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Published Tue 12 Feb 2013
Issue No. 2340

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SWP public meetings
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BirminghamTwo years of revolution—the Arab spring continuesWed 13 Feb, 7.30pmPriory Rooms, Quaker Meeting House,  40 Bull St, B4 6AF
BrightonWhat are the roots of LGBT oppression?Wed 13 Feb, 7.30pmPhoenix Community Centre, 2 Phoenix Place, BN2 9ND
DoncasterThe red in the rainbow—socialism and sexual liberationWed 20 Feb, 7pmWomen’s Centre, 21 Cleveland St, DN1 3EH
EssexTwo years on—Egypt’s continuing revolutionThu 7 Mar, 7.30pmThe Bird in Hand pub, New Writtle St, Chelmsford, CM2 0RZ
LancasterA people’s history of the Second World WarWed 13 Feb, 7pmThe Storey Arts Centre, Meeting House Lane, LA1 1TH
London: TottenhamSexuality and socialism—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Wed 20 Feb, 7.30pmKitabevi Cafe, 410 Tottenham High Rd, N17 9JB
London: WestTwo years on—Egypt’s continuing revolutionThu 14 Feb, 7.30pmPaddington Arts, 32 Woodfield Rd, W9 2BE
NorwichDisability, cuts & resistanceThu 21 Feb, 7.30pmVauxhall Centre, Johnson Place, NR2 2SA
OxfordTwo years on—Egypt’s continuing revolutionThu 21 Feb, 7.30pmTurl St Kitchen, 16 Turl St, OX1 3DH
PortsmouthTrotsky, permanent revolution and the fight against StalinismWed 13 Feb, 7.30pmSouthsea Community Centre, St Paul’s Square, PO5 4EE
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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AberdeenLincoln and the struggle against slaveryThu 14 Feb, 6pmBelmont Cinema, 49 Belmont St, AB10 1JS
From coal mines to call centres—how has the working class changed?Thu 21 Feb, 6pm
BarnsleyTwo years on – Egypt’s continuing revolutionThu 14 Feb, 7.30pmYMCA, 1 Blucher St, S70 1AP
Poplar—when Labour councillors fought backThu 21 Feb, 7.30pm
Birmingham: HandsworthAlexandra Kollontai, the Bolsheviks and women’s liberationWed 20 Feb, 7.30pmThe Farcroft Pub, 157 Rookery Rd, B21 9QY
Birmingham: Small HeathHow do we defend the welfare state?Wed 20 Feb, 7.30pmBader Restaurant, 394 Coventry Rd,B10 0UF
Birmingham: Stirchley and Kings HeathLincoln and the struggle against slaveryThu 21 Feb, 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
BradfordTen years since we marched against war—imperialism and resistance todayWed 13 Feb, 6pmThe Equity Centre, 1 Longlands St, BD1 2TP
What do we mean by class?Wed 20 Feb, 6pm
BrightonTwo years on—Egypt’s continuing revolutionWed 20 Feb, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, Ship St, BN1 1AF
Bristol: SouthHow to fight austerity and the welfare cutsWed 13 Feb, 7.30pmYHA, Narrow Quay, BS1 4QA
From resistance to revolutionWed 20 Feb, 7.30pm
Bristol: Stokes CroftClara Zetkin and revolution—sex and socialismThu 14 Feb, 7.30pm5th Floor, The Canteen, Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY
From Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Thu 21 Feb, 7.30pm
Bury and PrestwichCameron and the EU—what do socialists say?Thu 14 Feb, 8pmThe Ostrich, 163 Bury Old Rd, M25 1JF
Ukip and Europe—a crisis of conservatism?Thu 21 Feb, 8pm
CambridgeYear three of the Egyptian revolutionThu 14 Feb, 7.30pmCB2 Cafe, 5-7 Norfolk St, CB1 2LD
How the Russian Revolution was lostThu 21 Feb, 7.30pm
CanterburyThe politics of welfareThu 28 Feb, 6pmSt Peters Methodist Church Hall, St Peters Lane, CT1 2BE
CardiffWhy we need a revolutionary partyWed 13 Feb, 7.30pmCathays Community Centre, Cathays Terrace, CF24 4HX
From Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Wed 20 Feb, 7.30pm
ChelmsfordHow has the working class changed?Thu 21 Feb, 7.30pmThe Bird in Hand pub, New Writtle St, CM2 0RZ
