Account of the March 29 Spanish general strike from Barcelona

A short account for from a comrade in Barcelona, on Spain's first general strike for 18 months.

Working: people talk about what they do all day and how they feel about what they do - Studs Terkel

Landmark work by Studs Terkel speaking to people working in a multitude of jobs and their feelings on them.

‘Bout to explode: a day in the life of a precarious worker

As part of Shift Magazine's series on precarity, Juan Conatz describes a day in the work life of a sleep deprived day laborer.

We are all “amigos"

J. Pierce talks about expectations of white workers to accept racism and division in the workplace.

The battle of the sandwiches: what does the bosses' offensive look like?

Alex Erikson talks about a new manager who came into his workplace with the intent of breaking worker solidarity through small, winnable issues.

What we have understood by visiting the Susa Valley

No Tav (I'm a black bloc)

An account of activists visiting the Susa Valley in north-east Italy, where the inhabitants are in struggle against a high-speed rail link being built through their community. This article also looks at the various business interests involved in the project.

Keeping your job while under fire

An account of attempts to discipline a union organizer.

The greatest trick the DWP ever pulled was convincing the poor benefits don't exist

From precarious work to precarious benefits to precarious unpaid work...

A personal perspective on workfare and the benefits lottery - something which has caused me no end of stress of late.

Lernia Correctional Facility: a story from a Swedish unemployment programme

A short 'militant investigation' about struggles at a Swedish employment programme, run by 'Lernia', a state-owned training/employment agency, written by Kim Müller of 'Kämpa tillsammans!'.

Fighting and firings at Canada Post

In this post, Phinneas Gage tells a story about action on the job, management retaliation, and workers’ responses.