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September 2019

Revolution or climate catastrophe

19 September at 6:00 pm8:00 pm
University of Manchester Students Union, Oxford Road
Manchester, M13 9PR United Kingdom
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Every day brings new climate calamities. Beyond these looms the risk of cascading 'tipping points’ and runaway warming. The ecological catastrophe is inseparable from the capitalist system; from its border regimes, from imperialist wars, from the relentless drive for profit. The problem facing us is political, not simply technological. The change we need is revolutionary. But what sort of revolution? Could there be a revolution in Britain? Wouldn't it need to be global? Is human nature a barrier? Would it mean violence? Is there time?

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Imperialism today

19 September at 7:00 pm9:00 pm
St Margaret’s House, Old Ford Road
London, E2 9PL
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Inter-imperialist rivalries are leading to growing tension and conflict, intensified oppression and countless new victims. Whether it is the US threatening Iran or seeking to push back China’s growing power, India’s brutal assault on Kashmir, or the rivalry between regional and global powers in Syria – imperialism remains at the heart of how capitalist states operate. How can Marxism help explain today’s imperalism – not just conflict, oppression of subjugation, but economic rivalries?

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Global strike for climate

20 September

Strike by school students and young people over the climate emergency. Adults should get involved too.

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Protest the Tory conference

29 September at 12:00 pm5:00 pm

The Tories are meeting in Manchester for their conference, after electing a new leader with no mandate. Join the demonstration, organised by the People's Assembly and backed by the TUC, demanding an end to austerity and a general election now.

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October 2019

South London rs21 meet-up

3 October at 7:00 pm9:00 pm
DHFC bar, Champion Hill Stadium, Edgar Kail Way
London, SE22 8BD United Kingdom
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Members of South London rs21 are meeting up to discuss the political situation and how to organise locally. We've reserved a space in the Dulwich Hill FC clubhouse bar, which is accessible.

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Democracy – is this it?

3 October at 7:00 pm9:00 pm
SOAS University of London, 10 Thornhaugh St
London, WC1H 0XG
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An open meeting on the limits of democracy in modern Britain, and how we can collectively resist state repression and control across all aspects of our lives. The meeting will begin with opening thoughts to kick off discussion from two activists, then move into an open forum discussion.
Ian Allinson is a trade union militant, a former candidate for General Secretary of Unite, and the current President of Manchester Trades Council. Ida Picard is a migrant solidarity activist with Lesbians and Gays Support the Migrants and rs21.

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XR nationwide rebellion

7 October at 7:00 pm18 October at 10:00 pm

Starting on October 7th, Extinction Rebellion groups across the world will gather in key cities to rebel. In the UK, we will peacefully shut down all roads into Westminster in Central London and nonviolently disrupt the government until our leaders agree to TAKE EMERGENCY ACTION NOW. Other nonviolent actions will target corporations, ministries and infrastructure that maintain our toxic system. Respect existence or expect resistance.

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Revolution or climate catastrophe?

8 October at 6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Eagle, Brighton, 125 Gloucester Road
Brighton, BN1 4AF United Kingdom
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Every day brings new climate calamities. Beyond these looms the risk of cascading 'tipping points’ and runaway warming. The ecological catastrophe is inseparable from the capitalist system; from its border regimes, from imperialist wars, from the relentless drive for profit. The problem facing us is political, not simply technological. The change we need is revolutionary. But what sort of revolution? Could there be a revolution in Britain? Wouldn't it need to be global? Is human nature a barrier? Would it mean violence? Is there time?

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Imperialism today

17 October at 7:00 pm9:00 pm
St Margaret’s House, Old Ford Road
London, E2 9PL
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Inter-imperialist rivalries are leading to growing tension and conflict, intensified oppression and countless new victims. Whether it is the US threatening Iran or seeking to push back China’s growing power, India’s brutal assault on Kashmir, or the rivalry between regional and global powers in Syria – imperialism remains at the heart of how capitalist states operate. What can Marxist ideas do to help explain the complexities of today’s imperalism – not just the dangers of conflict and the oppression of subjugation of peoples, but the nature of economic rivalries?

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Democracy – is this it?

21 October at 1:00 pm2:00 pm
University of Manchester Students Union, Oxford Road
Manchester, M13 9PR United Kingdom
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Come and join the discussion in room 2.6 on the limits of democracy in modern Britain. Brexit chaos and a looming election have refocused attention on the political system at Westminster, with conflicting parties laying claim to a "democratic" mandate. But do an elected government and parliament really amount to a democratic society in any case? Employers, landlords, the police and courts are not democratic. Many people are excluded from voting. How we can collectively resist state repression and control across all aspects of our lives?

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