1990s

Conflict and repression in an Argentinean car factory: a cycle of resistance from a worker’s perspective

Maurizio Atzeni presents a worker’s account of two factory occupations in Argentina during the mid-1990s. This reconstruction, rather than focusing on the role of specific agents, allows an unveiling of the dynamics through which the clash between the employer’s drive for profitability and workers’ interests in defence of their salaries developed.

Anti-Nazi League: Don't believe the hype

A critique by Anti-Fascist Action (AFA) of the Anti-Nazi League (ANL) mk2′s analysis after the BNP victory in 1992.

Education towards heteronomy: a critical analysis of the reform of UK universities since 1978 - James Gordon Finlayson and Danny Hayward

Education towards heteronomy

A detailed history of higher education reform in the UK. Looks at how universities have been increasingly subordinated to the economy and the state.

On the line - Libertarian Workers Group/Workers Solidarity Alliance

'On the Line' was a agitational newsletter put out by the New York based Libertarian Workers Group, which was affliated with the Anarchist Communist Federation of North American and one of the founders of Workers Solidarity Alliance (WSA). It then became an occasional newsletter of WSA in New York/New Jersey.

Timex strike: time for a change - Subversion

Subversion look at the Timex workers' illusions in their trade union, regular mass pickets and the need for solidarity strikes in their dispute in summer 1993.

The university, the car factory and the working class

A text on class conflict in Oxford and the Blackbird Leys riots of the early 90s.

AN (UN)FRESHER’S GUIDE TO OXFORD’S CLASS WAR

At its very outset Oxford University was established to tie together the hegemony that would run dear old Albion for ever more. In Oxford science, religion and the aristocracy pooled their resources to deepen, mystify and finance their power. The presence of the working people of Oxford was permitted essentially only in order to facilitate all this cerebral masturbation.

First published probably in autumn 1991.

Oxford's Class War and the Blackbird Leys Riots of the Early 90s

AN (UN)FRESHER’S GUIDE TO OXFORD’S CLASS WAR

A text on some of the history of class conflict in Oxford, concentrating on the Blackbird Leys riots of the early 90s, and written shortly afterwards.

At its very outset Oxford University was established to tie together the hegemony that would run dear old Albion for ever more. In Oxford science, religion and the aristocracy pooled their resources to deepen, mystify and finance their power. The presence of the working class in Oxford was permitted essentially only in order to facilitate all this cerebral masturbation.

Talking Heads

introduction, by michael botkin & collective

The inhumanity of humanitarian aid - Wildcat

Article looking at the use of 'humanitarian' aid as a way of perpetuating war and reproducing capitalist social relations, as a means of social control, during the Yugoslav wars of the 1990s.

The class nature of sanctions - Wildcat

Hyperinflation: a 500 billion dinar note

Wildcat UK show how international sanctions imposed on former-Yugoslavian countries during the Yugoslav wars acted as attacks on the living conditions of the working class.