Labour Movements and Opposition Groups in Saudi Arabia: 1950-1975

An article about the growth of the Saudi Labour movement and additional radical opposition groups, focussing on two strikes at the ARAMCO oil company in 1953 and 1956.

Is Britain Worth Dying For?

Lady Olga Maitland (Families for Defence) arguing with CND in 1987

Transcript of the opening remarks from a debate between Steve Coleman arguing No (for the Socialist Party of Great Britain) and Lady Olga Maitland arguing Yes, (Women and Families for Defence) also a member of the Conservative party, taking place on 19 January 1984 at Islington Central Library in London. Full audio recording also available online.

“Cut up Khrushchev for sausages!” A history lesson for The New York Times - Simon Pirani

Pic of the Novocherkassk revolt

This recent article by Simon Pirani both provides more information about the Novocherkassk revolt and massacre and also some insight into how worker revolts in the days of the Soviet Union are still being shamelessly mirepresented in even the most "respected" Western media outlets.

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.