USA

The making of "outside agitators"

A piece by Crimethinc refuting the "outside agitator" slur that has been deployed in Ferguson, Missouri, where protests and clashes with police have occurred in response to the killing of an unarmed black teen.

What they mean when they say peace

A response from Crimethinc to the Governor of Missouri's insistence on "peace now, justice later".

Who is an "outside agitator"? - Richard Seymour

A short piece by Richard Seymour that serves as a reminder of the racist roots of the phrase "outside agitator".

Ferguson: over one week in

An article from St. Louis anarchists about the unrest in Ferguson.

Zim ship sits unloaded at Port of Oakland

ILWU shift not reporting to work

After Zim Integrated Shipping Service ship Zim Piraeus was kept offshore due to a pro-Gaza protest at the Port of Oakland on Saturday, August 16, 2014, a longshore shift from ILWU refused to cross "community pickets" on Sunday, August 17, leaving the ship docked but unloaded.

Workers strike at La Lot Vietnamese restaurant

Small strike begins at a Seattle restaurant.

Robin Williams, mental illness, and the stigma epidemic

The tragic death of Comedian Robin Williams, in an apparent suicide, has placed the issues of mental illness, suicide, and associated ignorance and stigma, firmly in the public sphere.

Baltimore Jimmy John's workers announce IWW membership, present demands to management

A Jimmy John's Workers Union-IWW campaign has gone public in Baltimore, Maryland.

History of "400": AWO, the one big union idea in action

A 1939 pamphlet by E.Workman about the Agricultural Workers Organization of the IWW. He maintains that the AWO represented 'class unionism', which was more effective and in the spirit of the IWW's revolutionary aims than industrial unionism.

Refugees from Amerika: A Gay Manifesto

Called a Gay Manifesto, this is really Carl Wittman's personal views on being a Gay male in 1970. In addition to criticising homophobia it also criticises the attitudes and strategies of the Gay Lib movement and offers some alternatives. Also includes some very personal beliefs and observations.