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London: South East What’s the socialist alternative to the crisis? Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm Lewisham Methodist Church Hall, Albion Way, SE13 6BT
SWP branch meetings Weekly meetings to discuss political issues and our local activity. All welcome
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Aberdeen After Israel attacks Gaza—how can Palestine be free? Thu 13 Dec, 6pm Belmont Cinema, 49 Belmont St, AB10 1JS
Barnsley Revolutionary art Thu 13 Dec, 7.30pm YMCA, 1 Blucher St, S70 1AP
Birmingham: Handsworth Unravelling capitalism—understanding Marxist economics Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm The Farcroft Pub, 157 Rookery Rd, B21 9QY
Birmingham: Small Heath Capitalism and food—the politics of the food industry Thu 13 Dec, 7.30pm Bader Restaurant, 394 Coventry Rd, B10 0UF
Birmingham: Stirchley Leveson and the phone hacking scandal—the Tories, media and corruption Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm Loco Lounge, 32-34 High St, King’s Heath, B14 7JT
Bolton How do we stop the Tories privatising the NHS? Wed 12 Dec, 6.30pm, Bolton Socialist Club, 16 Wood St (off Bradshawgate), BL1 1DY
Bradford Is capitalism becoming less democratic? Wed 12 Dec, 6pm The Equity Centre, 1 Longlands St, BD1 2TP
Brighton Sex, power and the politics of childhood Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm Phoenix Community Centre, 2 Phoenix Place, BN2 9ND
Bristol: South Will union leaders always sell out? Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm YHA, Narrow Quay, BS1 4QA
Bristol: Stokes Croft Where next for the Egyptian Revolution? Thu 13 Dec, 7.30pm 5th Floor, The Canteen, Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY
Cambridge From coal mines to call centres—how has the working class changed? Thu 13 Dec, 7.30pm CB2 Cafe, 5-7 Norfolk St, CB1 2LD
Cardiff Can China save capitalism? Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm Cathays Community Centre, Cathays Terrace, CF24 4HX
Chesterfield The struggle against austerity in Greece Thu 13 Dec, 7.30pm Chesterfield Library, New Beetwell St, S40 1QN
Colchester After Israel attacks Gaza—how can Palestine be free? Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm Albatta Cafe, 18A Sir Isaac’s Walk, CO1 1JJ
Coventry After Israel attacks Gaza—how can Palestine be free? Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm West Indian Centre, 159 Spon St, CV1 3BB
Derby Trade unions—the bureaucracy and the rank and file Thu 13 Dec, 7pm West End Community Centre, Mackworth Rd, DE22 3BL
Dudley Child abuse scandals—what do socialists say? Wed 12 Dec, 8pm The Duke of William pub, 25 Coventry St, Stourbridge, DY8 1EP
Dundee After the Arab Spring—anti-imperialism today Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm Dundee Voluntary Action, 10 Constitution Rd, DD1 1LL
Edinburgh Climate change—how can we stop capitalism destroying the planet? Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm Friends Meeting House, Victoria Terrace, EH1 2JL
Exeter Where is Egypt going? Thu 13 Dec, 7pm St Sidwell’s Community Centre, Sidwell St, EX4 6NN
Harlow After Israel attacks Gaza—how can Palestine be free? Thu 13 Dec, 7.30pm Common Room, Gibson House, Bishopsfield, CM18 6FF
Huddersfield Education under socialism and capitalism Wed 12 Dec, 6.30pm Cafe Society, Byram St (near main post office), HD1 1DR
Ipswich Building the resistance in 2013—prospects for socialists Thu 10 Jan, 7.30pm Labour Club, 33-35 Silent St, IP1 1TF
Lancaster Rosa Luxemburg and the mass strike Thu 13 Dec, 7pm Friends Meeting House, Meeting House Lane, LA1 1TX
Leeds: City Centre The politics of food Thu 13 Dec, 7.30pm Leeds TUC Centre, 88 North St, LS2 7PN
Leeds: Harehills and Chapeltown Is the Egyptian revolution following the path of Iran? Thu 13 Dec, 7.15pm Trinity United Church, Roundhay Rd, LS8 2HU
Leicester Building the resistance in 2013—prospects for socialists Wed 9 Jan, 7pm Leicester Adult Education College, 2 Wellington St, LE1 6HL
Liverpool How can we stop the Tories privatising the NHS? Thu 13 Dec, 7pm Methodist Centre (above News from Nowhere bookshop), 96 Bold St, L1 4HY
London: Brent and harrow Black British rebels—William Cuffay and the Chartist movement Thu 13 Dec, 7.30pm Trellick Lounge, 11 Golborne Rd, W10 5NY
London: Brixton Abortion—why we defend a woman’s right to choose Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm Vida Walsh Centre, 2b Saltoun Rd, (near Effra Rd), SW2 1EP
London: Camden What do we mean by class? Thu 13 Dec, 7pm St Michael’s Church, Camden Rd, St Pancras, NW1 9LQ
London: Croydon How do we build the resistance? Thu 10 Jan, 7.30pm Mind in Croydon, 10 Altyre Rd, CR0 5LA
London: Dalston Climate change—is nuclear power the answer to global warming? Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm Halkevi Turkish and Kurdish Community Centre, 31-33 Dalston Lane, E8 3DF
London: Ealing What happened in history? Understanding historical materialism Thu 13 Dec, 7.30pm West London Trade Union Club, 33-35 High St, Acton, W3 6ND
London: Euston The politics of racism in sport Wed 12 Dec, 6pm Brunei Gallery Building, Soas, Thornhaugh St, Russell Square, WC1H 0XG
