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A short history of the London Workers Group, 1977-1985

A short history of the London Workers Group, which existed from 1977 to 1985, written by Dave Morris, a former member, in 2006.

Before AL: the UTCL from tendency to network

An article briefly tracing the history of Alternative Libertaire's predessor group, the Union des Travailleurs Communistes Libertaires.

Disinterest compounded daily: A critique of Point-Blank as a revolutionary organisation and a few proposals for the supersession of situationism

Two former participants in the 1970s US situationist grouping Point Blank, Gina Rosenberg and Chris Shutes, critique the organisation.

What we stand for - Subversion

Manchester libertarian communist journal Subversion briefly explain what they are about.

Statement of Intent - Radical Chains

radical chains

Statement of intent from the communist journal, Radical Chains, published in London between 1989 and 1998.

The Federacion Anarquista Uruguaya: Crisis, armed struggle and dictatorship, 1967-85

PDF pamphlet of a history of the Federacion Anarquista Uruguaya (FAU). Founded in 1956 it was one on the strongest anarchist movements in Latin America. In the 1960s, it faced a rising tide of repression which would culminate in the military dictatorship of 1973-85. The FAU is still active today.

Basic anarcho-syndicalism

This is an excerpt from a pamphlet by CNT Seville called Anarcosindicalismo: Basico. The pamphlet is a training manual for new union members, to help them understand the CNT and how it functions.

Introducing the CNT-f

In France, as a result of 1993 split, there are 2 unions who use the CNT name. The CNT-AIT and the CNT-F. This is the CNT-F's intro to their organization. We do not agree with its perspective but reproduce it for reference.

Syndicalism and the SAC: a short introduction

A history of the Swedish syndicalist union SAC, written by a member.

Working for the class: The praxis of the Wollongong Out of Workers’ Union

WOW members with the Union’s Log of Claims on the Parliament lawn in 1983

Nick Southall's detailed history and analysis of the Wollongong Out of Workers' Union in Australia from 1983-1989, an organisation of unemployed workers he took part in which fought for better benefits and also assisted the struggles of employed workers.