Wednesday, 3 August 2011

Newcastle Counterforum - 10 September

Newcastle Counterforum: The Politics of Resistance

Saturday 10 September - Salsa Cafe (upstairs), 89 Westgate Road, Newcastle

£4 waged/£2 concessions if you register by email: (simply send us your name).

12.30 Registration/introductions

12.45-2pm Arab revolutions: redefining the 21st century?
Speakers: Alex Snowdon (Counterfire editorial team and blogger at and Pete Ramand (Scotland's International Socialist Group)

2.15-3.30pm Crisis, cuts and mass resistance - is this a rebirth of class politics?
Speaker: historian, writer and archaeologist Neil Faulkner, author of 'A Marxist History of the World' series on

3.45-5pm Organising to change the world: what kind of new left do we need?
Speakers: Lucky Dhillon (International Socialist Group) and Tony Dowling (Counterfire)

Discuss some of the big issues facing socialists and campaigners today. Each session will include plenty of time for discussion. Hosted by Counterfire - all welcome!

Also see the Facebook Event for updates.


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