RILURed International of Labour Unions
RILURehabilitation and Independent Living Unit (Australia)
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While contingent factors played their part, above all in the selection of delegates, with the exception of the FAUD all of them decided to participate in the founding congress of the future RILU. However, the participating organisations, with all their differences emphasised, decided to mandate their delegates to support an organisationally independent 'economic' international, which would not be formally subordinate to the Comintern.
Gui's comments are included verbatim in Chen Quanzhi's notes on geography in his 1565 Pengchuang rilu, "Huanyu," 1.21b.
Lozovsky (head of the RILU) that Chicago "was more closely related to the basic industries and that the city possessed a rich revolutionary tradition." In addition, he argued that New York Communists suffered from a "'local outlook' rarely going beyond the Bronx River."
The radical Canadian journalist Gordon Cascaden, who was a delegate to the founding congress of the RILU, which met in Moscow at the same time at the Third Comintern Congress, is described as Gordon Cascadden (p737, note 4, and index.) Use of the bibliography is made unnecessarily difficult in my view by the decision to subdivide it into no less than eight separate sections.
Significantly, during the early 1920s 'anarcho-syndicalists' within the syndicalist movement internationally took the lead in rejecting the primacy of the party over the unions and the Comintern over RILU implied by Leninism.
This may not have been a union, red or otherwise, but it fell within the remit of the Profintern and unemployed activities received much attention at the fifth RILU congress in 1930.
At the Fourth RILU Congress, South Wales miners' leader Arthur Homer bravely fought Lozovsky's pressure to adopt a new union perspective, and the Congress settled for charging the National Minority Movement with a more vigorous boring-from-within policy, using the "utmost tact ...
The WUL was intended as a revolutionary alternative to the conventional trade union federation and was affiliated to the Red International of Labour Unions (RILU).
He was an "able theoretical leader" -- as the Red International of Labour Unions (RILU) acknowledged in electing him to its executive as early as 1924; a po litical writer with a "simple, flexible, lucid style," and a public speaker of "ready wit" and "a certain quiet, compelling force." He was also a man of action whose body had more than once "made contact with the heavy boots and pounding fists of police plug uglies." How, many party members wondered, could this small (5'6"), slightly built "dynamo of energy ...
The push towards the establishment of the MM from mid-1923 came from Moscow and the Red International of Labour Unions (RILU).
As the product of the Red International of Labour Unions (RILU), the WUL was theoretically a revolutionary trade union centre, attempting the formation of industrial unions in opposition to the craft-based Trades and Labor Congress of Canada.