Wildcat Germany interview a worker from the Berlin Bosch-Siemens appliances factory which was threatened with closure until workers threatened to strike for a better redundancy deal.
In the last newsletter we published an article on the plan to close down the Bosch-Siemens household appliances factory in Berlin/Germany. This is an update from Wildcat #75, Winter 2005/06: A conversation with a worker from that factory.
"Now They Call Us Heroes Everywhere!"
Prol-Position write in 2006 on development and class struggle in China.
An agency worker describes working life in a German Hewlett-Packard packaging plant in 2005.
Monet in the Duisburg Docklands
Hewlett Packard has recently been in the public spotlight due to its management’s announcement to dismiss several thousands of workers in Europe and because of the resulting strike of HP employees in France.
Short roundups of various workers' struggles in the global automobile industry by Prol-Position in 2005.
Update on Car Industry: More strikes
The following article asks what will come out of Operaism. It asks on the basis of the current debates around the subject and on the theses of Beverly J. Silver in her book "Forces of Labor".
[see other articles on the debate on Silver's theses in ppnews #2 and #3; online at http://libcom.org/library/interview-beverly-j-silver and http://libcom.org/library/wildcat-preface-beverly-silver-forces-of-labor]. The German version of this article was published in Analyse und Kritik, no. 500, November 2005 [see http://www.akweb.de/ak_s/ak500/07.htm].
An interview with a Polish agency worker who attempted to organise a reduction of workloads in a Tesco distribution centre in Ireland.
This interview, done by Jasoslaw Urbanski, was published in July 2005 in the Polish monthly Nowy Robotnik and in Wildcat no.74, summer 2005.
“We are picking 800 - No more!”
How did you get to Ireland?