Argentina

Interview with Cuadernos de Negación

"They all must go: government of the workers and community assemblies".

English translation of a written interview with Argentinian communist group, Cuadernos de Negación (Negation Notebooks), discussing the recent history of the country's workers' movement, including the 1969 Cordobazo and the 2001 uprising, and prospectives for the future.

Beating back the bureaucrats - Jonathan Payn

An article by Jonathan Payn that focuses mostly on a recent initiative called Bloque Sindical de Base in Argentina.

'Clasismo' and the workers: 'Sindicalismo de Liberacion' in the Cordoban automobile industry, 1970-1975 - James P. Brennan

An in-depth study of radicalism in the Cordoban car manufacturing industry, with focus on the activities and fortunes on the revolutionary clasismo movement.

Complexities of Autonomy: Part Three of Four

A brief look at Latin American autonomous movements and their contradictions, third part of a four part overview of autonomous movements

Workers of self-managed factories meet in Marseille for the “Workers' Economy” international meeting

This first European edition of the “Workers' Economy” gathering brought together workers of self-managed occupied factories from around Europe with academics, activists, trade unions, and organizations that promote and study self-management.

Revolutionary preparation: an excerpt from the FORA

This article is a translated excerpt from Santillan's history of the FORA named the FORA: ideology and trajectory of the revolutionary workers movement in Argentina. It forms the concluding portion of the 20th Chapter, where Santillan explore the task of revolutionary preparation and its relation to daily struggles.

Solidarity with oil workers in Las Heras, Argentina!

As the Argentine state makes a grab for oil, a class war burns...

Las Pendientes Resbaladizas (Los anarquistas en España)

Un libro de un militante de Federación Obrera Regional Uruguaya (FORU), Manuel Azaretto, sobre anarcosindicalismo en España y un critica desde perspectiva forista de la CNT y su acciones durante la revolución española. El texto tiene cuatro partes, y un introduccion con el autor desconocido.

What is a Resistance Society?

Resistance Societies are not well known in the English speaking world, though they were among the most important building blocks and experiences in South American anarchism; arguably in its time the largest and most well developed anarchist movement in the World. This text is from the present day FORA about Resistance Societies today and their role within FORA.

As Argentinian police go on strike, the people go shopping

As police go on strike in Argentina’s second largest city, Cordoba, the people have gone on a huge shopping spree, emptying every supermarket in the city. Despite there being massive unemployment and poverty across the city, the media and government have claimed the the shopping spree has nothing to do with being poor, and everything to do with ‘common criminality’.