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LSSE Wobblies send solidarity to the sacked A2Z staff

Support sacked A2Z staff

The IWW members at the Leicester Square School of English would like to send our fullest solidarity to the workers at the Dublin A2Z language school who, much like ourselves, have experienced the callous indifference of TEFL bosses.

Polmaise: the fight for a pit - John McCormack and Simon Pirani

Polmaise miners

This short book/pamphlet was originally published in 1989. It was written by John McCormack, a miner (and NUM delegate) from the Polmaise pit in Scotland, with the the help of Simon Pirani.

Five reasons "red" Len won't break the law

“Red” Len McCluskey is once more rattling his sabre ahead of the General Election. But don’t expect it to ever be drawn. Here’s five reasons why.

Forest of Dean, UK community farmers resist land grab

A barricade tower at the entrance of Yorkley Court Farm, Gloucestershire, UK

ON one side is a millionaire land-grabber propped up by fellow rich landowners, councillors, a judge, planning officers, freemasons and a recently retired police inspector... and on the other a group of gardeners of Yorkley Court Community Farm backed by much of the wider community. The siege is on now, which side will prevail?

Louise Michel and William Morris - Linda Richardson

Article by Linda Richardson about the connections between Paris communard Louise Michel and libertarian socialist British artist William Morris.

The Civil Service Rank & File – a belated post-mortem

An analysis of the Civil Service Rank & File Network, which emerged in late 2012, and its impact during its brief existence.

Subversion #8

Issue of Subversion with articles about diabetes, the Russian coup, Militant, the "New World order", Animal Liberation Front attacks on cheese shops and Marxism and anarchism.

Subversion #5

Article of Subversion from early 1991 with articles about the Gulf War, a strike in Turkey, the troubles in Northern Ireland and the poll tax and the official left groups.

Fields ripe with calamity: a critique of Incredible Edible Todmorden - Wayne Spencer

A critique of a typical 'civil society' environmental group that aims at bring about social change without changing anything fundamental about the existing society.

An afterthought: 'extra-parliamentary electoralism'

As a post script to the series on 'tactical voting' strategies and election narratives, a critical look at two different parties at the more radical end of radical electoralism.