UK

Strike action - Direct Action Movement

Strike action pamphlet cover

Pamphlet on strike action, its uses and how to make it effective, published by the South and East London groups of the anarcho-syndicalist Direct Action Movement in 1984.

Personal recollections of the anarchist past - George Cores

A personal account of episodes in the life of a little-known anarchist militant and shoe-maker from Leicester, George Cores, 1869-1949, who was involved in the Socialist League.

The worms that turned: a story about workers in revolt - Eddy Horner

A first person account of an unsuccessful strike at CPC wallpaper in West Durham, England, in the early 1990s, after which Eddy and a strike supporter turned to crime.

Workers Playtime on the miners' strike

WP covers

Slightly too late for the thirtieth anniversary of the end of the 1984-85 miners' strike... Here are all the Workers' Playtime articles about the strike and related issues, with PDF and Kindle versions.

London's radical printmaking workshops of the 1960s and 70s - Jess Baines

Poster Workshop rent poster

Jess Baines looks back at London's printmaking workshops of the 1960s and 70s, DIY sites of political and community activism that rejected the role of the artist to participate in a network of campaign groups, radical publishers and distributors.

Resistance comix

Resistance comic issue 10 cover

Partial online archive of Resistance Comix, a radical comic published in the UK probably in the 1980s.

So you want to join up? - Walthamstow Anarchist Group

Soldier with head in his hands

Text of an anti-army recruitment leaflet produced by the now-defunct Walthamstow Anarchist Group in 2005, during the Iraq war.

Without a trace: a forensics manual for you and me

Booklet cover

An anonymous booklet about police forensic techniques, published in London probably in the mid-1980s. Much of the information contained within is now out of date and so is reproduced for reference only.

Unison activists vote to reopen 2015 pay dispute

Unison Special Local Government Conference, 24 March 2015

In an almost unprecedented move, rank-and-file Unison representatives in councils and schools voted in a special conference earlier today to tear up the 2014-16 pay deal which union leaders drew up with Labour Party officials and submit a new pay claim on top.

Workers’ Playtime journal

WP "funny" graphic

Online archive of Workers’ Playtime, a more-or-less regular class struggle-oriented journal produced between Feb ’83 and May ’85.