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Meetings and events

Published Tue 6 Nov 2012
Issue No. 2328

SWP public meetings | SWP branch meetings | movement events

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SWP public meetings
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London: Ealing Can there be a revolution in Britain? Thu 15 Nov, 7.30pm West London Trade Union Club, 33-35 Acton High St, W3 6ND
London: Hackney 1972—when workers broke the Tories
with Gerry Kelly, a leading activist in construction industry in 1972, and Sheila McGregor an activist in 1972
Thu 15 Nov, 7.30pm Halkevi Turkish and Kurdish community centre, 31-33 Dalston Lane (just down from Dalston Junction), E8 3DF
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 The politics of the SWP Thu 15 Nov, 6pm Belmont Cinema, 49 Belmont St, AB10 1JS
Barnsley Obama—the dream that died Thu 15 Nov, 7.30pm YMCA, 1 Blucher St, S70 1AP
Birmingham: Handsworth Obama—the dream that died Wed 14 Nov, 7.30pm The Farcroft Pub, 157 Rookery Rd, B21 9QY
Birmingham: Small Heath Tell me why I don’t like Mondays—Marx’s theory of alienation Thu 15 Nov, 7.30pm Bader Restaurant, 394 Coventry Rd, B10 0UF
Birmingham: Stirchley Can the Labour Party deliver change? Wed 14 Nov, 7.30pm Stirchley Community Centre,1326 Pershore Rd, B30 2XS
Bolton Can music bring change? Wed 14 Nov, 6.30pm, Bolton Socialist Club, 16 Wood St (off Bradshawgate), BL1 1DY
Bradford Education under socialism and capitalism Wed 14 Nov, 6pm The Equity Centre, 1 Longlands St, BD1 2TP
Brighton Obama—the dream that died Wed 14 Nov, 7.30pm Phoenix Community Centre, 2 Phoenix Place, BN2 9ND
Bristol: East Gramsci and the 99 percent Wed 14 Nov, 7.30pm Easton Community Centre, Kilburn St, BS5 6AW
Bristol: South Europe in revolt—how can workers win? Wed 14 Nov, 7.30pm YHA, Narrow Quay, BS1 4QA
Bristol: Stokes Croft How do we stop capitalism destroying the planet? Thu 15 Nov, 7.30pm 5th Floor, The Canteen, Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY
Bury and Prestwich Are women’s rights under attack? Thu 15 Nov, 7.30pm The Ostrich, 163 Bury Old Rd, Prestwich, M25 1JF
Cambridge Can Britain be ‘One Nation’? Thu 15 Nov, 7.30pm CB2 Cafe, 5-7 Norfolk St, CB1 2LD
Canterbury Gender roles under capitalism Thu 15 Nov, 6pm St Peters Methodist Church Hall, St Peters Lane, CT1 2BE
Cardiff WikiLeaks, imperialism and sexism Wed 14 Nov, 7.30pm Cathays Community Centre, Cathays Terrace, CF24 4HX
Chesterfield From Hitler to the EDL—how do we fight fascists? Thu 15 Nov, 7.30pm Chesterfield Library, New Beetwell St, S40 1QN
Colchester Obama—the dream that died Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm Albatta Cafe, 18A Sir Isaacs Walk, CO1 1JJ
Coventry Can students lead the fight against austerity? Wed 14 Nov, 7.30pm West Indian Centre, 159 Spon St, CV1 3BB
Derby State capitalism—why the USSR wasn’t socialist Thu 22 Nov, 7pm West End Community Centre, Mackworth Rd (next to Britannia Mill), DE22 3BL
Dudley Obama—the dream that died Wed 14 Nov, 8pm The Duke of William pub, 25 Coventry St, Stourbridge, DY8 1EP
Dundee A people’s history of the Second World War Wed 14 Nov, 7.30pm Dundee Voluntary Action, 10 Constitution Rd, DD1 1LL
Edinburgh Abortion—why we defend a woman’s right to choose Wed 14 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 Abortion—why we defend a woman’s right to choose Wed 14 Nov, 7.30pm Cafe Cherubini, 360 Great Western Rd, Kelvingrove, G4 9HT
Glasgow: South What do we mean by class? Thu 15 Nov, 7.30pm Govanhill Pool, 99 Calder St, G42 7RA
Gravesend A rebel’s guide to Lenin Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm GASP, 5-6 Brewhouse Yard (off Queen St), DA12 2EJ
