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George Galloway's Reply to Greg Palast

Click here to read George Galloway's response to criticism from Greg Palast.


Galloway-Hitchens Debate Broadcasts

For online video streams of the Galloway-Hitchens debate, go to democracynow.org. The debate was also broadcast on television on C-SPAN's Book TV. For details or an archived video stream click here.


Past Events


Boston, MA

Tuesday, September 13, 6:30pm
George Galloway, MP, speaking with
Prof. Bill Keach, editor, Literature and Revolution (Haymarket Books)
Prof. Naseer Aruri, National Council of Arab Americans

Co-Sponsored locally by Traprock Peace Center
Faneuil Hall


New York, NY
Wednesday, September 14, 7pm
George Galloway and Christopher Hitchens Debate: The Iraq War
Moderated by Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now!

Mason Hall, Baruch Performing Arts Center
17 Lexington Avenue at 23rd Street
Co-sponsored by Nation Books

  • Sold Out! Sorry, no overflow seating or standby list!
  • Seating is first come first serve, and there will be metal detectors, so come early.
  • Will-call tickets ordered from Baruch's box office can be picked up at:
    55 Lexington Avenue
    on 25th Street, between Lexington and Third, south side of street
    • 11am to 7pm Monday through Friday
    • 11am to 3:45pm on the day of the event
    • After 4pm on the day of the event they will be available outside the theatre (on the south side of 23rd Street, between Lexington and Third, closer to Lexington)
  • The event will be webcast live starting at 7pm (EST), running until 10pm, at many locations.
  • There is a book signing after the event, starting at 9:10 pm, with book signing lines for Christopher Hitchens, George Galloway, and Amy Goodman.


Toronto, ON

Friday, September 16, 7pm
George Galloway, MP, speaking on Respect and the British anti-war movement
Convocation Hall - 31 King's College Circle
University of Toronto
Doors open 6:00pm
Galloway available (time permitting) for book signing Convocation Hall main stage, 9:00pm to 9:30pm
Organised by the Students' Administrative Council and the Toronto Coalition to Stop the War

  • U of T Tix box office - Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle, U of T
  • Students' Administrative Council - SAC offices, 12 Hart House Circle, U of T
  • Toronto Women's Bookstore - 73 Harbord Street
  • Another Story Bookshop - 315 Roncesvalles Avenue


Madison, WI
Sunday, September 18, 7pm
George Galloway, MP, speaking with
David Cline, National President, Veterans for Peace
Ahmed Shawki, National Council of Arab Americans, editor, ISR

Wisconsin Union Theatre
UW-Madison Campus
Co-Sponsored locally by: The Havens Center, The Progressive, The Capital Times, Teaching Assistant's Association
Wisconsin Union Theatre Box Office in Memorial Union
800 Langdon Street, on UW campus

Message from Jane Fonda:
Dear friends, I'm sorry I can't be there. I have recently had hip surgery and my doctor has told me I cannot travel for a while. I do intend to speak out about Iraq. Those of of us who were opposed to the Vietnam War were right. And those who oppose the Iraq war are right. I hope as many of us you as possible can go to the demonstration on September 24 in Washington, DC.! You'll be hearing from me.


Chicago, IL
Monday, September 19, 7pm
George Galloway, MP, speaking with
David Cline, National President, Veterans for Peace
Ahmed Shawki, National Council of Arab Americans, editor, ISR

Thorne Auditorium, Northwestern Law School
375 E. Chicago Ave., east of the "Chicago" Red Line El Stop

Message from Jane Fonda:
Dear friends, I'm sorry I can't be there. I have recently had hip surgery and my doctor has told me I cannot travel for a while. I do intend to speak out about Iraq. Those of of us who were opposed to the Vietnam War were right. And those who oppose the Iraq war are right. I hope as many of us you as possible can go to the demonstration on September 24 in Washington, DC.! You'll be hearing from me.


Seattle, WA
Tuesday, September 20, 7pm
George Galloway, MP, speaking with
Monica Benderman, wife of Army Sgt. Kevin Benderman, ten-year veteran, refused to return to Iraq after first tour of duty, serving 15-month sentence at Ft. Lewis,
Muna Coobtee, National Council of Arab Americans
Amy Hagopian, parent in Garfield High School's PTSA that helped passed a resolution to ban military recruiters from campus

Kane Hall, UW-Seattle campus
N.E. Campus Pkwy & 15th Ave N.E.
Local co-sponsors: The University Bookstore at UW-Seattle, SCCC International Socialist Organization, Health Alliance International
Local endorsers: American Friends Service Committee, Sound Non-Violent Opponents of War


San Francisco, CA
Wednesday, September 21, 7pm
George Galloway, MP, speaking with
Aimee Allison, conscientious objector to First Gulf War 1991, leading counselor for GI's who refuse to fight, Green Party candidate for Oakland City Council District 2
Dr. Jess Ghannam, National Council of Arab Americans
Todd Chretien, College Not Combat - Yes on Proposition I campaign

Mission High School
3750 18th Street (at the corner of Dolores)
Co-sponsored by: Flashpoints Radio, KPFA 94.1, Justice in Palestine Coalition

  • Cody's
  • Modern Times Books


Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, September 22, 7pm
George Galloway, MP, speaking with
Michel Shehadeh, LA 8, National Council of Arab Americans
Sonali Kolhatkar, host and co-producer of Uprising Radio on KPFK, one of the founders and the co-director of Afghan Women's Mission

Immanuel Presbyterian Church
3300 Wilshire Blvd.
DISCLAIMER: the views expressed by the participants are not necessarily those of Immanuel Presbyterian Church
Co-sponsored locally by: US Labor Against War (LA), Mexican-Americn Political Association (MAPA), Committee for Justice, Addicted to War-Frank Dorrel, Coalition Against Militarism in Our Schools (CAMS), Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace (ICUJP), ANSWER LA, Topanga Peace Alliance, Fellowship of Reconciliation, Progressive Democrats of the Santa Monica Mountains, Chair of the Arab American Caucus of the California Democratic Party

Washington, D.C.
Saturday, September 24, 7pm
George Galloway, MP, speaking with
Cindy Sheehan, Gold Star Families for Peace, founder, Camp Casey in Crawford, TX
Elias Rashmawi, National Council of Arab Americans
Mounzer Sleiman, PhD, Welcoming Remarks on behalf of National Council of Arab Americans
Camilo Mejia, Army soldier who refused to fight in Iraq, Conscientious Objector, Iraq War Veteran
Ahmed Shawki, editor, ISR

First Congregational Church
945 G Street NW Washington
(near Gallery Place Metro Stop)