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From The Socialist newspaper, 4 August 2010

Cindy Sheehan to speak at Socialism 2010

Socialism 2010 - a weekend of discussion and debate

Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 November

Cindy came to prominence in 2005 when she set up a protest camp outside president Bush's ranch. She simply wanted to ask Bush why he sent her son to die in Iraq.

In 2008 she ran for Congress as an Independent against the top Democrat Nancy Pelosi, winning an impressive 16% of the vote, beating the Republican, and coming in second place.

In recent months Cindy has clearly stated that capitalism is the root cause of the world's problems and that democratic socialism is the alternative.

Cindy will be speaking at the Socialism 2010 rally, joined by the Socialist Party's general secretary, Peter Taaffe, and Andros Payiatsos of Xekinima (CWI Greece).

Rallies: Friends Meeting House, 173 Euston Road, NW1 2BJ

Sessions: ULU, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HY

Weekend £25/£12 concession. One day £15/£7 concession. Saturday night accommodation available.

For more information and to buy tickets online go to www.socialism2010.net

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Afghanistan: US strategy in disarray


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Workplace news and analysis

Talks resume at British Airways

Angry workers strike over pay freeze and bosses' bonuses

Fighting fire service cuts

Witch-hunted Unison activist wins tribunal


Workplace Debate

Unite general secretary election


Youth fight for jobs

We won't be a lost generation, fight for jobs and education!

No to privatisation of our universities

For real jobs, not slave labour


Environment and socialism

Profiting from wrecking the environment

Stop the Cardiff incinerator

Save Wanstead Flats


Tamil Solidarity

Daily Mail admits guilt over smearing Tamil hunger striker


Socialist Party LGBT

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Socialist Party events

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