The AWL’s annual event will this year focus on the capitalist crisis, and on socialist and working-class responses to it.
Friday 10 July: evening film showing and social at the Bread & Roses pub, 68 Clapham Manor Street, London SW4. Will we be showing With Babies and Banners, the story of women's role in the great sit-down strike against General Motors at Flint in 1936.
Saturday 11-Sunday 12 July: School of Oriental and African Studies, Thornhaugh Street, London WC1H
Saturday night social. Cheap food, free creche and accommodation will be provided.
- How economic crises transform politics
- People's Charter or Workers' Plan?
- The state of the labour movement
- The fight for jobs
- What's wrong with the Green New Deal?
- How and how not to fight fascism
- Should the left say "No 2 EU"?
- National Union of Students president Wes Streeting debates Daniel Randall of Education Not for Sale
- Janine Booth introduces her new book on the Poplar Council struggle of 1919-21 and its lesson for today
- French socialists on the New Anti-Capitalist Party and the rising tide of class struggle in France
- The politics of Northern Ireland: Sean Matgamna debates John Palmer
- The war in Sri Lanka
- Revolutionary anniversaries: world revolution 1919; Cuba 1959; Iran 1979; the miners' strike 1984-5
- Introductory sessions: Why capitalism has crises; What is a revolutionary party and do we need one?; Marxism vs anarchism; Violence, non-violence and class struggle
Cheap rates for bookings before the end of May: £18 waged, £13 low-waged/students, £7 unwaged for the weekend. (Day tickets are also available.)