UK

What does a union mean to you? #1

An interview by New Syndicalist of a sex worker's experience in the industry.

Step up - x375824 & x375431

An article by x375824 & x375431 about the growth of the IWW in the UK.

At work # 1: 'I still can't sleep' - The Sleepless Teacher

At Work is a new irregular series recording experiences of the workplace, moments of self-reflection and other processes of self-enquiry within contemporary capitalism.

Any names referred to in the article have been changed to protect identities.

Five reasons the IWW are challenging the culture of the UK left (and why you should be too!) - Chris W

An article by Chris W. about how the IWW in the UK are challenging regular leftist culture.

A 5-year plan for Sheffield IWW

Working in the tradition of Weakening the Dam (see Goals, Then Strategy, Then Tactics) and shamelessly copying Lifelong Wobbly’s article, What’s Your Five Year Plan?, here’s an article that sets out a possible set of objectives for Sheffield IWW to hit by 1st January 2020.

Surviving internships: A counter guide to free labour in the arts

A guide written by and for cultural workers on the topic of unpaid internships.

Race, education, intelligence: a teacher's guide to the issues

race and iq

A late 1970s pamphlet from the National Union of Teachers on the bankruptcy of IQ studies and the biologizing of 'race'.

Taking on the #TradeUnionBill

Expanding on my previous post on the subject, an in depth look at the provisions of the Tory government’s proposed Trade Union Bill and how it can be challenged.

Rudolf Rocker: anarchist missionary (1873-1958) - W.J. Fishman

A biography by W.J. Fishman of Rudolf Rocker, a German anarcho-syndicalist.

Responding to Evening Standard bollocks on the tube strike

A commuter's rant about the (unsurprisingly) anti-worker coverage of the tube strike by the Evening Standard.