Henri Simon's brilliant and detailed account and analysis of the militant working class struggles in Poland from 1980 to 1982 which were a major contributing factor to the downfall of the USSR.
The work details the factors that led to a rank-and-file workers' movement in Poland that struggled to win a greater share of the surplus value being taken away from them by the state-capitalist ruling class of Poland and even, in some cases, forge new organizational forms for production and distribution.
Analysis of the outbreaks of class struggle in Portugal, Spain, Italy and Poland that took place between 1974 and 1984, published by the Encyclopedie des Nuisances in 1985.
History of Ten Years – Encyclopédie des Nuisances
Outline for a Historical Depiction of the Progress Attained by Social Alienation
Henri Simon's account of the successful strike wave which swept Poland in the summer of 1980 when the government raised the price of meat.
A NEW WORLD: FROM MEAT PRICES TO DIRECT DEMOCRACY
July 1980: Spontaneous Strikes Run Rampant Everywhere 1
A background report for Radio Free Europe written in 1981, detailing the workers uprisings in Poznan '56 and Radom '76.
TITLE: Polish Workers Commemorate their Past Struggles
BY: J. B. de Weydenthal
ORIGINAL SUBJECT: RAD Background Report/192
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RADIO FREE EUROPE Research
RAD Background Report/192 (Poland)" 7 July 1981
A text by Wayne Spencer giving an overview of struggles in the UK, Poland, South Africa and Italy alongside his reflections on the possibilities for revolution and revolutionary theory in the 21st century.
Gasping from out the Shallows
Reflections on revolution in the early twenty-first century
By Wayne Spencer