First of all a couple of events you might like to pop into your busy diary;
Sunday, March 1
Change: Yes we can't!
Comedy night with Peyvand Khorsandi and Hils Barker (right)
Fundraiser for Hands Off The People Of Iran (HOPI)
Venue: The Library Pub, Upper Street, London
Starts: 8:00pm. Cost: £8
Facebook event is here in case you want to invite your friends.
You can also download the flyer here.
Plus you can watch Peyvand's sister on the Late Show here. Very, very funny.
Saturday, 7th March
Campaign Against Climate Change Trade Union Conference
Venue: Franklin-Wilkins Building, King's College London, Stamford Street, London
Speakers include:Chris Baugh, Tony Kearns, Jean Lambert, Ian Lavery, Mark Lynas, John McClean, John McDonnell, Caroline Molloy, Ann Pettifor, Dave Prentis, Phil Thornhill and Matt Wrack.
Time: 11 am to 5 pm
Facebook event is here.
To register simply send your name, address, phone number, email, union branch and £10 (£5 unwaged) to CCC, PO Box 417, Prestwich, Manchester M45 OAP. Cheques payable to Campaign against Climate Change.
This week's miscellaneous reading:
- The English version of an article for a French peace organisation about the Europe Against US Missile Defence conference.
- London Bishop attacked by police - what?
- The Daily Mail thinks Greens are responsible for the Australian forest fires.
- Torab Saleth on the Iranian Revolution in the Weekly Worker.
- Peter Tatchell's take on the Iranian regime in Red Pepper.
- I note a new Cambridge lefty blog The Third Estate, looks interesting.
- I've also noticed Marcus Brigstocke's blog. He's a good bloke isn't he.
- Spotted Cath Elliott's blog, well worth a look.
- I have two contenders for letter of the week, both from Saturday's Guardian;
- First (droll): Is this enormous oversized horse that is to be built in Kent an elaborate plot by the Greeks to invade us? Max Kenworthy London
- Second (true): So Gordon Brown could only lose two bankers in two days. At this rate we'll never be rid of them. Roger Wells Stourbridge, West Midlands
Just to finish you off, here is Pete Postlewaite talking about his role in the new film "The Age of Stupid" can't wait!