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The WAC MAAN Workers Advice Centre in Jerusalem organised a May Day celebration with Palestinian garage and carpentry workers, art teachers, musicians, agricultural workers and cleaners, Jews and Arabs, Israelis and Palestinians.
The choice at this election is between a drive to make inequality even more hurtful, and an attempt to reduce inequality and institute some social solidarity and cooperation.
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How to support the Picturehouse cinema workers' strike - info on the dispute, letter from reps, collection sheet, bank details, model motions and more.
The French socialist newsletter Arguments pour la lutte sociale reports on preparations for the 11-18 June legislative election.
The Independent Workers of Great Britain union is continuing to put the leaderships of the big unions to shame by pushing hard for the demands of workers where it organises, despite daunting circumstances.
In the local elections, the issue of a second referendum on Scottish independence was central, overtly or covertly.
Views on the second round, the legislative elections, and the coming battles.
The FN still has a fascist core cadre and a fascist ideology and functions as the electoral-political wing of a broader fascist current.
The Charity Commission is investigating student unions with policies on boycotting Israel amid right-wing calls for such boycotts to be banned.
On 27 April the MUA Branch News won the Queensland Council of Unions' May Day award for "best union newsletter".
On Guard is a regular socialist bulletin for Northern rail workers, published by Workers' Liberty. Download and read it here!

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A 'Socialist Organiser' article from 1993 after the Provisional IRA had bombed Warrington.
Report of Conference of the Socialist Movement for the United States of Europe, 1949.
The American Journalist John Reed describes what happened in the Russian workers revolution of 1917 and after.
A new book from Workers' Liberty, published April 2017. Buy online here!
Workers' Liberty's 1987 pamphlet tells the story of the election campaign in Wallasey, Merseyside in which revolutionary socialist worker Lol Duffy very nearly defeated Tory minister Linda Chalker.
Reports, and debate on the second round
Racist antisemitism has been a shocking feature of debates among leftists over the removal of Jackie Walker as Vice-Chair of Momentum.
Revised version of an article published as "Marxism and the Jewish Question" in "Two Nations, Two States"
The Ken Livingstone affair focuses attention on one of the major problems inside the left.
Ken Livingstone keeps on demonising Zionism as hand-in-glove with, or favoured by, Hitler. Dale Street examines the historical record.
The AWL's take on the Labour Party's suspension of Ken Livingstone from the right to hold office for a year.
Edited and reworked version of articles which first appeared in Solidarity 3/63 to 3/65, 2 December 2004 to 20 January 2005, in response to polemics in favour of critical support for the USA in Iraq
How Ireland became "Irish"
Edited version of an article from a debate with Barry Finger about slogans in relation to Iraq.
Liam Daltun's account in a letter to Sean Matgamna of the dispute in the Irish Communist Group in 1965.
Free Speech on Israel campaign selectively quote historian Francis Nicosia in defence of Livingstone's comments on Zionism and Nazi Germany. This contradicts Nicosia's basic argument that German antisemites were hostile to Zionism.
McGuinness had talent and he had guts. What he didn't have was a strategy that could win a united Ireland.
Review of “The Battle of Grangemouth – A Worker’s Story”, by former Ineos convenor Mark Lyon
Report and analysis of the 11 March conference.
The drive for a second referendum will work against uniting workers of all national identities (article from June 2016).
Trotsky explains why the February 1917 revolution in Russia ended with a transfer of power to the liberal bourgeoisie.
A fetishisation of novelty can sometimes blind us to the fact that what’s required is not “new kinds of strike action”, or new forms of organisation, but rather a rediscovery and relearning of old lessons, ideas, and strategies, now forgotten or lost.
A critical survey of the Labour Left in the 1980s, written in July 1990, when the Labour Party banned Solidarity's predecessor, Socialist Organiser.
How the revolutionary left was shaped and reshaped from the late 1960's to the 1980's and how it can reorientate itself. [1997]
The Menshevik internationalist, Julius Martov, furnishes theoretical arguments for all those who behold in Stalinism a necessary and inevitable product of Leninism.
Trump-Pence are going after abortion rights in the US as well as globally.
Eugene Victor Debs speaks for socialism, in January 1919.
A review by Clive Bradley of Steve Cohen's, 'That's funny, you don't look anti-Semitic', and a comment by Martin Thomas.

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1917-2017: Ideas for Freedom - 1-2 July 2017. Book online here!
A new book from Workers’ Liberty which makes the case for socialism.

The Fate of the Russian Revolution

Buy e-book versions, or the printed book, here. Second edition, December 2015.
By the end of his life, there were different and conflicting strands in Trotsky's political thought. In World War 2 "Orthodox" Trotskyism built on one strand at the cost of screening out more fundamental ideas.
The Two Trotskyisms Confront Stalinism is not just a scholarly work about distant, long-ago arguments — it traces the development of patterns of thought and behaviour that shape how our movement thinks and works today.

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