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SWP branch meetings. The Socialist Workers' Party organises branch meetings across Britain to discuss political issues and activity in local areas. They are open to members and non-members and are a good chance to debate politics, ask questions, and get involved in activity.

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Hope Over Fear The socialist case for Scottish independence

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Aberdeenrallies with Tommy Sheridan and others, including a speaker from the Socialist Workers PartyWed 3 Sep, 7pmCopthorne Hotel, 122 Huntly St, AB10 1SU
DundeeThu 4 Sep, 7pmMarryat Hall, City Square, DD1 3BG
EdinburghThu 11 Sep, 7pmLT4, Appleton Tower, Edinburgh University, 11 Crichton St, EH8 9LE
MotherwellMon 15 Sep, 7pmFir Park Club, 13 Edward St, ML1 2PP
PaisleyTue 9 Sep, 7pmPaisley Grammar School, Glasgow Rd, PA1 3RP
 

SWP Public Meetings

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CardiffGaza, imperialism and the Middle East
With John Rose and an Egyptian activist
Wed 3 Sep, 7.30pmAngel Hotel, Castle St, CF10 1SZ
EssexPalestine, Iraq and Ukraine—imperialism todayThu 4 Sep, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, 82 Rainsford Rd, Chelmsford CM1 2QL
GlasgowEmpire and Revolution—a socialist history of the First World War
With author Dave Sherry
Thu 4 Sep, 7.30pmJury’s inn, 80 Jamaica St, G1 4QG
 

