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It was not an accident: Adil was killed in the name of profit

A statement from the SI Cobas union on the death of Adil Belakhdim, a trade unionist killed while picketing a Lidl warehouse during the strike of June 18th in Biandrate. IT WAS NOT AN ACCIDENT: ADIL WAS KILLED IN THE NAME OF PROFIT! This morning, during the national strike of Logistics, Adil Belakhd…

Wildcat action stops de-skilling at Gateshead Amazon facility

A recent wildcat action among workers building an Amazon fulfilment centre in Gateshead was successful at stopping a de-skilling attempt. This follows from the recent victory in the national "No to ESO" construction rank and file struggle over de-skilling at Hinkley Point C. Earlier this year, the c…

The Culture of Vehicular Attacks: On the Murder of Deona Marie Erickson

On June 13, a driver attacked a demonstration in Minneapolis, killing Deona Marie Erickson. This is the result of years of right-wing efforts to normalize—and even legalize—vehicular attacks. This article was first published by Crimethinc. On June 13, a driver attacked a demonstration in Minneap…

SI Cobas picket at Fedex attacked by strikebreaking thugs

A report from the SI Cobas base union in Italy on an attack against their members at Fedex. Content warning for violence and graphic images at the linked source. AT FEDEX – ZAMPIERI IN TAVAZZANO (LODI): ARMED AGGRESSION TO THE SI COBAS WORKERS. A WORKER IS AT THE END OF LIFE WHILE THE POLICE IS WA…

Movie Review: ‘MINAMATA’ (2020)

A review of a movie about a Japanese village that suffered from industrial pollution. There are some places that stand in for an entire phenomenon. Invoke “Bhopal” or “Chernobyl” and (at least to those in the know) a host of connotations and meanings spring forth. Unfortunately a lot more en…

Construction rank and file beat the bosses: No to ESO de-skilling dispute ends in a win!

After an extended campaign of direct action led by rank and file electricians, construction firms Balfour Beatty and NG Bailey have agreed to workers' demands and abandoned the controversial Electrical Support Operative grade. Throughout the last few months, rank and file electricians have been orga…

“Open up! Police!”: Street artist arrested for “justifying terrorism”

Maksim Smolnikov, a street artist known as Hadad, from Khabarovsk has been remanded for two months due to his 2018 VKontakte post about the explosion at an FSB office in the Arkhangelsk region. Smolnikov is accused of "justifying terrorism." During these two years, the security officials had no comp…

A Testimony

Video about workers protesting for getting their outstanding wages, in Haryana, in December 2020. They are supported by an activist from the farmers' movement. [] In this video we see workers protesting for getting their outstanding wages, in Haryana, in December 2020. Eventually they get their mone…

“I Live for That Shit”: A worker recalls successful direct action in the workplace

James NestlĂ© relates examples from his experience of taking action on the job. This article was first published by Organizing Work. Marianne Garneau’s point in her article “Big Strikes and the Sabotage of the Labor Movement” regarding the lionization of the “general strike” by leftist cha…

Class Struggles in the USSR, Third Period: 1930-1941 – Charles Bettelheim

French Marxist Charles Bettelheim's huge work covering the class struggle in the USSR from 1930 to 1941. Split into two parts, 'The Dominated' (looking at the experiences and resistance of workers and peasantry under the ruling Communist Party) and 'The Dominators' (looking at the machinations of th…

Part 1: The Dominated

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No nuclear Grenfell: Construction rank and file blockade Atomic Weapons Establishment in de-skilling dispute

On Wednesday May 26th, rank and file electricians shut down work at the Atomic Weapons Establishment Burghfield site as the latest escalation in the ongoing #No2ESO dispute over construction companies attempting to de-skill their trade. The last few months have seen regular actions by rank and file…

Festival Feast After Plague (formerly Father Frost against Putin) is postponed to the next January

Festival Feast After Plague (formerly Father Frost against Putin) is postponed to the next January, due to too slow opening of the external EU borders. Festival will be organised from 6th to 9th of January 2022. We will announce a detailed program closer to the dates. The format of the festival is l…

The kidnap of Alexander Haitoglou

To mark Freedom Press’s fundraising campaign to publish A Normal Life, the autobiography of “Greek Robin Hood” Vassilis Palaiokostas, this piece recounts the events of when Vassilis and his brother, Nikos, kidnapped and ransomed a Greek industrialist in 1995. The brothers, whose nicknames rang…

Anarchism in North East England 1882 – 1992

Out by mid-June. 500 + pages for ÂŁ9ish. Published by Active publishing. More details to follow near the time.

