Solidarity Federation

Anarcho-syndicalism in Puerto Real: From shipyard resistance to community control

Striking shipyard workers fight with police, Puerto Real, 1987.

An account of resistance to shipyard closures in Puerto Real, Spain, that lead to community wide involvement, with the anarcho-syndicalist union CNT playing both a prominent and decisive role.

A short history of British anarcho-syndicalism

Crowds during Red Clydeside, a high point for syndicalism in Britain.

Short pamphlet by the Solidarity Federation on the history of anarcho-syndicalism in the UK.

Education Worker 2008 issue 2

Education Worker is the free bulletin of the Education Workers Network, part of the Solidarity Federation.

Catalyst #17

Solidarity Federation freesheet, produced June 08

Direct action gets the goods again, this time in London

The Tom Ilic restuarant in Battersea is highly poncy and highly rated

An underpaying, exploitative restuarant boss in London was forced to pay a foreign kitchen porter his owed wages and also holiday pay when a picket arrived outside his restaurant, backed up by threats of legal action.

Brighton Solidarity issue 1

Issue 1 of Brighton Solidarity Federation Newsletter Brighton Solidarity

Mobilising educators

Greek university occupation: The education sector has recently become an important arena of struggle both in the UK and abroad

A conference on education could bring together three out of the four major class struggle federations in the UK under one house this June, to discuss plans for organising across the UK.

A history of anarcho-syndicalism - SelfEd

An excellent 24 unit PDF correspondence course on the history of anarcho-syndicalism and its influence on workers struggles around the world.

Revolutionary unionism in Latin America - the FORA in Argentina

FORA members demonstrating.

Excellent pamphlet outlining the origins and development of the Argentinian working class movement, focussing in particular on the anarcho-syndicalist FORA (Federación Obrera Regional Argentina).