social movements

A look at the growing revolt against the CPE

A quick overview of the struggle so far over the new French labour law liberalisation package the CPE over the past few weeks.

France: Hundreds of thousands fight attacks on young workers

France has been hit with a wave of strikes, protests, marches and university occupations in recent days as workers, students and young people fight a new legal state assault on employment rights, reports Jef Costello for news.

Beyond the New Left Part 2 - Muto Ichiyo and Inoue Reiko

The Revolutionary Movement in Germany, 1917-1923

A commune in Chiapas? Mexico and the Zapatista rebellion, 1994-2000

Zapatista women

Since the occupation of January 1994, many have projected their hopes onto this 'exotic' struggle against 'neo-liberalism'. We examine the nature of the Zapatista uprising by moving beyond the bluster of the EZLN communiqués, on which so many base their analysis.

The council communists between the New Deal and fascism - Gabriella M. Bonacchi

A history by Gabriella M. Bonacchi of council communist efforts in the US in the 1930s.

Anarchists in the Russian Revolution - Paul Avrich

Anarchists protest against the Bolshevik dictatorship.

Paul Avrich's account of the anarchist movement during the Russian revolution.

The politics of anti-road struggle and the struggles of anti-road politics - the case of the No M11 link road campaign

Aufheben article from 1994 about the anti-roads movement, its possibilities and its contradictions, at the height of the anti-M11 campaign.

Anti-capitalism as an ideology… and as a movement?

The Tutte Bianche in Genoa, July 2001

A critical analysis of the "anticapitalist movement" of the early 2000s by Aufheben.

Lessons From The Struggle Against The Gulf War