Blogs

Words Can Cut Deep: Speech and Violence

A post about an often overlooked role that speech and expression play in human interactions.

It is a strange thing done largely in darkness and without a map

spiderman shrugs

Blog post about how stuff feels different and relationships change over the course of a life on the left

Soldering on: report on working in a 3D-printer manufacturing plant in London

The first part of the article looks at the current hype around automation and post-industrialism. The second part looks at the concrete conditions in the west London factory, which largely employs female migrant workers.

#Hueyapan: Manifesto for Autonomy

The indigenous Community Council for Hueyapan Autonomy is struggling for self-government, a collective economy, direct democracy and the strengthening of its community guards against state police and clandestine destruction of the forests.

“我们在黑格尔的脸上吐痰”—— 1970年代意大利的工人主义女权运动

Italian feminists

本文回顾意大利1970年代“工人主义”女权运动,探讨以“女权斗争”为名的组织及其所发起的国际“家务有偿化”运动,并进一步思考它对全球女权实践和理论的影响。

委内瑞拉左翼报告——社会改良还是工人革命?

Prole Couple before the Great Men

从根本上说,查某人鼓吹的“玻利瓦尔革命”代表与捍卫着哪个阶级的长远利益?工农对上层政治的群众干预,能否演化为本国及拉美无产阶级革命的先声?

Living The Dream after your #penaltyrates got cut

Latest episode of the Living the Dream podcast hosted at The Word From Struggle Street - a collaborative anticapitalist blog from Brisbane

La Sexta Bachajón blocks highways demanding freedom for their political prisoners

Statement from an indigenous group from the Bachajón area of Chiapas, Mexico, who blockaded a major road in protest of the arrest of Zapatista prisoners.

Colombia: international solidarity with Mateo Gutiérrez; critical thought is not terrorism!

Mateo Gutiérrez León is a committed and critical student of the 5th semester of sociology at the National University of Colombia, Bogota, an excellent companion, son, friend and possesses an active mind and solidarity with various national issues that he considers unfair and the product of that social manipulation. Today he is the victim of a false judicial verdict.

Turkey-Netherlands riot: both prime ministers gain, the workers lose

Erdogan Rutte row Turkey  - The Netherlands

Analysis and critique of both sides in the diplomatic spat between Turkey and the Netherlands which has led to riots and name-calling between the two governments.

“这是所有人的斗争”——意大利反宜家(IKEA)全国运动

IKEA strike 2012

“仓库工人无所畏惧”——这是一路贯穿7月26日由基层工会(base unions)S.I. Cobas和ADL Cobas发起的反宜家(IKEA)全国运动中的口号。

意大利1960-1970年代的阶级斗争浪潮

Italy's hot autumn, 1969

一份针对二十世纪六七十年代意大利群众性激进阶级斗争浪潮的政治经济背景和一部分斗争事件的介绍。这一浪潮又是产生“工人主义”(operaismo)、“自主马克思主义”、“起义安那其主义”等思潮的社会背景。

1917年彼得格勒工厂委员会运动综述 ——工人监督与无产阶级政权

Putilov factory meeting - Petrograd 1917

俄国革命是人类历史上最重大的事件之一,但中国对其研究却少得可怜,让我们回到一百年前的俄国工厂,看看俄国的工人们是怎么进行自己的革命的。

为什么要暴乱?

为什么要暴乱

美国“第零代”的一员以自己从小长大的经验来辩护为什么要参加西雅图2012年五一劳动节的暴乱事件,从而分析全球资本主义最近几年“暴乱时代”的现状和反对它的策略。

Thoughts on Mark Fisher and the “slow cancellation of the future”

Mark Fisher's Ghosts of My Past shows the world through Fisher’s eyes, a beautifully depressing elegy for cultural progress and passion in a world dominated by cheap stimulation and the marketplace

What's the mess we live in - System series

Draft article for a series on 'the system we live in - for west London workers' paper WorkersWildWest

集草为巢——印度农民工的新型反抗和阶级形成

Gurgaon strike

印度城市古尔冈,购物商场和金融大厦鳞次栉比,然而这繁华盛世背后却是工人阶级辛酸的挣扎。近年来,伴随着工业腾飞,印度诞生了一个庞大的工人阶级——农民工。和中国的情况相似,由于工资过低,来自农村的工人被迫与家人分离,只能在大城市工厂与农村之间流动。残酷的现实促使印度工人不断发起集体反抗来改变自身的处境。本文结合古尔冈的工业结构等背景,提出当地工人需要总结以往传统抗争方式失败的教训,未经批准的罢工以及工厂占领可能才是出路。

Reactionary group shoots at campesinos and residents opposed to the New Airport in Atenco, Mexico

A group of between 30 and 40 people violently attacked members of the Frente de Pueblos en Defensa de la Tierra (FPDT) and others who are opposing the construction of the new international airport of Mexico City.

Mexico: the insurrection of Ixmiquilpan

The stores remain closed until the workers have better salaries and that, in agreement with the managers and bosses, products of the campesinos of the municipality are bought and distributed in the stores. The banks only open every three days so that the people can collect or send money. The police aren’t welcome.

Work is Bollocks

Why the working-class should control how work is done.