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Joseph Weydemeyer: a German-American for socialism and black rights - Abbet Sebastien

A short biography of Joseph Weydemeyer, followed by an appendix that includes translations of Weydemeyer's articles 'On the Negro Vote' and 'The Eight-Hour Movement'.

Against the grain: the British far left from 1956

A general history of the post-1956 British far-left. Its contents cover a range of organisations beyond the Labour Party, bringing together leading experts to examine issues of class, race and gender from 1956 to the present day. The essays collected here are designed to highlight the impact made by the far left on British politics and society.

The Fire Inside

A collection of reports and analysis from prisoners and outside supporters on the September 9th 2016 prison strike, the future, and prisoner resistance in general

Freedom First!

A zine examining the role of prisoner resistance in prison abolition efforts, first hosted at the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee site.

El movimiento inquilinario de Veracruz, 1922 - Octavio García Mundo

Herón Proal

Historia del movimiento ocurrido durante el gobierno de Álvaro Obregón

Let the Crops Rot in the Fields

Important document from the Free Alabama Movement, setting out a strategy for direct economic action against mass incarceration.

Lenin on 'freedom of love' as a bourgeois demand

Letters from Lenin to Inessa Armand Written on 1915 where he describes 'freedom of love' as a bourgeois demand. Furthermore freedom of love is described as 'freedom from the serious element in love.. child birth... of adultery'.

Woman's Voice

A copy of La Voz de la Mujer

English translations of the Argentinian anarchist communist feminist publication La Voz de la Mujer (Woman's Voice) from 1896-7.

Huey Newton introduces Revolutionary Intercommunalism, Boston College, November 18 1970

In 1970 Huey Newton gave a speech at Boston college outlining a new ideological direction for the Black Panther Party, Revolutionary Intercommunalism. Newton described his rejection of the idea of black people being an internal colony in the US, that class struggle rather than national liberation was the only route to a communist society (describing the failure of liberation movements in Africa as 'neo-colonialism'), concerns around automation and the working class, and the impossibility of a socialist state in the US (against the position of the Progressive Labor Party), although he still described Vietnam and China as partially liberated.

Sparks #14

Issue 14 of Sparks from May-June 1988, with articles covering successful stop-works and work bans at Brunswick and Preston tram depots, public transport news from Sydney, union elections, and the ongoing campaign against light rail.