manufacturing and materials

1942: Luxembuorg General Strike

List of names of the murdered strikers

"Occupying, Resisting, Producing" Argentine Workers Take Over Abandoned Factories - Andres Gaudin

A contemporary article on the then recent wave of factory occupations in Argentina follow the collapse of neo-liberal economy.

Class & Poverty in the Maquila Zone: Avery Wear

Article about working conditions in Mexico's free trade zones.

The Leith dockers strike 1913

The Leith dockers strike of 1913 was a strike of the dockers of Leith, Scotland from 26 June to 14 August 1913. The dockers were part of the National Union of Dock Labourers (NUDL) union. The strike is said by newspaper of the time to have brought Leith to a standstill.

#CUB55 My part in their victory

Latest blog post from from The Word From Struggle Street a collaborative anti-capitalist blog from Brisbane. Here I make some personal reflections on my very marginal participation in the #CUB55 struggle and then some more general observations about the state of the trade unions and class struggle.

La konkero de la pano: Petro Kropotkino

La skriboj de Petro Korpotkino en la temo socian organizon en la nova komunismo socio.

Aufstand und Produktion

Ein faktenhaltiges Gedankenspiel für die Debatte über Aufstandsstrategien der Arbeiter_innenklasse: Erste Schritte in einer sechsmonatigen revolutionären Übergangsperiode in Großbritannien.

The general strike of 1842

Illustration of a strike meeting

A detailed, full-length history of the UK Chartist general strike of 1842 against pay cuts and for universal male suffrage, by Mick Jenkins with an introduction by John Foster.

The general strike of 1842

As many as half a million workers may have been caught up in a strike wave which linked demands for the Charter and an end to pay cuts. This page tells the story and names the leaders.