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*Dramatic Intro* The crisis of the Left: What’s really going in the ISO BOC debate?!?!

Black Orchid Collective takes on criticisms leveled at them by the International Socialist Organization, a Trotskyist influenced group in the United States.

Sometimes it feels like

sanprecario

Blog post about lacking vocabulary to talk about important economic changes we've experienced, and how that lack of vocabulary hurts us.

‘Bout to explode: a day in the life of a precarious worker

As part of Shift Magazine's series on precarity, Juan Conatz describes a day in the work life of a sleep deprived day laborer.

The murder of Fred Hampton (documentary)

Fred Hampton was the leader of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party. This film depicts his brutal murder by the Chicago police and its subsequent investigation

Eyes on the prize (Documentary)

Eyes on the Prize is a fourteen hour documentary series that tells the definitive story of the civil rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life, and embodied a struggle whose reverberations continue to be felt today.

The ruling classroom

Whilst Ron Jones' The Third Wave has received a lot of attention and been dramatised, George Muldoon's experiments in capitalist democracy involving two groups of seventh graders in Mill Valley, California have seemingly slipped under the political radar...

Four Star Digest

Freesheet by Four Star Anarchist Organization, an anarchist political organization based in Chicago, published from March 2011.

The Wobblies (documentary)

The 1979 documentary film The Wobblies provides an overview of the rise and fall of the IWW (Industrial Workers of the World), complete with archival footage, loads of interviews, Wobbly art and songs.

Nothing in common: an oral history of IWW strikes 1971-1992

A short book on IWW strikes and organizing after the unexpected modest resurgence of the union in the late 1960s.

Privilege politics is reformism

Privilege politics is reformism

A critique of privilege politics, which the author sees as a demobilizing force that boils down issues of oppression into what happens between individuals.