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Cut War Not Welfare - Sunday 29 - Manchester

September 2013 |

1) Cut War Not Welfare - Sunday 29 - Manchester
2) Public rally: we stopped the bombing of Syria. 12 years on, end the War on Terror
3) Stop the War fundraising dinner with Guardian foreign correspondent Jonathan Steele
4) International Anti-War Conference

1) Cut War Not Welfare - Sunday 29 - Manchester

This Sunday 29 September tens of thousands will join the TUC march on the Tory Party conference in Manchester to defend the NHS and challenge austerity. Stop the War is organising an anti-war block with CND on the demonstration.

We will be in block J on the demo which assembles at 11am, Sunday 29 September Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4FP.

Look for the 'cut war not welfare' placards!

2) Public rally: we stopped the bombing of Syria. 12 years on, end the War on Terror

7 October is the twelfth anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan. Stop the War is organising a London public rally on the day to discuss the disarray of the War on Terror.

Speakers include Tariq Ali, Sami Ramadani, Lindsey German, and Mitra Quayoom.

7pm - Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London - nearest tube: Holborn

3) Stop the War fundraising dinner with Guardian foreign correspondent Jonathan Steele

A reminder about the celebratory fundraising dinner on Monday October 14th. Please come, we would love to see you at Ev Turkish restaurant near Southwark tube for 7pm.

Three delicious courses, a flash art auction, raffle prizes, plus after dinner speech by Jonathan Steele, foreign correspondent of the Guardian.

Tickets are going fast and we have a special price of £35 for members or £30 for Friends.  If you can get a table of 8 or 10 together, it will be £35 for non members too.

4) International Anti-War Conference

The killings in Nairobi - a product of Kenya's involvement of the western backed invasion of Somalia by Kenya and others - underline the way that the War on Terror continues to destabilise whole swathes of the world.

On the 30 November, Stop the War is hosting an international conference to discuss the state of the War on Terror and strategise for the global struggle against the West's wars.

Speakers include Jonathan Steele, Manik Mukherjee, Owen Jones, Kate Hudson, Tariq Ali, Lindsey German, Mitra Quayoom.

10am-5pm - 30 November -  Emmanuel Centre, Marsham Street, London - nearest tube: Westminster

Speaking Events

March 27-April 6 Events Everywhere


April 4: Remembering Past Wars . . . and Preventing the Next: An event to mark 100 years since the United States entered World War I, and 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr. made his famous speech against war. A new movement to end all war is growing. 6-8 p.m. at 5th and K Busboys and Poets, Washington, D.C.


April 7-9: Huntsville, Alabama: 25th Annual Space Organizing Conference & Protest


April 22: David Swanson speaking in Burlington, Vermont


June 16-18: David Swanson and many others speaking at United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) annual conference in Richmond, Va.

August 2-6: Peace and Democracy Conference at Democracy Convention in Minneapolis, Minn.

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