Socialism 2010


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6 - 7 November 2010

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Capitalism offers no future for billions across the planet. The economic crisis continues.
Unemployment is rising. Public services are being slashed.
The bosses' profits and bonuses are being restored by driving down the living standards of the rest of us.
Socialism 2010 brought together workers, trade unionists, anti-cuts campaigners and young people in a weekend of discussion and debate.
At the top of the agenda was how to fight back against the bosses' onslaught and the socialist alternative that is needed.

Rally for Socialism

6:30pm Saturday 6 Nov

Friends Meeting House, 173 Euston Road, NW1 2BJ.

Speakers include:

Cindy Sheehan

US anti-war activist

Matt Wrack

Firebrigades Union (FBU) General Secretary

Alex Gordon

Rail, Maritime & Transport Workers Union (RMT) President

Andros Payiatsos

Greek socialist & workers' leader. General Secretary CWI Greece.

Yessenbek Ukteshbayev

Kazakhstan 2012 Movement

Peter Taaffe

Socialist Party General Secretary


Socialism 2010 Sessions

The sessions take place at the University of London Union (ULU), Malet Street, WC1E 7HY. See next tab for full programme.

Saturday afternoon sessions run 2:30pm-5pm.

Sunday morning sessions run 10am-12noon.

Sunday afternoon sessions run 1pm-3pm.


Closing Rally: Workers of the World United

3pm, Sunday 6 Nov

Friends Meeting House 173 Euston Road, NW1 2BJ.

Speakers include:

Joe Higgins MEP

Socialist Party (CWI Ireland) MEP for Dublin

Janice Godrich

President of the civil service union PCS

Hannah Sell

Socialist Party Deputy General Secretary


Party for Socialism

Following the Rally for Socialism on Saturday evening, everyone attending Socialism 2010 is invited to attend this party...

Mystery DJ * Licensed Bar * Great Venue

Doors 9pm. 2 entry/1 concession.

Camden Centre, Euston Road, WC1H 9JE. Opposite Kings Cross St. Pancras Station.


Over 1,000 workers, students, pensioners and young people attended Socialism 2009. At the 2009 Rally for Socialism, those in attendance heard from leading trade unionists such as Bob Crow, general secretary of the RMT transport workers union and Matt Wrack general secretary of the FBU firefighters union.

Those at the heart of the 2009 industrial struggles, such as Keith Gibson, from the Lindsey Oil Refinery, also spoke.

Bob Crow, general secretary of the Rail, Maritime and Transport workers union RMT, addresses Socialism 2009, photo Rob Emery

Bob Crow, general secretary of the Rail, Maritime and Transport workers union RMT, addresses Socialism 2009, photo Rob Emery   (Click to enlarge)

As excellent as Socialism 2009 was, Socialism 2010 should be bigger and better!

Since Socialism 2009, the entire situation has changed. The next phase of the capitalists' world economic crisis has broken out in the form of the Eurozone Crisis.

Socialism 2009, photo Rob Emery

Socialism 2009, photo Rob Emery

Governments across Europe are launching all out assaults on the living standards of working and middle class people.

In Britain the bosses are well represented by the new Com-Dem coalition government. The mother of all battles looms on the question of public sector cuts. The government is determined to restore the profits of their big business friends by grinding the rest of us into the dust.

Socialism 2009, photo Samia Meah

Socialism 2009, photo Samia Meah   (Click to enlarge)

Across Europe, mass movements are developing - in Greece, Spain, Portugal and elsewhere.

A fightback in Britain on this scale will develop. Socialism 2010 will be a crucial event in this process.

Socialism 2010 will raise the ideas of a socialist alternative to the bosses crisis and bring together the most determined fighters to discuss, debate and organise the fightback.


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