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Aberdeen Marikana mine massacre and post-apartheid South Africa Thu 17 Jan, 6pm Belmont Cinema, 49 Belmont St, AB10 1JS
Barnsley What would a socialist society look like? Thu 17 Jan, 7.30pm YMCA, 1 Blucher St, S70 1AP
Birmingham: Handsworth Democratic centralism and the revolutionary party Wed 16 Jan, 7.30pm The Farcroft Pub, 157 Rookery Rd, B21 9QY
Birmingham: Stirchley and Kings Heath Tell me why I don’t like Mondays—Marx’s theory of alienation Thu 17 Jan, 7.30pm Loco Lounge, 32-34 High St, King’s Heath, B14 7JT
Bradford Did Lenin lead to Stalin? Wed 16 Jan, 6pm The Equity Centre, 1 Longlands St, BD1 2TP
Brighton Zombie capitalism Wed 16 Jan, 7.30pm Phoenix Community Centre, 2 Phoenix Place, BN2 9ND
Bristol: South Will the trade union leaders always sell out? Wed 16 Jan, 7.30pm YHA, Narrow Quay, BS1 4QA
Bristol: Stokes Croft Greece—crisis, resistance and the fight against fascism Thu 17 Jan, 7.30pm 5th Floor, The Canteen, Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY
Cambridge Marikana mine massacre and post-apartheid South Africa Thu 17 Jan, 7.30pm CB2 Cafe, 5-7 Norfolk St, CB1 2LD
Cardiff Egypt and permanent revolution Wed 16 Jan, 7.30pm Cathays Community Centre, Cathays Terrace, CF24 4HX
Chesterfield Marxism and art Thu 17 Jan, 7.30pm Chesterfield Library, New Beetwell St, S40 1QN
Colchester Greece—crisis, resistance and the fight against fascism Wed 16 Jan, 7.30pm Albatta Cafe, 18A Sir Isaacs Walk, CO1 1JJ
Derby Greece—crisis, resistance and the fight against fascism Thu 17 Jan, 7pm West End Community Centre, Mackworth Rd (next to Britannia Mill), DE22 3BL
Dudley Greece—crisis, resistance and the fight against fascism Wed 16 Jan, 8pm The Duke of William pub, 25 Coventry St, Stourbridge, DY8 1EP
Dundee Ideas of the revolution—the role of the paper Wed 16 Jan, 7.30pm Dundee Voluntary Action, 10 Constitution Rd, DD1 1LL
Edinburgh The Tories, media and corruption Wed 16 Jan, 7.30pm Friends Meeting House, Victoria Terrace, EH1 2JL
Essex Two years on—Egypt’s revolution and the Arab Spring Thu 7 Feb, 7.30pm The Bird in Hand pub, New Writtle St, CM2 0RZ
Exeter Building the resistance in 2013—prospects for socialists Thu 17 Jan, 7pm St Sidwell’s Community Centre, Sidwell St, EX4 6NN
Glasgow: North Austerity and the politics of welfare reform Wed 16 Jan, 7.30pm Cafe Cherubini, 360 Great Western Rd, Kelvingrove, G4 9HT
Guildford Building the resistance in 2013—prospects for socialists Sat 12 Jan, 2pm Guildford Library, 77 North St, GU1 4AL
Harlow How can Palestine be free? Thu 24 Jan, 7.30pm Common Room, Gibson House, Bishopsfield, CM18 6FF
Huddersfield Two years on—Egypt and the Arab revolutions today Wed 16 Jan, 6.30pm Cafe Society, Byram St (near main post office), HD1 1DR
Hull Greece—crisis, resistance and the fight against fascism Wed 23 Jan, 7pm Relax Coffee House, 91 Newland Av, HU5 3BG
Ipswich The case for a general strike Thu 31 Jan, 7.30pm Labour Club,33-35 Silent St, IP1 1TF
Leeds: Harehills and Chapeltown No return to the austerity of the 1930s with eyewitness Wed 16 Jan, 7.15pm Trinity United Church, Roundhay Rd, LS8 2HU
