nationalism

Revolution and counterrevolution under colonial rule: And now? – Ngo Van Xuyet

The last chapter of Ngo Van’s book, Revolution and Counterrevolution under Colonial Rule, first published in French in 1997, denouncing the Stalinism of Ho Chi Minh’s repressive party-state, depicting the disappointing consequences of the triumph of the counterrevolution in Vietnam with the “victory” of 1975 when the enormous sacrifices of the Vietnamese peasants resulted in merely the exchange of one set of rulers for another, and quoting the Vietnamese author Bao Ninh: “So much blood spilled—for what?”.

Mass deportations in the Dominican Republic

'Haitians' facing mass deportation from the Dominican Republic

Hundreds of thousands of black people are facing expulsion from the Dominican Republic, after new rules allowing the state to strip Dominican citizenship from ‘Haitians’.

"The Germans would court-martial me too": St. Paul's World War I socialist draft resisters - William R. Douglas

An article by William R. Douglas about the Socialist Party of America and their anti-consciption stance during World War I in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Vanguard (Vol. 2, No. 4, July-August 1935)

The July-August 1935 issue of Vanguard, an anarchist journal published out of New York, with articles by Armando Borghi, Sidney Solomon and Sam Dolgoff.

South Africa: class struggle, 'xenophobia' and the local elite

This article offers a brief case study of how grassroots self organisation enables communities to resist xenophobic violence in South Africa.

The future is kids' stuff

Thinking climate futures through the image of the child and reproduction smuggles conservative assumptions into our understanding and forecloses utopian possibilities.

The right to self-determination - Joseph J. Cohen

A 1951 article by Joseph J. Cohen that argues that the 'right for national self-determination' post-World War I caused more problems than it solved.

The nation versus human dignity

A brief observation provoked by the latest royal birth and the frenzy surrounding it.

Unemployed? Low wages? Bad sex life?! 'The nation' won't help us!

Article on nationalism and its divisive effect between workers, with a focus on warehouse workers in West London.

Stalinist caterpillar into libertarian butterfly? The evolving ideology of the PKK - Alex De Jong

Abdullah Ocalan in the 1980s with Slavoj Zizek

This is an very informative article about the Abdullah Ocalan, the PKK and its supposed libertarian/feminist turn

1. Roots of the PKK
2. People’s War
3. Creating the ’new man’
4. Serok Apo
5. A revolution of women
6. Democratic Civilization
7. Whatever happened to socialism?
8. Potent vagueness