🔴 𝐋𝐈𝐕𝐄 🔴 Online meetings, campaigns and resources

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This page contains continuously updated details of online meetings, calendars, 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 our 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.

POSTPONED: Saturday 19 September, 2-5pm, meet outside Clapham Junction station (St John's Hill): Battersea vs the British Empire: radical walking tour in South West London. Facebook event

POSTPONED. 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.

Sunday 4 October, 6.30-8pm: Fighting council cuts, issues for the left Zoom link here.

From Monday 5 October, 7:30-9pm, then on alternate Mondays at the same time: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Heroes from Socialist History

Facebook event here
Zoom link for all sessions here

An educational series hosted by North London Workers' Liberty

Monday 5 October: Clara Zetkin and the Social Democratic women's movement
Monday 19 October: Inessa Armand and the Bolshevik feminists
Monday 2 November: Antonio Gramsci and the "Modern Prince"
Monday 16 November: Max Shachtman and the "Third Camp"
Monday 30 November: Tạ Thu Thâu, Ngô Văn Xuyết, and the Vietnamese Trotskyists

Sunday 18 October, 6.30-8pm: Analysing the new far right; a discussion meeting jointly hosted by Mutiny and Workers' Liberty Zoom link here.

Thursdays from 10 September, 8-9.30pm: Study group on Trotsky's "Revolution Betrayed". Register here, see the study guide, or 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 4, 21 September: Racism Today and How to Fight it

Every Monday, from 21 September, 6-7pm: Workers' Liberty Students online political discussions
Zoom link for all sessions
Monday 21 September: The fight for free movement & migrant rights
Monday 28 September: Solidarity with the Hong Kong protests
Monday 5 October: Class struggle and the pandemic
Monday 12 October: Fighting university cuts
Monday 19 October: Marxism, racism and the police
Monday 26 October: The Russian revolution: what happened and why does it matter?
Monday 2 November: What is socialism?
Monday 9 November: The fight for trans rights
Monday 16 November: The alt-right and how to fight it
Monday 23 November: Solidarity with the Uyghurs!
Monday 30 November: Why socialist feminism?
Monday 7 December: Class struggle environmentalism

• AWL study resources, quick guide, download here.

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


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

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
• The latest Solidarity
• Tubeworker bulletin: Action can stop cuts and win funding
• Covid crisis: what we demand Article and short explainer video.

Audio/visual AWL comment

*NEW* Video: The Black Jacobins, Haitian revolution against slavery here
*NEW* Audio: How to beat the racists 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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