health and medicine

2005: Tonga Public Servants General Strike

In 2005 civil servants in Tonga began a wildcat strike for higher wages, the strike grew to include many other public sector workers and took on political reforms.

C. Inza Deboise- Domestic Violence and Social Work from an Anarchist Perspective

Article by a domestic violence worker about the complicity of social services in the enforcement of patriarchy.

Revolutionaries Behind Closed Doors

Capitalism intrudes on the daily life of a mental health worker.

Hospital Voice

Partial online archive of a radical bulletin produced for hospital workers in Philadelphia, beginning in November 1970.

Clinical Aspects of the Work of David Wills

by a CONSULTANT PSYCHIATRIST

The writer is a consultant psychiatrist who has for many years been interested in pioneering ventures with maladjusted youth and in delinquency.

Why create space?

Why create space

Reflections on why we occupy. Ideas behind our autonomous spaces.

A strike like no other strike: Pittston strike holds lessons for today

Female supporters of the strikers

Article by the United Mine Workers of America, 20 years on from the 10-month-long Pittston Coal strike in Virginia. As you would expect from an official union account it omits to mention the wildcat strikers and violent acts of sabotage but contains interesting historical information.

Coalminers strike against Pittston Company in Virginia, 1989-1990

Striking miners rally

A short history of the successful 10 month long strike at Pittston Coal against cuts to retirement and health benefits, which included mass sit-ins and sabotage.

Shift work disorder and the normalisation of exhaustion

Pharmaceutical capitalism brings us a new stimulant, and an increasingly mechanized body.