An excellent and inspiring pamphlet about London's Despatch Industry Workers Union (DIWU). A radical, self-organised and direct action-oriented grouping, it lasted three years, and here the author recounts its history and analyses its successes, failures and lessons for other workers.
Written by Des Patchrider, this pamphlet was printed and is available for sale from the Kate Sharpley Library. Our thanks go to the KSL and the author for permission to host this text online.
NEFAC's Wayne Price's interesting account and analysis of the development and decline of the North American continental anarchist federation the Love and Rage Revolutionary Anarchist Federation.
Occupational therapy - the incomplete story of the University College Hospital strikes and occupations of 1992-4
The story of the (ultimately unsuccessful) struggle to keep a hospital open despite the efforts of the government, the Area Health Authority, management, University College London and the Wellcome Foundation and Trust.
From the http://www.endangeredphoenix.com website.
Occupational Therapy - the incomplete story of the University College Hospital strikes occupations of 1992/3/4 was put together by a number of individals in the UCH occupation together with help and suggestions from others, London 1995.
An article looking at the ancient pagan roots of Mayday, through the Haymarket martyrs to International Workers Day and the UK anti-capitalists in the late 1990s.
The myth of passivity: class struggles against neoliberalism in Aotearoa in the 1990s - Toby Boraman
This article from 2004 discusses several episodes of resistance to austerity in New Zealand in the 1990s.
This pamphlet - a collection of articles - was prepared for the Zerowar conference which was held in Wollongong on the 8th of December 2002.
Black Flag interviews Ray Carr, an IWW delegate at a job shop in Hampshire.
We recently heard of that the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) had managed to establish a job shop in Hampshire, and took the opportunity to interview Ray Carr, the IWW delegate involved, recently.
A little-known uprising in Albania, triggered by International Monetary Fund measures after which the state lost complete control.
The uprising that took Albania to the brink of revolution in 1997 was not supposed to happen – the Albanians, we were told, had shaken off their Stalinist masters and were now enjoying their new found capitalist freedom.
A brief history of the rebellion in Chiapas in the jungles of Mexico, where hundreds of thousands of people rose up against the Mexican state and organised themselves into libertarian-inspired federated communes, which are still in existence today.
“¡Ya Basta!” ("Enough is Enough!") declared the EZLN (Zapatista National Liberation Army - named after the Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata), as they burst to international attention on New Years day 1994.