Kamunist Kranti

Struggles and union issues at Honda and Bellsonica in Manesar, India

Translation of four recent articles from Faridabad Majdoor Samachar (Faridabad Worker' News, India), reflecting on the union question regarding two current struggles at Honda motor-cycle factory and Bellsonica car parts supplier.

The experiences of Kamunist Kranti and Faridabad Majdoor Samachar

The comrades in Faridabad (an industrial area on the outskirts of Delhi) reflected critically on their former Marxist-Leninist trajectories, e.g. the trade union question, in light of both practical experiences in their industrial area and theoretical efforts to re-read Marx and to familiarise themselves with the international left communist debate since Lenin.

मजदूर आन्दोलन की एक झलक

मजदूर आन्दोलन की एक झलक ( मार्च, 1993 ) : फरीदाबाद मजदूर समाचार के 1983 से 1992 तक के अंकों से एक चयन और संकलन. इसमें स्थानीय और अन्तराष्ट्रीय घटनाक्रमों पर टिप्पणियाँ हैं और समकालीन साम्यवादी बहसों में हस्तक्षेप भी.

फरीदाबाद मजदूर समाचार

80 के दशक के अंतिम वर्षों से आज तक हिंदी में मासिक रूप से नियमित निकलनेवाले फरीदाबाद मजदूर समाचार के सारे अंकों का ऑनलाइन संकलन I इसका प्रकाशन और वितरण मुख्य रूप से दिल्ली और इसके आसपास के औद्योगिक इलाकों में होता है जैसे: फरीदाबाद, गुडगाँव, मानेसर, उद्योग विहार और दिल्ली आदि I हर महीने लगभग 9000 प्रतियोंवाला यह समाचार पत्र राहें तलाशने-बनाने के लिए मजदूरों के अनुभवों और विचारों के आदान-प्रदान का एक ज़रिया है I

The Indian Rico strike and the aftermath: when capital wants to "de-risk"

The report of a Rico auto worker of a strike in 2009, alongside another similar struggle and general questions about workers' organisation in India.

Gurgaon Garment Export Workers’ Reports and Escapist Hopes of the Export Regime

Reports from Indian textile workers about their conditions, from autumn 2009.

Letter from a London street cleaner

An account of working life for a London street sweeper hired through a temp agency.

Questions for alternatives - Kamunist Kranti

A selection of texts by Kamunist Kranti on work, and its domination over all aspects of human life

A ballad against work - Kamunist Kranti

Indian communist group Kamunist Kranti's pamphlet about and against wage labour.

Revolutionary “Termites” in Faridabad: A Proletarian Current In India Confronts Third Worldist Statism

An analysis of the struggles by workers in Faridabad and of the involvement of the Kamunist Kranti. This article originally appeared in Collective Action Notes (Baltimore, USA) Fall 1998, with a reply by Kamunist Kranti.