Events /FRFI 237 Feb/Mar 2014

Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism! 237 February/March 2014

LONDON

Thursdays 6 February and 6 March

6-8pm

Demonstration for Palestine – Boycott Marks & Spencer

6 March – International Women’s Day celebration of the women of Gaza

Outside M&S, Oxford Street, WC1

Nearest tube: Marble Arch


 

Sunday 9 February 4pm

Viva Venezuela film show and discussion

Gik-Der, 3 Victorian Grove, N16 8EN

Nearest station: Dalston Junction/Dalston Kingsland

www.vivavenezuela.co.uk

For further details phone 020 7837 1688 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Thursday 13 February 7pm

 

Film showing: Life and Debt

Brixton Soup Kitchen, Southwyck House, Moorlands Road, SW9 8TT

Nearest tube: Brixton

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Saturdays 15 February and 1 March

 

3-5pm

Focus E15 mothers campaign meeting

Please ring for venue details

020 7837 1688 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Every Saturday 12-2pm

Focus E15 mothers weekly campaign stall

The Broadway, Stratford E15 (outside Wilkinson’s)

Nearest station: Stratford


 

Friday 28 February 7.30pm

Public meeting in association with MLKP

Imperialism out of the Middle East: discussion on Syria and Rojava

Gik-Der, 3 Victorian Grove, N16 8EN

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Saturday 1 March 12 noon

 

Speak-out against the cuts

Peckham Square, SE15 5DT


 

Tuesday 11 March, 7.30 pm

Blackadder or Michael Gove? Who’s right about the First World War?

Film show and discussion hosted by North London RCG

Oak & Pastor pub, 86 Junction Road, N19 5QZ

Nearest tube: Archway


 

Wednesday 12 March 7pm

International Women’s Day film show – Sylvia Pankhurst: Everything is possible

Brixton Soup Kitchen


 

MANCHESTER

Monday 10 February 12pm

Justice 4 Grainger: demonstration outside the CPS

Sunlight House, Quay Street,

M60 3PS 


 

Thursday 27 February, 8pm

Rebel Music Night

Sandbar, Grosvenor Street, M1 7HL


 

Saturday 29-Sunday 30 March

Palestine weekend of action

For details phone 07519 427 093 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 

Sunday 2 March 1-3pm

Justice 4 Grainger: event in Piccadilly Gardens to mark the second anniversary of Anthony’s death at the hands of Greater Manchester Police

For more information telephone 07519 427 093 or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/manchesterfrfi/


 

NEWCASTLE

Wednesday 5 March, 6pm

Smash the Bedroom Tax! Protest at full council meeting

Newcastle Civic Centre, Barras Bridge, NE1 8QH

Nearest metro Haymarket

For details of regular street events and political educational meetings call 07858 346 276, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., join the FRFI North East email list at: https://lists.riseup.net/www/subscribe/frfinortheast or add us on Facebook.com/FRFInortheast


 

GLASGOW

Thursdays 6 and 20 February

6 and 20 March 3.30-5.30pm

Protest: Free Palestine – Hands off Syria!

Outside M&S, Sauchiehall Street


 

Saturday 1 March 12-2pm

No trade with the occupation!

Protest outside Sainsbury’s as part of the Boycott Israel Network initiative

Next to Queen Street Station


 

Sunday 23 February 2-4pm

Voices of Resistance series: Lessons from the anti-apartheid struggle

Woodside Hall, 36 Glenfarg Street,

Maryhill, G20 7QE

Nearest underground: St George’s X


 

Tuesday 4 March 10.15am

Unite against the cuts! Defend free speech!

Demonstration outside the trial of FRFI supporter for ‘using a loudspeaker’

Court 19 (open to the public), Glasgow Sheriff Court,

1 Carlton Place

See glasgowdefencecampaign. blogspot.com


 

Sunday 16 March 2-4pm

Voices of Resistance: Revolutionary Women

Woodside Hall

For further details call 07734 348 065, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact Glasgow FRFI on Facebook


 

DUNDEE

Wednesday 19 February 12-2pm

Dundee Against Atos, part of the National Anti-Atos Day of Action

Greenmarket

For more details contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Facebook Dundee Against Atos


 

Sunday 16 March 3-5pm

Dundee Rebel Cinema: Cuba, Africa, Revolution! Part 1

Room G2 Dundee University Tower Building


 

Every Saturday 1-3pm

Street sale of Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism!

