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Aw, sit down!: notes on a new era of direct action - Melvin W. Jackson

An article by Melvin W. Jackson about the wave of sitdown strikes across Europe and North America during the 1930s.

The One Big Union Monthly (January 1937)

Articles from the January 1937 issue of The One Big Union Monthly.

The One Big Union Monthly (December 1920)

Articles from the December 1920 issue of The One Big Union Monthly.

The One Big Union Monthly (November 1937)

The One Big Union Monthly (November 1937)

The November 1937 issue of The One Big Union Monthly.

The One Big Union Monthly (July 1937)

The One Big Union Monthly (July 1937)

July 1937 of The One Big Union Monthly

The One Big Union Monthly (June 1938)

The One Big Union Monthly (June 1938)

June 1938 issue of The One Big Union Monthly.

The Krisis Group: a mountain gives birth to a mouse – Charles Reeve

In this review essay written in 2003 for Le Monde Libertaire on the occasion of publication of the first French edition of the “Manifesto Against Labor”, Charles Reeve discusses the Krisis Group’s critique of capitalism and concludes that there is “nothing new under the sun” here, that the Krisis Group presents its critique of reformism as if it were a novel discovery when in fact it is the heritage of “the revolutionary currents of Marxism and anarchism”—which the Group does not bother to mention—and that its proposals to implement a “break with the categories of labor” are “neo-reformist” and not so different from the positions of the civil society movement it ridicules.

Art and cartoons from The One Big Union Monthly

Art and cartoons from The One Big Union Monthly, a publication of the Industrial Workers of the World during the 1910s-1930s.

Council communism: political-economic transformation and initial revolutionary measures – Philippe Bourrinet

A brief introduction to the history and some important theoretical contributions of council communism, including a discussion of the Fundamental Principles of Communist Production and Distribution, Pannekoek’s Workers Councils, and Paul Mattick’s views on the issue of labor-time accounting, and some comments on the continuing relevance of council communism.

The One Big Union Monthly (September 1919)

The September 1919 issue of The One Big Union Monthly