From the "manifesto" produced by the International-Communist League (forerunner of the AWL) in 1977.
Party and class
In the aftermath of the First World War, and the betrayal of those sections of the socialist movement who supported that war, revolutionaries formulated the idea of a different kind of policies for workers’ struggles.
Morris was no dilettante on matters of organisation. Once he had decided to become a socialist he joined the Democratic Federation and became a leading activist and public spokesperson. This entailed speaking at open-air meetings, selling papers and other literature and giving educational lectures on a regular basis. Far from being a Sunday socialist, he became a dedicated semi-professional revolutionary.
Before the First World War most socialist groups and many individuals from around the world were grouped together in an organisation called the Second International (set up in 1889).
Jalal: main issues in Iraq. 1 negotiations between US government and Iraq government, mostly in secret. US want to make length of occupation open. They will end when they want.
Spending our lives in outcasts' work,
We are "The Trots” — and we still lurk
For all that History could wreak:
The key to higher times we seek,
It sounds like some sort of elaborate practical joke, revolutionary politics as re-imagined by the Bash Street Kids.
Over the last few months every edition of the Weekly Worker has carried at least one article about Workers Liberty.
“For the first time in the history of the labour movement the struggle is being so conducted that its three sides, the theoretical, the political, and the practical-economic (opposition to the capitalists), form one harmonious and well-planned entity”. Frederick Engels, 1874