We are a growing organization of workers and youth with branches across the country and many more to come. We are looking for new comrades to help build stronger branches where we have them, and new ones where we don't. The WIL is the U.S. section of the International Marxist Tendency, and by being a member, you will also be a member of a worldwide network of revolutionary Marxists fighting for socialism from Pakistan to Venezuela and beyond.
Political agreement with the program and ideas of the WIL as explained on this site and in the pages of Socialist Appeal is the first step towards becoming a member. Have a look and let us know what you think. Be sure to check out the section About the WIL. We also have the Marxism FAQ which explains many of our positions on a number of issues. We also offer a Marxist Education Plan which will help focus your studies of Marxist theory.
We invite all those interested in the WIL to contact us with any theoretical or organizational questions they may have. Members are expected to pay monthly dues in order to build the organization, to sell the newspaper locally, to defend and spread the ideas of the WIL in public, to participate in local branches or form them where they are not yet in existence, to recruit new comrades to the WIL, and to participate in the democratic structures of the organization. We are building a nation-wide Marxist organization, the ultimate goal of which is the establishment of democratic socialism in the U.S. and internationally. We are confident that together we can achieve our goal.
The WIL is currently active and building branches in the following areas:
- New York City Metro
- New Brunswick / Princeton, NJ
- Boston, MA
- Pittsburgh, PA
- San Francisco, CA
- Chico / Oroville, CA
- Los Angeles, CA
- San Diego, CA
- Seattle, WA
- Portland, OR
- Provo / Orem, UT
- Reno, NV
- Minneapolis / St. Paul, MN
- Madison / Milwaukee, WI
- St. Louis, MO
- Edwardsville, IL
- Columbus, GA
- Dallas / Fort Worth / Arlington / Denton, TX
- Baton Rouge, LA
- Phoenix, AZ
Contact us to get involved locally! If you don't see your city / area listed above, please get in touch with us about building a branch. We'll work with you to get one up and running - every branch started with just one person with the initiative and dedication to make it happen. Why not you? You can start the process of finding others to work with locally by printing out the following flyers and getting them into Marxist books at your local bookstore, library, or posting them at school, in coffee shops, etc. Feel free to add your own local contact info as well.
You can use these petition-style leaflets to sign people up to get more information on the WIL.
PO Box 1575
New York, NY 10013
Or you can call our National Center at (612) 293-9247
We will be happy to put you into contact with local WIL members, or to answer any questions you may have about the WIL and / or Marxism and the struggle for socialism on an international scale.
You can also fill out the form on the Contact Us page, and we will put you in contact with a WIL member to discuss membership or any questions you may have. We look forward to hearing from you!