Ideas for Freedom 2021, 10-11 July
A festival of socialist ideas and leftwing discussion, Ideas for Freedom is an opportunity to explore, through talks, film showings, workshops and debates, how our world works, and how we can fight for a better one. 10-11 July, in person or online. More info and tickets here!
AWL online meetings
Sunday 16 May, 6.30-8.30pm Socialists on the Israel Palestine conflict, a debate between Red Flag and Workers' Liberty. Zoom link here.
Wednesday 19 May, 7-8.45pm Shapurji Saklatvala & John Archer – pioneers of working-class / black representation. Zoom link TBC.
Monday 24 May, 6-7pm Workers' Liberty students: Solidarity with Deliveroo and other platform workers. Zoom link here.
Tuesday 18 May, 6.30-8.30pm Free Our Unions meeting: Disabled people for free trade unions. Speakers: Elane Heffernan (UCU) and Mario Kyriacou (Tower Hamlets Unions). Chair: David King, RMT Disabled Members Advisory Committee. Zoom link here. Facebook event here. More details here.
Calendar of events
Our calendar of events, including labour movement and internal events, is below. In the top left corner you can change which month you are viewing, in the top right you can change what the format, or — by clicking the drop down — which types of events you want to see (our public events, wider events not by us, and internal events). Click an event for details or to copy that event to your calendar. Subscribe to our calendar below.
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The best method to subscribe from your Google Calendar is on a computer, as in this paragraph (next paragraph for alternate method). Click to add public AWL events, add wider events, and add internal events, respectively. This opens your Google Calendar (new tab), and allow you to "Add" that calendar. To subscribe to all events, click and add each of the three links.
(If this fails, see these instructions, the iCal-URL section, and the iCal/ICS URLs which follow. If not using a computer, to subscribe you must use your phone browser with "Desktop site" on, not the app.)
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See: Mac instructions (easiest and can sync across devices); or iPhone/iPad instructions — and use the iCal/ICS URLs which follow. (It may not allow you to paste the links on the iPhone. In that case, at that point in the instructions, input: group.calendar.google.com, turn off "Use SSL", and as usernames use: dpdshugbggg658878eooq5iq24 for public events, ad5o2qfr1a9bbbhfgh02hls91o for wider events, 8cq8etnps1cceutsqr8a2a3iso for internatl events.)
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Other calendars and info
Also using these URLs, you can follow Microsoft Outlook instructions (subscribe, not import file) here. Mozilla Thunderbird (Lightning) instructions here (network, not import file). Most other calendar applications also support iCal.
Contact us if you have technical difficulties in subscribing to our calendar.
*To access Google Calendar on your phone (or tablet) app once subscribed, you may need to do the following additional steps. Open Google Calendar, the application, then click the menu icon ☰, then "⚙ Settings". Then click on the calendar in question — each in turn — and make sure "Sync" is on. Then make sure each calendar in the menu ☰, is enabled ☑.
Safe and Equal
Campaign for full pay for self-isolation for all, regardless of contract or status. See the website here, and follow the Facebook and Twitter. Please sign the petition here! See also the NHS workers' site and the Care workers' blog
Labour for a Socialist Europe
For a radical Labour Party, fighting the effects of Brexit and a socialist Europe. More info here.
Free our unions: rights and safety!
Labour Campaign for Free Movement
Labour members and supporters committed to defending and extending the free movement of people in the context of Brexit. More info here.
Uyghur Solidarity Campaign
Building support for the human rights of the Uyghur people of East Turkestan, northwest China. More info here.
UK Labour Solidarity with Hong Kong
Seeks to build labour movement solidarity with the struggle for to defend and extend democratic and workers rights in Hong Kong. More info here.
• AWL study resources, quick guide, download here.
• Anti-racist resources: pamphlets, readings, videos and more.
Current AWL articles
Audio/visual AWL comment
*NEW* Video: Remembering the Bosnian war here
*NEW* Audio: Global capital and pandemics Pamphlet:
• ABC of Marxism series. Introductory talks on Communist Manifesto, Stalinism, Marxism and religion and more...
On YouTube: Playlist
• AWL public meetings
On Soundcloud: Playlist
• Take action to win safe workplaces. A briefing for workers and union branches.
• Disabled Workers and the Covid-19 Crisis. A briefing.
• Take action on rent. London Renters Union campaign for mortgage and rent holidays.