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Libcom interview with former UPS workers group Uprise! member, 2007

An interview with a former member of revolutionary UPS workers group Uprise! by libcom, based on a libcom questionnaire. Uprise! was active in 2002 and 2003.

The Anarchist Youth Network (AYN), personal recollections, 2002-2004 - Steven Johns

"Bring the war to the streets" AYN art project

Brief historical notes on the organisation the Anarchist Youth Network (AYN). The AYN was a loosely-organised grouping of young anarchists, supposed to be based in Britain and Ireland. Lasting only from 2002 to 2004, it suffered many of the weaknesses common in the contemporary anarchist movement of the English speaking world.

Lessons of MWR - Interview with former McDonalds Workers Resistance member, 2006

The Glasgow MWR group in 2000

libcom.org interviews one of the founder members of the workplace group McDonalds Workers Resistance about the experiences and lessons learned from one of the UK's most important recent attempts at libertarian organisation.

Libertarian communism and capitalism - an introduction

libcom.org's old basic introduction to our understanding of the world as it is, what we think can be done to make it better, and how a libertarian communist society could function. We no longer think it is particularly good but reproduce it for reference. We have largely replaced it with our introductory guides.

Everyday manifesto

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We lay out what we think that we, as ordinary people, can do to make our lives, our communities, our jobs and our planet better.

The French movement against the CPE, 2006

libcom.org’s brief summary of the mass movement which swept France in early 2006 against the further casualisation of labour which forced the government into a humiliating defeat.

libcom.org: an introduction

libcom.org is a resource for all people who wish to fight to improve their lives, their communities and their working conditions. We want to discuss, learn from successes and failures of the past and develop strategies to increase the power we, as ordinary people, have over our own lives.

The cultural Cold War: corporate and state intervention in the arts - Mike Harman

Number 8 by Jackson Pollock.

A look at involvement of governments and corporations attempting to push their interests in the world of art and culture since the middle of the last century.

The Kelly's Bush green ban, 1971

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A short account of how construction workers saved the Kelly's Bush area of park land in Australia from development by refusing to work, and kick-started a movement of environmentally-minded industrial action.

Interview with a member of the Sussex University SortUSOut Campaign

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Today, students at the University of Sussex are occupying a business centre on campus against privatisation and as linked to the wider SortUS[1]Out campaign.