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BirminghamInternatinal Women's Day—how do we win liberation?
With Judith Orr (SWP, author of A Rebel's Guide to Women's Liberation)
Wed 6 Mar, 7.30pmThe Priory Rooms, 40 Bull St, B4 6AF
Bristol Internatinal Women's Day—how do we win liberation?
With Sally Campbell (SWP) and Sinead Kennedy (Abortion Rights campaigner from Ireland)
Thu 7 Mar, 7pmBroadmead Baptist Church, Union St, BS1 3HY
Cambridge Internatinal Women's Day—how do we win liberation?Thu 28 Feb, 7.30pmThe Box Cafe, Norfolk St, CB1 2LF
CardiffInternatinal Women's Day—how do we win liberation?Wed 6 Mar, 7.30pmCathays Community Centre, Cathays Terrace, CF24 4HX
CoventryInternatinal Women's Day—how do we win liberation?Wed 6 Mar, 7.30pmWest Indian Centre, 159 Spon St, CV1 3BB
EdinburghInternatinal Women's Day—how do we win liberation?
With Laura Miles (SWP)
Wed 6 Mar, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace, EH1 2JL
EssexTwo years on—Egypt’s continuing revolutionThu 7 Mar, 7.30pmThe Bird in Hand pub, New Writtle St, Chelmsford, CM2 0RZ
GlasgowInternatinal Women's Day—how do we win liberation?
With Amy Leather (SWP) and Lena Verde (socialist journalist from Greece)
Wed 6 Mar, 7pmCentre for Contemporary Arts (CCA), 350 Sauchiehall St, G2 3JD
LondonInternatinal Women's Day—how do we win liberation?
With Judith Orr (SWP, author of A Rebel's Guide to Women's Liberation), Lena Verde (socialist journalist from Greece) and an Egyptian revolutionary socialist
Thu 7 Mar, 7.30pmSwiss Church in London, 79 Endell St, WC2H 9DY
London: TottenhamSexuality and socialism—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Wed 20 Feb, 7.30pmKitabevi Cafe, 410 Tottenham High Rd, N17 9JB
LutonInternatinal Women's Day—how do we win liberation?Wed 6 Mar, 7.30pmHazel Room, Bury Park Community Resource Centre, 161 Dunstable Rd, LU1 1BW
NewportInternatinal Women's Day—how do we win liberation?Thu 7 Mar, 7.30pmEmlyn Room, Newport Centre, 1 Kingsway, NP20 1UH
SheffieldInternatinal Women's Day—how do we win liberation?
With Jo Cardwell (SWP)
Wed 6 Mar, 7pmShowroom 5, Paternoster Row, S1 2BX
Sheffield: SouthThe roots of LGBT oppression Wed 27 Feb, 7.30pmOld Junior School/Sharrow Community Forum, South View Rd (off Sharrow Lane), S7 1DB
SWP branch meetings Weekly meetings to discuss political issues and our local activity. All welcome
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AberdeenThe lost revolution—Germany 1919-1923Thu 28 Feb, 6pmBelmont Cinema, 49 Belmont St, AB10 1JS
Reform or revolutionThu 7 Mar, 6pm
BarnsleyThe politics of foodThu 28 Feb, 7.30pmYMCA, 1 Blucher St, S70 1AP
Immigration—the myths spread to divide usThu 21 Mar, 7.30pm
Birmingham: HandsworthMarxist economics—explaining the crisisWed 20 Mar, 7.30pmRoom 010, Attwood Building, Birmingham City University, Perry Bar, B42 2SU
Birmingham: Small HeathDid Lenin lead to Stalin?Wed 20 Mar, 7.30pmBader Restaurant, 394 Coventry Rd,B10 0UF
Birmingham: Stirchley and Kings HeathTrade unions—the bureaucracy and the rank and fileThu 21 Mar, 7.30pmLoco Lounge, 32-34 High St, King’s Heath, B14 7JT
BoltonThe relevance of Trotsky todayWed 27 Feb, 6.30pmBolton Socialist Club, 16 Wood St (off Bradshawgate), BL1 1DY
Women's liberation and revolution in the 21st centuryWed 6 Mar, 6.30pm
BradfordSocialists and electionsWed 27 Feb, 6pmThe Equity Centre, 1 Longlands St, BD1 2TP
Imperialism and resistance todayWed 6 Mar, 6pm
BrightonTrade unions—the bureaucracy and the rank and fileWed 6 Mar, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, Ship St, BN1 1AF
Bristol: SouthClimate change—how can we stop capitalism destroying the planet?Wed 20 Mar, 7.30pmYHA, Narrow Quay, BS1 4QA
