Short roundups of various workers' struggles in the global automobile industry by Prol-Position in 2005.
Update on Car Industry: More strikes
Lars T. Lih on the Bolshevik policies of war communism and what they meant for workers and peasants.
A short biography of Dimitri Popov, sailor, Left Socialist Revolutionary and then anarchist and Makhnovist
Dimitri Popov was born in to a peasant family in the village of Kononova in the Klin district of Moscow province. After leaving school at fourteen he worked in the Moscow factories. In 1914 he was called up to active duty in the Baltic Fleet. He may have been in a group of anarchist sailors in spring 1917 but by summer of the same year he had joined the Left Socialist-Revolutionaries.
15th of December of 2009 regional court of Primorsky overturned sentence of anarchist anti-fascist Yuri Mishutkin, who was given a one-year probational sentence for manslaughter due to exceeding necessary limits of self-defence
15th of December of 2009 regional court of Primorsky overturned sentence of anarchist anti-fascist Yuri Mishutkin, who was 12th of October given a one-year probational sentence according to statute 108 part 1 of the Russian criminal codex (manslaughter due to exceeding necessary limits of self-defence).
Short article about the situation in Russia. Has been released as an introduction to the ARS magazine "Maximalist".
One must be lazy to not talk of the crisis nowadays. In a song defiantly titled “Anticrisis”, Seva, a popular Russian Internet rapper, even raps about smiling more and taking chances to free ride as the crisis endures.
Nomad describes Machajski's theory of the socialist movement as a bid for power over the working class by the middle class intelligentsia. His critique was based on observations of the legalism and state-capitalist goals of the European Social-Democratic parties of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
In 1938 - 12 years after Machajski's death and his few followers had ceased to have any influence or activity - the USSR's Stalinist regime denounced 'Makhaevism';
Paul Avrich looks at the life of the Polish theorist and activist, Jan Wacław Machajsk.
When the Short Course history of the Communist party was published in Pravda in 1938, it was accompanied by a decree which emphasized the role of the intelligentsia in the construction of Soviet society.
Ivan “Vanya Bonecrusher” Khutorskoy was shot in Moscow by an unknown nazi assassin on the 16th of November 2009. This interview with him (where he uses a pseudonym) was published on the punxunite.ru website on the 29th of September this year. Take the time to read it in order to know about this man and his ideas, share it with your friends and translate it.
Talking about nothing
It's 4 a.m. we are... on the air with radio "Modern" and we have a live guest from our series "talking about nothing", the estemed cultural worker, the modest Christophorovich Kostopravov. So... the first question is...
I [emcee]: How did you get into punk? How did it allbegin?
Yesterday evening, Monday the 16th of November, 26 year old anti-fascist
Ivan “Vanya Kostolom” Khutorskoy was shot to death at the entrance to
his home at Khabarovsk street in the east side of Moscow; according to
some information with two shots to his head.
Vanya was a great figure in the Russian anti-fascist movement, and I am sure many people will write down their memories of him in thedays, months and years to come. But as of today most of his friends are too angry and too shocked, at the loss of this friend and comrade.