North America

New world order: rhetoric and reality - Wildcat

Wildcat's analysis of the post-Cold War "New World Order."

Mexico: miners strike against government interference

Miners in Mexico launched an unlimited wildcat strike on Wednesday last week.

The many headed hydra: Sailors, slaves, and the atlantic working class in the eighteenth century - Marcus Rediker and Peter Linebaugh

Article on class struggle and compositon in the period leading up to and during the American revolution, showing how the struggles of sailors and slaves drove the movement to national liberation.

Pirate utopias: Under the banner of death, 1640-1820

An interesting look at the life and times of pirates in the 17th and 18th centuries. This article explores the somewhat libertarian and communalist values which guided the life of a pirate during those years.

Trinidad: Nurses on work-to-rule

Public Services Association president Jennifer Baptiste-Primus

Nurses have been told to work to rule at medical institutions from today.

Making a killing - Christian Dewar

Article detailing links between big business and the Nazi regime during World War II.

Anti-capitalist actions around mass transit in San Francisco, 1993-1995

A personal account of some actions towards encouraging a "culture of non-payment" in a big city public transit system.

Dividing and conquering the working class with drug testing: Hawaii teachers, coercion and a failure of working class solidarity

The school at which a Hawaiin teacher allegedly negotiated drug deals during school hours

This is a piece written by an anonymous teacher in Hawaii in response to the teachers' union accepting a contract with mandatory drug testing in exchange for a raise.

Detroit bus drivers on wildcat strike

All of Detroit's bus drivers walked out yesterday over concerns about safety and crime.

Oakland dockers honour anti-war picket lines

Antiwar pickets shut down terminal of war cargo shipper in port of Oakland.

Oakland Port anti-war and labor protesters close SSA terminal for the day. ILWU 10 & ILWU 34 members refuse to cross lines.