Submitted by working class s... on Jul 9 2016 10:25
Walmart workers at four stores across China have utilised social media to launch a series of coordinated wildcat strikes against the company’s imposition of a new work schedule that enables management to change work hours at short notice and reduce overtime payments.
Submitted by Hieronymous on Jul 8 2016 02:46
James Green, labor historian, professor at University of Massachusetts, and writer died June 23, 2016 in Boston. He was the author of the definitive work Death in the Haymarket: A Story of Chicago, the First Labor Movement and the Bombing That Divided Gilded Age America in 2006. Here's the New York Times obituary.
Submitted by libcom on Jul 7 2016 22:43
A roundup of content that has been added to libcom.org during June 2016. Thank you to all contributors!
Submitted by Soapy on Jul 7 2016 20:41
The media is full of stories regarding the tragic murder of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, missing from the discourse is a discussion of how resentment of the police stems not only from police killings and racism, but also from their role as enforcers of the government's extortionist practices.
Submitted by AngryWorkersWorld on Jul 5 2016 18:32
Issue no.4 of our working class paper for Greenford, Southall, Park Royal area in West London - We distribute 2,000 copies, mainly in front of bigger work-places, but also housing estates and job centres. For workers' self-organisation and an internationalist position.
Submitted by Soapy on Jul 2 2016 22:40
Every July 3rd we pass over a notable chapter in our history of "American Exceptionalism". This year marks 28 years since the US downing of Iran Air 655 killing all 290 people on board.
Submitted by libcom on Jun 30 2016 02:53
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.
Submitted by AngryWorkersWorld on Jun 20 2016 18:22
Dear fellow travellers, for an international meeting of like-minded rebels we wrote a short report about the situation in the UK. We had little time recently to systematically follow and discuss the wider developments, therefore it ended up as a bit of a selective cut-and-paste job - but people outside of the UK might still find it interesting.
Submitted by With Sober Senses on Jun 19 2016 04:13
This is the latest episode of Living the Dream - a podcast I participate in as part of the collective blog The Word From Struggle Street. Here we talk about the local council election and the Right to The City and various challanges and contradictions around local movements and struggles,
Submitted by Soapy on Jun 18 2016 04:31
The collapse of GM meant disaster for thousands of auto workers, it also meant opportunity for corporate raiders like Harry Wilson.
Submitted by Ed on Jun 17 2016 14:58
Labour MP Jo Cox's murder was the act of a fascist terrorist inspired by relentless nationalist, anti-immigrant campaigning from mainstream politicians and the media; not, as he's portrayed, merely a 'loner' with 'mental health issues'.
Submitted by Juan Conatz on Jun 11 2016 05:26
An overview of some of the material Juan Conatz contributed to the libcom.org library during May 2016.
Submitted by AngryWorkersWorld on Jun 8 2016 16:48
One article for issue #4 of WorkersWildWest - out soon! Ealing Council wants to sell off the land, the leisure centre will be demolished and rebuild together with luxury flats in 2019 - at least according to their plan. We hope local people will try to keep the centre open...
Submitted by Chilli Sauce on Jun 7 2016 03:35
The US women's soccer team has recently been in the news, both for a wage discrimination suit and a judge denying them the right to strike during the Rio Olympics. This is something we should be paying attention to. Here's why.
Submitted by AngryWorkersWorld on May 21 2016 16:50
libcom.org catches up with the excellent Angry Workers of the World to discuss their ongoing agitation in the West London warehouses and surrounding communities.
Submitted by Nao on May 20 2016 15:02
Why the nao-blog is "out of order."
Submitted by Reddebrek on May 15 2016 03:57
A brief catalogue of my encounters with the lesser spotted subspecies of the British Trot in the wild. Careful it may bite you.
Submitted by AngryWorkersWorld on May 6 2016 19:44
Summary of west London workers' history from 1920s to today, with focus on migrant workers strikes in the 1970s.
Submitted by Chilli Sauce on May 4 2016 21:03
Despite being a generally annoying term, the “gig economy” does signify some major shifts in class composition and the strategies of capital. But what should it mean for us as radicals?
Submitted by With Sober Senses on May 2 2016 00:07
Some thoughts on what the latest CPI stats say about capital accumulation in Australia...and class struggles.