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Socialism 2010: Weekend of discussion and debate 6-7 November
Socialism 2010 is the weekend to debate how we can fight back aginst cuts, war and environmental destruction, and debate how a socialist alternative can be built.
Rally speakers include:
US anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan, who made worldwide headlines when she camped outside George Bush's Texas ranch in 2005 following the death of her son in Iraq;
Fire Brigade Union leader Matt Wrack and RMT transport union president Alex Gordon, who are both involved in disputes that affect the safety of workers and service users in London;
Civil service union president Jancie Godrich;
Andros Payiatsos, general sectretary of the Socialist Party's sister organisation in Greece;
Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary.
There will now also be a session to discuss the current strike wave in France and how it compares to the events of May 1968.
Tickets: Weekend £25 (£12 concession), one day £15 (£7 concession), Rally for Socialism £5.
Saturday accommodation and full crèche available. See website, phone or complete form below for more details and/or to book your place.
www.socialism2010.net 020 8988 8777
Rallies: Friends Meeting House, 173 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ
Rally for Socialism
Saturday 6 November, 6pm
Speakers include: Cindy Sheehan US anti-war activist; Matt Wrack FBU general secretary; Alex Gordon RMT president; Andros Payiatsos CWI Greece general secretary; Peter Taaffe Socialist Party general secretary
Sessions: University of London Union, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HY
Fight the cuts course:
- Saturday 2.30-5pm. Can the cuts be stopped? What strategy do we need?
- Sunday 10am-12pm. Are cuts necessary? What would a socialist budget look like?
- Sunday 1pm-3pm. How can we build fighting trade unions?
In The Socialist 27 October 2010:
Socialist Party feature
Socialist Party news and analysis
Socialist Party workplace news