media and culture

UK strike news roundup

Recent weeks have seen a number of strikes and sucessful strike ballots in the UK

French Footballers refuse to train, force team director to resign

France's 2010 World Cup team have withdrawn their labour in support of a colleague sent home after a row with the team's unpopular coach.

Stewards strike at World Cup leads to violence, may spread

A walkout at the World Cup venue in South Africa has been met with police violence as unions threaten to spread the strike.

New Black Flag Blog

While we're fully intending to continue announcing new issues via libcom and the existing radical websites with teaser articles, there's now some material spread all around the web, and we wanted a shop, so...

Black Flag vol 04 #10

A Scanned PDF of the-then newspaper of the Anarchist Black Cross, from September 1976

Ferlosio, Chicho Sánchez (1940-2003)

Chicho

A short biography of the Spanish anarchist militant, poet and songwriter Chicho Sánchez Ferlosio

Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970

John Dos Passos

A look at the life and works of John Dos Passos , one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.

South Africa's World Cup is a disgrace

It's already the most unequal country on the planet. Now 'the greatest marketing opportunity of our time' is making it worse.

The real electorate

Now the pretend vote is finished, the actual vote has begun - the markets are speaking.

Working on a decaying dream - Kollectiv

The Kollectiv look at Bruce Springsteen in the context of class disintegration and place him firmly in the decadent tradition of Balzac and Huysmans – Á Rebours to Run?