Murraygate

Events/ FRFI 233 Jun/Jul 2013

Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism! 233 June/July 2013

London

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Thursdays 6 June and 4 July 6-8pm

 

Thursday of every month)

Demonstration for Palestine – Boycott M&S

Outside M&S, Oxford Street, WC1  (Marble Arch tube)

 

Wednesday 5 June 7.30pm

Public meeting: Can’t pay! Won’t pay! Smash the bedroom tax!

Amersham Arms, 388 New Cross Road, SE14 6TY (New Cross station)

 

Wednesday 12 June 7pm

Public meeting: Why we must boycott Israel

In association with Football Beyond Borders

Room G50, SOAS , Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, WC1N 0XG (Russell Square tube)

Contact 020 7837 1688 or

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Wednesday 26 June 7pm

Public meeting: Bolivia, Ecuador, Venezuela – how the fight against austerity became the fight for socialism

The Apple Tree pub, 45 Mount Pleasant (corner with Warner Street), WC1X 0AE  (Chancery Lane or Farringdon tube)

 

Celebrate the 60th anniversary of the attack on the Moncada barracks which sparked the Cuban revolution!

Saturday 20 July, 1-5pm

Bolivar Hall, 54 Grafton Way, W1T 5DL (Warren Street tube).

Contact 020 7837 1688 or office­@ratb.org.uk


 

Manchester

Thursday 13 June 7.30pm

FRFI forum

The Vine, Kennedy Street M2 4BQ

 

Saturday 8 June 12 noon

UEFA out of Israel, Israel out of Palestine

Protest against the UEFA under-21

football championships taking place in Israel

Outside Adidas on Market Street

 

Saturday 6 July 10.30am-4.30pm

Dayschool: Capitalism, the crisis and the alternative

Cross Street Chapel, Cross Street, M2 1NL

Contact 07519 427 093 or

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Newcastle

Saturday 1 June 3pm

Organising meeting Tyneside Community Action against Racism

St John’s Church Hall, Grainger Street, NE1 5JG

http://tcarblog.blogspot.co.uk/

Monday 3 June, time tbc

Say no to the bedroom tax!

Rolling picket of rent offices in the East End of Newcastle

Contacts: Walker Action Group: 07895 270 495 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Byker and Heaton against the Bedroom Tax: 07912 504 210 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tuesday 4 June 5.30pm

Organising meeting Newbiggin Hall against the Bedroom Tax

Simonside Community Centre, Bedeburn Road, NE5 4JQ

Contact: 07543 582 866 or visit www.facebook.com/cantpaywontpaynewbiggin

Tuesday 18 June 7pm

Film showing: Maquilapolis: City of Factories

About the fightback of women used as cheap labour in Mexico.

Bar Loco, Second Floor, 22 Leazes Park Road, NE1 4PG

Saturday 29 June 12.30-3.30pm

Dayschool: The capitalist crisis and the politics of class war

St John’s Church Hall, Grainger Street, NE1 5JG.

Contact 07858 346 276 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Glasgow

 

Saturday 1 June 12 noon

All-Scotland Anti-Bedroom Tax demonstration

Join the FRFI contingent marching alongside Glasgow Against ATOS – no cuts, full stop!

Assemble at George Square

Thursday 6 June 1-3pm

Solidarity with Bangladeshi workers! Demand justice from Primark!

Protest outside Primark, Argyle St

Tuesday 11 June 12-2pm

FRFI public meeting: Oppose the war on welfare! Smash the bedroom tax!

