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Internationalism - Work in India and establishment of GurgaonWorkersNews

This article is part of a wider 'internationalism series', produced by comrades from the 'Let's get rooted' network: https://letsgetrooted.wordpress.com/2020/09/05/working-class-internationalism-series/

Bringing the Black Flag to the Philippines — An Interview with Bandilang Itim

The Commoner talks to Bandilang Itim, an organisation rallying together anarchists and libertarians in the so-called Philippines.

Die schwarze Fahne auf die Philippinen bringen – Ein Interview mit Bandilang Itim

The Commoner spricht mit Bandilang Itim, einer Organisation, die Anarchist:innen und Libertäre auf den Philippinen zusammenschließt. 

Especifismo: Ang Anarkistang Pamamaraan sa Pagbuo ng mga Kilalang Samahan at Rebolusyonaryong Kilusan

A Tagalog translation of Adam Weaver's introduction to Especifismo.

Anarchist Centralism?

A response to a C4ss article arguing for Anarchist centralism.

Cafiero and Marx: "Capital" in a Nutshell?

Review: Compendium of Karl Marx’s Capital by Carlo Cafiero. Published by the Anarchist Communist Group (ACG).

The Never-ending Martial Law: An Anarchist Reflection on the 21st of September

Martial law never really went away. An anarchist reflection on the 21st of September, the anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law by the dictator Ferdinand Marcos.

Anarkista Ka Ba? Alamin! — David Graeber

An idiomatic Tagalog adaptation of David Graeber’s “Are You An Anarchist? The Answer May Surprise You!” by Miyungs and edited by Lahumbuwan.

A Class Compass in the Covid Crisis

The crisis, which has been developing since the start of 2020, opens up new and unprecedented scenarios in class confrontations. For revolutionaries it is essential to clarify some basic points about the current period which are as original in form as they are classical in substance.

On the Anniversary of the US Bombing of Bosnia

The demise of the USSR in 1990-1 was quickly followed by the splintering of Yugoslavia as rival imperialisms sought to draw different parts of it in their orbit. The Internationalist Workers’ Group article which follows reminds us of one particular horror of the war that followed.

The Revolutionary Contribution of Paul Mattick

Review of Marxism in a Lost Century: A Biography of Paul Mattick by Garry Roth (Haymarket Books/Historical Materialism Series).

Review of Angela Mitropoulos' Pandemonium

John Martin (1789-1854), Pandemonium (1823-27), oil on canvas.

To U.S. Anti-Fascists: Resist Joseph Scott Pemberton’s Return to the United States

An open letter by Filipino and Filipinx autonomists in the so-called Philippines and diasporas to the anti-fascists in the so-called United States asking them to resist the return of the transphobic murderer Joseph Scott Pemberton and to remember Jennifer Laude as a victim of white supremacy and transphobia.

Against Police Reform - For the Abolition of Capitalism

Just as this piece was ready to go online, yet another blatant police shooting of a black US citizen in full sight has triggered angry protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Jacob Blake has been left paralysed from the waist down. Added to the re-run of nightime curfews, tooled-up police and National Guard lining up against protesters came a follower of "Blue Lives Matter": 17 year old Kyle Rittenhouse, with loaded rifle, promptly shot three people, killing two of them.

The Disappointed of 1968: Seeking Refuge in Utopia

The communisers do not have a strategy for exiting capitalist society. The real and difficult problems of class consciousness, political organisation, bourgeois power and a period of transition are simply brushed aside as non-problems. What this represents is disillusionment and a cry of despair.

Abolitionism against pandemic policing in the Philippines

The demand for abolition becomes urgent in the face of a highly militarized response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines.

Belarus: Between Imperialist Feuds and Class Movements

The following is a translation of a piece by our Italian comrades, a follow-up to the two articles we have recently published about the situation in Belarus. Since it was written, a number of developments have occurred.

Anarchism 101

An introduction to anarchism.

A response to the CWO review of 'Class Power on Zero-Hours'