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To mark the 70th anniversary of his murder by a Stalinist agent, AWL North East London is hosting a series of discussions about different aspects of Leon Trotsky's revolutionary politics. Debate is welcome. The meetings will take place at 7:30pm every Tuesday (until Tuesday 2 November) and will include a short business/planning session for members of the AWL NE London branch. For more info, email Stuart (email@example.com) or Daniel (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Tuesday 12 October – Trotsky on syndicalism
During Trotsky's life, syndicalists were very strong in many workers' movements, particularly in America, France and Spain. They believed that trade unions themselves – rather than political parties – could be revolutionary agents. Trotsky referred to syndicalism as “a rough draft of revolutionary communism”; what did he mean?