AWL

AWL has moved offices. New address!

Published on: Sun, 30/01/2011 - 23:24

AWL's new address is 20E Tower Workshops, Riley Road, London SE1 3DG.

The new office is better situated, in better physical condition, and better set up for our tasks than the old one.

There are still things to do on setting up in the new place; please take this into account if we have a few glitches in the settling-in period.

Phone: 020 7394 8923.

Moving has cost us a lot of money, and there are further expenses to come. Especially if you value the new weekly format of Solidarity, please contribute to our fund appeal: see http://www.workersliberty.org/donate.

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Make a donation or payment to Workers' Liberty

Published on: Thu, 05/11/2009 - 14:14

Making a one off payment

  • By credit or debit card (or PayPal account) through PayPal (please use the facility on the PayPal site to indicate what the payment is for); or


  • Do an internet bank transfer to "AWL", account 20047674 at Unity Trust Bank, Birmingham, 60-83-01 (please email awl@workersliberty.org to notify us of the payment and what it is for); or
  • Send a cheque payable to "AWL" to AWL, 20E Tower Workshops, Riley Rd, London SE1 3DG (with a note saying what it's for); or


  • Make a monthly payment to Workers' Liberty
    Please consider making a regular payment to Workers' Liberty to support

    Ireland

    Published on: Sun, 05/03/2006 - 11:30

    Northern Ireland is in chronic communal conflict. For there to be a democratic solution, a wider framework than Northern Ireland is needed.

    The only programme which accommodates the rights of both communities without infringing on the rights of either is a federal united Ireland with regional autonomy for the mainly Protestant north-east, linked in a voluntary confederation with Britain. That is a programme on which class-conscious Irish workers, Protestant and Catholic, can be united. And only a united working class can win full democracy and the socialist "levelling-up" which makes it viable

    Join the fight for solidarity!

    Published on: Sat, 12/11/2005 - 17:23

    Why you should join the AWL

    In Britain today, one child in three grows up in poverty, in a household with less than half the average income. In 1968, the figure was only one in 10.

    Thousands are homeless on the streets, while 600,000 dwellings stand empty. Millions are jobless, while those with jobs have to work longer and longer hours.

    Health care, state education, and public services are ruined by cuts and privatisation, while the wealth of the rich snowballs.

    Workplace stress escalates, under new technologies which, rationally used, should ease it.

    Profit before people; "wealth-creation"

    AWL versus SWP

    Published on: Fri, 11/11/2005 - 22:55

    Material for an AWL day school, November/ December 2005, and other stuff on the political differences between AWL and SWP.

    Download all the stuff for the dayschool as pdf (570 Kb), or read individual items below.

    "AWL vs SWP" day school, November/ December 2005

    Discussion points for the day school

    1. Transitional programme vs fake ultra-leftism

    Socialism after Stalinism, by Sean Matgamna, from How Solidarity Can Change The World

    The SWP and its "March on Parliament", by Sean Matgamna, from Socialist Organiser 591, 03/03/94

    2. Marxism vs "Apparatus Marxism"

    The Degradations of Apparatus

    Workers' Liberty summer camp 2019

    Published on: Wed, 14/08/2019 - 11:36

    Fifty friends and supporters of Workers’ Liberty gathered in the hills of West Yorkshire for our annual summer camp on 8-11 August.

    Although storms were forecast, socialists of all ages enjoyed wild swimming in a nearby waterfall, hiking, trips on the canals and steam railways of the surrounding valleys, football, and our annual pub quiz and talent show.

    Longtime socialist Bruce Robinson ran a presentation on African Jazz; we learned about the history of Esperanto in the European workers’ movement; and we enjoyed talks from Deliveroo strikers, Nama’a al-Mahdi the Sudanese revolutionary

    Morning Star: “Clive Lewis branded ‘out of order’ by RMT’s Mick Cash”

    Published on: Sun, 31/03/2019 - 10:47

    This article in the Morning Star (published on 29 March) defended remarks made by Eddie Dempsey at a recent "Full Brexit" rally, by way of inaccuracies and misleading remarks including about Workers' Liberty. That article has now been taken down from their online publication.

    Clive Lewis was branded “out of order” by RMT general secretary Mick Cash today after the Labour MP promoted an article calling a leading trade unionist a “Tommy Robinson apologist.” Mr Cash demanded the Norwich South MP apologise for sharing an article that labelled RMT activist Eddie Dempsey a supporter of the far-right

    Issue 498 will go to press Thu 7 March; issue 499, on Tue 19 March

    Published on: Fri, 01/03/2019 - 20:48
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    A change from our regular schedule:

    We will print the paper Solidarity 498 later than usual in the week, on Thursday 7 March.

    This is so that much of the distribution of that issue of the paper can be done at the Labour for a Socialist Europe conference on 9 March, rather than by couriers and post. We expect many of our readers and sellers to be attending that conference.

    http://labourforasocialisteurope.org

    Subscribers and sellers not attending the conference will have their papers posted out at usual, but on Friday 8 March rather than Wednesday 6 March.

    Solidarity 499 will go to press on

    Shun Red London!

    Published on: Wed, 09/01/2019 - 11:16
    Author

    Rosalind Robson

    We have published an online briefing which brings together images and other evidence to show how the Red London group operates and trace the development of the witch-hunt against the AWL.

    Red London is a Facebook page which deploys unevidenced smears rather than polemic against people they politically oppose. Its administrators are anonymous. The group also builds support for contemporary Stalinist state formations (e.g. North Korea, China), praises “High Stalinism” (the USSR in the 1930s and 40s) and is strongly aligned with the Communist Party of Britain, and its paper the Morning Star.

    Workers' Liberty week school on Capital volume 1

    Published on: Fri, 16/11/2018 - 11:07

    Wednesday 2 to Sunday 6 January 2019, Forest of Dean

    Click here for pdf.

    This week school will help students equip themselves to inspire and lead Capital reading groups, using Otto Rühle's abridgement, in the months to come.

    The writer Edmund Wilson, never a Marxist but for a time a socialist and a fascinated admirer of Trotsky, called Marx the "Poet of Commodities", and wrote: "there went into the creation of Das Kapital as much of art as of science. The book is a welding-together of several quite diverse points of view, of several quite distinct techniques of thought. It contains a treatise

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