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Emerging conflicts in the Asian Youth Movements

United Black Youth League, Bradford.

Anandi Ramamurthy analyses the emerging divisions within the Asian Youth Movements around the issue of state funding. One faction opted to accept and was slowly absorbed into the functioning of the local state apparatus as individuals made careers for themselves in the Labour Party. Meanwhile, the other faction split off to form the United Black Youth League, opting instead for a more militant path.

1892 New Orleans General Strike

White and black dockworkers rest on cotton bales. The general strike was success

An extract from Life in the Teamsters: The Civil Rights Movement documenting an early example of class solidarity in the segregationist southern USA.

Oiseau-tempête : Third issue

This is a translation of a magazine published by a french collective from 1997 to 2006. The original issues can be found here, in French.

This is the third issue, from spring 1998.

The Paradoxes of working class of Russia

The history of the working class of Russia and the USSR is full of paradoxical situations. We will tell you about some of them.

Movie Review: VICE (2018)

A review of the movie about ex-Vice-President of the USA, Dick Cheney.

Women and the Asian Youth Movements

Demonstration of the Anwar Ditta Defence Campaign.

Anandi Ramamurthy analyses the involvement of women within the Asian Youth Movements and how the groups engaged (or didn't) with issues of gender, sexism and women's liberation both within the organisation as well as in their activism.

Paul Brousse (1844-1912)

Paul Brousse

A look at the ideas of Paul Brousse who moved from anarchism to possibilist socialism.

Trade Unionism and the Asian Youth Movements

Asian Youth Movement poster in solidarity with the 1984-85 miners' strike.

A look at the engagement of Asian Youth Movement activists with workers' struggles and the British trade union movement.

The Mexican - Jack London

Jack London's short story about a boxer who prize fights to fund the Mexican revolution.