1911-1970s: Unions and workers: limitations and possibilities, by Martin Glaberman

Sitting down

Detroit auto-worker Martin Glaberman analyses the bureaucratisation and decline of the US trade union movement. An interesting article interspersed with historical information and personal reminiscences

1600-1980: Introduction to the United States - Noel Ignatiev

Noel Ignatiev

Introduction to the United States: An Autonomist Political History, Noel Ignatiev

Jean Seberg: screen icon and Black Panther supporter

Jean Seberg - film icon harassed by the FBI

Born in Iowa in 1938, Jean Seberg was an iconic actress of the 1960s and 70s whose support for radical politics led to her being hounded ultimately to suicide by the FBI as part of a wider campaign against the American New Left.

Danny Glover - lifelong activist

Not too old for this shit yet: Danny Glover

Lethal Weapon actor Danny Glover has a long history of radicalism, from the opposition to the Vietnam war, through to the Panthers, the Iraq war and anti-racism today.

Precarious and pissed off: Lessons from the Montpelier Downtown Workers' Union, 2003-2005

MDWU logo

An account and analysis of the Vermont Workers' Center's innovative but ultimately failed attempt to set up a geographically-based union in the state's capital.

1983: Leave the slave-driving to us - Chris Fillmer

The 1983 GreyHound BusLines employees strike.

On Lice and Fleas: Observations Starting from the Conflict Between Iran and the USA

A new situationist analysis of the threat of war between Iran and Iraq and the way this functions to sustain the dominant society, plus some critical comments on the wave of proletarian struggles in Iran.

Hurricane Katrina, and the good churchgoers of the U.S. South - prole cat

One person's experience of Church aid in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in the United States.

The new world order - Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky discusses the New World Order - tri-polar economically, three major economic powers, the United States still the biggest, but declining, relatively, but uni-polar militarily, one military force.

New world order: rhetoric and reality - Wildcat

Wildcat's analysis of the post-Cold War "New World Order."