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Pannekoek on Organisation (Introduced by John Holloway)

Anton Pannekoek

Anton Pannekoek on the question of organisation, introduced by John Holloway. This article was first published in 1938.

Anarchism and Revolutionary Strategy: Insurrectionary Councilism

This piece is a companion to another from the Radical Education Department, “The Insurrectionary Campus: A Strategy Proposal”, which originally ran on It’s Going Down. That article was a specific application of the wider theoretical and strategic framework developed here.
It deals with how anarchists can help mobilize mass revolutionary struggle in America through a new tactic of organization.

Back to the Future With Labour's Fair Pay Agreements

This article highlights parallels between current attempts to modify labour laws in Aotearoa/NZ and historical examples.

Dancing with Dynamite: social movements and states in Latin America

Dancing with Dynamite

Benjamin Dangl explores the complex ways that social movements in Latin America have worked with, against, and independently of national governments.

SNCF: The unions and the parties on the left of capital have sabotaged the strike by channelling it into defence of the rail company and the state-boss. Only a big jump in workers autonomy can save it!

CGT SNCF demo

A translation of a leaflet distributed to striking rail workers in France. Produced by Mouvement Communiste. Original French version provided as a PDF.

Black Consciousness and the quest for true humanity - Steve Biko

Steve Biko's 1972/3 article on the Black Consciousness movement.

Steve Biko interviewed by Gail M. Gerhart, 1972

In October 1972, Steve Biko was employed by the black division of the Study Project of Christianity in Apartheid Society (SPRO-CAS), which had its office in the same building as the South African Student Organization (SASO) at 86 Beatrice Street, Durban. American political scientist Gail M. Gerhart interviewed Biko in those offices on October 24,1972, amid a constant flow of SASO people in and out.

Revolutionary Bureaucracy – Solidarity

Revolutionary Bureaucracy – Solidarity

An article from Solidarity for Workers’ Power vol. 7, no. 11 on the nature of the bureaucratisation seen in the Russian Revolution.

Anarchism in Latin America

Anarchism in Latin America

Ángel Cappelletti (1927-1995) was an Argentine philosopher who spent much of his career teaching at Simón Bolívar University in Venezuela. He also translated numerous works from Greek and Latin, and wrote over two dozen books, primarily on philosophy and anarchism. One of his later books is the classic survey Anarchism in Latin America, now available in English.