USA

The transgression of a laborer: Malcom X in the wilderness of America

Italian Autonomist Ferruccio Gambino's analysis of the development of Malcolm X's thought, from prison and the factory through to the Nation of Islam, and its deviation from the traditional state-allocated path of ethnic leadership.

1968-1971: The League of Revolutionary Black Workers - A. Muhammad Ahmad

A short history of the League of Revolutionary Black Workers - a radical union of black auto workers. The articles includes other information about the car industry, race and struggle from 1910 onwards.

Is Truth Enough? - George Caffentzis

Text of a talk given by American autonomist George Caffentzis on the Iraq war and the American anti-war movement.

TPTG's conversation with George Caffentzis

Interview with George Caffentzis on Zerowork, Midnight Notes, autonomist Marxism and American social movements, amongst other things.

US snipers see trouble brewing

"The reason why they're fighting us is not Osama bin Laden. They're fighting us because we're here. . . . They don't want us here. They just want us to leave."

Mattick, Paul, 1904-1981

Paul Mattick Sr

A short biography of German council communist tool maker-turned academic Paul Mattick.

Pesotta, Rose, 1896-1965

Rose Pesotta, 1965.

A short biography of Ukrainian-born Jewish anarchist and garment worker labour organiser Rose Pesotta.

The Homestead strike, 1892

National Guard patrol the main street

An account of a militant strike of steel workers of the Carnegie company in the US defending their organisation and conditions against the bosses, the police and hired armed mercenaries.

Thousands ride free in San Francisco transport fight

Despite heavy police presence at major bus transfer points, at least a couple thousand passengers rode the buses for free in San Francisco on Thursday, September 1st — the opening day of a fare strike in North America’s most bus-intensive city.

Notes on another defeat for workers in the US: The Los Angeles supermarket strike of 2003-2004

Demonstration outside Castra Safeway, San Francisco.

The story of a defeated supermarket strike in LA, 2003-4.