“Instead, We Became Millions”: Inside Colombia’s Ongoing General Strike

Despite brutal state repression, Colombia’s general strike has continued strong now for 23 days. This article and interview was first published by Crimethinc. Content warning for discussion of state violence including sexual abuse. Despite brutal state repression, Colombia’s general strike has c…

Gwangju Diary: Beyond Death, Beyond the Darkness of the Age – Lee Jae-eui

2017 PDF edition of the seminal Gwangju Diary, written by Lee Jae-eui, and originally published in 1985, with an eyewitness day-to-day account of the Gwangju uprising of 1980. Gwangju Diary: Beyond Death, Beyond the Darkness of the Age, the English translation by Seol Kap Su and Nick Mamatas of Beyo…

Friends to Lovers, Slow Burn: Israel & Vietnam

Israel, by helping develop industry within the “Socialist” Republic, ensures it has another market to trade its goods in. Not only that, but factories like the one mentioned prior help create a flow of capital from Vietnam to Israel, directly benefiting the bourgeoisie. — Left-Communist Group…

Houston, Texas: VICTORY! Villas del Paseo Tenants Win After Two Months of Rent Strike

Houston Tenants Union report on the outcome of a successful rent strike. HOUSTON - In February of this year, the tenants of Villas del Paseo were without running water for 21 days after the winter storm. Due to these uninhabitable conditions, as well as conflicts with management, the tenants of Vill…

ABC Moscow news: Ilya Romanov needs support for rehabilitation, Yegor Lesnykh denied parole, Ilya Shakurskiy in the hole, Kirill Kuzminkin receives propabational sentence, Nikita Uvarov released pending trial

Ilya Romanov needs support for rehabilitation Ilya Romanov has been an activist in the anarchist movement since 1987. He was sentenced to prison twice, for 10 years in Ukraine in 00’s and 7 years in Russia in the last decade. In 2019 he almost died as a result of a cerebral hemorrhage. Due to the…

TV Review: ‘VEGAS’

A review of a TV series about gangsters in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Vegas is a new TV series that in the few episodes already aired, has caused some controversy. Apparently in its promotional material TVNZ claims it as a story of love, and brotherhood, against all hope and redemption. Sounds inspiring…

Rank and file electricians occupy Land Securities offices as de-skilling dispute continues

Rank-and-file electricians continue to take action over attempts by major construction contractors to de-skill their trade, including occupying the offices of companies that have contracts with NG Baileys. Throughout March and April and into May, "sparks" (electricians) have been carrying out regula…

Colombia Has Lost Its Fear: A Nationwide Uprising Continues in the Face of State Violence

After decades of armed conflict and paramilitary violence, Colombia has seen protest movements return in strength over the past year and a half. The forceful demonstrations of the past week exceed even the high points of the nationwide uprising of November and December 2019. In response, the most he…

The History of May Day

A short comic about the history of May Day. Illustrated by Viro — a Vietnamese artist, with historical support from Working Class History. Available in English and Vietnamese. A comic about the radical history of May Day, and the Haymarket Affair. "Eight Hours for Work Eight Hours for Rest Eight H…

Book Review: ‘We Move Together’

A review of a book for younger readers on the topic of disability. Kelly Fritsch (author); Anne McGuire (author); Eduardo Trejos (illustrator) Publisher: AK Press Format: Book Binding: hb Pages: 24 Released: April 6, 2021 ISBN-13: 9781849354042 A month ago Dr. Suess Enterprises took the decision to…


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