Submitted by Nate on Oct 6 2014 17:09
Submitted by Nao on Oct 3 2014 07:19
Best English article so far on Hong Kong's "Umbrella Revolution" and its background, limitations, and prospects from a Marxist perspective, based on first-hand research.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Sep 28 2014 05:02
Miranda and the Portland Solidarity Network announce victory in their most recent tenant campaign, and look to the future of organizing in the working class neighborhoods of the city.
Submitted by Angry Language ... on Sep 25 2014 18:13
A short blog reflecting on working as a travelling TEFL teacher in Paris and, in particular, the stress of daily unpaid travel time.
Submitted by Out of the Woods on Sep 25 2014 08:54
The common-sense distinction between nature and society was established through the bloody history of capitalist and colonial development, which brought about a real separation between the social and natural worlds.
Submitted by Ed on Sep 24 2014 20:46
Focus E15 Mothers, a group of young women who met each other at the Focus E15 shelter in Newham, have occupied a group of flats on the Carpenters Estate in East London to protest their situation and solve the problems which Newham Council won't.
Submitted by Steven. on Sep 23 2014 11:47
Submitted by With Sober Senses on Sep 21 2014 11:45
The text of my paper that I presented at Historical Materialism Australasia 2014. I haven’t had much time to generate much new research so this paper serves two roles: it is a summation of the argument made in Roads to Nowhere – Capital’s Plan A and it introduces a new problem. This problem is that despite an existing and clear strategy for stimulating capital accumulation, a plan shared by many of the thinkers and political forces of capital, the state has not been able to effectively realise it.
Submitted by AngryWorkersWorld on Sep 14 2014 20:59
A summary of our organising efforts so far in the warehouse/logistics sector and why we need your help!
Submitted by Schwarz on Sep 13 2014 15:59
An introduction to what will hopefully be an intermittent series of musing on life and labor within the New York City building trades and struggles within and against business unionism.
Submitted by Out of the Woods on Sep 10 2014 15:41
Large demonstrations are planned to push for action on climate change. Here we discuss the potentials and pitfalls of climate populism.
Submitted by sometimes explode on Sep 8 2014 15:11
Second part of investigation into rhythmic understanding of madness and our corporeal bodily existence. Runs a little longer than the usual libcom article.
Submitted by svartfrosk on Sep 7 2014 15:39
A short review of "Sounds LIke London" by Lloyd Bradley.
Submitted by Supply Chain Re... on Sep 7 2014 02:53
On 18 August 2014 over 10,000 port truckers in Ningbo, China, went on strike, not having had a raise in over 8 years. The strike lasted almost a week, with management offering a 12% raise. It involved nearly the entire trucking fleet of Ningbo, which is China's 3rd busiest port and the world's 6th busiest. During the strike, the port was paralyzed and ships were diverted to Shanghai.
Submitted by Angry Language ... on Sep 4 2014 14:41
What does it mean to work in the language teaching industry? A follow-on blog from our callout regarding unpaid labour in language schools.
Submitted by marxvx on Sep 4 2014 00:39
This is the final installment in a four-part series analyzing the Industrial Workers of the World as the failure of dual unionism in the American revolutionary left. This installment focuses on the potentials of a new approach to unions based on reforming and democratizing established unions from within rather than founding competing unions.
Submitted by marxvx on Sep 4 2014 00:34
This is the third in a four-part series analyzing the Industrial Workers of the World as the failure of dual unionism in the American revolutionary left. This installment focuses on the structural capabilities of the organization, and its geographical and industrial reach.
Submitted by marxvx on Sep 4 2014 00:33
This is the second in a four-part series analyzing the Industrial Workers of the World as the failure of dual unionism in the American revolutionary left. This installment focuses on the internal structure of the group - whether industrially structured, or generally chartered.
Submitted by marxvx on Sep 4 2014 00:29
This is the first in a four-part series analyzing the Industrial Workers of the World as the failure of dual unionism in the American revolutionary left. This installment focuses on the ultra-political orientation of the IWW.
Submitted by Ramona on Aug 31 2014 16:39
After a month-long moratorium, water shut-offs in Detroit have started again this week, leaving indebted households across the city with no access to running water.