1. Toni Negri to speak at Marxism 2012 in July
2. The TUC has called a national demonstration against austerity in London on 20 October
3. A Greek striker is speaking at the Unite the Resistance conference on 'austerity, resistance and the pensions fight' 23 June, London
4. John Carlos - who along with Tommie Smith gave the Black Power salute at the 1968 Mexico Olympics will be speaking about the Olympics at Friends Meeting House, London, on 21 May at 6pm
5. Former England test cricket captain Mike Brearley to speak on CLR James's classic history of West Indian cricket Beyond a Boundary on the 50th anniversary of its publication in May 2013.
6. Danny Glover interviewed in today's Guardian about his dreams of making a film about the Haitian Revolution