ChesterfieldTwo years on—Egypt’s continuing revolutionThu 14 Feb, 7.30pmChesterfield Library, New Beetwell St, S40 1QN
Lincoln and the struggle against slaveryThu 21 Feb, 7.30pm
ColchesterHow can trade unions fight back against austerity?Wed 13 Feb, 7.30pmAlbatta Cafe, 18A Sir Isaacs Walk, CO1 1JJ
From Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Wed 20 Feb, 7.30pm
CoventryLenin and why we need the revolutionary paperWed 13 Feb, 7.30pmWest Indian Centre, 159 Spon St, CV1 3BB
From Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Wed 20 Feb, 7.30pm
DerbyUkip and Europe—a crisis of conservatism?Thu 14 Feb, 7pmWest End Community Centre, Mackworth Rd (next to Britannia Mill), DE22 3BL
DoncasterSyria—revolution and the threat of imperialist warWed 13 Feb, 7pmWomen’s Centre, 21 Cleveland St, DN1 3EH
DudleyWhy is Gove attacking the education system?Wed 13 Feb, 8pmThe Duke of William pub, 25 Coventry St, Stourbridge, DY8 1EP
Marxism and feminismWed 20 Feb, 8pmThe What Centre, 23 Coventry St, Stourbridge, DY8 1EP
DundeeFrom coal mines to call centres—how has the working class changed?Wed 13 Feb, 7.30pmDundee Voluntary Action, 10 Constitution Rd, DD1 1LL
Trade unions—the bureaucracy and the rank and fileWed 20 Feb, 7.30pm
EdinburghA rebel’s guide to GramsciWed 13 Feb, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, Victoria Terrace, EH1 2JL
Democracy—fact or fetish?Wed 20 Feb, 7.30pm
ExeterWhat would a socialist society look like?Thu 14 Feb, 7pmNew Horizon Cafe, 47 Longbrook St, EX4 6AW
Glasgow: NorthIreland and the peace process—what do socialists say?Wed 13 Feb, 7.30pmCafe Cherubini, 360 Great Western Rd, Kelvingrove, G4 9HT
The Civil Rights movement 50 years onWed 20 Feb, 7.30pm
Glasgow: SouthFrom coal mines to call centres—how has the working class changed?Thu 14 Feb, 7.30pmGovanhill Pool, 99 Calder St, G42 7RA
Ideas of the revolution—the role of the revolutionary paper todayThu 21 Feb, 7.30pm
HarlowDoes Keynes have the answer to the economic crisis?Thu 14 Feb, 7.30pmCommon Room, Gibson House, Bishopsfield, CM18 6FF
HuddersfieldFrom Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Wed 13 Feb, 6.30pmBrian Jackson House, 2 New North Parade, HD1 5JP
Did Lenin lead to Stalin?Wed 20 Feb, 6.30pm
HullToussaint l’Ouverture and the slave uprising in HaitiWed 20 Feb, 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
Leeds: City CentreTwo years of revolution—the Arab Spring continuesThu 14 Feb, 7.30pmLeeds TUC Centre, 88 North St, LS2 7PN
80 years since he grabbed power—could Hitler have been stopped?Thu 21 Feb, 7.30pm
Leeds: Harehills and ChapeltownUkip and Europe—a crisis of conservatismWed 20 Feb, 7.15pmThe Roundhay Road Resource Centre, 233-237 Roundhay Rd, LS8 4HS
LeicesterHuman nature—are we too selfish for socialism?Wed 13 Feb, 7pmLeicester Adult Education College, 2 Wellington St, LE1 6HL
Homeless in 2013—why won’t Labour fight the cuts?Wed 20 Feb, 7pm
LiverpoolDivided they fall—the German left and the rise of HitlerThu 14 Feb, 7pmMethodist Centre (above News from Nowhere bookshop), 96 Bold St, L1 4HY
Lincoln and the struggle against slaveryThu 21 Feb, 7pm
London: Brent and HarrowThe US fiscal cliff— prospects for the global economy in 2013Thu 21 Feb, 7.30pmTrellick Lounge, 11 Golborne Rd, W10 5NY
London: BrixtonFrom Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Wed 13 Feb, 7.30pmVida Walsh Centre, 2b Saltoun Rd, (near Effra Rd, facing Windrush Square), SW2 1EP
Can the Labour Party lead the fight against austerity?Wed 20 Feb, 7.30pm
London: CamdenTen years since we marched against war—imperialism and resistance todayThu 14 Feb, 7pmSt Michael’s Church, Camden Rd, St Pancras, NW1 9LQ