Harlow A rebel’s guide to Lenin Thu 15 Nov, 7.30pm Common Room, Gibson House, Bishopsfield, CM18 6FF
Hastings Can Britain be ‘One Nation’? Wed 14 Nov, 7.30pm The Clarence (upstairs), 57 Middle St, TN34 1NA
Huddersfield Obama—the dream that died Wed 14 Nov, 6.30pm Cafe Society, Byram St (near main post office), HD1 1DR
Hull Marxism and ethics Thu 22 Nov, 7pm Relax Coffee House, 91 Newland Avenue, HU5 3BG
Ipswich The revolutionary paper—why socialists sell newspapers Tue 13 Nov, 7.30pm, Labour Club, 33-35 Silent St, IP1 1TF
Lancaster Obama—the dream that died Thu 15 Nov, 7pm Friends Meeting House, Meeting House Lane, LA1 1TX
Leeds: City Centre Abortion—why we defend a woman’s right to choose Thu 15 Nov, 7.30pm Leeds TUC Centre, 88 North St, LS2 7PN
Leeds: Harehills and Chapeltown Obama—the dream that died Wed 14 Nov, 7.30pm Trinity United Church, Banstead Terrace, Roundhay Rd, LS8 2HU
Leicester Reform or revolution? Wed 21 Nov, 7pm Leicester Adult Education College, 2 Wellington St, LE1 6HL
Liverpool Can Keynesianism solve the economic crisis? Thu 15 Nov, 7pm Methodist Centre (above News from Nowhere bookshop), 96 Bold St, L1 4HY
London: Brent and Harrow Lessons from the 1920s minority movement Thu 15 Nov, 7.30pm Trellick Lounge, 11 Golborne Rd, W10 5NY
London: Brixton Europe in revolt—how can workers win? Wed 14 Nov, 7.30pm Vida Walsh Centre, 2b Saltoun Rd (near Effra Rd, facing Windrush Square), SW2 1EP
London: Camden Rosa Luxemburg and the mass strike Thu 15 Nov, 7pm St Michael’s Church, Camden Rd, NW1 9LQ
London: Croydon The politics of disability Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm Croydon Voluntary Action (next to West Croydon station), 82 London Rd, CR0 2TB
London: Ealing Socialism and art Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm West London Trade Union Club, 33-35 High St, Acton, W3 6ND
London: Euston Why socialists must defend the right to protest Wed 14 Nov, 6.30pm SOAS, Thornhaugh St, Russell Square, WC1H 0XG
London: Hackney East Was Marx right? An introduction to his ideas Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm The Round Chapel, Powerscroft Rd (corner Lower Clapton Rd), E5 0PP
London: Hornsey and Wood Green Spain—the indignados movement and class struggle Wed 14 Nov, 7.45pm The Small Hall, St Michael’s Church, 37 Bounds Green Rd, N22 7TL
London: Islington The 1917 Russian Revolution Thu 15 Nov, 7pm Resource Centre, 356 Holloway Rd, N7 6PA
London: Kingston A brief history of anarchism in struggle Tue 13 Nov, 7.30pm Kingston Environment Centre, Fairfield East, KT1 2PT
London: Lewisham Rosa Luxemburg and the mass strike Wed 14 Nov, 7.30pm West Greenwich Community and Arts Centre, 141 Greenwich High Rd (near Greenwich main line and DLR Station), SE10 8JA
London: Leytonstone Europe in revolt—how can workers win? Thu 15 Nov, 7.30pm Leytonstone United Free Church, 55 Wallwood Rd, E11 1AY
London: Newham Obama—the dream that died Wed 14 Nov, 7pm Stratford Advice Arcade, 107-109 The Grove (next to Morrisons car park), E15 1HP
London: Southwark How do we stop capitalism destroying the planet? Wed 14 Nov, 7pm Snug Room, The Grand Union, 26 Camberwell Grove (off Camberwell Church St), SE5 8RE
London: Tooting Obama—the dream that died Thu 15 Nov, 8pm Tooting Grove Club Room, Effort St (next to St George’s Hospital), SW17 0QR
London: Tottenham Greece—the frontline against austerity Wed 14 Nov, 7.30pm Kitabevi Cafe, 410 Tottenham High Rd, N17 9JB
London: Tower Hamlets The media—power, lies and corruption Wed 14 Nov, 7pm Oxford House, Derbyshire St (opp Bethnal Green Rd Tesco), E2 6HG
London: Walthamstow How can we stop capitalism destroying the planet? Wed 14 Nov, 7.30pm Quaker Meeting House, 1a Jewel Rd (off?Hoe St), E17 4QU
Luton Police, fascism and the state Wed 14 Nov, 7pm Postels Club, 3 Dunstable Rd (corner Cardiff Rd), LU1 1BJ
