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Pipelines, Pandemics and Capital’s Death Cult: A Green Syndicalist View

Sign saying, Call off the RCMP, We Stand on Stolen Land

Covid outbreaks at extractives industry sites bring together shared interests and concerns of the diverse working class—blue collar and white collar workers in various industries, Indigenous people, including site workers. This provides a green syndicalist analysis of these issues and convergence points of resistance.

Bows and Arrows: Indigenous Workers, IWW Local 526, and Syndicalism on the Vancouver Docks

The first union on the waterfront of so-called Vancouver was organized by Indigenous workers, mostly Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh. And it was organized on an explicitly syndicalist basis as Local 526 of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), which would become known as the Bows and Arrows. The Bows and Arrows took an active, politically militant approach with a commitment to Indigenous solidarity and organized on a multicultural/multiracial foundation of class solidarity.

When they say jump - Jim Nolan

Jim Nolan, a maintenance worker with the Toronto Transit Commission, describes a recent uneventful job action called by union leadership. This article was first published by Organizing Work.

Jump the turnstile of non-life!

A 2018 article from the ultra-left Chilean project Comunidad de Lucha, looking at the mass fare evasion which would go on to inspire the 2019 Chilean revolt. Translated by Ediciones Inéditas and taken from an archived copy of the defunct EI site.

We'll go on tomorrow!

On Dezember 5, 2019 in France a massive strike wave against the pension reform began.

NZ: Auckland Bus Workers' Lockout

Bus workers in Auckland, Aotearoa/New Zealand have been locked out by their bosses.

Uber and Lyft drivers deserve a better strike

An article from the Organizing Work blog, critically analyzing the recent Uber/Lyft strikes. This article focuses on the US experience, and doesn't discuss the extent of participation in the UK.

Brazil: How things have (and haven't) changed

From the management of June 2013 uprising to Bolsonaro’s ordered revolt.