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Dead fascist poets society: why CasaPound are no book club

The liberal commentariat seems to be completely unable to resist the allure of the far-right. The latest example: an article on Literary Hub that portrays violent neo-fascist gang CasaPound as some sort of edgy poetry club.

6 underrated Marxists who don't get enough love

It's a sad fact that many of the most radical Marxists, whose participation in working class struggle and ideas challenged not only capitalist society but also the social democratic and Leninist tendencies in the workers' movement tend to get ignored by anarchists and Marxists alike.

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?

Centre Survivors: Support Edinburgh Sisters Uncut

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

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!

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.

Help us report on the class struggle

Occupy Oakland

libcom.org is looking for volunteers to help us rejuvenate our news reporting, making it a better resource for all of us trying to organise and fight for a better world.

What now? Fighting austerity in a hung parliament

Assembly in Argentina, 2001

Whatever the result of the general election, we need to be building a movement capable of creating a better world.

Top 10 texts about the 1917 Russian Revolution

International Working Women's Day march, 8 March 1917, Russia

A century after the Bolsheviks seized power from the soviets, libcom.org choose some of the best texts about an uprising that changed the world forever

Libcom traffic analysis 2016

Cat using a smartphone

An overview of visits to libcom.org over the past year.

2016 historical U.S. anarchism archiving project

List of materials that have been digitized as part of our effort to make U.S. anarchist periodicals and pamphlets from the 1930s-1950s freely available.

What's new to libcom.org (July 2016)

A roundup of content that has been added to libcom.org during July 2016. Thank you to all contributors!

Thoughts on the movement, or why we still don't even Corbyn - Joseph Kay and Ed Goddard

Registering to vote in the 2016 Labour leadership election raised £4,588,525.

It’s a lonely world these days for an anti-parliamentary socialist with all politics seeming to have taken a back seat to the current Labour Party shenanigans. While the deluge of establishment groupthink currently arrayed on Corbyn is as disgusting as it is cynical, we're still not pinning any hopes on him in the (now quite likely) event he comes out on top in the next leadership election.

What's new to libcom.org (June 2016)

A roundup of content that has been added to libcom.org during June 2016. Thank you to all contributors!

libcom.org starts online fundraiser for digitizing old radical publications

An announcement that we have started an online fundraiser for the purpose of tracking down, purchasing and digitizing older North American anarchist and Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) publications.

Top 10 libcom articles of 2015

A cat reading libcom.org

A quick rundown of our most popular articles and blog entries of the year.

Libcom.org traffic analysis 2015

Cat on libcom

A look at our traffic and at usage of libcom.org through 2015, and what is in store for 2016.

Libcom.org traffic analysis 2014

This is our rundown of our readership and content statistics for 2014. It has been our biggest year ever, with visits up 45%, and unique visitors up 57% on last year.

Top 10 libcom articles of 2014

A quick rundown of our top 10 most read blog, news and library articles over the past year.

libcom.org launches new working class history social media pages

Today, 30 July, anniversary of the first recorded strike in North American history, we are launching a new working class history page on Facebook and Twitter to celebrate our history: people's history.