Govanhill Neighbourhood Centre

6 Daisy Street, G42 8JL

Wednesday 19 June 9.30am and Thursday 25 July 10am

Defend the Glasgow Against ATOS 2! Arrested for speaking the truth!

Court protests, Glasgow Sheriff Court, Carlton Place

Wednesday 26 June 7.30-9.30pm

FRFI public meeting:

Oppose the war on welfare! Smash the bedroom tax!

Woodside Halls, 36 Glenfarg Street, G20 7QF

Friday 28 June and 26 July 12.30pm

Glasgow Against ATOS picket

Assemble at ATOS testing centre on Cadogan Street then rolling picket through city centre

Glasgow Against ATOS: see

glasgowagainstatos.wordpress.com

Glasgow Defence Campaign: see glasgowdefencecampaign.blogspot.com

Hamilton Against the Bedroom Tax: Facebook: Hamilton Against the Bedroom Tax

Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and 07734 348 065


 

Edinburgh

Wednesday 10 July 7-9pm

Public meeting: End the war on welfare!

Leith Community Education Centre

12A Newkirkgate, EH6 6AD

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Dundee

 

Friday 7 June 2-4pm

Launch picket of Dundee ATOS office

Supported by FRFI and Glasgow Against ATOS

Greenmarket

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Wednesday 19 June 7pm

Public meeting: Fighting the cuts! Fighting for socialism!

Baxter 1.35, Dundee University Tower, Perth Road

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Events /FRFI 232 Apr/May 2013

Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism! 232 April/May 2013

 

EVENTS

 

LONDON

Every Thursday 6-8pm

Victory to the intifada! Boycott M&S!

Demonstration for Palestine

458 Oxford Street,

London W1C 1AP

Nearest tube: Marble Arch

Every Saturday

Stop the sell-off at Whittington Hospital

Join us on the street in Holloway – contact us for details by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Every Saturday

Defend Lewisham A&E

Join us on the street inLewisham to defend the hospital A&E –

e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wednesday 27 March 7pm

No to the bedroom tax and benefit cuts!

Public meeting

Salvation Army Hall,

55 Chichester Road, Kilburn

NW6 5QW

Saturday 6 April 1pm

No to the bedroom tax and benefit cuts!

Protest at Downing Street

Whitehall, opposite Downing Street

Nearest tube: Westminster

Saturday 13 April 12 noon

Hands off Somalia – Hands off Africa!

Public meeting

Horn of Africa Centre

Cocoon House,

Market Approach (off Lime Grove),

Shepherds Bush W12 8EE

Wednesday 17 April 7.30pm

What can we learn from the Bolivarian revolution?

Public meeting in the wake of the Venezuelan elections

Venue to be confirmed – e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details

Tuesday 7 May

Hands off Somalia!

Protest at international conference on Somalia hosted by Britain

Venue and time to be confirmed – e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details

Friday 24 May

Boycott UEFA Under-21 tournament in Israel

March and rally at UEFA’s annual congress

11am-4pm

Grosvenor House,

86-90 Park Lane W1K 7TN

MANCHESTER

Wednesday 17 April 7.30pm

Venezuela after the election

FRFI discussion forum

Downstairs at The Vine, Kennedy Street M2 4BQ

Sunday 28 April 2pm

Engels – The Condition of the Working Class in England

Free film showing

Cross Street Chapel, Cross Street M2 1NL

For more information on our regular political activity, stalls, meetings and campaigns telephone 07519 427 093 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NEWCASTLE

 

Tuesday 16 April 3pm

West End FRFI Political Forum

Refreshments available and children’s activities provided

Venue to be confirmed – email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details

Thursday 18 April 7pm

The revolution will not be televised

Free film showing followed by discussion of the prospects for Venezuela and lessons for the movement against austerity in Britain

Barloco, 22 Leazes Park Road

NE1 4PG

Friday 29 March 6pm

Stop the cuts! Smash the bedroom tax!

Community action meeting

St Silas Church, bottom of Shields Road, Byker – opposite Morrisons

Tyneside Community Action against Racism (TCAR) organises

regular meetings and campaigns – visit http://tcarblog.blogspot. co.uk for events and reports.

