What we do

As we go to press, AWL members are working on mailing out invitations to our trade-unionists' day school on 17 September.

The day school, at St Mary's Community Centre in Upper St, London N1, is designed as a working event, with workshops in a variety of forms allowing dialogue and practical sessions as well as the traditional lecture-plus-questions type.

Trade union activity is central for the AWL because organised working-class action is central to socialism, and trade unions are the main form of working-class organisation in Britain today.

But not just any trade union activity. We are in the trade unions, not just to keep them jogging along their present lines, but the transform the labour movement into a revolutionary force. Which means that we have to establish, not just a scattering of individual activists doing individual activity, but a coherent network of activists working on a clear, well-understood, common line of policy.

Thus the day school. Details at www.workersliberty.org/17sep or by mail from P O Box 823, London SE15 4NA.

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