Steven Fake on gun violence and inequality in the United States.
The horror of the Oak Creek and Aurora shootings has once again revived the recurring national debate on the relevance of the Second Amendment for modern society.
A 1988 article by Tom Wetzel on the the development of the union bureaucracy and how that changed the nature of unions.
From: ideas & action #9 (Spring 1988)
Editor’s note: This is the first installment of an essay on unionism which will be published as a series in the next several issues of the magazine.
Nate Hawthorne reviews the book Truth and Revolution: A History of the Sojourner Truth Organization by Michael Staudenmaier.
AK Press recently published a book about a small revolutionary group that existed from 1969 to 1986, called the Sojourner Truth Organization (STO). The book is called Truth and Revolution: A History of the Sojourner Truth Organization, by Michael Staudenmaier. You can buy it here. It’s an excellent book.
Lou Rinaldi reviews and gives criticism to parecon writer Robin Hahnel's essay in The Accumulation of Freedom: Writings on Anarchist Economics.
Imagine this: you wake up early in the morning before the sun even comes up for work. You can’t afford a car so you take the bus forty minutes to work. Because you only earn barely above minimum wage you live in a small apartment, but it’s crammed with your friends to make the rent cheap enough for you to afford.
Text from a leaflet that was distributed at an anti-Reagan rally in New York in March 1982 by the Libertarian Workers Group.
In our magazine’s first introduction, “For Openers,” we laid out our perspectives and goals:
A humorous article dealing with the right-wing online media's discovery of a May 1st poster made by members of the Workers Solidarity Alliance.
Recently, there has been an explosion of articles about a certain graphic depicting a unicorn biting the head off of a cop, most notably from [url=http://www.theblaze.com/stories/occupy-web-site-features-bloody-graphic-of-decapitated-cop-being-
Nate Hawthorne reviews the book, Black Flame: The Revolutionary Class Politics of Anarchism and Syndicalism in which he disagrees with the author's treatment of Marxism.
In this article I discuss the treatment of marxism in a recent book on the anarchist tradition, Black Flame: The Revolutionary Class Politics of Anarchism and Syndicalism. I argue that the book’s treatment of marxism is not up to the book’s otherwise high standards. This is not simply a matter of historical interest.
A 2011 interview with an organizer at Jimmy John's in Minneapolis.
[i]This interview took place last fall, shortly after the NLRB election at Jimmy John’s. We’d asked a couple Jimmy John’s union members about doing an interview, to which union member Davis Ritsema very kindly went out of his way to do one.