An extract from CIA defector Philip Agee on the operations of the CIA and the propaganda it uses to silence criticism.
A look at the new unions emerging as part of the reforms of the garment industry – and Western influences on them. Plus workers continue to struggle to be paid what they are owed...
A lecture by John Stockwell given in October, 1987 on the inner workings of the national security council and the CIA's convert actions in Angola, Central America and Vietnam.
Howard Zinn's history of the scandal which forced the resignation of President Nixon after he was caught spying on the Democratic party.
The history of the secret neo-fascist army in Italy set up ostensibly to resist Soviet invasion, but in reality to be used in the event of the working class growing too strong once again.
A look at involvement of governments and corporations attempting to push their interests in the world of art and culture since the middle of the last century.
Noam Chomsky on the 'war' on drugs that Western governments have been allegedly pursuing since 1989. In reality, their response to the drug trade has depended very much on who is doing it...
Chomsky's brief account of the US selling arms to Iran via Israel in order to fund far-right paramilitary contras in Nicaragua.
Noam Chomsky's account of the US-backed “contra” counter-insurgency in Nicaragua against the left-wing government brought to power on the back of a popular mass movement from below.
Noam Chomsky on the US intervention and coup following the 1944 revolution which overthrew Guatemala's brutal dictator.
A short account of the successful strike in 1888 by thousands of unorganised female workers at the Bryant & May match factory in London.
DSG's piece on how obscene internet references are used by some workers as sabotage or resistance.
Jeremy Brecher's history and analysis of the huge strike across the steel industry in 1919, which was defeated by a combination of massive repression and undermining by the unions.
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