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August Bebel

Ferdinand August Bebel (22 February 1840 – 13 August 1913) was a German socialist politician, writer, and orator. He is best remembered as one of the founders of the Social Democratic Workers' Party of Germany (SDAP) in 1869, which in 1875 merged with the General German Workers' Association into the Socialist Workers' Party of Germany (SAPD). During the repression under the terms of the Anti-Socialist Laws, Bebel became the leading figure of the social democratic movement in Germany and from 1892 until his death served as chairman of the Social Democratic Party of Germany.

Bread and vaccines

Bread & Vaccines

Pharmaceutical companies stand to make billions from the Covid-19 pandemic, but the vaccines they have developed are the fruits of the collective labour of all of humanity.

Il programma socialista : principi fondamentali del socialismo

Il programma socialista : principi fondamentali del socialismo

We disagree with their electoralism but reproduce this text for reference.
Italian translation of The Class Struggle (Erfurt Program) by Karl Kautsky (1892).

The War on Terror Started in 1492

From George Washington, to George W., Obama to Trump into Biden, there is a straight line of state fascism and repression.

The Green New Deal and the “rank-and-file strategy” - Gregory Butler

Gregory Butler argues that the DSA and Jacobin’s “rank-and-file strategy” in the construction industry consists mostly in pushing policy from above, leaving out worker concerns and worker organizing. This article was first published by Organizing Work.

A class struggle Christmas Carol - Marianne Garneau

Marianne Garneau looks at the classic story from an organizing perspective. This article was first published by Organizing Work.

When they say jump - Jim Nolan

Jim Nolan, a maintenance worker with the Toronto Transit Commission, describes a recent uneventful job action called by union leadership. This article was first published by Organizing Work.

Common organizing mistakes - Nick Driedger

Organizing is difficult and every organizer makes mistakes. Here are some of the most common ones, and how to avoid them. This article was first published by Organizing Work.

“The Rank and File Strategy”: A Syndicalist View - Tom Wetzel

Veteran activist and writer Tom Wetzel enters the wide ranging debate on the left around the “rank and file strategy” orientation to the labor movement. This piece is based on material in his forthcoming book from AK Press, Overcoming Capitalism, and was first published by the Black Rose Anarchist Federation.