uprisings

The Future of a Rebellion - Palestine

An anaysis of the 1980s intifada revolt of Palestinian youth.

Nepal: A Long March towards bourgeois democracy?

In-depth analysis of the situation in Nepal, including the anti-monarchist protest movement, the Maoist insurgency, the international economic background and the Nepalese working class.

About class struggle in Iraq - ICG

The Internationalist Communist Group and class struggle in Iraq around 1991. We do not agree with the ICG on many issues but reproduce this article for reference.

1917-1921: Generalised revolutionary struggle in Patagonia - ICG

An article by the Internationalist Communist Group (ICG/GCI) about the events in Patagonia 1917-21.

The Paris Commune, 1871: a short account - Workers Solidarity Movement

A short history of the Paris Commune, weak on details of the revolution and working class organisation but with good information about the makeup of the elected Communards and details of the fighting and repression at the end of the Commune.

The Kurdistan shoras resistance - Anarchist Federation

Short article with patchy information about the movements of Shoras - workers' councils - in Kurdistan, 1990-91, after the first Gulf War.

LA '92: The context of a proletarian uprising

Distorted by the bourgeois press, reduced to a mere 'race riot' by many on the left, the L.A. rebellion was the most serious urban uprising this century. This article seeks to grasp the full significance of these events by relating them to their context of class re-composition and capitalist restructuring.

A commune in Chiapas? Mexico and the Zapatista rebellion, 1994-2000

Zapatista women

Since the occupation of January 1994, many have projected their hopes onto this 'exotic' struggle against 'neo-liberalism'. We examine the nature of the Zapatista uprising by moving beyond the bluster of the EZLN communiqués, on which so many base their analysis.