Submitted by Recomposition on Mar 14 2014 02:43
An article by Scott Nappalos on some of the different IWW organizational structures that exist currently and why they continue to exist or fail.
Submitted by sometimes explode on Mar 12 2014 19:54
A speculative theory of subjectivity that begins from the assumption that there is no inside, specifically no "depth interiority". Originally written for syntheticzero.net but it is reposted here as it is obvious that any psy-politics is required to speak about subjectivity. This post is more theoretical in nature & assumes some familiarity with the continental philosophy tradition.
Submitted by Out of the Woods on Mar 11 2014 20:22
The first in a series of critical introductions to thinkers and concepts that inform discussion of the climate crisis, looking at Murray Bookchin's ideas about technology.
Submitted by Empire Logistics on Mar 11 2014 04:13
Both unionized and non-unionized truckers are now on strike at Port Metro Vancouver in Canada. 1,400 non-union drivers in the United Truckers Association went out on February 26, 2014. Up to 400 drivers from the Unifor-Vancouver Container Truckers’ Association went out today, March 10, 2014.
Submitted by libera-te-tuternet on Mar 10 2014 20:18
Detainees at the privately-owned Northwest Detention Center in the United States are on a hunger strike against bad treatment and deportations.
Submitted by Empire Logistics on Mar 10 2014 20:12
On February 26th, 2014, 30 community members and Union supporters confronted and temporarily stalled a bus transporting a scab workforce to the Port of Vancouver. This action came one day before the 1 year anniversary of the International Longshoremen and Warehouse Union (ILWU) being locked out by United Grain in Vancouver, Washington. By Lataya Dailey, Dustin Hawks, and Shane Burley.
Submitted by AngryWorkersWorld on Mar 9 2014 20:01
Translation of article from wildcat collective on strike at packaging manufacturer in Germany in 2013 and the question of strike support.
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on Mar 9 2014 10:40
It sounds like news from a distant time, way back in Italian history, but it actually happened in 2014. On 6 March, 12 activists were forced to leave Bologna – their own city, where they live and have jobs and partners – as a “precautionary measure“ during investigations into an event more than 9 months ago.
Submitted by Spartacus on Mar 8 2014 05:00
Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia during February 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 Empire Logistics on Mar 6 2014 05:10
On Tuesday, March 4, Central American port workers from the labor union Sindicato Gremial de Trabajadores del Muelle (SGTM) from Puerto Cortés in Honduras established a picket line in front of ICTSI’s Oregon’s operation at Terminal 6 in Portland.
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on Mar 5 2014 20:13
An update on on changes to higher education and student protests in Italy as well as the government's legal repression of them.
Submitted by sometimes explode on Mar 5 2014 19:05
A short critical article on CBT and mindfulness proposing that we understand how the other side of responsibilisation is a kind of meditative detachment on the part of public institutions. This text is a brief look at what Institutional Mindfulness does.
Submitted by libcom on Mar 5 2014 10:35
Just to let you know that we are running some upgrades on the site, so for the next couple of days some features may not work properly and we may have some intermittent downtime. Apologies for any inconvenience, but please bear with us as this work is vital for the ongoing functioning of the website.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Mar 5 2014 04:45
Here is a brief look at the Portland Solidarity Network and their Don't Shop Fubonn campaign.
Submitted by Out of the Woods on Mar 2 2014 22:33
Radicals are right to point out capitalism's need for growth at all costs is the road to ruin, but does runaway climate change wreck the prospect of a communist society too?
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on Feb 28 2014 16:59
On 5 February 2014 Ancona’s centre-left city council evicted refugees and homeless people from the Casa de Nialtri housing occupation. The Casa was a former infant school (disused for three years) which had been occupied on 22 December by people from a large network of grassroots groups and associations, together with a number of Italian and migrant homeless people.
Submitted by s.nappalos on Feb 28 2014 15:47
An analysis of the contemporary situation in the United States, the conditions of the left, and a critique of promotion of activity unifying the left. It ends looking to another form of political action in today's environment.
Submitted by spitzenprodukte on Feb 27 2014 17:03
Does digital propaganda produced by Western LGBT communities in solidarity with Russian queers expose an exploitative relationship?
Submitted by Chilli Sauce on Feb 27 2014 14:52
A short of account of a low-level direct action - a collective refusal to undertake a certain aspect of work - that occurred at a small language school.
Submitted by s.nappalos on Feb 27 2014 13:51
This piece was written in 2004-2005 in the wake of a strike at a behavioral health facility. Through the immediate eyes of those experiences it grapples with a number of forces in working life we find ourselves up against today.