Leicester Human nature—are we too selfish for socialism? Wed 16 Jan, 7pm Leicester Adult Education College, 2 Wellington St, LE1 6HL
Liverpool The economic crisis and the rise of the far right Thu 17 Jan, 7pm Methodist Centre (above News from Nowhere bookshop), 96 Bold St, L1 4HY
London: Brent and Harrow Greece—crisis, resistance and the fight against fascism Thu 17 Jan, 7.30pm West London Trade Union Club, 33-35 High St, Acton, W3 6ND
London: Brixton and Southwark Building the resistance in 2013—prospects for socialists Wed 16 Jan, 7.30pm Vida Walsh Centre, 2b Saltoun Rd, (near Effra Rd, facing Windrush Square), SW2 1EP
London: Croydon Is human nature a barrier to human liberation? Thu 24 Jan, 7.30pm Mind in Croydon, 10 Altyre Rd, CR0 5LA
London: Dalston Greece—crisis, resistance and the fight against fascism Wed 16 Jan, 7.30pm Halkevi Turkish and Kurdish community centre, 31-33 Dalston Lane (just down from Dalston Junction), E8 3DF
London: Euston Scotland, socialism and independence Wed 16 Jan, 6pm Room B101, Brunei Gallery Building, SOAS, Thornhaugh St, Russell Sq, WC1H 0XG
London: Hackney East What kind of party do socialists need? Thu 17 Jan, 7.30pm The Round Chapel, Powerscroft Rd (corner Lower Clapton Rd), E5 0PP
London: Hornsey and Wood Green Are teachers part of the working class? Wed 16 Jan, 7.45pm The Small Hall, St Michael’s Church, 37 Bounds Green Rd, N22 7TL
London: Islington The Arab Spring two years on Thu 17 Jan, 7pm Resource Centre, 356 Holloway Rd, N7 6PA
London: Kingston Greece—crisis, resistance and the fight against fascism Tue 15 Jan, 7.30pm Kingston Environment Centre, Fairfield East, KT1 2PT
London: Lewisham How do we stop the rise of the far right in Europe? Wed 16 Jan, 7.30pm West Greenwich Community and Arts Centre, 141 Greenwich High Rd (near Greenwich main line and DLR Station), SE10 8JA
London: Leytonstone Greece—crisis, resistance and the fight against fascism Thu 17 Jan, 7.30pm Leytonstone United Free Church, 55 Wallwood Rd, E11 1AY
London: Newham Paul Levi, Lenin and the German revolution Wed 16 Jan, 7pm Stratford Advice Arcade, 107-109 The Grove (next to Morrisons car park), E15 1HP
London: Southwark Building the resistance—tasks for local organisation Wed 23 Jan, 7pm Snug Room, The Grand Union, 26 Camberwell Grove (off Camberwell Church St), SE5 8RE
London: Tottenham What causes crisis? Wed 16 Jan, 7.30pm Kitabevi Cafe, 410 Tottenham High Rd, N17 9JB
London: Tower Hamlets Greece—crisis, resistance and the fight against fascism Wed 16 Jan, 7pm Oxford House, Derbyshire St (opp Bethnal Green Rd Tesco), E2 6HG
London: Wandsworth and Merton The state of welfare Thu 24 Jan, 7.30pm Tooting Grove Club Room, Effort St (next to St George’s Hospital), Tooting, SW17 0QR
London: Walthamstow Marx or Keynes—what is the solution to the crisis? Wed 16 Jan, 7.30pm Quaker Meeting House, 1a Jewel Rd (off Hoe St), E17 4QU
London: Woolwich and Plumstead Greece—crisis, resistance and the fight against fascism Thu 17 Jan, 6.30pm The Glyndon Centre, Raglan Rd, Plumstead, SE18 7LB
Luton and St Albans Greece—crisis, resistance and the fight against fascism Wed 16 Jan, 7pm Upstairs Trinity Church Hall, 1 Beaconsfield Rd (near St Albans City station), AL1 3RD