For more information on events in the North East join the

FRFI North East e-mail list at: https://lists.riseup.net/www/subscribe/frfinortheast

or add us on facebook: Facebook.com/FRFInortheast.

You can also telephone

07858 346 276.

GLASGOW

For news and updates on organisation against the DWP and Atos attacks on welfare rights, visit: http://glasgowagainstatos. wordpress.com,

e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

or telephone: 07734 348 065.

Events / FRFI 231 Feb/Mar 2013

Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism! 231 February-March 2013

 

EVENTS

 

LONDON

Tuesday 5 February 7pm

Public meeting: Malcolm X

Discussion on the relevance of his political struggle

Horn of Africa Community Centre

Lime Grove, W12 8EE

Nearest tube Shepherd’s Bush

 

Tuesday 12 February 7pm

Film showing and discussion: Salud – Cuba, Venezuela, health care for all

The Misty Moon Gallery,

Ladywell Tavern,

80 Ladywell Road, SE13 7HS

Nearest railway station Ladywell

 

Sunday 3 March 2pm

Readers and Supporters Group

Imperialism and the plunder of Africa

Venue to be confirmed

 

Viva Venezuela! Building socialism and showing what is possible

Visit our blog and watch the film – www.vivavenezuela.co.uk

Contact us if you would like to show the film and have a speaker

 

Every Thursday 6-8pm

Demonstration for Palestine – Boycott M&S

Outside M&S, Oxford Street, WC1

Nearest tube March Arch

 

Every Saturday 1pm

Housing for the Counihans! Housing for all!

Street stall,

Kilburn Square NW6

Contact Jim on 07958 157 392

 

Local FRFI branches hold regular events in northeast, northwest and south London. For further details, call 020 7837 1688 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

MANCHESTER

Sunday 3 March 1-3pm

Justice4Grainger campaign

Speakout and vigil to mark one year since Anthony Grainger was shot dead by Greater Manchester Police

Piccadilly Gardens

For more information contact

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or 07881 958 176

 

Wednesdays 13 February and

13 March 7.30pm

FRFI discussion forums

Downstairs at The Vine Inn, Kennedy Street, M2 4BN

 

For information on our regular political activity, stalls, paper sales and campaigns, contact 

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or 07519 427 093

 

NEWCASTLE

Tuesday 5 February 7pm

Film showing of Maestra about Cuba’s literacy campaign, followed by discussion on the socialist approach to literacy and education

Bar Loco, 22 Leazes Park Road, NE1 4PG

 

Saturday 16 February, assemble 12 noon

March and rally: Stop the Cuts: Save our services

Open mic for everybody affected by the cuts

Centre for Life (next to Central Station) to march through the city visiting Newcastle

Civic Centre and key targets of the cuts, ending at Grey’s Monument

 

Tyneside Community Action against Racism (TCAR) organises regular meetings and campaigns, visit http://tcarblog.blogspot.co.uk/

for events and reports.

 

For more information on events in the North East

join the FRFI North East

e-mail list at: https://lists.riseup.net/www/subscribe/frfinortheast or add

us on Facebook.com/ FRFInortheast

 

We have street actions and political educational meetings in Newcastle and Sunderland –

for details call 07858 346 276

or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

GLASGOW

Saturday 2 February,

assemble 12 noon

Demonstration to delay redevelopment of George Square

Supported by Glasgow Defence Campaign

George Square, city centre

 

Wednesday 6 February 7.30pm

Rebel cinema: Ken Fero’s Who polices the police?

Upstairs at the Piper bar, Cochrane Street,

George Square

 

Wednesday 13 February

7.30-9.30pm

Monthly Glasgow Against

Atos (GAA) campaign meeting

New venue: Unite offices, 145 West Regent St, city centre (disabled access)

 

Fridays 22 February and 29 March

Assemble 12.30pm

Atos kills – kill Atos!

