Hunting down undocumented immigrants like animals is immoral and a waste of police resources, argues syndicalist weekly Arbetaren’s editor-in-chief Daniel Wiklander, who would like the Swedish companies who exploit vulnerable foreign-born workers to be held responsible.
Swedish police are using ever more resources in the hunt for undocumented immigrants. But as it is illegal to stop a person without reasonable grounds for suspicion, the police are making up reasons.
The end result is racial profiling, which is undignified for any country that respects the rule of law.
An article by Mattias Wåg, first published in 2008 in From Thoughts to Action, summarising the Swedish syndicalist union SAC's re-organisation.
Lilla Karachi is hardly regarded as one of Stockholm’s more up-market restaurants. However, it has a good location at the centre of the tourist district of the Old Town and not very far from the Parliament once now and then, the MP’s stop by to eat.
An explanation of the registry method used by the SAC to organise undocumented workers in Sweden. Originally posted on anarchistblackcat.org by “Altemark”.
The “registry method” is a form of struggle developed uniquely by revolutionary syndicalists in Sweden during the early 20th century, with the method maturing during the years until it’s heyday in during the 40-50′s. So, what is the registry method?
An article from 1995 describing internal conflict and budget issues in the SAC, a Swedish syndicalist union.
The following article was originally published in the newspaper Arbetaren, March 1995. We have translated it from SAC's internal bulletin number 4-1995 (now called Syndikalisten, the same name as the paper of the Norsk Syndikistisk Forbund) After this was written, about 2000 workers of the SAC have left the Organisation.
An article from the UK based anarchist journal, Black Flag on the 1999 murder of a Swedish syndicalist by fascists.
Björn Söderberg, a veteran union activist in the Swedish syndicalist union, Sveriges Arbetares Centralorganisation, SAC, was murdered by fascists on the evening of October the 12th. Söderberg, in his forties, was shot three times outside his apartment in the Stockholm suburb of Sätra. One shot was directly through the head.
An article on the 1999 murder of a Swedish syndicalist by fascists.
On October 23, up to 40,000 people across Sweden joined memorial demonstrations against the October 12 killing of Bjorn Soderberg by fascist thugs. The demonstrations, including 20,000 in the capital Stockholm, were the largest anti-fascist protests in Sweden since the end of World War II.
A member of the Irish platformist group, Workers Solidarity Movement interviews a member of the Swedish syndicalist union, the SAC.
During a trip to Sweden last year, Kevin Doyle of the Workers Solidarity Movement met up with Lars Hammarberg, an organiser with the Swedish syndicalist union the Central Organisation of Swedish Workers (SAC). The SAC was founded in 1910 as a breakaway from the main Social Democratic union in Sweden, the Trade Union Conference (known as the "LO").
An account by a UK IWW/L&S member of the SAC's centennial celebration.
This year Swedish syndicalist union the SAC (Sveriges Arbetares Centralorganisation – trans. ‘Central Organisation of the Workers of Sweden’) celebrates its centenary and IWW BIROC were invited to the celebrations as international guests, along with delegates from the Spanish CGT, USI in Italy and SKT in Siberia.
Issue 9 of Riff-Raff, a Swedish journal influenced by left communist and autonomist Marxist strains, published in spring 2011.
This issue is about the communist revolution of today: communisation, the process in which the proletariat abolishes its own conditions of existence, i.e. all that which determines the proletariat as a class: property, exchange, work, the State, etc. The issue is divided into four parts.
This interview took place in Poznan, Poland on August 18, 2005 and was made in French with the help by English interpretors.
RR: Roland, you are involved in the group Théorie Communiste in France which has existed since the early 1970s. Could you tell us in short what were the main reasons for creating the group at that time, and how it has, in general, developed over the years?