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Office worker's survival guide

The modern office is fraught with dangers. From the risk of getting fired, to stress, repetitive strain injury (RSI), mindnumbing boredom and more. This helpful guide from libcom.org will help you navigate these hazards to a happy work life, and perhaps a slightly better world...

Capitalism, class and class struggle for (ex) dummies

A brief introduction to capitalism, class, and class struggle. Downloadable, ready-to-print PDF adapted from libcom.org's introductions. Includes graphics.

Direct action: an introduction

Visteon workers occupying their factory in Enfield, North London.

libcom.org's brief introduction to direct action and why we advocate it, as opposed to other forms of political activity.

Fire in Cairo: an Egyptian anarchist talks about the January 25th revolt

Textile workers on strike in Mahalla al-Kubra, Feb 17th 2011.

Libcom.org interview Jano Charbel, an Egyptian anarchist and blogger, on the January 25th uprising, how it has progressed and the possibilities for working class struggle in Egypt and beyond.

Capitalism: an introduction

libcom.org's brief introduction to capitalism and how it works.

Class: an introduction

An explanation of what we on libcom.org mean by the word "class", and related terms such as "working class" and "class struggle".

Haraganeando de 9 a 5: diario de un temporal reacio

Memorias de un trabajador por agencia de los muchos años que trabajó en empleos temporales en Londres, intentando ayudar a sus compañeros de trabajo y realizar el menor trabajo posible.

Red flags torn: a brief sketch of some problems with unions - Ed Goddard

Brendan Barber, Ed Miliband and Peter Hain at the TUC March for the Alternative.

An article by Ed Goddard, that originally appeared in Black Flag, briefly explaining some of the problems inherent in the official trade unions and the need for workers to take control of their actions out of the hands union bureaucrats.

An open letter to Socialist Worker on autonomism and the fight for change

My first encounter with anarchism?

An open letter to Socialist Worker newspaper in response to possibly the most ill informed smear of anarchism I have ever seen: "Autonomism and the fight for change" by Estelle Cooch.

A communist critique of some aspects of early CrimethInc. - Steven Johns

A critique of early CrimethInc. writings, written by one of the libcom group between 2005 and 2006 attacking its lifestylist elements and arguing for a class struggle perspective.