Herman and Peterson review the Western media's response to several different bloodbaths and criticize how the characterization, language, and ultimately policy responses are shaped by the narratives drafted in support of U.S. client states and agents. We do not necessarily agree with all of it but reproduce it for reference.
Direct Action was published by the Industrial Workers of the World Australian Administration.
It printed 135 issues between January 1914 and August 1917. Twelve more issues were published between May 1928 and May 1929 and another two in November 1930. A history of the paper can be found here.
A book-length essay illustrating the principles of historical materialism with respect to the role of race and nation in the “cycles” that were preconditions for the communist revolution, tracing the human saga from pithecanthropus and Adam and Eve to the Trieste Crisis, with sections on Greece, Rome, the German barbarians, feudalism, the rise of the bourgeoisie, the European wars and national liberation struggles of the 19th century, and the Paris Commune, interspersed with incisive comments on the individual (a “puppet”), the family (it “will be destroyed after the victory of communism”), national languages (they “will perish with” capitalism), etc.
A report by the U.S. Army on their strikebreaking activities (delivering the mail, etc.) during the 1970 postal workers strike.
Translation of a section from "Marxisme et Théorie Révolutionnaire" by Cornelius Castoriadis. Published as a pamphlet by Solidarity (London) in August 1971. Solidarity pamphlet no. 38.
Castoriadis' text was first published in five parts in the last five issues of 'Socialisme ou Barbarie' (SouB) (Nos 36-40). This section is from the first two parts in SouB 36 (April-June 1964) and 37 (July-September 1964). Solidarity translated other sections from "Marxisme et Théorie Révolutionnaire" which are in the library :
Final issue of the Solidarity National Group Paper co-ordinated by Oxford Solidarity. Undated but 1977.
Articles on Grunwick, Sabotage at Cowley, Individualism versus Socialism, free relationships, Algeria, Noel and Marie Murray, Money, British fascism, review of Illuminatus, short reviews, short news items.
Fourth issue of the Solidarity National Group Paper co-ordinated by Oxford Solidarity. Undated but 1977.
Articles on computers, 'Dolores Ibarruri and Federica Montseny - Personalities and Power', Oxford festival review, Left 'unity', reviews of Sheila Rowbotham's 'Socialism and the New Life', John Crump's 'Contribution to the critique of Marx' and Martin Walker's 'The National Front', Noel and Marie Murray, Money, Strikes at Tetley's, Grunwick and by Glasgow bus workers.
Third issue of the Solidarity National Group Paper co-ordinated by Oxford Solidarity. Undated but 1977.
Articles on University technicians strike, Money, realism, tributes to Joe Jacobs and Arnold Feldman, SWP, football, fight for the right to wank, attacks on free speech, hotel strike, antifascism, positivism and socialism, Noel and Marie Murray, ideology of supernatural horror films
First issue of the Solidarity National Group Paper co-ordinated by Oxford Solidarity. Undated but 1977.
Articles on Noel and Marie Murray, policing, a review of "Racism - Who Profits?", the Trotopoly board game, Some Thoughts On The Crisis, Make Your Own Music.
The Trotoploy board took up the centre pages so a separate double page spread is attached as a PDF.