Submitted by Angry Language ... on May 27 2014 08:52
A successful action and a short Twitter callout regarding wage theft at the Speak Up School of English in London.
Submitted by Angry Language ... on May 26 2014 21:14
TEFL lesson from the British Council for intermediate students around the topic of student protests in Italy. A reading or listening task is followed by a matching exercise.
Submitted by sometimes explode on May 26 2014 20:59
Second part of two piece article on the production of dependent bodies. Introduces the idea of vulnerability and what could be called pharmaco-syndicalism, or autonomous pharmacological practice (and idea that will be returned to elsewhere).
Submitted by Angry Language ... on May 26 2014 20:51
TEFL handout aimed at advanced students based around the video Wealth Inequality in America. Activity mainly focused on vocabulary building and listening practice
Submitted by Poe Man's Dreams on May 26 2014 03:48
An account of being a juvenile delinquent and having to live with a family who had a multitude of issues.
Submitted by Poe Man's Dreams on May 24 2014 23:10
Introduction to Poe Man's Dreams, a blog about experiencing 'the struggle' in the American midwest.
Submitted by Out of the Woods on May 22 2014 09:57
A look at the recent debate over capitalist logistics concludes our three-part discussion of disaster communism, bringing us full circle in looking at the repurposing of infrastructure to meet human needs.
Submitted by Nao on May 21 2014 18:09
The wave of strikes in China's industrial heart lands continues. This is an example of a strike in Shanghai. As often, the Chinese state and capital tried to repress the strike with force, but also started negotiations to get the situation under control.
Submitted by Tom Jennings on May 21 2014 16:19
A comprehensive and impassioned denunciation of Australia's policies towards its aboriginal people.
Submitted by Chilli Sauce on May 20 2014 21:14
In keeping with tradition, the following is an interview with Turkish IWW member Yusuf Cemal about the Soma mining disaster.
Submitted by AngryWorkersWorld on May 19 2014 17:23
Wildcat Germany on Aufhebengate and the phenomenon generally of activists in paid types of "radical" or academic employment.
Submitted by Juan Conatz on May 18 2014 00:59
An announcement and excerpt of a recently released book about the financial crisis and responses to austerity.
Submitted by Devrim on May 17 2014 12:20
Hundreds of thousands of workers have taken part in a one-day strike, and clashes with police have broken out, after hundreds of coal miners died in Turkey's worst mining disaster, which was no "accident".
Submitted by Spartacus on May 17 2014 09:04
Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia during April 2014 and related resources. The most important stories appear on my Twitter feed as soon as I find them: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews.
Submitted by Out of the Woods on May 14 2014 08:25
In part two of this three-part article, we look at the relationship between disaster communism, social revolution, and utopia.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on May 14 2014 06:55
Alicia Jackson, long-time Portland, Oregon eviction resister is finally seeing the confrontation with the banks coming to a head. Here is the story about how the community came together almost immediately to form an eviction defense when the danger was imminent.
Submitted by Phil on May 13 2014 17:26
An initial response to the announcement from the People’s Assembly that there will be a ‘mass strike’ on 10 July this year.
Submitted by Recomposition on May 12 2014 01:22
An account by a Starbucks Workers Union organizer of a successful work-to-rule.
Submitted by Caiman del Barrio on May 9 2014 11:50
A wave of protests and repression has spread across the UK's expansive asylum seeker detention complex, with four centres reporting unrest thus far. Detainee support groups report hunger strikes, sitdown protests and a flurry of organising in Harmondsworth, Colnbrook, Brook House and Campsfield, against both their lack of legal recourse and the squalid conditions in the detention centres.
Submitted by Out of the Woods on May 8 2014 08:17
In part one of this three-part article, we look at the concept of disaster communism as it relates to the communities of solidarity and mutual aid typically formed in disaster situations.