organisation

WCH E5: Workmates - organising with agency workers on London Underground

London Underground track workers

An interview with Andy Littlechild, a rail track charge hand and rail workers' union official, about Workmates: a fighting organisation of permanent and agency contract workers on London Underground in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

No Compromise - No Political Trading: The Marxian Socialist Tradition in British Columbia Family Tree

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No Compromise - No Political Trading: The Marxian Socialist Tradition in British Columbia Family Tree

Ideas on Social Organisation - James Guillaume

A pamphlet written by James Guillaume in the 1870's attempting to sketch out and explain how society will transition from a class based society to a classless one during a revolution.

Sustaining the anarchist movement in a foreign country does not work

We wrote this text as a response to „The Kurdish people should get involved in and support campaigns on Local and National issues“ from Zaher Baher. We hope the experience of the migrants from our movement will prove useful for our comrades from other countries.

Instructions for an armed uprising - Louis August Blanqui

A manual for armed insurrection, written by Louis-August Blanqui in 1868.

Revolutionary organisation

Pamphlet published by Solidarity containing two texts: Revolutionary Organisation, and "Open letter to IS" (the International Socialists, now the Socialist Workers Party), on how we as revolutionaries should organise ourselves.

How to kill an Act of Parliament – Jack Ray

dockers taking direct action in 1972

The story of the legislation that led to the jailing of the Pentonville Five, the 1971 Industrial Relations Act. Published as follows during 2012 in the Black Flag, issue 235.

Why misogynists make great Informants: How gender violence on the left enables state violence in radical movements

Brandon Darby

Courtney Desiree Morris on the disruptive role of misogynists in radical organisations, and how it opens the door to state violence both indirectly and in some cases via police informants.

On accountability

Accountability chickens

In recent days, my twitter feed has contained many calls for accountability, and a smaller number of people describing those calls as ‘unreasonable’, ‘impossible’ or ‘grotesque’. We may publish a blog post about the specific events, but for now I want to talk about a case where the libcom collective was ‘held to account’ and how we responded to it.