anarcho-syndicalism

Siuda, Pyotr Petrovich (1937-1990)

Piotr Siuda

A short account of the life of Piotr Siuda, Novocherkassk striker and later anarcho-syndicalist.

The aims and principles of the Union of Anarchist Groups

The aims and principles of the Union of Anarchist Groups

The Aims and Principles of the Union of Anarchist Groups, from the Congress of the Union of Anarchist Groups, held in Glasgow December 2-3, 1945.

Taken from the excellent Spirit of Revolt website: http://spiritofrevolt.info/the-aims-and-principles-of-the-union-of-anarchist-groups2432-2/

Reflections on prophecy: a critical appreciation of Michael Bakunin's thought - Marc B. Young

A novel and somewhat unorthodox analysis of Bakunin's ideas, emphasizing his shared philosophical ground with Spinoza, his often misunderstood attitude to violence and religion, and his generous vision for humanity.

Aspects Of Anarchism

Thoughts and commentary on some of the most important issues that anarchists must confront, from an anarchist communist perspective.

Previously published in Organise! The Magazine of Revolutionary Anarchism, sometime circa 1990-1995

My Social Credo-Maximov

The political views of Maximov.

1922: Guayaquil General Strike

Workers in the southern Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil struck due to increased economic pressures. The strike brought the city to a halt and gained several concessions but the violence from the police and military would set a precedent for other labour struggles.

The First Congress of the National Confederation of Labor (CNT) (Barcelona, September 8-10, 1911)

Barcelona, July 31, 1909

The Agenda and texts of the Reports presented to the assembly of delegates representing approximately 27,000 workers at the First (official) Congress of the National Confederation of Labor, held in Barcelona in 1911, providing a glimpse of the doctrinal spectrum represented by the founders of the CNT and the most urgent concerns of the membership of the new organization, including the “rights and duties” of disabled members of the CNT, the creation of rationalist schools, the formation of itinerant propaganda squads, and the need for a daily newspaper.

Beyond the IWA: An Interview with the CNT’s International Secretary

Discretely, almost silently, something is happening which will have serious consequences for the future of the international Anarchist movement: the reorganization of anarcho-syndicalism on a global scope, at the initiative of the CNT. Following the agreements of its XI Congress in 2015, the CNT – together with the German FAU and the Italian USI – has organized an international conference of anarcho-syndicalist and revolutionary unions (November 26-27, Bilbao). To understand the goals of this conference, we have interviewed people from the working group of the CNT’s International Secretary, in a conversation which aims to go to the root of the question, without dogmatism or mythology.

Left-Market Rambling: A reply to Kevin Carson

A reply to Kevin Carson from RAC

The CNT and the IWA, part 2: The crisis in the IWA as seen from the CNT