Bristol: Stokes CroftCapitalism, food and profit—what are we really eating?Thu 28 Feb, 7.30pm5th Floor, The Canteen, Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY
The 1913 Dublin Lockout and James ConnollyThu 21 Mar, 7.30pm
Bury and PrestwichMarxism and oppressionThu 14 Mar, 8pmThe Ostrich, 163 Bury Old Rd, Prestwich, M25 1JF
CambridgeTwo years on—Egypt's continuing revolutionThu 7 Mar, 7.30pmCB2 Cafe, 5-7 Norfolk St, CB1 2LD
CanterburyThe politics of welfareThu 28 Feb, 6pmSt Peters Methodist Church Hall, St Peters Lane, CT1 2BE
Beyond HMV—fighting for jobs on the high street Thu 21 Mar, 6pm
Chelmsford80 years since he grabbed power—could Hitler have been stopped?Thu 21 Mar, 7.30pmThe Bird in Hand pub, New Writtle St, CM2 0RZ
ChesterfieldFrom Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Thu 28 Feb, 7.30pmChesterfield Library, New Beetwell St, S40 1QN
George Orwell—what can socialists learn from him today?Thu 21 Mar, 7.30pm
ColchesterHow do we stop the privatisation of education?Wed 27 Feb, 7.30pmAlbatta Cafe, 18A Sir Isaacs Walk, CO1 1JJ
The radical left and elections in EuropeWed 6 Mar, 7.30pm
DerbyInternational Women's Day—how do we win liberation?Thu 7 Mar, 7pmWest End Community Centre, Mackworth Rd (next to Britannia Mill), DE22 3BL
DoncasterIs the Labour Party finished?Wed 20 Mar, 7pmWomen's Centre, 21 Cleveland St, DN1 3EH
DorsetAnarchism—a critiqueTue 26 Feb, 7.30pmRoom 406, Poole House, Talbot Campus, Bournemouth University, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
DudleyHow do we stop the privatisation of the NHS?Wed 6 Mar, 8pmThe What Centre, 23 Coventry St, Stourbridge DY8 1EP
DundeeDo the media control our lives?Wed 27 Feb, 7.30pmDundee Voluntary Action, 10 Constitution Rd, DD1 1LL
How can Palestine be free?Wed 6 Mar, 7.30pm
EdinburghIs there a precariat?Wed 27 Feb, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, Victoria Terrace, EH1 2JL
Lincoln and the struggle against slaveryWed 20 Mar, 7.30pm
ExeterTwo years on—Egypt's continuing revolutionThu 14 Mar, 7pmNew Horizon Cafe, 47 Longbrook St, EX4 6AW
Glasgow: SouthMarxism and LGBT liberationThu 28 Feb, 7.30pmGovanhill Pool, 99 Calder St, G42 7RA
Did Lenin lead to Stalin?Thu 21 Mar, 7.30pm
HarlowAbortion—why we defend a woman's right to chooseThu 28 Feb, 7.30pmCommon Room, Gibson House, Bishopsfield, CM18 6FF
Trotsky and the united frontThu 28 Mar, 7.30pm
HuddersfieldAlienation—tell me why I don't like MondaysWed 27 Feb, 6.30pmBrian Jackson House, 2 New North Parade, HD1 5JP
Bad medicine—science in the service of profitWed 6 Mar, 6.30pm
HullWomen's oppression and feminism todayWed 20 Mar, 7pmRelax Coffee House, 91 Newland Av, HU5 3BG
IpswichAbortion—why we defend a woman’s right to chooseThu 7 Mar, 7.30pmLabour Club, 33-35 Silent St, IP1 1TF
LancasterTrotskyism todayThu 28 Feb, 7pmFriends Meeting House, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, LA1 1TX
International Women's Day—how do we win liberation?Thu 7 Mar, 7pm
Leeds: City Centre80 years since Hitler came to power—could he have been stopped?Thu 28 Feb, 7.30pmLeeds TUC Centre, 88 North St, LS2 7PN
From Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we get LGBT liberation?Thu 7 Mar, 7pmBroadcasting Place, Leeds Metropolitan University, Woodhouse Lane, LS2 9EN
Leeds: Harehills & ChapeltownHow should Labour councils fight the cuts today?Wed 6 Mar, 7.15pmThe Roundhay Rd Resource Centre, 233-237 Roundhay Rd, LS8 4HS
LeicesterFrom Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Wed 27 Feb, 7pmLeicester Adult Education College, 2 Wellington St, LE1 6HL
The lost revolution—Germany 1918-1923Wed 6 Mar, 7pm