Manchester: Chorlton Fighting the Tories in 2013 Wed 16 Jan, 7.30pm Chorlton Library (side door), Manchester Rd, M21 9PN
Manchester: City Centre Trotsky today Thu 17 Jan, 6pm The Kings Arms, 11 Bloom St, Salford, M3 6AN
Manchester: Longsight and Levenshulme The English civil war Wed 16 Jan, 7.30pm Swad Cafe, 608 Stockport Rd, Longsight, M13 0RQ
Manchester: Rusholme Black British rebels—figures from working class history Wed 16 Jan, 7.30pm upstairs, Falafel Cafe, Wilmslow Rd, M14 5TQ
Middlesbrough The Leveson inquiry—what do socialists say? Tue 15 Jan, 7pm St Mary’s Centre, 82-90 Corporation Rd, TS1 2RW
Newcastle The fight against women’s oppression today Thu 17 Jan, 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 What is fascism and how do we fight it? Thu 17 Jan, 7.30pm Vauxhall Centre, Johnson Place, NR2 2SA
Nottingham How to fight back against the benefit cuts in 2013 Wed 16 Jan, 7.30pm International Community Centre, 61b Mansfield Rd, NG1 3FN
Oxford Greece—crisis, resistance and the fight against fascism Thu 17 Jan, 7.30pm Turl Street Kitchen, 16 Turl St, OX1 3DH
Portsmouth Greece—crisis, resistance and the fight against fascism Wed 16 Jan, 7.30pm Southsea Community Centre, St Paul’s Square, PO5 4EE
Rotherham After Indian rape scandal—what causes women’s oppression? Wed 16 Jan, 7pm Talbot Lane Centre, Moorgate St, S60 2EY
Sheffield: North Reform or revolution Thu 17 Jan, 7.30pm Burngreave Community Library, 179 Spital Hill, S4 7LF
Sheffield: South The state of welfare Thu 17 Jan, 7.30pm Old Junior School/Sharrow Community Forum, South View Rd (off Sharrow Lane), S7 1DB
Southampton A rebel’s guide to Gramsci Wed 16 Jan, 7.30pm Goblets Wine Bar (upstairs), 184 Above Bar St, SO14 7DW
Swansea Fighting the attacks on benefits Thu 17 Jan, 7.30pm Brynmill Community Centre, St Albans Rd, SA2 0BP
Taunton From coal mines to call centres—how has the working class changed? Thu 24 Jan, 7.30pm Friend’s Meeting House, Bath Place, High St,TA1 4EP
Walsall BBC, Murdoch and Leveson—what do socialists say? Wed 16 Jan, 7.30pm Royal Hotel, Ablewell St, WS1 2EL
Wigan The blood that never dried—a people’s history of the British Empire Wed 16 Jan, 7.30pm Sunshine House Community Centre,Bradshawgate, Vauxhall Rd, Scholes, WN1 3SN
Wolverhampton Anarchism and socialism Wed 23 Jan, 7.30pm City Bar, King St, WV1 1ST
York Where is Egypt heading? Wed 16 Jan, 7.30pm Sea Horse Hotel, 4 Fawcett St, YO10 4AH
Bookmarks events
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London Martin Rowson presents The Limerickiad volume II
Multi award–winning cartoonist Martin Rowson mixes high seriousness, awful puns and dodgy rhymes to reduce literary classics to a series of terrible limericks. Not for the faint-hearted! £2 entry (includes refreshments). Call to book your place on 020 7637 1848
Mon 28 Jan, 6.30pm Bookmarks Bookshop, 1 Bloomsbury Street, London, WC1B 3QE


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Meetings And Events
Sat 12 Jan 2013, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 2335
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