🔴 𝐋𝐈𝐕𝐄 🔴 Online meetings, campaigns and resources

Submitted by cathy n on 17 March, 2020 - 7:39
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This page contains continuously updated details of online meetings, campaigns, educational resources, briefings and guides for taking action — by the AWL and others — during the Covid-19 emergency and beyond.

AWL online meetings

All meetings are open access and use the Zoom platform. Zoom links are open 10 minutes before the start of the meeting and you will be admitted to the meeting by the host. Follow the Zoom links indicated below. You will not need a password. Any issues, contact us. For more details follow the links indicated by the meeting titles below. Study groups — see the bottom of this section.

Sunday 9 August, 6.30-8pm: Revolutionary Jews Zoom link here.

Sunday 16 August, 6.30-8pm: The 2003 Iraq war and after Zoom link here.

Thursday 20 August, 4pm-6pm: Tubeworker bulletin meeting - resisting cuts, fighting for funding. All TfL/London Underground workers welcome (and guests!). Details here. Zoom link here. Facebook event here.

Sunday 30 August, 6.30-8pm: A global history of pandemics Zoom link here.

Sunday 6 September, 6.30-8pm: Remembering the Bosnian war Zoom link here.

Sunday 13 September, 6.30-8pm: Left antisemitism, what it is and how to fight it Zoom link here.

Sunday 20 September, 6.30-8pm: Covid-19: what do we know so far. With George Davey Smith, (Professor of Clinical Epidemiology at Bristol University) Zoom link here.

Alternate Mondays, from 10 August, 7:30-9pm:The Historical Roots of Racism: An Anti-Racist Educational Series Zoom link for all sessions

Session 1, 10 August: The Transatlantic slave trade, colonialism, and imperialism
Session 2, 24 August: Scientific Racism
Session 3, 7 September: After Slavery and Mass Migrations
Session 4, 21 September: Racism Today and How to Fight it

• AWL study resources, quick guide, download here.

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


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

Pause Brexit

Campaigning for the Brexit transition period to be extended beyond 31 December. See more info, and sign the petition.

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!

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

Current AWL articles

• All articles on Covid-19

*NEW*The latest Solidarity
Tubeworker bulletin: Black Lives Matter
Covid crisis: what we demand Article and short explainer video.

Other articles etc

• When workers have refused to work on health and safety grounds.
• Keep Our NHS public coronavirus hub.
• CoronaVerses: poems from the pandemic
• International coronavirus strikes.

Audio/visual AWL comment

*NEW* Video: Rhoda Dakar (of The Bodysnatchers/The Special AKA) on racism, class and culture here

• Audio: Pamphlet: Solidarność: The workers' movement and the rebirth of Poland in 1980-81

• ABC of Marxism series. Introductory talks of our online meetings.
Communist Manifesto: Video Audio
Who was Lenin?: Audio
Stalinism: Video Audio
Nationalism and the national question: Audio


• Take action to win safe workplaces. A briefing for workers and union branches.
Online Workers' Liberty on Facebook.
• Disabled Workers and the Covid-19 Crisis. A briefing.
Take action on rent. London Renters Union campaign for mortgage and rent holidays.
• Local mutual aid group listings


Submitted by John Cunningham (not verified) on Sun, 19/07/2020 - 20:10

This was a really interesting discussion - thanks to Mark for his excellent intro and Cathy for 'adjudicating' (or whatever you call it). JC

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