On May Day, various part of the left and right political spectrum came out to demonstrate.
Compared to many places in Europe, the socio-political situation in Poland is quite tragic with nearly complete right-wing ideological hegemony and attacks on workers' rights and access to public services which go years beyond the reforms just being introduced in the rest of Euope. With little social response to it.
May Day statement of "Collective Action". In it we outline our analysis of the problems facing the anarchist movement in the UK and offer a call out to all independent anarchist communists to participate in our project to re-visit our political tradition, re-group and re-kindle our political action.
“I listen to them freely and with all the respect merited by their intelligence, their character, their knowledge, reserving always my incontestable right of criticism and censure.” - Mikhail Bakunin
The contemporary anarchist movement throughout the UK, and indeed around the world, faces unique challenges.
May 1, International Workers Day. Please post your accounts and updates of workers' events today in the comments below.
An analysis of May Day and discussion of the next steps amidst this crisis.
Global Crisis; American Nightmare
El Primero de Mayo de 2012 ha de ser el momento de revivir ese Primero de mayo que la clase dominante ha tratado de borrar, celebrando el Día Internacional de los Trabajadores en los Estados Unidos, como una manifestación política de conciencia de clase y de solidaridad internacional.
Primero de Mayo: un golpe radical en el vientre de la Bestia
by Zakk Flash
Why do we need a general strike?
Two things are essential to the production of all goods; materials, such as machinery and land, and labour, or the effort of humans. In our society there are a number of ways to make a living.
When we celebrate May Day we seldom know or reflect on why it is a holiday in South Africa and in many parts of the world. Sian Byrne, Warren McGregor and Lucien van der Walt tell the story of powerful struggles that lie behind its existence and of the organisations that both created it and kept its meaning alive.
Faced with neo-liberal globalisation, the broad working class movement is being forced to globalise-from-below. Working class internationalism is nothing new; we need to learn from the past.
PDF of Twin Cities IWW branch's quarterly newsletter.
IN THIS ISSUE:
A look at legislative attacks on workers’ rights across the U.S.
Page 3 -4
Why we haven’t lost the fight for General Strike
Dues: what they are and why we pay them
International Worker’s day, past and present