Submitted by Chilli Sauce on Aug 23 2015 22:34
Part 3 of a now 4 part series looking at some of the 'common sense' too often taken for granted. This section looks at the ways we already support each other at work and how we can build on that. Parts 1 and 2 can be found here and here.
Submitted by akai on Aug 20 2015 19:48
A few thoughts on the fake strike of Polish immigrants.
Submitted by Hieronymous on Aug 17 2015 05:03
I just saw Straight Outta Compton near my home, in a tiny theater that dates back to the silent era (1913) and which has miraculously survived the wrecking ball. It brought up so many vivid memories and thoughts since N.W.A.'s music was kinda the soundtrack of my life as I grew into adulthood and was politicized by events depicted in the film.
Submitted by Chilli Sauce on Aug 16 2015 18:49
The second in a three part series examining to some of the underlying assumptions of American political thought. Part 2 looks at the market and explores why, despite what we're told by politicians and bosses, the market fails to meet our needs as workers and consumers.
Submitted by Chilli Sauce on Aug 9 2015 02:07
The first in a three part series examining to some of the underlying assumptions of American political thought. Part 1 focuses on our working lives, the contradictions of the economy, and why too many of us struggle to get by.
Submitted by Phil on Aug 5 2015 16:11
In the Guardian, Jonathan Jones laments that workers standing up for themselves is getting in the way of him looking at art. Here are five reasons why he’s talking out of his arse and you should support the strikers.
Submitted by Angry Language ... on Aug 3 2015 20:40
The bosses try to divide us by job - don't buy that sh*t. A re-print from Photocopy This, a paper-only newsletter for TEFL workers in and around Dublin which advocates for the unionization of language workers.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Aug 2 2015 00:36
When organizing around housing, there are almost always extenuating circumstances like bank fraud and illegal actions by property managers and landlords. But what about when there isn't? Do we no longer organize against evictions and foreclosures, or does this reveal the real goal of housing justice work?
Submitted by Schwarz on Jul 30 2015 22:14
An attempt at an explanation for the long absence of the Withered Aristocracy blog.
Submitted by Nao on Jul 30 2015 15:09
Chinese worker activists have been documenting and analyzing the situation and struggles of factory workers in the Pearlriverdelta in South China over the past few years. Since 2012 they have been publishing reports the magazine "Factory Stories" (工厂龙门阵 gongchang longmenzhen).
Submitted by AngryWorkersWorld on Jul 27 2015 10:26
The following article documents material concerning eighteen factory struggles in Delhi’s industrial belt between early 2014 and mid-2015.
Submitted by Phil on Jul 17 2015 15:21
Expanding on my previous post on the subject, an in depth look at the provisions of the Tory government’s proposed Trade Union Bill and how it can be challenged.
Submitted by Out of the Woods on Jul 17 2015 10:38
Climate change will put pressure on world food production. We must disentangle the potential benefits of agricultural science and technology from agribusiness' centralised control of the food chain.
Submitted by Thrasybulus on Jul 13 2015 15:32
Some thoughts on current developments in Greece. While events are still moving and uncertain at the moment the along awaited third memorandum between the Greek state and the Troika seems to be on its way. For all the hopes and promises of Syriza, austerity remains.
Submitted by sometimes explode on Jul 12 2015 20:29
Using a recent article critical of positive thinking this short and ranty response looks at a general trends in left discourse to make this critique while concealing its own operation as a form of positive thinking. Originally written on the day the article, '"Positive Attitude" Bullshit' went live.
Submitted by AngryWorkersWorld on Jul 12 2015 12:49
Some AngryWorkers went to Italy to meet workers involved in the logistics struggles there. The article includes some thoughts and context based on our discussions with them, our reflections on differences between the situation here in the UK and Italy, and some critical questions.
Submitted by Ed on Jul 8 2015 22:21
A commuter's rant about the (unsurprisingly) anti-worker coverage of the tube strike by the Evening Standard.
Submitted by Soapy on Jul 8 2015 15:25
A quick look back at how the country has fared after 6 years of the Obama Administration.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Jul 4 2015 03:05
Video from a 2011 joint action between Occupy Wallstreet and Take Back the Land to target Wells Fargo's investment in the private prison system.
Submitted by Juan Conatz on Jul 3 2015 04:44
A review by Juan Conatz of Always on Strike: Frank Little and the Western Wobblies.