Podemos, Syriza, Left Unity: Doing politics differently

The tour is now finished.
Click here to watch video from the London meeting.

podemos-lu-nlPodemos, a new left wing party, has set Spanish politics alight. Formed only this year by the indignados movement, its membership has soared over 100,000 and it won five seats in the recent European elections.

Syriza has done the same in Greece: building mass support for a left wing alternative to the mainstream parties.

Now these brilliant European parties are coming to Britain to tell us how they do it. We hope this tour will not only be a big event for Left Unity but also a real learning experience for us all. Details below.

Brighton
Mon 13 Oct, 6.30pm
Arts A2, University of Sussex, Falmer
With Eduardo Maura (Podemos), Marina Prentoulis (Syriza), Kate Hudson (national secretary, Left Unity), Cat Rowe (Food Sovereignty Sussex)

Nottingham
Tue 14 Oct, 12.30pm-2.15pm
Note change of venue: Nottingham Mechanics, 3 North Sherwood Street, Nottingham NG1 4EZ
With Eduardo Maura (Podemos), Pete Green (principal speaker, Left Unity), plus others to be announced.

Leeds
Tue 14 Oct, 6pm
Maurice Keysworth SR (G31), Business School, University of Leeds
With Eduardo Maura (Podemos), Pete Green (principal speaker, Left Unity), a representative from Syriza and others to be announced.

Birmingham
Wed 15 Oct, 7pm-9pm
Quaker Meeting House, 40 Bull Street, B4 6AF 
With Eduardo Maura (Podemos), Marina Prentoulis (Syriza), Ken Loach (film director), Kate Hudson (national secretary, Left Unity). Chaired by Sharon McCourt (Birmingham Left Unity)

Cambridge
Thu 16 Oct, 1pm-2.15pm
Keynes Hall, Kings College, Kings Parade CB2 1ST
With Eduardo Maura (Podemos), Kate Hudson (national secretary, Left Unity), plus others to be announced.

London
Thu 16 Oct, 6.30pm
Kings College Waterloo Campus, Franklin-Wilkins Building, Stamford St, SE1 8WS 
With Eduardo Maura (Podemos), Marina Prentoulis (Syriza), Ken Loach (film director), Tariq Ali (writer and broadcaster), Kate Hudson (national secretary, Left Unity)

The tour is now finished.
Click here to watch video from the London meeting.


2 comments

2 responses to “Podemos, Syriza, Left Unity: Doing politics differently”

  1. Vince Williams says:

    Interested in Nottingham, is registration required?


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