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Intersectionality and the identity politics of class

Automatic Writing's October 2013 piece locating intersectionality as a firm and necessary component of class struggle politics, and identifying the risk many critics of intersectionality fall into of reproducing class as an identity itself.

Haiti: Class Analysis of a Crisis

An analysis of the Haitian political conflict of the early 2000's which culminated in overthrow (for the second time) of President Jean Paul Aristide in 2004.

The First Globalisation and Transnational Labour Activism in Southern Africa: White Labourism, the IWW, and the ICU, 1904–1934

South African coal miners, 1920s.

Lucien van der Walt on transnational labour activism in Southern Africa in the first half of the twentieth century.

Criminal capital: violence, corruption and class in industrial India

Police attack a striking worker, India 2015

Criminal Capital explores the relationship between neoliberalism, criminality and the reshaping of class in modern India. It discusses how the political vocabularies of urban industrial workers reflect the processes by which power is distributed across the region. Based upon field research among a ‘casualised’ workforce in the industrial city of Jamshedpur, the book examines the links between the decline of employment security, and criminality in trade unions, corporations and the state.

Class/segmentation/racialization. Notes - Théorie Communiste

Originally published by Théorie Communiste as 'Classe / seg­men­ta­tion / raci­sa­tion. Notes'. Translated from the French by LNFC.

Lumpenbourgeoisie - Stuart Jan

Jeunesses nationalistes révolutionnaires

An analysis delving into the emerging fusion of plutocratic elements in the underworld, and surface capitalism.

Making sense of the Brexit tide of reaction and the reality of the racist vote - Andrew Flood

Nigel Farage in front of a Leave campaign poster

Detailed analysis of the UK referendum vote in favour of leaving the European Union.

Education vs the working class - Martin Small

A review of Education and the Working Class, by Brian Jackson and Dennis Marsden (Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1962, 28s.).

When race burns class: settlers revisited. An interview with J. Sakai

An interview about the intersection between race and class. We disagree with the (essentially Maoist) political perspective espoused, and question some of the claims he makes, however there are numerous interesting and important points so we reproduce it for reference.

Is intersectionality just another form of identity politics? - Feminist Fightback

Feminist Fightback take a class-based look at intersectionality and identity politics.