The lost revolution—Germany 1919-1923Thu 21 Feb, 7pm
London: CroydonFrom Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Thu 14 Feb, 7.30pmMind in Croydon, 10 Altyre Rd, CR0 5LA
A history of the Middle EastThu 28 Feb, 7.30pm
London: DalstonWhy won’t Labour fight?Wed 13 Feb, 7.30pmHalkevi Turkish and Kurdish community centre, 31-33 Dalston Lane, E8 3DF
From Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Wed 20 Feb, 7.30pm
London: EalingA people’s history of the NHSThu 21 Feb, 7.30pmWest London Trade Union Club, 33-35 High St, Acton, W3 6ND
London: EustonFighting oppression—how do achieve liberation?Wed 13 Feb, 6pmRoom 592, 5th floor, Main Building, Soas, Thornhaugh St, WC1H 0XG
Leveson and the phone hacking scandal—the Tories, media and corruptionWed 20 Feb, 6pmRoom 559, 5th floor, Main Building, Soas, Thornhaugh St, Russell Square, WC1H 0XG
London: Hackney EastHuman nature—are we too selfish for socialism?Thu 14 Feb, 7.30pmThe Round Chapel, Powerscroft Rd (corner Lower Clapton Rd), E5 0PP
Cameron and the EU—what do socialists say?Thu 21 Feb, 7.30pm
London: Hornsey and Wood GreenLenin and building the partyWed 13 Feb, 7.45pmThe Small Hall, St Michael’s Church, 37 Bounds Green Rd, N22 7TL
What do we mean by the dialectic?Wed 20 Feb, 7.45pm
London: IslingtonFrom Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Thu 14 Feb, 7.30pmRancho Grill, 237 Holloway Rd, N7 8HG
From coal mines to call centres—how has the working class changed?Thu 21 Feb, 7.30pm
London: KingstonUkip and Europe—a crisis of Conservatism?Tue 19 Feb, 7.30pmKingston Environment Centre, Fairfield East, KT1 2PT
London: LewishamMarx’s theory of alienationWed 13 Feb, 7.30pmWest Greenwich Community and Arts Centre, 141 Greenwich High Rd, SE10 8JA
Syria—revolution and the threat of imperialist warWed 20 Feb, 7.30pm
London: LeytonstoneThe capitalist state and the socialist alternativeThu 21 Feb, 7.30pmLeytonstone United Free Church, 55 Wallwood Rd, E11 1AY
London: NewhamMarxism and feminismWed 13 Feb, 7pmStratford Advice Arcade, 107-109 The Grove (next to Morrisons car park), E15 1HP
Golden Dawn and the rise of the European far rightWed 20 Feb, 7pm
London: SouthwarkTen years since the Iraq war—imperialism and resistance todayWed 20 Feb, 7pmSnug Room, The Grand Union, 26 Camberwell Grove, SE5 8RE
London: TottenhamTen years since we marched against war—imperialism and resistance todayWed 13 Feb, 7.30pmKitabevi Cafe, 410 Tottenham High Rd, N17 9JB
London: Tower HamletsMarxism and feminismWed 13 Feb, 7pmOxford House, Derbyshire St (opposite Bethnal Green Rd Tesco), E2 6HG
Crisis and resistance in Europe—eyewitnesses from Spain and GreeceWed 20 Feb, 7pm
London: WalthamstowMarxism and feminismWed 13 Feb, 7.30pmQuaker Meeting House, 1a Jewel Rd (off Hoe St), E17 4QU
Mali—the new scramble for Africa?Wed 20 Feb, 7.30pm
London: Wandsworth and MertonTen years since we marched against war—Imperialism and resistance todayThu 21 Feb, 7.30pmBattersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, SW11 5TN
London: Woolwich & PlumsteadHow has the working class changed?Thu 14 Feb, 6.30pmThe Dial Arch, Number 1 Street, The Warren, Royal Arsenal Riverside, SE18 6GH
Lenin and the revolutionary partyThu 21 Feb, 6.30pmThe Glyndon Centre, Raglan Rd, Plumstead, SE18 7LB
LutonHow the Communist Party fought back in the 1930sWed 13 Feb, 7pmPostels Club, 3 Dunstable Rd (corner Cardiff Rd), LU1 1BJ
Who was Alan Turing?Wed 20 Feb, 7pm
Manchester: ChorltonCould Hitler have been stopped?Wed 13 Feb, 7.30pmThe Lloyds Pub, 617 Wilbraham Rd, M21 9AN
Ten years since the Iraq war—imperialism and resistance todayWed 20 Feb, 7.30pm
Manchester: City CentreDoes revolution have to be violent?Thu 14 Feb, 6pmFriends Meeting House, 6 Mount St, M2 5NS
