Iron Bars on the House of Labour

An overlay of two images. The CUPE Ontario Flag with a grouping of cops marching

How accepting surveillance officers and other parts of the repressive state into trade unions is a threat to organizers across so-called Canada...

The 4th Precinct: a black anarchist’s perspective on struggle in Minneapolis’ Northside streets - Ikemba Kuti

BLM demonstrators

An overview by Ikemba Kuti of the movement that arose in Minneapolis after police killed an unarmed black man named Jamar Clark.

The postmodern left and the success of neoliberalism

The international Left promotes its own image rather than engaging in the bitter reality of resistance against neoliberalism. It does not need to believe in postmodernism because it is postmodernism.

One Big Union and horizontal worker cooperatives in Texas: a story

Picketers outside Ecology Action

A brief history of a labour dispute at a non-profit that resulted in the establishment of a co-operative that then spent years experimenting with horizontal leadership and self management.

Solidarity in action: housing and labor groups support workers at Janus negotiations

Housing and labor groups come to support the workers of the Janus Youth Shelters as they challenge the boss during IWW negotiations. Workers and organizers confront the director of Janus, asking why he pays poverty wages while making $150k a year.

What if John Brown joined a nonprofit?

East Coast-based Leninist collective discussing the role of nonprofits in the workers' movement as part of the larger ideology of reformism.

Fields ripe with calamity: a critique of Incredible Edible Todmorden - Wayne Spencer

A critique of a typical 'civil society' environmental group that aims at bring about social change without changing anything fundamental about the existing society.

Capital Mafia: fascists, politicians, cooperatives and the Roman mob

Massimo Carminati.

An excellent in-depth analysis on recent revelations in Italy about the connections in Rome between the Mafia, the far-right and local politicians, both left and right-wing.

United Campaign Workers Challenge the Predatory Tactics of Grassroots Campaigns Inc. and the Nature Conservancy

The United Campaign Workers, a project of the Portland IWW, showed the depth of its campaigns as it organized at Grassroots Campaign Inc., where workers are raising money for "progressive" organizations like Planned Parenthood and The Nature Conservancy. The shocking working conditions were matched by union busting tactics against a workplace that saw 100% IWW membership.

United Campaign Workers demand promised payment from the Campaign for the Restoration and Regulation of Hemp

Hemp legalization canvassers walk off the job last week and form the Campaign Workers United, affiliated with the Portland Industrial Workers of the World.