Blogs

French lessons – What we can learn from the 1988 hospital workers’ strike coordinations in France

We translated the following two texts from 1988, because we think that there are still things we can learn from the strike movement back then. Today in the UK we are confronting similar questions: how can we organise the struggle for higher wages in the NHS and defeat the insulting 1% pay offer? How can we overcome divisions into different unions and professional groups and regions (e.g. with the government in Scotland offering a still puny 4% increase)

Asia Art Tours Interviews Bandilang Itim: Philippines & Anarchism

Asia Art Tours interviews Bandilang Itim.
Taken from: Part 1, Part 2.

To better understand the history of Anarchism in the Philippines and the state terror unleashed by Rodrigo Duterte, we were thrilled to speak with the Bandilang Itim collective. 

Eat the rich: My experience in hospitality work during the pandemic

With a provisional date set for the gradual reopening of the hospitality sector in UK, now seems a prescient moment to reflect upon the experiences of hospitality staff during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Closing Intransigence

Editorial from 1919 (mcmxix.org), the new journal of the North American affiliates of the ICT.

1871-2021: Vive la Commune!

Today, we keep alive the lessons of 1871 and 1917.

Croydon Solidarity Network – One year on

Italy: The Capitalist Attacks Are Already Beginning

The following articles are translations of a statement and a leaflet issued by our sister organisation in Italy, Battaglia Comunista (Internationalist Communist Party).

Announcing a Southeast Asian Anarchist Library

Ang Aklatang Anarkista para sa Timog-silangang Asya ay bagong proyekto ng The Anarchist Library na nagtatampok ng panatikang anarkista mula sa Timog-silangang Asya. Perpustakaan Anarkis Asia Tenggara adalah proyek terbaru dari The Anarchist Library yang menyediakan literatur anarkis multibahasa dari atau berbahasa Asia Tenggara. Thư viện Chủ nghĩa Vô trị vùng Đông Nam Á là món quà mới nhất từ Thư viện Chủ nghĩa Vô trị, với các tài liệu đa ngôn ngữ, gồm các ngôn ngữ địa phương. ห้องสมุดอนาธิปไตยเอเชียตะวันออกเฉียงใต้เป็นภารกิจล่าสุดของห้องสมุดอนาธิปไตย ที่รวบรวมงานเขียนเกี่ยวกับอนาธิปไตยในเอเชียตะวันออกเฉียงใต้ หรืองานเขียนที่เป็นภาษาในกลุ่มประเทศเอเชียตะวันออกเฉียงใต้เอาไว้ด้วยกัน

The Nationalist Poison Behind Brexit

Far from “getting Brexit done”, the pantomime goes on. There are so many issues that both EU and UK want to extend the period of grace before the full treaty is implemented.

There isn't a Vaccine against Capitalism

Every day a piece of news reminds us that we live in a globalised world where the consequences of human activity are not limited to national boundaries. Whether it’s the Covid pandemic with its rapidly morphing virus, or the last minute attempts to reduce global warming and the wider ecological damage — mainly from the last 200 years — that is threatening life on earth, we all know that the remedies have to be global.

8 Historical Working Women Moments for 8 March

For what was once International Working Women’s Day, before it became International Women’s Day upon being co-opted by the UN and its corporate sponsors, we have written on 8 struggles throughout history in which working women played a vital and influential role.

"We the Workers": China Behind the Scenes

Review of the documentary “We the Workers” (2017), directed by Wenhai Huang.

Ukol sa Penomenon ng mga Tarantadong Trabaho: Isang Rant sa Pagtatrabaho

Salin mula sa Orihinal na Akda “On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs: A Work Rant” ni David Graeber. Inisalin ni Malaginoo.

1%? Up yours! We need health workers' and patients' power!

Things are heating up – the 1% pay increase insult dished out by the government led to a lot of angry discussions in tea rooms and on ward floors.

‘Dear Comrades’, by Andrei Konchalosky – A film review

Bakit Bandilang Itim?

A Tagalog translation of “Why the Black Flag?” from Reinventing Anarchy, Again (1996) by Howard J. Ehrlich, pp 31-32. English original included.

Zorn über Stolz: Ein Aufruf an „radikale“ cis (het) Männer und ihre Unzulänglichkeit in Gender-Kämpfen

A translation of Adrienne Onday's “Wrath Over Pride”

Class Consciousness and Working Class Emancipation

Discussion with the Angry Workers of the World (AWW)