Imperialism, NATO, the EU - What we can do about it

Saturday 26 October 2013 10:00 to 16:00

North Devon Sunrise, 25 Castle Street, Barnstaple, EX31 1DR

Admission free but there will be a collection for North Devon Sunrise.

This is a chance for a good bit of political discussion. It will be workplace based rather than a speech and questions format so nobody need be left out.

Guests: Liz Payne Communist Party Women's Organiser, Navid Shomali Tudeh Party of Iran, Tim Gulliver Executive Committee member Communist Party

Chair: Hugh Parry

Opening: Gerrard Sables gives a brief history of imperialist adventures since World War Two, looking at the formation and development of  NATO and the EU in particular

Suggested questions for discussion

  • The EU - Who wins? - Who loses?
  • What would life be like for Britain outside of Nato and the EU?
  • How could we spend the money saved by reducing our arms expenditure to the average of Europe?
  • What if, on leaving the EU, the finance sector decamps to Frankfurt?
  • What should an independent Britain's policy be on citizenship, immigration etc?
  • What is the role of the People's Assembly?
  • How do we progress the anti-war movement in North Devon?

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