organisation

The party is haunting us again

NUMSA members

The National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (NUMSA) recently split from the African National Congress (ANC). As part of this it is exploring establishing a mass workers' party in South Africa. This article examines why this path is deeply flawed.

Debate on "liquidationism"

Some discussion revolving around US anarchist political organization and the IWW.

Role of the revolutionary organization - Black Rose Anarchist Federation

A document by U.S.-based Black Rose Anarchist Federation about how they see the purpose of their organization.

New and improved: the Anarchy!

Meetings don't have to suck! Some thoughts on the anarchist movement.

Bureaucracy and revolution - Scott Jay

Leninist organizations invariably become bureaucracies focused more on their own self-reproduction than the needs of the class struggle.

Ready to fight: Developing a 21st century community syndicalism

As we develop new strategies to work on community organizing campaigns, what ideas and strategies can we port over from the history of syndicalist workplace struggles?

The Socialist Labor Party 1876-1991 - Frank Girard and Ben Perry

A history of the Socialist Labor Party (SLP) is long overdue. Started In 1876, it is the ancestor of the far better known Socialist Party (SP), ('Communist Party (CP) and innumerable leftist organizations; it was a major factor in the launching of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Left-Wing Lies Ken Ellis

Left-Wing Lies Ken Ellis

6th edition (2003)
What a Worker Found in his Quest for a Definition of Socialism

The two anarchisms - legalism and illegalism in the libertarian movement in late nineteenth century Spain - Miguel Amorós

A review of the vicissitudes of Spanish anarchism between 1873 and 1897, with special emphasis on the anti-organizational, terrorist (“propaganda of the deed”), and individualist currents within the libertarian movement, and their disastrous consequences for the development of anarchism in Spain.

The sociology of Leninist organizations

The behavior of Leninist groups is shaped less by the rules than by the social environment of their organizations.