North America

1600-1980: Introduction to the United States - Noel Ignatiev

Noel Ignatiev

Introduction to the United States: An Autonomist Political History, Noel Ignatiev

Revolutionary syndicalism in Mexico - John M. Hart

A short history of Mexican revolutionary syndicalism, which dominated the early labour movement prior to and during the Mexican Revolution.

Jean Seberg: screen icon and Black Panther supporter

Jean Seberg - film icon harassed by the FBI

Born in Iowa in 1938, Jean Seberg was an iconic actress of the 1960s and 70s whose support for radical politics led to her being hounded ultimately to suicide by the FBI as part of a wider campaign against the American New Left.

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."