🔴 𝐋𝐈𝐕𝐄 🔴 Online meetings, campaigns and resources

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Continuously updated details of online meetings, calendars, campaigns, educational resources, briefings and guides for taking action — by the AWL and others.


After Corbynism: building a new left
At this dayschool, ‘After Corbynism: building a new left’, on 27 November we will discuss the politics of how we can rebuild a workers’ movement which fights for a world based on solidarity, real democracy, and equality. Takes place from 11.30-5.30pm at Camden School for Girls, Sandall Rd, London, NW5 2DB. Tickets can be purchased here.


Local meetings

Wednesday 20 October, 7pm. Meeting on The Occupation of the Cammell Laird Shipyard, Liverpool Pub, 14 James St, Liverpool L2 7PQ. Speakers: John Cunningham (author), Ross Quinn (Unite), plus an occupier. Facebook event here.

Sunday 24 October. 6:30pm: Black History Month meeting - John Archer: black pioneer of labour politics. Facebook event here. Zoomlink.

Monday 8 November, 7.30pm: Northern Workers' Liberty: Corbynism, what went wrong? Facebook event here. Zoomlink.

Wednesday 4 November, 7-8.45pm: Workers and climate change. Facebook event here. Park Hill Housing Co-operative, 13 Allard Gardens, London SW4 9QA


Workers' Liberty Student meetings

Online meetings (monthly)

Thursday 4 November, 6.30-8pm: Confronting left antisemitism Zoomlink

Thursday 2 December, 6.30-8pm: Free speech and the university Zoomlink

Sheffield Uni/Hallam meetings
Meet weekly, Wednesdays at 6pm, in the University Arms, 197 Brook Hill, Broomhall, Sheffield S3 7HG. (From 5pm in the University Arms, weekly organising meetings of the student solidarity group (strike support work), all welcome).

Leeds Uni/Conservatoire meetings
Meeting weekly, Tuesdays at 6pm, in the Terrace Bar, Leeds University Student Union.

Tuesday 26 October 6pm: What is socialist feminism?

SOAS/Birkbeck meetings
Usually meeting weekly, Wednesdays 2-3pm in SOAS Student Union bar, SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG.

Thursday 28 October 7pm: Shapurji Saklatvala - an anti-imperialist and socialist rebel


Other events

Tuesday 26 October, 6:30pm: Momentum Internationalists/Labour Left Internationalists public meeting for Black History Month - CLR James on history and black struggle. we will be discussing CLR James’ 1939 essay Revolution and the Negro. Zoom link here.

Wednesday 3 November, 6.30pm: Black History Month fundraiser for Royal Parks strikers, organised by South London labour movement and trade union activists. At the Bread & Roses, 68a Clapham Manor Street, SW4 6DZ. Facebook event. Eventbrite


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.

Or see our facebook events here.

Subscribe to our calendar

Subscribe to our three calendars with the application you use for your calendars, so that events we post will be automatically shown and updated in yours.

Google Calendar

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.)

Then turn on sync here, and ensure calendar is enabled ☑ on every device*. You can then access it through your phone app, add automatic event notifications for each calendar, or copy individual events to your "personal calendar".

Apple Calendar

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.)

iCal/ICS URLs

Copy from the links (right-click/long-press) or the plain text, and paste into the application. For all events, subscribe to all three calendars:

Public AWL events

https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/dpdshugbggg658878eooq5iq24%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics

Wider events

https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/ad5o2qfr1a9bbbhfgh02hls91o%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics

Internal events

https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/8cq8etnps1cceutsqr8a2a3iso%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics


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 ☑.


Campaigns

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

Free our unions: rights and safety!

Free Our Unions campaigns for the abolition of all laws restricting workers’ ability to organise and take action. More info here.

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.


Content, commentary

• AWL study resources, quick guide, download here.

• Anti-racist resources: pamphlets, readings, videos and more.

Current AWL articles

• All articles on Covid-19
• The latest Solidarity
• Tubeworker bulletin: Railway colour bars - racism and resistance

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


Resources

• 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.

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