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Marx’s Textbook Ep.2: The basic dynamics of capitalism

Episode 2 of Marx's Textbook - a special series of Living the Dream hosted at The Word From Struggle Street blog

4 ways Labour are attacking the working class right now

Sign on picket line in Birmingham bin strike, 2017.

As the Labour Party conference gets underway, left-wing media personalities, public intellectuals and grassroots activists will discuss important issues of contemporary social injustice. But how much discussion will there be of Labour involvement in that injustice?

Red Rosa: a book review

Red Rosa

AngryWorkers read and liked 'Red Rosa' by Kate Evans. The book provides an engaging overview of Luxemburg's life and thought, but only scratches the surface when it comes to Luxemburg's wavering relation to the social democratic party. We wrote the review against the background of the current general wavering within the radical left when it comes to the relation to Labour and parliamentarism.

Centre Survivors: Support Edinburgh Sisters Uncut

Sisters Uncut has branches around the UK taking direct action for domestic violence survivors.

巴塞罗那之夏——被遗忘的无产者革命

Anarchism and the City

历史记住的总是胜利者,但有些被历史偶然的波浪淹没的故事,比如一些伟大的实验,是值得我们记住的。Ealhalm在《无政府主义与城市:巴塞罗那的革命与反革命,1898-1937》记录的正是这样一段历史。

N. Ossinsky’s Critique of State Capitalism in Russia

This is our third translation from Kommunist No 1 the journal of the “left Communists” which appeared briefly in the spring of 1918 to register the concerns of its supporters about certain developments in the Russian revolution which they saw as dangerous to its future.

如果他们扼杀我们的未来,我们便封锁这座城市!——2010年秋意大利大学生串联笔记

Occupied Pisa

关于意大利2010年大学生反紧缩抗争的盘点和分析

The question of counter-power and ‘municipalism’

We had a splendid time and good discussions at the Plan C Fast Forward Festival 2017. Below you can find our contribution to the discussion about counter-power in the final assembly.

Autonomism: cutting the ground from under Marxism

The building of a new mode of production which is based on the self-activity of all people cannot be delegated to any body – not even a working class party. It is only through the mass organs of working class life that a new society can be built. Communism cannot be brought in by decree but is the living product of a mass collective consciousness struggling towards new forms of social organisation.

Marx’s Textbook Ep.1: An Introduction to the Critique of Capitalism & of Economics

Latest podcast from Living The Dream from The Word From Struggle Street blog

Hurricane Harvey: 5 reasons looting is essential for survival

Residents

Looting is a rational response to disaster situations and price gouging. Liberals would prefer people to dehydrate, starve, or drown, while food rots underwater.

Setup in Charlottesville

In Charlottesville, Virginia 32 year old anti-racist Heather Heyer was run down with a car at an anti-fascist protest on August 12. This murder by a white supremacist touched off a fury of democratic rhetoric by the very political forces that have cultivated this political violence for decades.

Donate to help translate radical texts into Chinese

Chinese workers on strike

libcom.org has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to translate key texts to assist radical workers in China organising on the ground, so please donate and share this appeal!

Mosley's fascists and the narrative of victimisation

A look at a common point of divergence on the effectiveness of anti-fascist action and its wider implications.

The G20 Summit: Beyond Broken Glass and Protest

The results of the G20 summit in Hamburg, which cost €130 million, have been, as expected, modest. According to official announcements the G20 meeting offered political decision-makers the possibility of “finding their tongues and entering into dialogue with each other.”

Identity crisis: Leftist anti-wokeness is bullshit

Black Lives Matter supporters and community members march from Minneapolis City

When criticism of ‘identity politics’ is just an argument for class representation under capitalism.

WorkersWildWest Issue no.6 - West-London Newspaper

We distribute 2,000 copies of WorkersWildWest at job centres, factories, warehouses and working class housing estates in far-west London. Would be great if you could give us a hand and/or if you'd send us some comments on the newspaper - please get in touch: angryworkersworld@gmail.com

6 reasons why Chomsky is wrong about antifa

Noam Chomsky recently made some comments about antifa, and militant anti-fascism in general, which were as ill-timed as they were ill-informed. Here's what we think he's got wrong about the subject.

17,000 Egyptian textile workers on all-out strike

Once again the workers of Mahallah have gone on strike against both management and unions over the non-payment of wages.

Do Marxian academics dream of affluent LARPers?

As white nationalists attacked towns across the US, many of the critiques of black bloc and antifa tactics were cheap shots.