Joe Thorne looks at the history of the “workers’ inquiry” idea: from Marx, to Italy in the 1960s, to the present day. This fairly long article touches on debates amongst those influenced by operaismo about how we should relate to the modern workplace.
The point of these notes is: to understand what the term ‘workers’ inquiry means; to argue that it has come to mean at least two different things; to characterise the political objective of these different projects; and to evaluate both the importance of those objectives and how well they are met by the methods in question.
This is the translation of an article about the austerity protests in Slovenia, it was published in Wildcat no. 94, Spring 2013.
German libertarian communist group Wildcat examine if capitalism is really a market society.
Book review David Graeber: The First 5,000 Years
advance publication of Wildcat no. 93, Summer 2012
When I tell any Truth it is not for the sake of Convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those who do.
German libertarian communists Wildcat on the rioting which swept the UK in August 2011.
They are the culturally deprived of our time, and it would be unfair to mock them for their disabilities.
E.P. Thompson on the Association of Chief Police Officers, judges, Crown prosecutors etc.
An overview with historical background information of peasant struggles and land struggles in Indonesia.
In December 2008 about 500 cops and hired thugs attacked the Suluk Bongkal, a hamlet in the province of Riau, and drove away its inhabitants. Two military helicopters bombed the hamlet with napalm to burn down the 700 huts. Two children were killed, 200 people were arrested, the other people were able to escape. The Sinar Mas Cooperation had ordered this attack.