASP, 5-6 Brewhouse Yard, (off Queen St), DA12 2EJ
Guildford Why Marx was right Sat 1 Dec, 2pm Guildford Library, 77 North St, GU1 4AL
Harlow Are we too selfish for socialism? Thu 29 Nov, 7.30pm Common Room, Gibson House, Bishopsfield, CM18 6FF
Huddersfield Education under socialism and capitalism Wed 28 Nov, 6.30pm Cafe Society, Byram St (near main post office), HD1 1DR
Ipswich Should workers vote for the Labour Party? Thu 29 Nov, 7.30pm Labour Club, 33-35 Silent St, IP1 1TF
Lancaster As Israel attacks Gaza—how can Palestine be free? Thu 6 Dec, 7pm Friends Meeting House, Meeting House Lane, LA1 1TX
Leeds: City Centre The politics of food Thu 29 Nov, 7.30pm Leeds TUC Centre, 88 North St, LS2 7PN
Leeds: Harehills and Chapeltown Abortion—why we defend a woman’s right to choose Wed 28 Nov, 7.15pm Trinity United Church, Roundhay Rd, LS8 2HU
Leicester Boom and bust—why capitalism goes into crisis Wed 28 Nov, 7pm Leicester Adult Education College, 2 Wellington St, LE1 6HL
Liverpool As Israel attacks Gaza—how can Palestine be free? Thu 29 Nov, 7pm Methodist Centre (above News from Nowhere bookshop), 96 Bold St, L1 4HY
London: Brent and Harrow Why Marx was right Thu 29 Nov, 7.30pm Trellick Lounge, 11 Golborne Rd, W10 5NY
London: Brixton What do we mean by the dialectic? Wed 5 Dec, 7.30pm Vida Walsh Centre, 2b Saltoun Rd (facing Windrush Square), SW2 1EP
London: Camden What do we mean by class? Thu 6 Dec, 7pm St Michael’s Church, Camden Rd, NW1 9LQ
London: Croydon Why you should be a socialist Thu 6 Dec, 7.30pm Mind in Croydon, 10 Altyre Rd, CR0 5LA
London: Dalston What does Obama’s election victory reveal? Wed 28 Nov, 7.30pm Halkevi Turkish and Kurdish community centre, 31-33 Dalston Lane (just down from Dalston Junction), E8 3DF
London: Euston Crisis, cuts and disability Wed 5 Dec, 6pm Brunei Gallery Building, SOAS, Thornhaugh St, Russell Square, WC1H 0XG
London: Hackney East As Israel attacks Gaza—how can Palestine be free? Thu 29 Nov, 7.30pm The Round Chapel, Powerscroft Rd (corner Lower Clapton Rd), E5 0PP
London: Hornsey and Wood Green Boom and bust—why capitalism goes into crisis Wed 28 Nov, 7.45pm The Small Hall, St Michael’s Church, 37 Bounds Green Rd, N22 7TL
London: Islington Sexuality, socialism and LGBT liberation Thu 29 Nov, 7pm Resource Centre, 356 Holloway Rd, N7 6PA
London: Kingston Ireland—partition, repression and armed struggle Tue 27 Nov, 7.30pm Kingston Environment Centre, Fairfield East, KT1 2PT
London: Leytonstone An introduction to Marxist philosophy Thu 13 Dec 7.30pm Leytonstone United Free Church, 55 Wallwood Rd, E11 1AY
London: Newham As Israel attacks Gaza—how can Palestine be free? Wed 28 Nov, 7pm Stratford Advice Arcade, 107-109 The Grove (next to Morrisons car park), E15 1HP
London: Southwark As Israel attacks Gaza—how can Palestine be free? Wed 12 Dec, 7pm Snug Room, The Grand Union, 26 Camberwell Grove (off Camberwell Church St), SE5 8RE
London: Tooting Marx’s theory of alienation Thu 6 Dec, 8pm Tooting Grove Club Room, Effort St (Next to St George’s hospital), SW17  0QR
London: Tottenham Rosa Luxemburg and the mass strike Wed 28 Nov, 7.30pm Kitabevi Cafe, 410 Tottenham High Rd, N17 9JB
London: Tower Hamlets Obama and the dream that died Wed 28 Nov, 7pm Oxford House, Derbyshire St (opp Bethnal Green Rd Tesco), E2 6HG
London: Walthamstow Are we too selfish for socialism? Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm Quaker Meeting House, 1a Jewel Rd (off Hoe St), E17 4QU
Luton Alan Turing—computers, code and conflict Wed 5 Dec, 7pm Postels Club, 3 Dunstable Rd (corner Cardiff Rd), LU1 1BJ
