class struggle

Workers, the state, and struggle

Article about the state and ways that struggles by workers sometimes reinforce capitalism.

Without you, not a single cog turns… - Agents of Chaos

A text written some days after the conflict between the rioters and the stalinists on 20th October (the second day of a 48 hour general strike) in front of the Greek parliament. This text looks at the overt emergence of the KKE as police, this important event of 20th October, its meaning for the development of the class struggle in Greece and how this relates to the development of the crisis.

Oppression within oppression: a response to “A Question of Privilege”

A response to an article called A Question of Privilege, which looks at the intersection of class struggle, feminism, and power divisions withing the working class.

Classes in Capitalist Society

An article of the Spanish group 'Ruptura' on the nature of social classes in capitalist society.

Intakes: Communities, commodities and class in the August 2011 riots

An article from Aufheben's Intakes series providing detailed analysis of the August 2011 UK riots.

What is communisation? - Leon de Mattis

Léon de Mattis' introduction to tap communisation for the journal, Sic.

Singlejack solidarity - Stan Weir

Collection of writings by Stan Weir, a socialist who worked as a seaman, teamster, longshoreman, house painter, and auto assembler (among other things) and wrote about his experiences.

Past to present: lessons of the New Zealand labour movement

Video of a workshop given by Jared Davidson at Occupy Christchurch on union struggles in New Zealand, and draws out lessons that could inform our future activity.

Marx and the Anti-Poll Tax Movement - G. Barr

The poll tax was not an act of pure madness but was an attempt to deal with the intractable problems of the public goods crisis that afflicted the developed world. The response by the labour movement is examined in the light of the ideas developed about the state. The internal politics of the anti-poll tax movement and the changes provoked by the poll tax and its failure are then discussed.

'Logic and Economics of the Class Struggle' by Guy Aldred

Pamphlet by Guy Aldred, published by his Bakunin Press. Second Edition, 1908.