No welfare cuts! Rolling picket and protest

Meet outside Atos offices, Cadogan Street, city centre

Wednesday 27 February 7.30pm

Film show and meeting: anniversary of the Caracazo uprising in Venezuela

Upstairs at the Piper bar, Cochrane Street, George Square

 

Wednesday 13 March

7.30-9.30pm

Monthly GAA campaign meeting

For venue details please see http://glasgowagainstatos.wordpress.com

For updates on opposition to the George Square redevelopment plans and attacks on democratic rights in Glasgow, visit: http://glasgowdefencecampaign.blogspot.com

For news and updates on organisation against the DWP and Atos attacks on welfare rights, visit: http://glasgowagainstatos.wordpress. com

For FRFI activities contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 07734 348 065

Events / FRFI 230 Dec 2012/Jan 2013

FRFI 230 December 2012/January 2013

LONDON

Every Thursday 6-8pm

Demonstration for Palestine – boycott M&S

Outside M&S, Oxford Street,

London WC1 1LT

Nearest tube March Arch

 

Saturday 1 December 1pm

March and rally against the cuts

Housing for the Counihans! Housing for all!

Organised by the Counihan-Sanchez Campaign

Meet at Kilburn tube NW6 7QL

 

Saturday 1 December 1.30pm

Public meeting

Hands off immigrants! Hands off Somalia!

Organised by Hands off Somalia

Horn of Africa Community Centre, Lime Grove,

London W12 8EE

 

Wednesday 12 December 7pm

Film showing and discussion

The Black Panther movement and its relevance today

Horn of Africa Community Centre, Lime Grove, London W12 8EE

 

Every Saturday

Street stalls against the cuts and privatisation.

Join us to help us sell FRFI

For further details, call 020 7837 1688

Or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

MANCHESTER

Wednesday 16 January 7.30pm

FRFI Forum

Downstairs at The Vine, Kennedy St,

Manchester M2 4BQ

 

For information on our events in solidarity with the Palestinian people and regular stall and activities,

contact 07519 427 093 or

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NEWCASTLE

Tuesday 11 December 7pm

Film showing

South of the Border by Oliver Stone

BarLoco, 22 Leazes Park Road, Newcastle NE1 4PG

 

Saturday 26 January 1pm

Public meeting against racism

Organised by Tyneside Community Action against Racism

http://tcarblog.blogspot.co.uk/

Gateshead Leisure Centre, Alexandra Road, Gateshead NE8 4JA

 

For more information on events in the Northeast join the FRFI Northeast

e-mail list at: https://lists.riseup.net/www/

subscribe/frfinortheast or add us on Facebook.com/FRFInortheast

We have street actions and political education meetings in Newcastle and Sunderland – for details call 07858 346 276 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

GLASGOW

Saturday 1 December 1-3pm

Day of Action against selling off of George Square

RIP George Square

Join Glasgow Defence Campaign to protest against Glasgow City Council’s ‘redevelopment’ of George Square and in defence of public space and the right to protest. There will be a mock funeral procession to mark the square’s killing off – join us!

Assemble Concert Hall steps, Buchanan Street, Glasgow G1 2FF

 

For other GDC events visit http://

glasgowdefencecampaign.blogspot.com or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Monday 3 December 1pm

National Day of Action against Atos

Join the Black Triangle Disability Rights Campaign and Glasgow Against Atos for actions in solidarity with the sick and disabled.

Assemble Cadogan Street,

Glasgow city centre G2 6QQ

 

Wednesday 13 December

7.30 - 9.30pm

Monthly campaign meeting

Glasgow Against Atos

All welcome, venue to be confirmed

For other Glasgow Against Atos events visit http://glasgowagainstatos.wordpress.com or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Sunday 16 December 1pm

FRFI anti-imperialist readers’ group

Monthly revolutionary readers’ group based on the latest edition of Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism! Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 07734 348 065.

 

LONDON ROCK AROUND

THE BLOCKADE

Tuesday 22 January 7pm

Film showing and discussion

Maestra – a powerful new film about the literacy campaign in Cuba

Venue to be confirmed, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.