Socialists celebrate May Day in London

Submitted by cathy n on 7 May, 2014 - 8:02

An international solidarity event organised on 3 May in London by Marxist Revival (an international project of the Alliance for Workers' Liberty and the Iranian Revolutionary Marxists' Tendency) heard speakers from around the world, live or via video clips.

Pictured below are Jade Baker of AWL (chairing); Alejandra Rios; representing the Left Workers' Front of Argentina; Urszula Lugowska and August Grabski of Dalej (Poland); Maziar Razi (IRMT); and Dashty Jamal of the Worker-communist Party of Kurdistan.

The meeting also heard messages from Edwin Sesange of the Association for International Workers' Solidarity (UID-DER) in Turkey; from Traven Leyshon, an activist with the US revolutionary socialist organisation Solidarity; and from Lalit, a socialist group in Mauritius. The evening concluded with Kurdish food and dancing, with proceeds going to the Kurdish Construction Workers' Organisation.

The following media is presents some content of the evening and various speakers.

Travon Leyshon from US group 'Solidarity narrates a slideshow on the state of the United States labour movement

A May Day greeting from UID-DER (Association of International Workers' Solidarity) – Turkey
Video

A video shown on the evening about Kurdish construction workers' struggles
Video

May Day Warsaw
Video

The following videos are propaganda from the Left Workers' Front of Argentina:

Jujuy province
Video

Women's rights
Video

Trade union bureaucracy
Video

Travon Leyshon

Alejandra Rios

Dashty Jamal

Edwin Sesange

Jade Baker, Workers' Liberty

Maziar Razi

Sacha Ismail, Workers' Liberty

Speaker from the Worker-Communist Party of Iran – Hekmatist

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