80 years since he grabbed power—could Hitler have been stopped?Thu 21 Feb, 6pm
Manchester: Longsight and LevenshulmeSexism and women’s liberationWed 13 Feb, 7.30pmSwad Cafe, 608 Stockport Rd (next to the Immigration Law Centre), Longsight, M13 0RQ
How should Labour councils fight the cuts today?Wed 27 Feb, 7.30pm
Manchester: RusholmeSocialists, unions and the national minority movementWed 13 Feb, 7.30pmupstairs, Falafel Cafe, Wilmslow Rd, M14 5TQ
What is fascism and how do we fight it?Thu 21 Feb, 7.30pm
MedwayLGBT rights in the 21st century—how far have we come?Wed 13 Feb, 7.30pmCafe Moroc, 367 High St, Rochester, ME1 1DA
MiddlesbroughReform or revolution?Tue 12 Feb, 7pmSt Mary’s Centre, 82-90 Corporation Rd, TS1 2RW
Is there such a thing as human nature?Tue 19 Feb, 7pm
NewcastleThe new scramble for AfricaThu 14 Feb, 7pmThe Labour Club, 11 Leazes Park Rd, NE1 4PF
Reform or revolutionThu 21 Feb, 7pm
NewportInternational Women’s Day—how do we win liberation?Thu 7 Mar, 7.30pmEmlyn Room, Newport Centre, 1 Kingsway, NP20 1UH
NorwichFrom Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Thu 14 Feb, 7.30pmVauxhall Centre, Johnson Place, NR2 2SA
Marxism and human natureThu 28 Feb, 7.30pm
NottinghamThe new scramble for AfricaWed 13 Feb, 7.30pmInternational Community Centre, 61b Mansfield Rd, NG1 3FN
From coal mines to call centres—how has the working class changed?Wed 20 Feb, 7.30pm
OxfordFrom coal mines to call centres—how has the working class changed?Thu 14 Feb, 7.30pmTurl Street Kitchen, 16 Turl St, OX1 3DH
PortsmouthTrotsky and permanent revolutionWed 13 Feb, 7.30pmSouthsea Community Centre, St Paul’s Square, PO5 4EE
Mali—the new scramble for Africa?Wed 20 Feb, 7.30pm
PrestonA people’s history of the British EmpireTue 26 Feb, 7pmMeeting Room 1, University of Central Lancashire Student’s Union, Fylde Rd, PR1 2TQ
RotherhamTen years since we marched against war—imperialism and resistance todayWed 13 Feb, 7pmBridge Inn, Greasbrough Rd (near the bus and train stations), S60 1RB
80 years since he grabbed power—could Hitler have been stopped?Wed 20 Feb, 7pm
St AlbansA rebel’s guide to GramsciWed 27 Feb, 7pmUpstairs Trinity Church Hall, 1 Beaconsfield Rd (near St Albans City station), AL1 3RD
Sheffield: NorthTwo years on—Egypt’s continuing revolutionThu 14 Feb, 7.30pmBurngreave Community Library, 179 Spital Hill, S4 7LF
From coal mines to call centres—how has the working class changed?Thu 21 Feb, 7.30pm
SouthamptonThe marketisation of educationWed 13 Feb, 7.30pmGoblets Wine Bar (upstairs), 184 Above Bar St, SO14 7DW
The lost revolution—Germany 1919-1923Wed 27 Feb, 7.30pm
SwanseaWales—is there still ‘clear red water’? Thu 14 Feb, 7.30pmBrynmill Community Centre, St Albans Rd, SA2 0BP
Travellers, racism and the fight for justiceThu 21 Feb, 7.30pm
TauntonWill the Labour left ever revive?Thu 21 Feb, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, Bath Place, High St, TA1 4EP
ThanetTwo years on—Egypt’s continuing revolutionWed 20 Feb, 6pmThe Red Hall, 101 Grosvenor Rd, Broadstairs, CT10 2BT
WiganAn illustrated talk on the English revolution and the rise of capitalismWed 13 Feb, 7.30pmSunshine House Community Centre, Bradshawgate, Vauxhall Rd, Scholes, WN1 3SN
What do we mean by class?Wed 27 Feb, 7.30pm
WolverhamptonUkip and Europe – a crisis of conservatism?Wed 13 Feb, 7.30pmCity Bar, King St, WV1 1ST
Socialism and women’s liberationThu 28 Feb, 7.30pm
YorkThe politics of mental healthWed 20 Feb, 7.30pmSea Horse Hotel, 4 Fawcett St, YO10 4AH
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
11-15 Julycentral London
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


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