Recomposition's blog

The Intermediate Level and Trajectories of Struggle

A response to Miami Autonomy & Solidarity's Defining Practice: the intermediate level of organization and struggle.

What Does the IWW Do?

An IWW member evaluates 2 goals: industrial power and developing organizers, and explores where they overlap and where they don't.

How the IWW can contribute to Working Class Revolution

Phinneas Gage goes over some of the changes in capitalism and the development within the last 10 years of the IWW as an organization committed to organizing.

Outline of US Labor History with a Focus on the Role of the Left

A rough outline for an introduction to US labor history that was created as part of a presentation. The outline attempts to periodize important organizations and broad trends by decade. A particular focus is to also look at the changing relationship of the left within the labor movement.

Building radical unionism: Providing services without creating service unionism

A critique of 'service unionism' while advocating that some types of service are desirable in a radical union.

Questions about Leadership

What is leadership? What makes someone a leader? Why should we care who is a leader? Who should be a leader? What should leaders do? What is good leadership?

On leadership

An account of the change in attitude a workplace militant had when he was on the shopfloor VS while holding elected office and what real leadership means.

An orientation toward mass work

Brief exploration of how anarchists should operate in mass movements.

My Introduction…

Accounts of wildcats and struggles at Canada Post in 2007-2008.

Wobble the job! The Building Trades Wildcat in Alberta

An article on the Alberta building trade's wildcat of 2007 and the union's attempts to get people back to work.

A New Workers Movement in the US: A proposal for a refoundation through the intermediate level

An assessment of how the situation of the U.S. working class has changed and how to adapt to these conditions.

It Takes Two to Tango

An account of a dispute on overtime at the Canada Post and management's reaction to it.

Postal worker solidarity defeats compulsory overtime - Rachel Stafford

One worker's account and analysis of a wave of wildcat stoppages and collective refusals of "forceback" compulsory overtime in the Canadian post office.