SWP branch meetings

Weekly meetings to discuss political issues and our local activity. All welcome
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BarnsleyIs intelligence just a matter of genetics?Thu 4 Sep, 6.30pmYMCA, 1 Blucher St, S70 1AP
Capitalism and crisis—lessons from the First World WarThu 11 Sep, 6.30pm
Birmingham: HandsworthThe socialist case for Scottish independenceWed 3 Sep, 7pmLaurel Road Community Sports Centre, Laurel Rd, B21 9PB
BoltonWhat do we mean by revolution?Wed 3 Sep, 6.30pmBolton Socialist Club, 16 Wood St (off Bradshawgate), BL1 1DY
BrightonCould the First World War have been avoided?Wed 3 Sep, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, Ship St, BN1 1AF
After the police slaying of Michael Brown—race, class and revolt in the USWed 10 Sep, 7.30pm
Bristol: southHow was apartheid in South Africa broken?Wed 3 Sep, 7.30pmYHA, 14 Narrow Quay, BS1 4QA
What caused the First World War?Wed 10 Sep, 7.30pm
CardiffFighting back against the far rightWed 10 Sep, 7.30pmCathays Community Centre, Cathays Terrace, CF24 4HX
ChelmsfordWhat do we mean by revolution?Thu 18 Sep, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, 82 Rainsford Rd, CM1 2QL
ChesterfieldUnderstanding crises in capitalismThu 4 Sep, 7.30pmMarket Halls, Market Place, S40 1PB
Palestine, Iraq and Ukraine—imperialism todayThu 11 Sep, 7.30pm
ColchesterHow do we oppose the EDL?Tue 2 Sep, 7.30pmThe Odd One Out, 28 Mersea Rd, CO2 7ET
The history of workers’ cooperativesTue 9 Sep, 7.30pm
CoventryFighting imperialism and capitalism—why we need a revolutionary partyThu 4 Sep, 7.30pmMethodist Central Hall (Eadon Hall), Warwick Lane, CV1 2HA
How racism and Islamophobia divide us and how we can beat themThu 11 Sep, 7.30pm
DerbyHow the Bolsheviks organised the unemployedThu 4 Sep, 7pmWest End Community Centre (next to Britannia Mill), Mackworth Rd, DE22 3BL
The socialist case for Scottish independenceThu 11 Sep, 7pm
DoncasterThe socialist case for Scottish independenceWed 3 Sep, 7pmWomen’s Centre, 21 Cleveland St, DN1 3EH
EdinburghEmpire and Revolution—a socialist history of the First World WarWed 3 Sep, 7.30pmMethodist Church, 25 Nicolson Square, EH8 9BX
ExeterThe socialist case for Scottish independenceThu 4 Sep, 7pmNew Horizon Cafe, 47 Longbrook St, EX4 6AW
Glasgow: NorthFighting for Scottish independenceWed 10 Sep, 7.30pmCafe Cherubini, 360 Great Western Rd, Kelvingrove, G4 9HT
HarlowIraq in chaos—the bitter fruits of Bush and Blair’s warThu 11 Sep, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, 1 Church Leys, CM18 6BX
HuddersfieldAfter the police slaying of Michael Brown—race, class and revolt in the USWed 3 Sep, 6.30pmBrian Jackson House, 2 New North Parade (near train and bus stations), HD1 5JP
Fighting imperialism and capitalism—why we need a revolutionary partyWed 10 Sep, 6.30pm
LancasterThe socialist case for Scottish independenceThu 4 Sep, 7pmFriends Meeting House, Meeting House Lane, LA1 1TX
After the police slaying of Michael Brown—race, class and revolt in the USThu 11 Sep, 7pm
Leeds: city centreThe Labour Party and electionsThu 4 Sep, 7pmWest Riding Pub (upstairs), 38 Wellington St,LS1 2DJ
After the police slaying of Michael Brown—race, class and revolt in the USThu 11 Sep, 7pm
LeicesterCapitalism and foodWed 3 Sep, 7pmAfrican Caribbean Centre, Maidstone Rd, LE2 0UA
LiverpoolDisability, austerity and resistanceThu 4 Sep, 7pmThe Black-E, 1 Great George St, Liverpool L1 5EW
After the police slaying of Michael Brown—race, class and revolt in the USThu 11 Sep, 7pm
London: Brent and HarrowThe crisis in our prisonsThu 11 Sep, 7.30pmThe Pepperpot Centre, 1a Thorpe Close, Ladbroke Grove (very close to the station), W10 5XL
London: BrixtonHow the US wrecked IraqWed 3 Sep, 7.30pmVida Walsh Centre, 2b Saltoun Rd (near Effra Rd, facing Windrush Square), SW2 1EP
London: CamdenHow can Palestine be free?Thu 4 Sep, 7pmTheatro Technis, 26 Crowndale Rd, NW1 1TT
London: EalingThe socialist case for Scottish independenceWed 3 Sep, 7.30pmQueens Hall, Ealing Town Hall, New Broadway,W5 2BY
Can the two-state solution bring justice to Palestine?Wed 10 Sep, 7.30pm
London: HackneyAfter the police slaying of Michael Brown—race, class and revolt in the USThu 4 Sep, 7.30pmThe Round Chapel, 2 Powerscroft Rd (corner Lower Clapton Rd), E5 0PU
Child abuse in Rotherham—what do socialists say?Thu 11 Sep, 7.30pm
London: Hornsey and Wood GreenIs it too late to stop climate change?Wed 3 Sep, 7.30pmWest Indian Cultural Centre, 9 Clarendon Rd, Haringey, N8 0DD
Ukraine—torn apart by imperialismWed 10 Sep, 7.30pm
London: KingstonIs the Communist Manifesto still relevant today?Wed 3 Sep, 7.30pmNorbiton and Dragon, 16 Clifton Rd, KT2 6PW
Child abuse in Rotherham—what do socialists say?Wed 10 Sep, 7.30pm
London: LewishamThe revolutionary ideas of Karl MarxWed 3 Sep, 7.30pmWest Greenwich Community and Arts Centre, 141 Greenwich High Rd, SE10 8JA
The socialist case for Scottish independenceWed 10 Sep, 7.30pm
London: NewhamPalestine—why the two state solution can’t workWed 3 Sep, 7pmStratford Advice Arcade, 107-109 The Grove (next to Morrisons car park), E15 1HP
How real is the economic recovery?Wed 10 Sep, 7pm
London: SouthwarkTrade unions—the bureaucracy and the rank and fileThu 4 Sep, 7pmSnug Room, The Grand Union, 26 Camberwell Grove (off Camberwell?Church?St), SE5 8RE
London: Waltham ForestIraq in chaos—the bitter fruits of Bush and Blair’s warWed 10 Sep, 7.30pmQuaker Meeting House, 1a Jewel Rd (off Hoe St), E17 4QU
Manchester: ChorltonUkip’s racist policies—how do we defeat them?Wed 3 Sep, 7.30pmChorlton Library (side door), Manchester Rd, M21 9PN
How US imperialism wrecked Iraq, and the origins of IsisWed 10 Sep, 7.30pmRoyal Oak, 440 Barlow Moor Rd, M21 0BQ
Manchester: City CentreWhat is happening in Ukraine?Thu 4 Sep, 7pmFriends Meeting House, 6 Mount St, M2 5NS
Child abuse in Rotherham—what do socialists say?Thu 11 Sep, 7pm
MedwayAfter the police slaying of Michael Brown—race, class and revolt in the USThu 11 Sep, 7.30pmConference room, Riverside Creative Hub, 13 Military Rd, Chatham, ME4 4JG
Milton KeynesThe socialist case for Scottish independenceWed 17 Sep, 7pmDuncombe Street Community House, 39 Duncombe St, Bletchley, MK2 2LY
NewcastleThe socialist case for Scottish independenceThu 11 Sep, 7pmThe Labour Club, 11 Leazes Park Rd, NE1 4PF
NorwichLessons from the 1916 Dublin LockoutThu 4 Sep, 7.30pmVauxhall Centre, Johnson Place, NR2 2SA
Child abuse in Rotherham—what do socialists say?Thu 11 Sep, 7.30pm
NottinghamAfter the police slaying of Michael Brown—race, class and revolt in the USWed 3 Sep, 7.30pmInternational Community Centre, 61b Mansfield Rd, NG1 3FN
The socialist case for Scottish independenceWed 10 Sep, 7.30pm
PortsmouthAfter the police slaying of Michael Brown—race, class and revolt in the USWed 3 Sep, 7.30pmSomerstown Central, Rivers St, PO5 4EZ
Why we should remember Eleanor MarxWed 10 Sep, 7.30pm
RotherhamHow do we stop the privatisation of education?Wed 3 Sep, 7pmBridge Inn, Greasbrough Rd (near bus and train stations), S60 1RB
St AlbansThe socialist case for Scottish independenceWed 10 Sep, 7.30pmUpstairs Trinity Church Hall, 1 Beaconsfield Rd, AL1 3RD
Sheffield: city centreTrade unions and the fightback against austerityThu 4 Sep, 7.30pmSharrow Community Forum, Old Junior School, South View Rd (off Sharrow Lane), S7 1DB
Capitalism and warThu 11 Sep, 7.30pmUnited Reform Church, 60 Norfolk St, S1 2JB
SouthamptonSouth Africa after the miners’ strikeWed 10 Sep, 7.30pmHigh Street Cafe, 153 High St, SO14 2BT
WiganWhy we need a revolutionary partyWed 3 Sep, 7pmSunshine House Community Centre, Bradshawgate, Vauxhall Rd, WN1 3LU
The socialist case for Scottish independenceWed 10 Sep, 7pm
YorkAfter the police slaying of Michael Brown—race, class and revolt in the USWed 3 Sep, 7.30pmSea Horse Hotel, 4 Fawcett St, YO10 4AH
Where did Isis come from?Wed 10 Sep, 7.30pm
 

