Author Archives: Damian Counsell

Debate: “The American Era: Why US Power And Primacy Are Desirable”

This Friday 10Nov06 from 14:00 to 17:00, Robert J. Lieber, Professor of Government and International Affairs at Georgetown University will speak to the title “The American Era: Why US power and primacy are desirable” at the Institute for the Study of the Americas at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. Michael Cox of the […]

Conference: Mid East WMD-free zone

Dan Plesch at the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy at School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) writes to notify Euston Manifesto site readers of a conference in London UK next week about “The Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone”. This is jointly sponsored by the centre and Pugwash. Full details are […]

Progress Foreign Policy Seminar: 2020 VISION: Labour’s Future Challenges

Tom Brooks Pollock writes: After our largest-ever annual conference in September, Progress launches a new series of seminars which seek to continue the debate on the challenges of the next decade. The first event is: ‘Labour’s foreign policy: Is liberal interventionism dead?’ Professor Brian Brivati, Kingston University; Gary Kent, Labour Friends of Iraq; Denis MacShane MP; Gisela Stuart […]

Inaugural Meeting of City of London Fabians

The inaugural meeting of the City of London Fabians will take place on Thursday 19 October at the City University Club near Bank Tube Station. For further information please e-mail Richard Briggs, dearrichardbriggs@hotmail.com.

Monsters and Critics.com: The Left Thinks Again

PRAGUE, Czech Republic (UPI) – Earlier this year, a group of ‘small-l’ liberals, left-wingers and progressives came together in Britain to produce a document called the Euston Manifesto. It was a statement of principles in support of democracy, freedom of speech and ideas, and firm opposition to terrorism, all forms of totalitarianism and all soft-headed apologies for it. […]

Euston Meeting at Lib Dem Party conference

Oliver Kamm and Jon Pike will be speaking at a fringe meeting at the Hilton Metropole in Brighton on Weds 20Sep06 at 8pm.

Aegis Trust: Survivors Say: Stop Genocide in Darfur

London: Rwandan, Bosnian and Holocaust survivors speak out, according to the Aegis Trust.

Global Day For Darfur

Thank you to those who organised, spoke at, and attended the Euston Manifesto meeting about Darfur. Despite all the terrible news, there is something you can do. On September 17 people around the world will take part in the Global Day for Darfur to show world-wide support for the Darfuri people and to put pressure […]

Darfur: An urgent case for Humanitarian Intervention

Euston Manifesto Group Meeting: 7:00pm (19:00 BST), Tuesday 5th September 2006, Kings College London. Venue details will be forwarded. Tickets available from tickets@eustonmanifesto.org Speakers: Linda Melvern, Lord Clive Soley, representative from the Aegis Trust Chair: Philip Spencer N.B. Apologies if you’ve had trouble getting tickets - our email problems are now fixed, so please try again! Speakers […]

Trade Unions and Democracy In The New Iraq

The London Euston Group is holding a meeting — “The Other Iraq: Trade Unions and Democracy in the New Iraq” — on Tuesday 18th July at 7.30pm at Waterloo in London. Speakers at the meeting will include Gary Kent, Director of Labour Friends of Iraq (in a personal capacity) who recently led a soldarity delegation to Iraq, and Alan Johnson, […]