Manchester: Chorlton Obama—the dream that died Wed 14 Nov, 7.30pm Beech Inn, 72 Beech Rd, M21 9EG
Manchester: City Centre How can we get a general strike? Thu 15 Nov, 6pm The Kings Arms, Bloom St, Salford, M3 6AN
Manchester: Longsight and Levenshulme How do ideas change? Wed 14 Nov, 7.30pm Swad Cafe, 608 Stockport Rd (next to the Immigration Law Centre), Longsight, M13 0RQ
Manchester: Rusholme Crime, class and corruption—the politics of the police Wed 14 Nov, 7.30pm upstairs, Falafel Cafe, Wilmslow Rd, Rusholme, M14 5TQ
Mansfield How do we stop capitalism destroying the planet? Wed 14 Nov, 7pm The Railway Inn, Station St, Mansfield, NG18 1EF
Medway Is the Labour Party finished? Thu 15 Nov, 7.30pm The Nucleus Arts Centre, 272 High St, Chatham, ME4 4BP
Middlesbrough Europe in revolt—how can workers win? Thu 15 Nov, 7pm St Mary’s Centre, 82-90 Corporation Rd, TS1 2RW
Newcastle Why are women still oppressed? Thu 15 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 Is Lenin’s ‘Left Wing Communism’ still relevant? Thu 15 Nov, 7.30pm Vauxhall Centre, Johnson Place, NR2 2SA
Nottingham Can Britain be ‘One Nation’? Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm International Community Centre, 61b Mansfield Rd, NG1 3FN
Oxford Scottish independence—what do socialists say? Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm Turl Street Kitchen, 16 Turl St, OX1 3DH
Portsmouth Afghanistan, Pakistan and the ‘war on terror’ Wed 14 Nov, 7.30pm Southsea Community Centre, St Paul’s Square, PO5 4EE
Rotherham What causes child abuse? Wed 14 Nov, 7pm Talbot Lane Centre, Moorgate St, S60 2EY
St Albans From the Tsar to Lenin—a documentary on the 1917 Russian revolution Mon 12 Nov, 7.30pm Upstairs Trinity Church Hall, 1 Beaconsfield Rd (near St Albans City station), AL1 3RD
Sheffield: North Syria—resistance, revolution and the threat of imperialist war Thu 15 Nov, 7.30pm Burngreave Community Library, 179 Spital Hill, S4 7LF
Sheffield: South The 1984 miners’ strike—lessons for today Wed 14 Nov, 7.30pm Old Junior School/Sharrow Community Forum, South View Rd (off Sharrow Lane), S7 1DB
Southampton How do we get a general strike? Wed 14 Nov, 7.30pm Goblets Wine Bar (upstairs), 184 Above Bar St, SO14 7DW
Stoke-on-Trent How can we smash the Con-Dems? Thu 22 Nov, 7pm Room LT003, Ashley Building, Staffs Uni, ST4 2DE
Swansea From Orgreave to Hillsborough—the police, Tories and state Thu 15 Nov, 7.30pm Brynmill Community Centre, St Albans Rd, SA2 0BP
Taunton Europe in revolt—how can workers win? Thu 15 Nov, 7.30pm Friend’s Meeting House, Bath Place, High St, TA1 4EP
Telford and Shrewsbury Europe in revolt—how can workers win? Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm The Elephant and Castle, 1 High St, Dawley, TF4 2ET
Thanet Policing austerity—bigots on the beat Wed 14 Nov, 6pm Belgian Cafe, 98 Harbour Parade, Ramsgate, CT11 8LP
Wolverhampton and Walsall Fees, GCSEs and academies—capitalism and education Wed 21 Nov, 7.30pm City Bar, King St, WV1 1ST
York Marxism, anarchism and the fight against capitalism Wed 14 Nov, 7.30pm Sea Horse Hotel, 4 Fawcett St, YO10 4AH
Movement events
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Preston From Orgreave to Hillsborough—how can we end police corruption and get justice for the 96?
with Sheila Coleman from the Hillsborough Justice Campaign, and eyewitness account from the Battle of Orgreave. Organised by Preston Independent Socialists
Wed 14 Nov, 7pm University of Central Lancashire, Room?HB155, Harris Building, Corporation St, PR1 2HE


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Meetings And Events
Tue 6 Nov 2012, 17:54 GMT
Issue No. 2328
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