1950s

Dziesięć tez o marksizmie dzisiaj - Karl Korsch

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Tekst napisany w 1950 r., po tym jak Karl Korsch odrzucił ortodoksyjny marksizm.

1957: Colombian General Strike

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A series of protest demonstration and a General Strike led to the downfall of the Dictator Gustavo Rojas Pinilla and the restoration of free elections. Unfortunately this left Colombia still in the hands of the Oligarchy

Negroes and the Crisis of Capitalism in the U.S. - W.E.B. Du Bois

An article on the state of the domestic US economy and the beginning of moving manufacturing to the South. Mainly focuses on the issues facing the black workers. It's conclusion contains some unqualified praise of the Soviet Union and the Peoples Republic of China.

1956: Haitian General Strike Against Dictator

In 1956 Haitian workers and students turned to mass demonstrations, blockades and a general strike to rid itself of a Dictator Paul Eugène Magloire. However in the aftermath the nation was under the control of François "Papa Doc" Duvalier

1953: Prisoner Strikes at the Vorkuta Gulag

In 1953 following news of Stalin's death inmates in gulag complex in Vorkuta struck in protest of their conditions. In response the Soviet Authorities violently crushed the strike.

1950: report from Cleveland metalworkers union calling on the IWW to comply with Taft-Hartley

A 1950 report from a metalworkers union based in Cleveland affiliated with the IWW, advocating that the organization comply with the anti-Communist provisions of the Taft-Hartley Act. The union eventually left the IWW over this issue.

Labour Movements and Opposition Groups in Saudi Arabia: 1950-1975

An article about the growth of the Saudi Labour movement and additional radical opposition groups, focussing on two strikes at the ARAMCO oil company in 1953 and 1956.

The CIO, 1935-1955 - Robert H. Zieger

A comprehensive, if institutional, history of the CIO, an American federation of industrial unions that organized many of the mass industries in the United States during the 1930s-1950s.

A new anarchism emerges, 1940–1954

A history by Andrew Cornell of the American anarchism movement from the beginning of the Second World War until the mid-1950s.

The right to self-determination - Joseph J. Cohen

A 1951 article by Joseph J. Cohen that argues that the 'right for national self-determination' post-World War I caused more problems than it solved.