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America's 'crack' plague has roots in Nicaragua war - Gary Webb

Crack cocaine

This article from 1996 explores how the crack cocaine explosion in black neighbourhoods in the US was facilitated by the CIA.

National Bolshevism in Weimar Germany: alliance of political extremes against democracy - Abraham Ascher & Guenter Lewy

An article by Abraham Ascher and Guenter Lewy about the development of 'national bolshevism' in Germany between the World Wars.

Negri on football and class struggle

In June of 2006, Antonio Negri spoke with Renaud Dely and Rico Rizzitelli, two journalists from Liberation, about football, fordism and class struggle. Translated from Spanish by Guio Jacinto. Antonio Negri, theorist of the far left, philosopher of 72 years, a soccer ‘expert’ and supporter of AC Milan. His creed: Long live the revolution and the Azzuri!

We have populism because there is no people - Mario Tronti

Beppe Grillo's Five Star Movement

A piece written by Mario Tronti for a recent issue of Democrazia e Diritto (2010, 3–4), dedicated to the question of populism. Translated from Italian by David Broder.

The Development of "Left Communism" Until 1921: Soviet Russia, Poland, Latvia and Lithuania - Ronald I. Kowalski

Ronald I. Kowalski's doctoral thesis on left communism in Russia, Poland, Latvia and Lithuania.

Anton Pannekoek and socialism of workers' self-emancipation (1873-1960) - John Paul Gerber

Anton Pannekoek

John Paul Gerbers thesis on Dutch left communist Anton Pannekoek.

Origins of the sit-down era: worker militancy and innovation in the rubber industry, 1934-1938 - Daniel Nelson

Cops and rubber workers clash in Akron, Ohio

An article by Daniel Nelson about the Akron, Ohio rubber workers of the 1930s.

The New Left - Staughton Lynd

Speaker at UM Sit-In, December 1966

An article by Staughton Lynd about the New Left of the 1960s.

How the UAW grew - Daniel Nelson

A paper by Daniel Nelson on the growth of the United Automobile Workers.

Wildcat strike: a study in worker-management relationships - Alvin W. Gouldner

A study by Alvin W. Gouldner of a wildcat strike.