Movement events

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NationalDemonstration at Ukip’s conference
Protest called by Stand Up to Ukip. More details at standuptoukip.org
Sat 27 Sep, Assemble 12 noonSir Nigel Gresley Square, Doncaster
Unite the Resistance Striking together—organising to win
Speakers include John McDonnell MP, Ian Lawrence (Napo general secretary), Mandy Brown (Lambeth College UCU), Billy Hayes (CWU general secretary), Peter Pinkney (RMT president), Jane Aitchison (Unite the Resistance joint secretary), Jeremy Corbyn MP, Ian Hodson (Bfawu national president), Phil Jackson (EIS Scottish teachers and lecturers union national president)
Sat 15 Nov, 12 noon-5pmBloomsbury Central Baptist Church, 235 Shaftesbury Ave, London WC2H 8EP
DoncasterNational demonstration at Ukip’s conference
Protest called by Stand Up to Ukip. More details at standuptoukip.org
Sat 27 SepAssemble 12 noon, Sir Nigel Gresley Square.
DorchesterA film showing of Miners Shot Down
Organised by Dorset Socialists dorsetsocialists.org.uk
Sat 6 Sep, 1.30pmColliton Club (opposite County Hall), Colliton Park, DT1 1XJ.
London: centralMass lobby of Parliament for Gaza
Organised by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign
Tue 9 Sep, 12 noon to 8pmInitial briefing at Westminster Cathedral Hall, Ambrosden Avenue (just off Victoria St), SW1P 1QW
London: northGaza—what next for Palestine?
Organised by Waltham Forest Palestine Solidarity Campaign and Stop the War Coalition
Wed 3 Sep, 7.30pmHarmony Hall, Truro Rd, Waltham Forest, E17 7BY.
London: southGaza in crisis—how can Palestine be free?
With Dr Muhammed Kalil, John Rose, Kiri Tunks and an eyewitness from Gaza.
Organised by Wandsworth and Lambeth Palestine Solidarity Campaign and Lambeth NUT
Wed 10 Sep, 7pmKaribu Centre, 7 Gresham Rd, Brixton, SW9 7PH.
London: westExtradition and civil liberties
Meeting with Hamja Ahsan, brother of Talha Ahsan. Organised by Brent Stop the War Coalition
Mon 8 Sep, 7.30pmRumi’s Cave, Willesden Lane, London NW6, 7ST
NorfolkBurston Strike School Centenary Rally
With Owen Jones and Jeremy Corbyn MP
Sun 7 Sep, 10.55amChurch Green, Burston, Norfolk, IP22 5TP

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