Submitted by Soapy on Jun 5 2012 23:57
The May 14th agreement made with Palestinian hunger strikers is broken as Mahmoud Sarsak enters day 80 of his hunger strike.
Submitted by Ramona on Jun 5 2012 17:59
CeCe McDonald is a transgender woman of colour, who survived a brutal assault by racist transphobes, which left her seriously injured and one of her attackers dead. She was yesterday (4th June 2012) sentenced to 41 months after being convicted of second degree manslaughter, which she is likely to serve in an all-male prison.
Submitted by Spartacus on Jun 4 2012 12:38
Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia during May 2012 and related resources. The most important stories appear on my Twitter feed as soon as I find them: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews.
Submitted by Soapy on Jun 4 2012 09:45
Palestinian prisoners left out by May 14th agreement continue their hunger strike.
Submitted by Nate on May 31 2012 17:52
Speculative remarks on political trends in the present U.S.
Submitted by wojtek on May 31 2012 17:51
A fan blog for a very nice panda struggling in Quebec for free education and a free society.
Submitted by Django on May 29 2012 08:26
The Beecroft Report, commissioned by Cameron from one of his venture-capitalist pals and recommending the implementation of “compensated no-fault dismissal” has been released, and has caused more embarrassment than anything else for the government. But it's part of a bigger picture, with vast implications for workers.
Submitted by Alasdair on May 28 2012 23:07
Alasdair critiques aspects of student and political activism in the UK.
Submitted by Recomposition on May 27 2012 20:57
At the bottom of this article are links for how your trade union or community group can support the students’ struggle. That will help tremendously, but spreading the struggle to your own job or school will do even more. This article is meant to help explain how, by showing how students in Quebec were able to organize their general strike.
Submitted by working class s... on May 26 2012 09:27
On the eve of the national public education strike called by various unions for May 22, we would like to state the following.
Submitted by working class s... on May 25 2012 19:01
An overview from the IWW cleaners campaign of shenanigans by UNISON.
Submitted by Chilli Sauce on May 25 2012 18:41
This is not going to be theoretical. There’ll be no discussion of the alienation of labor or the theory of surplus value. I won’t even be focusing on the big reasons like not having a boss or the three hour workday. Instead, I’m just going to list five day-to-day changes that that I’m pretty damn sure will happen once the flood of communism comes to atone for the sins of capital.
Submitted by Collective Action on May 25 2012 11:49
Collective Action responds to Adam Ford's (a member of the Commune) criticism of the May Day statement outlining our objections to his proposals for organisational unity and putting forward our own, alternative vision of "libertarian cohesion", regroupment and escalation.
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on May 23 2012 12:31
On May 5, Torre GalFa (empty since 1997) became the site of the Europe’s largest occupation: ‘Macao’.
Submitted by Recomposition on May 22 2012 21:36
A member of Seattle Solidarity Network shares some steps she thinks organizations could take to encourage involvement from their members with children.
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on May 21 2012 15:51
On May 19 at 8:00 a.m., an explosive device made of two gas tanks blasted through the vocational high school Francesca Morvillo Falcone in Brindisi, at the same time that students were gathering and preparing to start an ordinary day of class. One student, Melissa Bassi (aged 16), was killed, while seven other students are being treated for severe injuries (one of them, whose identity has not been made public, is allegedly in critical condition).
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on May 21 2012 15:09
Sergio Marchionne has managed to set a new record in his activity as the CEO of FIAT: that is, to layoff the whole workforce of the Mirafiori plant in Turin.
Submitted by Nate on May 21 2012 05:18
Blog post about the idea that planning and capitalism are different things.
Submitted by Django on May 20 2012 10:17
An interesting publication recently highlighted how innovation in capitalist economies doesn't work as it says on the tin. Does this mean that resurgent social democracy is well placed to save capitalism from its own orthodoxies?
Submitted by Joseph Kay on May 18 2012 18:30
There's been several articles posted lately critical of identity politics from a class struggle perspective. This blog addresses some of the pitfalls of the class unity v identity politics debate.