AWL conference 2008

Troops, militias and slogans

Comrades from all sides of the AWL’s debate on Iran/Iraq summarise what they they thought of the debate, what they think were the important arguments in the discussion and where they think the discussion can now go. Solidarity will continue this debate. Please send in (short) contributions.

Procedure for AWL NC elections

Nominations to be in - by posting to - by midnight Tuesday 6 May/ Wednesday 7 May. Each nominated candidate then to be required to write about 100 words describing their activity and record in the organisation, and any particular political slant which they hope to represent on the NC.

What Now for the World Economy?


AWL EC 14/02/08

Document Of AWL Conference 2008

1. The UK has not had an actual recession since 1990-2. Manufacturing went into recession in 2001, but not the whole economy. People under the age of about 30 generally have no living memory of a recession.

We do not know whether the recession now underway will spread into a full-scale world recession, or how big the effects in Britain of a world recession may be. But there is a serious probability of a serious downturn.

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