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From The Socialist newspaper, 9 November 2001

Protest in Brussels

THIS DECEMBER there will be a European Union (EU) summit taking place in Brussels, Belgium. Demonstrations and meetings have been planned around the summit to protest at the bosses' EU and the continuing war in Afghanistan.

Clare James, International Socialist Resistance (ISR)

On Thursday 13 December there will be a trade union demonstration against the bosses' EU and the cuts in services and privatisation being carried out. Trade unions in Belgium are expecting over 100,000 people to take part in this demonstration from across Europe.

On Friday 14 December, the main demonstration against the EU summit will take place. This should involve trade unionists, young people and local communities from all over Europe.

ISR will be sending people from our sister organisations in Sweden, Germany, Ireland, North and South, Scotland, England, Wales, the Netherlands and obviously Belgium.

On Saturday 15 December, International Socialist Resistance will hold its launch conference in Brussels. There will be an anti-war rally, discussions on different issues such as education, anti-racist and anti-fascist work and 'what is socialism?'.

The conference will end with a discussion and vote on the name, ideas and campaigns of ISR. This will involve members and groups from many different countries in Europe and will be an excellent event.

Accommodation will be available at a small cost on both Thursday and Friday night. Coaches are leaving from across the country. For information on coaches and to book tickets contact:
ISR PO Box, 858, London E11 1YG, 020 8558 7947, againstcapitalism@hotmail.com

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In The Socialist 9 November 2001:

Paying The Price Of Bush And Blair's War

Capitalist Crisis Worsens: Fight The Bosses' Attacks

Desperate Measures Won't Stop Terrorism

World Economy: Deepest Downturn Since The 1930s?

Rebuilding Afghanistan? Lessons Of The Balkans Conflict

Protest in Brussels

Northern Ireland: An Agreement Based On Division

What Future For The Socialist Alliance?

Links With Labour Debated As Unison United Left Launched


 

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