LiverpoolSexuality and MarxismThu 7 Mar, 7pmMethodist Centre (above News from Nowhere bookshop), 96 Bold St, L1 4HY
London: Brent and HarrowFrom Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Thu 21 Mar, 7.30pmTrellick Lounge, 11 Golborne Rd, W10 5NY
London: BrixtonTrans history and resistanceWed 27 Feb, 7.30pmVida Walsh Centre, 2b Saltoun Rd (near Effra Rd, facing Windrush Square), SW2 1EP
Hungry for a profit—the reality of the food businessWed 20 Mar, 7.30pm
London: CamdenHunger in a world of plenty—the politics of foodThu 28 Feb, 7pmSt Michael’s Church, Camden Rd, St Pancras, NW1 9LQ
Marxism and black nationalismThu 21 Mar, 7pm
London: CroydonA history of the Middle EastThu 28 Feb, 7.30pmMind in Croydon, 10 Altyre Rd, CR0 5LA
London: DalstonThe poisonous history of capitalism and foodWed 27 Feb, 7.30pmHalkevi Turkish and Kurdish community centre, 31-33 Dalston Lane, E8 3DF
Ten years since the Iraq invasion—imperialism and resistance todayWed 20 Mar, 7.30pm
London: EustonFighting oppression—how do we get liberation?Wed 27 Feb, 6pmRoom 559, 5th floor, Main Building, Soas, Thornhaugh St, Russell Square, WC1H 0XG
Alienation—tell me why I don't like MondaysWed 20 Mar, 6pm
London: Hackney EastMarxism and oppressionThu 28 Feb, 7.30pmThe Round Chapel, Powerscroft Rd (corner Lower Clapton Rd), E5 0PP
Lincoln and the struggle against slaveryThu 21 Mar, 7.30pm
London: Hornsey and Wood GreenNationalism and national liberation—what do socialists say?Wed 27 Feb, 7.45pmThe Small Hall, St Michael’s Church, 37 Bounds Green Rd, N22 7TL
The 1917 Russian revolutionWed 20 Mar, 7.45pmThe West Indian Culture Centre, 9 Clarendon Rd, N8 0DD
London: IslingtonRevolutionaries and united frontsThu 21 Mar, 7.30pmThe Old Fire station, 84 Mayton St, N7 6QT
London: LewishamLenin, revolution and the partyWed 27 Feb, 7.30pmWest Greenwich Community and Arts Centre, 141 Greenwich High Rd, SE10 8JA
What do we mean by the dialectic?Wed 20 Mar, 7.30pm
London: LeytonstoneFrom Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Thu 28 Feb, 7.30pmLeytonstone United Free Church, 55 Wallwood Rd, E11 1AY
Mali—the new scramble for AfricaThu 21 Mar, 7.30pm
London: NewhamUkip and the crisis of ConservatismWed 20 Mar, 7pmStratford Advice Arcade, 107-109 The Grove (next to Morrisons car park), E15 1HP
London: SouthwarkZombie capitalism—how long will the crisis continue?Wed 20 Mar, 7pmSnug Room, The Grand Union, 26 Camberwell Grove, SE5 8RE
London: TottenhamDjango Unchained and the fight against slaveryWed 27 Feb, 7.30pmKitabevi Cafe, 410 Tottenham High Rd, N17 9JB
The new scramble for AfricaWed 20 Mar, 7.30pm
London: Tower HamletsFrom Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Wed 20 Mar, 7pmOxford House, Derbyshire St (opp Bethnal Green Rd Tesco), E2 6HG
London: WalthamstowThe roots of LGBT oppressionWed 27 Feb, 7.30pmQuaker Meeting House, 1a Jewel Rd (off Hoe St), E17 4QU
The politics of disabilityWed 20 Mar, 7.30pm
London: Wandsworth & MertonTen years since the Iraq war—imperialism and resistance todayThu 28 Feb, 7.30pmBattersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, SW11 5TN
Rosa Luxemburg and the lost German revolution 1918-1923Thu 21 Mar, 7.30pmTooting Grove Club Room, Effort St, Tooting SW17 0QR
London: Woolwich & PlumsteadLenin, revolution and the partyThu 28 Feb, 6.30pmThe Glyndon Centre, Raglan Rd, Plumstead, SE18 7LB
From Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Thu 21 Mar, 6.30pm
LutonRevolution in the 21st centuryWed 20 Mar, 7.30pmHazel Room, Bury Park Community Resource Centre, 161 Dunstable Rd, LU1 1BW
