Arizona

Racist jet-set: Rusty Childress and the false class consciousness of the Minutemen

A takedown of a wealthy anti-immigrant business owner who plays up an image as 'an average working class guy'.

Blood on the line: resistance, empire and repression at the border

Text from a flyer distributed at the May 2nd (2009) demonstration in front of the county jail in Phoenix.

A venue of vultures: where now for anarchists and the immigrant movement?

An account of a 2009 immigration rights march and comments on the movement's decline, leftist opportunists and the prospects for anarchist intervention.

Occupied with class: the middle class in the Occupy Movement

A excellent piece on the 'middle class' and the Occupy movement, and how this identity and experience has shaped what the movement has looked like. This article appears in LBC Books new collection of essays on the Occupy Movement, "Occupy Everything: Anarchists in the Occupy Movement 2009-2011".

Arizona set to abolish public unions

Arizona state employees’ unions were caught off guard this week with news that the state’s republican controlled senate was passing a series of bills which, amongst other provisions, would completely ban unions from engaging in any negotiation which effects the terms of a persons employment with state, county or city government.

Still on strike! Recollections of a Bisbee deportee - Fred Watson

Bisbee deportation

An account by a striking miner and Wobbly (Industrial Workers of the World member) who was deported with 1,185 other strikers to New Mexico by armed vigilantes hired by copper bosses to defeat the strike.