Workers' struggles in Asia (February 2011)

Indonesian garment workers on strike

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around Asia (focusing on East Asia) during February 2011 and related resources. The most important stories appear on my Twitter feed as soon as I find them: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews.

Article index by country

This list collects all articles published in the Japanese journal Libero International according to the country they deal with, in the order they were published.

Bakunin, Yokohama, and the dawning of the Pacific era

An article by Philip Billingsley, who also wrote under the name of "Wat Tyler" for the Japanese anarchist journal Libero International, which expands on issues covered in issue 5 of that publication.

Museihushugi: The Revolutionary Idea in Japan

Over the past two years I haven't been able to put as much energy as I would have liked into the regular production of 'Libero'. Apart from having become heavily involved in child-care and other activities as well as having taken on a new and demanding job, much of my time has been absorbed by the compiling of a full-length history of the anarchist movement in Japan.

A Message from the S.I.C.

We are sorry to say that we temporarily stop the Publication of our 'Libero International'. We thank you, those individuals arid groups who have written to us, subscribed to 'L.I.1', and exchanged materials with us. And now we must add that we also closed the PO Box of Kobe. From now on please send all materials and letters to: ( * * * )

Libero International No.6 (March 1980)

Issue No. 6 of the Japanese journal Libero International - the final issue.

Preliminary Conclusions

Bakunin's revolutionary career, though it had almost no conscious connection with Japan, thanks to that momentary contact made possible by the opening of the country in 1853, was enabled to reach its full fruition.