Submitted by AngryWorkersWorld on Jun 20 2016 18:22
Dear fellow travellers, for an international meeting of like-minded rebels we wrote a short report about the situation in the UK. We had little time recently to systematically follow and discuss the wider developments, therefore it ended up as a bit of a selective cut-and-paste job - but people outside of the UK might still find it interesting.
Submitted by With Sober Senses on Jun 19 2016 04:13
This is the latest episode of Living the Dream - a podcast I participate in as part of the collective blog The Word From Struggle Street. Here we talk about the local council election and the Right to The City and various challanges and contradictions around local movements and struggles,
Submitted by Soapy on Jun 18 2016 04:31
The collapse of GM meant disaster for thousands of auto workers, it also meant opportunity for corporate raiders like Harry Wilson.
Submitted by Ed on Jun 17 2016 14:58
Labour MP Jo Cox's murder was the act of a fascist terrorist inspired by relentless nationalist, anti-immigrant campaigning from mainstream politicians and the media; not, as he's portrayed, merely a 'loner' with 'mental health issues'.
Submitted by Juan Conatz on Jun 11 2016 05:26
An overview of some of the material Juan Conatz contributed to the libcom.org library during May 2016.
Submitted by AngryWorkersWorld on Jun 8 2016 16:48
One article for issue #4 of WorkersWildWest - out soon! Ealing Council wants to sell off the land, the leisure centre will be demolished and rebuild together with luxury flats in 2019 - at least according to their plan. We hope local people will try to keep the centre open...
Submitted by Chilli Sauce on Jun 7 2016 03:35
The US women's soccer team has recently been in the news, both for a wage discrimination suit and a judge denying them the right to strike during the Rio Olympics. This is something we should be paying attention to. Here's why.
Submitted by AngryWorkersWorld on May 21 2016 16:50
libcom.org catches up with the excellent Angry Workers of the World to discuss their ongoing agitation in the West London warehouses and surrounding communities.
Submitted by Nao on May 20 2016 15:02
Why the nao-blog is "out of order."
Submitted by Reddebrek on May 15 2016 03:57
A brief catalogue of my encounters with the lesser spotted subspecies of the British Trot in the wild. Careful it may bite you.
Submitted by AngryWorkersWorld on May 6 2016 19:44
Summary of west London workers' history from 1920s to today, with focus on migrant workers strikes in the 1970s.
Submitted by Chilli Sauce on May 4 2016 21:03
Despite being a generally annoying term, the “gig economy” does signify some major shifts in class composition and the strategies of capital. But what should it mean for us as radicals?
Submitted by With Sober Senses on May 2 2016 00:07
Some thoughts on what the latest CPI stats say about capital accumulation in Australia...and class struggles.
Submitted by Soapy on Apr 22 2016 19:11
Two recent court sentences highlight America's two forms of justice. One for the rich and white, and one for everyone else.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Apr 21 2016 16:25
Gentrification, rent hikes, and no-cause evictions are creating mass displacement in urban areas around the country. In Portland, Oregon, Brooklyn, San Francisco, and other cities, tenants are building a movement to use solidarity and collective action to fight back.
Submitted by Amongst the Elder on Apr 14 2016 21:29
This piece attempts to reflect on a preliminary step in bringing a radical, alternative education into mainstream institutions in our local area, delivered by external facilitators from our squatted social centre.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Apr 13 2016 17:27
Portland Tenants United leads renters to challenge the Multnomah County Commission to use emergency powers to halt rents and evictions and treat Portland's gentrification as a wave of destruction.
Submitted by Crossly on Apr 13 2016 04:35
The water level of the Guri Reservoir is dropping precipitously in an El Niño drought year and the hydroelectric turbines may have to be shut down as early as May (2016) to avoid destroying the plant. The real problem is that the ten turbines produce some 70% of Venezuela's electricity. It's easy for the Bolivarian government to blame the rolling electrical blackouts currently afflicting the country on the drought, but the real cause is far more complicated...
Submitted by s.nappalos on Apr 12 2016 05:19
A discussion of the US 2016 election season as a sign of decay and change in the ruling class.
Submitted by Soapy on Apr 8 2016 21:11
The rise of Donald Trump has severely damaged the viability of the pernicious socio-economic programs advocated by the likes of political moderates such as David Brooks.