class struggle

A people's history of the United States - Howard Zinn

The full text of Howard Zinn's superb people's history of the United States, spanning over 500 years from Columbus's "discovery" of America in 1492 to the Clinton presidency in 1996.

Postscript on the Societies of Control - Gilles Deleuze

In this short essay Deleuze looks to move beyond Michel Foucault’s historical understanding of ‘disciplinary societies’, where power is exercised within discrete institutions, towards the concept of 'societies of control'. In many ways it parallels the ideas of the Italian radical left around the concept of the ‘social factory’, providing an intersection between post-structuralist philosophy and autonomist Marxism.

Strikes in Palestine: latest news

Over 80,000 Palestinian civil servants have walked out on a general strike over 6 months non-payment of wages by the Hamas government.

Class war in Palestine

A mass strike is due to erupt amongst civil servants in Palestine over the non-payment of wages, amidst party-political manoeuvres by the ruling factions.

Is Latin America really turning left?

James Petras examines recent social movements and developments in the class struggle in Latin America.

The New Movement - Henri Simon

Influential in its day and expressing the optimism of its times, this text describes the characteristics of the New Movement of class struggle of the 1960s and 70s and its relationship to the Old Movement...

1920-2001: Afghanistan - A Potted Social History - Melancholic Troglodytes

A working class history of Afghanistan through the 20th century.

None shall escape: Radical perspectives in the Caribbean

Snippets of the experiences of George Myers, more commonly known under his pen name of Joseph Edwards, or as Fundi, the Carribean Situationist, in text and audio format.