AWL conference 2013

Organising for revolutionary socialist ideas

Published on: Wed, 06/11/2013 - 10:48

The Alliance for Workers’ Liberty (AWL) met for our annual conference on 26-27 October at the University of London Union. The purpose of the AGM is to review our activity over the previous year, debate and decide policy, agree our political priorities, and elect our National Committee.

The conference noted some significant successes. AWL has been integral to the Save Lewisham Hospital campaign, which has beaten back Tory attempts to cut maternity and A&E services, preparing the hospital for closure.

We helped coordinate the international campaign to defend Australian trade unionist Bob

Syria, Egypt, Israel-Palestine: 2013 AWL conference resolution

Published on: Thu, 31/10/2013 - 09:28

Resolution passed by AWL conference 26-27 October 2013 on Syria, Egypt, and Israel-Palestine.


Almost three years after the beginning of the 'Arab Spring', much of the scene is dominated by the rise of reactionary Islamist movements. The threat we identified as early as spring 2011, of the democratic upheavals being co-opted by Islamism, has to a large extent been realised.

Nonetheless, the forces or potential forces of the Third Camp, the camp of workers and oppressed people opposed to both the Islamists and the old order, are still alive – particularly in Egypt and Tunisia, which have large

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