London: Hackney East Leveson and the phone hacking scandal—the Tories, media and corruption Thu 13 Dec, 7.30pm The Round Chapel, Powerscroft Rd (corner Lower Clapton Rd), E5 0PP
London: Hornsey and Wood Green The Black Panther Party and the fight against racism Wed 12 Dec, 7.45pm The Small Hall, St Michael’s Church, 37 Bounds Green Rd, N22 7TL
London: Islington Building the resistance in 2013—prospects for socialists Thu 10 Jan, 7pm Resource Centre, 356 Holloway Rd, N7 6PA
London: Kingston The revolutionary ideas of Antonio Gramsci Tue 11 Dec, 7.30pm Kingston Environment Centre, Fairfield East, KT1 2PT
London: Leytonstone The point is to change it—an introduction to Marxist philosophy Thu 13 Dec 7.30pm Leytonstone United Free Church, 55 Wallwood Rd, E11 1AY
London: Newham Paul Levi and the German revolution Wed 12 Dec, 7pm Stratford Advice Arcade, 107-109 The Grove, E15 1HP
London: Southwark After 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: Tottenham After Israel attacks Gaza—how can Palestine be free? Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm Kitabevi Cafe, 410 Tottenham High Rd, N17 9JB
London: Tottenham Building the resistance in 2013—prospects for socialists Wed 9 Jan, 7.30pm Kitabevi Cafe, 410 Tottenham High Rd, N17 9JB
London: Tower Hamlets Abortion—why we defend a woman’s right to choose Wed 12 Dec, 7pm Oxford House, Derbyshire St, 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 Building the resistance in 2013—prospects for socialists Wed 9 Jan, 7pm Postels Club, 3 Dunstable Rd (corner Cardiff Rd), LU1 1BJ
Manchester: Chorlton The politics of disability Thu 13 Dec, 7.30pm Chorlton Library (side door), Manchester Rd, M21 9PN
Manchester: City Centre A people’s history of the British Empire Thu 13 Dec, 6pm The Kings Arms, Bloom St, Salford, M3 6AN
Manchester: Rusholme Marxism and history—what do we mean by historical materialism? Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm upstairs, Falafel Cafe, Wilmslow Rd, M14 5TQ
Medway How do we stop the Tories privatising the NHS? Thu 13 Dec, 7.30pm Nucleus Arts Centre, 272 High St, Chatham, ME4 4BP
Middlesbrough A rebel’s guide to Gramsci Thu 13 Dec, 7pm St Mary’s Centre, 82-90 Corporation Rd, TS1 2RW
Newcastle Was Russia ever socialist? Thu 13 Dec, 7pm The Labour Club, 11 Leazes Park Rd, NE1 4PF
Newport Wales—is there still ‘clear red water’? Thu 24 Jan, 8pm Newport Centre, 1 Kingsway, NP20 1UH
Norwich Can there be a revolution in Britain? Thu 13 Dec, 7.30pm Vauxhall Centre, Johnson Place, NR2 2SA
Nottingham Building the resistance in 2013—prospects for socialists Wed 9 Jan, 7.30pm International Community Centre, 61b Mansfield Rd, NG1 3FN
Oxford Where next for the Egyptian Revolution? Thu 13 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
Rotherham Reform or revolution? Wed 12 Dec, 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 The 1984 Miners’ Strike Thu 13 Dec, 7.30pm Burngreave Community Library, 179 Spital Hill, S4 7LF
Sheffield: South The state of welfare Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm Old Junior School/Sharrow Community Forum, South View Rd, S7 1DB
Southampton After Israel attacks Gaza—how can Palestine be free? Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm Goblets Wine Bar (upstairs), 184 Above Bar St, SO14 7DW
Stoke-on-Trent Why we fight for disability rights Thu 13 Dec, 7.15pm Room LT003, Ashley Building, Staffordshire University, ST4 2DE
Taunton After Israel attacks Gaza—how can Palestine be free? Thu 13 Dec, 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 What do we mean by class? Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm Sunshine House Community Centre, Bradshawgate, Vauxhall Rd, Scholes, WN1 3SN
Wolverhampton and Walsall Alexandra Kollontai and the fight for sexual liberation Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm City Bar, King St, WV1 1ST
York After Israel attacks Gaza—how can Palestine be free? Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm Sea Horse Hotel, 4 Fawcett St, YO10 4AH
Movement events
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Bristol Socialist Worker Appeal fundraiser—Aretha Franklin
with Martin Smith
Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm Thunderbolt pub, 124 Bath Rd, Totterdown, BS4 3ED
Preston Voices from the West Bank—a report from Palestine
hosted by Preston Independent Socialists with Michael Lavalette
Tue 11 Dec, 7pm Greenbank Lecture Theatre, Greenbank Building, University of Central Lancashire, Fylde Rd, PR1 2HE
Bookmarks events
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London Children’s Christmas event with Michael Rosen
Join the former children’s laureate and author of The Fantastic Mr Dahl for poems, fun and a sneak peek at his new book Fluff the Farting Fish. Adults £4/£2 concessions, children FREE. Phone 020 7637 1848 or email events@bookmarks.uk.com to reserve your place
Sat 15 Dec, 3pm Bookmarks, the socialist bookshop, 1 Bloomsbury St, London, WC1B 3QE


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Meetings And Events
Tue 4 Dec 2012, 18:15 GMT
Issue No. 2332
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