Sweden

Fascist arson attack on Stockholm sit-in

Anti-fascists hold off Nordic Youth activists

Two people have been hospitalised with burn injuries after a group of fascists armed with flares attacked a sit-in in central Stockholm

Sindikatismo - kio estas tio ?

Klarigo de sindikatismo per uzi la historio de Svedio organize SAC.

1905: Swedish workers threaten general strike against war with Norway

Police guard trams during the 1909 Swedish general strike

In 1905 the Union between Sweden and Norway unravelled. In response the Swedish right pushed war while the Swedish workers threatened a general strike to cripple the war effort.

1909: Swedish General Strike

An economic depression lead to a series of lockouts in Sweden in 1909. The Trade Union Confederation called a General Strike in response. The strike failed due to a series of blunders by the leadership of the Confederation.

Explosion outside Jönköping autonomous cultural center, attempted firebombing

On the morning of December 9th, the autonomous social centre Kulturhuset, Jönköping was targeted with some kind of explosion, though with limited damage. The attack took place only weeks following an explosive attack against the Gothenburg libertarian infoshop Syndikalistiskt Forum.

Gothenburg Infoshop Syndicalist Forum rocked by explosion, but damage limited

On Friday 11th November, during the night, Gothernburg's Syndikalistiskt Forum seems to have been the target of some sort of explosive device. Police are working from the presumption that there may be ideological motives behind the explosion.

Folke Fridell: Textile Mill Worker, Anarcho-syndicalist, Proletarian Writer

Folke Fridell, photographed at the Arbetaren offices

Work. A contested word, loaded with millions of synonyms and associations. Hate/love. But for the author Folke Fridell (1905-1984) there was no doubt: there is no intrinsic value to be found in work. It is not a source of pride. During his life he waged a constant war, against work, against the machines, against the bosses, but perhaps also, in his individuality, against his co-workers too.

Volume 7 Issue 12

Mother Earth Vol. VII. No. 12 (February, 1913). 395–396.

Aspects of syndicalism in Spain, Sweden and USA - Philip Holgate

A look at revolutionary and anarcho-syndicalism in three countries with sizeable syndicalist organisations in the 20th century.

Workers' Power League: a presentation

From Förbundet Arbetarmakt (FAM), in English, "Workers' Power League". The League, with its predecessors and aftermath, were active during the years 1972 - 1985. This text was written about 1975, as a presentation of the League in English.