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Rise up every night, everywhere, every workplace

It has been said that the Nuit debout uprisings had their genesis in the idea that protestors should not go home after the next protest rather they should stay and occupy space. What if we decided as workers that we would not picket outside the workplace and then go back to work after the next big strike, that we would occupy the factory!

Proletariat is rising: 1.2 million in the streets against El Khomri Law in France

1.2 million people (workers and students) in the streets against the proposed El Khomri Law.

International Council Correspondence Volume 3, Number 9-10

The Volume 3, Number 9-10 (October 1937) issue of International Council Correspondence.

International Council Correspondence Volume 1, Number 9

The Volume 1, Number 9 (June 1935) issue of International Council Correspondence.

The Paris Commune: revolution and counterrevolution in Paris in 1870-1871

This is a draft translation in English of the book "La Commune de Paris – Révolution et contre-révolution à Paris en 1870-1871" in its first publication in French in 2011 under the name "Des Communards".

Wild class struggles in Paris ...

Wild protests in Paris and ...

Article about a strike in France on Tuesday against attacks on pay and job opportunities. We believe it has some areas and exaggerates numbers but reproduce it for reference.

The nuclearization of the world - Jaime Semprun

In this Swiftian “nuclearist manifesto” first published in France in 1980, the author uses “laughable sophistry” and “black humor” “disguised as apologetics” in the “spurious defense” of a “program” to save the State and the status quo by “nuclearizing” the world, ridiculing “emotional” opposition to nuclear power, exposing the widespread “mistrust” of “specialists” as a “revolt of the ignorant”, calling attention to the many (non-economic) advantages of nuclearization, and concluding with a proposal to merge the police and the trade unions for the “self-management” of the security and social control functions that will be indispensable in a nuclearized world.

Paris, Aleppo, Baghdad: their wars, our dead!

Editorial of WorkersWildWest no.3 - A workers/ paper from West-London: Basic position on the Paris attacks, the war in Syria and the state of emergency

The Rebel Chronicles #2: Louise Michel and the 1878 New Caledonia Uprising

Second episode of history podcast The Rebel Chronicles.

Leaflet on the terrorist attacks in Paris, November 2015 - Mouvement Communiste/ Kolektivně proti kapitálu

Recent map of Syria showing where IS are

This is the English translation of the leaflet that was written in the immediate aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday 13 November 2015, in which 130 people died. The original French version is provided as a PDF.