North America

Danny Glover - lifelong activist

Not too old for this shit yet: Danny Glover

Lethal Weapon actor Danny Glover has a long history of radicalism, from the opposition to the Vietnam war, through to the Panthers, the Iraq war and anti-racism today.

Precarious and pissed off: Lessons from the Montpelier Downtown Workers' Union, 2003-2005

MDWU logo

An account and analysis of the Vermont Workers' Center's innovative but ultimately failed attempt to set up a geographically-based union in the state's capital.

The MOVE bombing, 1985

Police helicopter drops a bomb on the MOVE house

Historical information about the police bombing of the predominantly black radical lifestlye grouping MOVE, which killed eleven people and left hundreds homeless.

1983: Leave the slave-driving to us - Chris Fillmer

The 1983 GreyHound BusLines employees strike.

The Pittsburgh Proclamation of 1883

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The proclamation of the 1883 Congress of the anarchist International Working Peoples' Association, taken from the English edition of Freiheit, 27 December 1890, by Johann Joseph Most.

On Lice and Fleas: Observations Starting from the Conflict Between Iran and the USA

A new situationist analysis of the threat of war between Iran and Iraq and the way this functions to sustain the dominant society, plus some critical comments on the wave of proletarian struggles in Iran.

The racist roots of gun control - Clayton E. Cramer

Clayton E. Cramer argues that the historical record provides compelling evidence that racism underlies gun control laws and that throughout much of American history, gun control was openly stated as a method for keeping blacks and Hispanics "in their place."

Every nation-state is imperialist by nature - Tom Wetzel

Many leftists see so-called "national liberation" movements as the strategy for opposing American imperialism. Tom Wetzel asks if this is the case.

A disgrace before God: Striking black sanitation workers vs. black officialdom in 1977 Atlanta

Atlanta 1963: High school student arrested at civil rights protest.

This article is a case study of the betrayal of the African American working class by the Black political class brought to power by the Civil Rights and Black Power movements of the 1960's.

Hurricane Katrina, and the good churchgoers of the U.S. South - prole cat

One person's experience of Church aid in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in the United States.