occupations

Glasgow mums' school sit-in

In Glasgow on Friday, a sit-in protest was organised by mums at Carnwadric Primary school to protest against its closure.

Bristol pool occupied

A group of protesters have occupied the site of the former Bristol North swimming bath on Gloucester Road.

Melbourne tram dispute and lockout 1990 - anarcho-syndicalism in practice

The history of the January-February 1990 tramways dispute in Melbourne, Australia which saw transport workers, under anarcho-syndicalist influence, taking control of the trams and running them for free before power was cut off by the bosses. Includes a short introduction with information about the anarcho-syndicalist tram workers grouping involved.

Occupied Bauen Hotel - the struggle continues

If this story sounds vaguely familiar, it may be because Labourstart ran a campaign last year in support of workers in Argentina who, faced with a mismanaged business about to close decided to take matters into their own hands.

Broadway Market occupation - two weeks on

Tony Platia

Café Francesca in Broadway Market, Hackney has been occupied for two weeks by local people to prevent its demolition by property developer Dr Roger Wratten and conversion into luxury flats.

Broadway Market Occupation

Francesca's Café: Occupied

Image gallery from the occupation of Francesca's Café on Broadway Market, Hackney. There was also an occupation of Dalston Theatre, and a campaign to prevent the eviction of Spirit's shop, also on Broadway Market. For details, see the libcom news feature. Images of the eviction kindly provided by Gabrielle Motola.

Seize power or seize the factory? - Amadeo Bordiga

Amadeo Bordiga's commentary on the Italian factory occupation movement in 1920 as well as his view for how the movement should move forward. We do not agree with it but reproduce it for reference.

Throwing away the ladder: the universities in the crisis - George Caffentzis

George Caffentzis' article on the development of class struggle in American universities since 1960.