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Workers' violence doesn't always mean workers' autonomy - Mouvement Communiste and Kolektivně proti Kapitălu

SA miners with machetes

A text about the question of violence in the course of workers' struggles, with concrete examples taken from recent events in South Africa, India and China.

South Africa: the partial reemergence of workers autonomy - Mouvement Communiste and Kolektivně proti Kapitălu

Marikana miners on a hill

A text about the wave of strikes which swept South Africa starting in late 2012, focusing on the role of the miners. Also published as PDF, MOBI and EPUB files.

100 Years Ago: The Philadelphia dockers strike and Local 8 of the IWW - Mouvement Communiste and Kolektivně proti Kapitălu

cartoon from IWW leaflet - "hold fast, buddie, we got 'em"

A text published to celebrate the hundredth anniversary of an important strike launched by the IWW on the Philadelphia docks, analysing both the strengths and weaknesses of the IWW at the time.

Also made available as PDF and MOBI (Kindle) files.

Refuse the false choice “health or jobs”, fight for a guaranteed income! - The example of ILVA in Taranto

'Yes' to rights, 'No' to blackmail; occupation, health, income, environment.

Leaflet from Mouvement Communiste and Kolektivne Proti Kapitalu arguing against the dichotomy of jobs or the environment in relation to steelworks in Italy being shut down for excessive pollution.

Workers autonomy strikes in India: Maruti Suzuki strike in Manesar (June, September, October 2011)

An analysis of the Maruti Suzuki strike by Mouvement Communiste, and Kolektivne Proti Kapitalu, and suggestions on a way forward based on engaging in workers militant inquiry.

State fiscal crises and the Greek example - Mouvement Communiste

General crisis graphic

A text about the state debt crisis and its relationship to the underlying health of capital as measured by the actual profitability of the world's biggest companies. For the most important firms in the US and Europe the recession is effectively over but this doesn't mean anything good for the working class!

2009: The strike at Lindsey refinery: a struggle entangled in nationalism

Mouvement Communiste's detailed account and analysis of the oil industry construction workers' wildcat strikes of 2009.

Égypte : Compromis historique sur une tentative de changement démocratique - Mouvement Communiste et Kolektivně proti kapitálu

place Tahrir

The French version of the Mouvement Communiste/Kolektivně proti kapitálu pamphlet about the unrest in Egypt in 2011.

Tunisie : Restructuration à chaud de l’État après une tentative d’insurrection démocratique incomplète - Mouvement Communiste et Kolektivně proti kapitálu

Tunis, janvier 2011

French version of the Mouvement Communiste/Kolektivně proti kapitálu pamphlet about the dstirbances in Tunisia in early 2011.

Tunisia: Emergency state restructuring after an incomplete attempt at democratic insurrection - Mouvement Communiste and Kolektivně proti kapitálu

Tunis graffiti

Pamphlet by Mouvement Communiste and Kolektivně proti kapitálu about unrest in Tunisia at the beginning of 2011.