Manchester: ChorltonSocialism and women's liberationWed 27 Feb, 7.30pmChorlton Library (side door), Manchester Rd, M21 9PN
Leninism in the 21st centuryWed 6 Mar, 7.30pm
Manchester: Longsight & LevenshulmeHow should Labour councils fight the cuts today?Wed 27 Feb, 7.30pmSwad Cafe, 608 Stockport Rd (next to the Immigration Law Centre), Longsight, M13 0RQ
How do we stop the privatisation of education?Wed 6 Mar, 7.30pm
Manchester: RusholmeLessons from the Chicago teachers' strikeWed 27 Feb, 7.30pmupstairs, Falafel Cafe, Wilmslow Rd, M14 5TQ
Cuts, sexism and the ToriesWed 6 Mar, 7.30pm
MiddlesbroughCameron and the EU—what do socialists say?Tue 5 Mar, 7pmSt Mary's Centre, 82-90 Corporation Rd, TS1 2RW
NorwichMarxism and human natureThu 28 Feb, 7.30pmVauxhall Centre, Johnson Place, NR2 2SA
How do we stop the privatisation of education?Thu 21 Mar, 7.30pm
NottinghamFrom coal mines to call centres—how has the working class changed?Wed 27 Feb, 7.30pmInternational Community Centre, 61b Mansfield Rd, NG1 3FN
The new scramble for AfricaWed 6 Mar, 7.30pm
OxfordDo the media control our lives?Thu 7 Mar, 7.30pmTurl Street Kitchen, 16 Turl St, OX1 3DH
PortsmouthFrom coal mines to call centres—how has the working class changed?Wed 27 Feb, 7.30pmSouthsea Community Centre, St Paul’s Square, PO5 4EE
PrestonThe blood never dried—a people's history of the British EmpireTue 26 Feb, 7pmMeeting Room 1, Uclan students union, Fylde Rd, PR1 2TQ
RotherhamWhat would a socialist society look like?Wed 20 Mar, 7pmBridge Inn, Greasbrough Rd (near the bus and train stations), S60 1RB
St Albans and LutonA rebel’s guide to GramsciWed 27 Feb, 7pmUpstairs Trinity Church Hall, 1 Beaconsfield Rd (near St Albans City station), AL1 3RD
Sheffield: SouthMarxism and cultureWed 20 Mar, 7.30pmOld Junior School/Sharrow Community Forum, South View Rd (off Sharrow Lane), S7 1DB
SouthamptonThe lost revolution—Germany 1919-1923Wed 27 Feb, 7.30pmGoblets Wine Bar (upstairs), 184 Above Bar St, SO14 7DW
International Women's Day—how do we win liberation?Wed 6 Mar, 7.30pm
SwanseaFrom Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we win LGBT liberation?Thu 28 Feb, 7.30pmBrynmill Community Centre, St Albans Rd, SA2 0BP
International Women's Day—how do we win liberation?Thu 7 Mar, 7.30pm
WiganWhat do we mean by class?Wed 27 Feb, 7.30pmSunshine House Community Centre, Bradshawgate, Vauxhall Rd, Scholes, WN1 3SN
WolverhamptonSocialism and women's liberationThu 28 Feb, 7.30pmCity Bar, King St, WV1 1ST
Leninism in the 21st centuryThu 7 Mar, 7.30pmThe Royal Hotel, Ablewell St, WS1 2EL
York'Big Pharma'—the politics of the drug industryWed 6 Mar, 7.30pmSea Horse Hotel, 4 Fawcett St, YO10 4AH
Slavery and capitalismWed 6 Mar, 7.30pm
Movement events
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NationalMarxism 2013
The festival will include hundreds of meetings alongside book launches, debates and cultural events. Marxism 2013 is hosted and organised by the Socialist Workers Party www.marxismfestival.org.uk
11-15 Julycentral London
CardiffPalestine—can there be peace?
Organised by Stop the War
Wed 28 Feb, 7.30pmCardiff university main building, Park Place, CF10 3AT
DorchesterHow do we build the resistance to austerity?
Organised by Dorset Socialists
Sat 3 Mar, 1.30pmColliton Club, (opposite County Hall), Colliton Park DT1 1XJ
Bookmarks events
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LondonShostakovich: Socialism, Stalin & Symphonies
With author Simon Behrman and live music. £2
Mon 4 Mar, 6.30pm1 Bloomsbury St, WC1B 3QE (Tottenham Court Road tube)


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Tue 26 Feb 2013, 16:52 GMT
Issue No. 2342
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