Manchester: Chorlton Who was Leon Trotsky? Wed 28 Nov, 7.30pm Chorlton Library (side door), Manchester Rd, M21 9PN
Manchester: City Centre A rebel’s guide to women’s liberation Thu 29 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 How can we stop the Tories privatising the NHS? Wed 28 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 As Israel attacks Gaza—how can Palestine be free? Thu 6 Dec, 7pm St Mary’s Centre, 82-90 Corporation Rd, TS1 2RW
Newcastle As Israel attacks Gaza—how can Palestine be free? Thu 29 Nov, 7pm The Labour Club, 11 Leazes Park Rd, NE1 4PF
Newport Fifty Shades of Grey and raunch culture—does sexism still exist? Thu 29 Nov, 8pm Newport Centre, 1 Kingsway, NP20 1UH
Norwich Why are women being attacked by the Tories? Thu 29 Nov, 7.30pm Vauxhall Centre, Johnson Place, NR2 2SA
Nottingham Scottish independence—what do socialists say? Wed 28 Nov, 7.30pm International Community Centre, 61b Mansfield Rd, NG1 3FN
Oxford Scottish independence—what do socialists say? Thu 6 Dec, 7.30pm Turl Street Kitchen, 16 Turl St, OX1 3DH
Portsmouth Russia—how the revolution was lost Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm Southsea Community Centre, St Paul’s Square, PO5 4EE
Preston A people’s history of the British empire Thu 6 Dec, 7.30pm Equator Cafe, 29-31 Adelphi St, PR1 7BE
Rotherham As Israel attacks Gaza—how can Palestine be free? Wed 28 Nov, 7pm Talbot Lane Centre, Moorgate St, S60 2EY
St Albans Obama and the dream that died Mon 10 Dec, 7.30pm Upstairs Trinity Church Hall, 1 Beaconsfield Rd (near St Albans City station), AL1 3RD
Sheffield: North Syria – resistance, revolution and the imperialist threat Thu 29 Nov, 7.30pm Burngreave Community Library, 179 Spital Hill, S4 7LF
Sheffield: South The fight for education—where next for the student movement? Wed 28 Nov, 7.30pm Old Junior School/Sharrow Community Forum, South View Rd (off Sharrow Lane), S7 1DB
Southampton Syria—resistance, revolution and the imperialist threat Wed 28 Nov, 7.30pm Goblets Wine Bar (upstairs), 184 Above Bar St, SO14 7DW
Stoke-on-Trent Abortion – why we defend a woman’s right to choose Thu 29 Nov, 7pm Room LT003, Ashley Building, Staffordshire University, ST4 2DE
Swansea Fighting the attacks on welfare Thu 6 Dec, 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
Thanet What is the socialist alternative to austerity? Wed 12 Dec, 6pm Belgian Cafe, 98 Harbour Parade, Ramsgate, CT11 8LP
Wigan How do we stop the Tories privatising the NHS? Wed 28 Nov, 7.30pm Sunshine House Community Centre,Bradshawgate, Vauxhall Rd, Scholes, WN1 3SN
Wolverhampton and Walsall As Israel attacks Gaza—how can Palestine be free? Thu 29 Nov, 7.30pm City Bar, King St, Wolverhampton WV1 1ST
York Bad science—the politics of the pharmaceutical industry Wed 28 Nov, 7.30pm Sea Horse Hotel, 4 Fawcett St, YO10 4AH
Movement events
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Dorset The climate versus capitalism
organised by Dorset Socialists
Sat 1 Dec, 1.30pm Colliton Club (opposite County Hall), Colliton Park, DT1 1XJ
London Get Fracktious—national climate march Sat 1 Dec, 12 noon assemble Grosvenor Square, London W1K, for march on parliament
Bookmarks events
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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, 6.30p Bookmarks, the socialist bookshop, 1 Bloomsbury St, London, WC1B 3QE


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Meetings And Events
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Issue No. 2330
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