class struggle

1919 Editorial

Editorial from 1919 #2 (mcmxix.org), the journal of the North American affiliates of the ICT.

[Chili] Près d’un demi-siècle après le coup d’État militaire : nous n’oublions ni ne pardonnons rien

Texte du groupe VAMOS HACIA LA VIDA à propos de l'anniversaire du coup d'état du 11 septembre 1973 au Chili.

Almost half a century after the military coup: we can neither forget nor forgive [Chile]

Text from VAMOS HACIA LA VIDA group about anniversary of September 11, 1973 coup in Chile.

“Races” and the Working Class in the USA - Mouvement Communiste/Kolektivně proti Kapitălu - Letter #48

Riot 1960s

Mouvement Communiste/Kolektivně proti Kapitălu Letter published in April 2021 relating to the BLM movement and the relationship between race and class in the USA.

Colombia’s burning!

Struggle for the Land: Racism, Class, and Solidarity in the Six Nations Land Reclamation

Douglas Creek Estates

As the Community Friends suggest, the days when the Canadian government or non-Native vigilantes could drive First Nations people off their land must come to an end. Yet as events, including the police raid and the Citizens' Alliance rallies, have shown, throughout the period of the Douglas Creek reclamation, making those days history cannot be taken for granted and will require much organizing and planning over the part that might be played by non-Native allies.

Learning from health workers in Argentina – On the current rebellion in Neuquén

Here in the UK we face a difficult situation in the health sector, people are tired, they survive on low wages, they fear changes such as privatisation. We haven’t found our own ways yet to do something about this. Health workers in Argentina don’t have it easier than us. Their conditions are similarly bad, if not worse. But they have found ways to make themselves heard.

Green Syndicalism in the Arctic

Inspirational action showing the power of Indigenous land defense and how solidarity can be manifest in significant ways in contexts where companies are working to sow divisions between resource workers and Indigenous communities. A powerful response to those who claim that the interests of resource workers will leave them somehow fundamentally opposed to Indigenous land struggles.

Pipelines, Pandemics and Capital’s Death Cult: A Green Syndicalist View

Sign saying, Call off the RCMP, We Stand on Stolen Land

Covid outbreaks at extractives industry sites bring together shared interests and concerns of the diverse working class—blue collar and white collar workers in various industries, Indigenous people, including site workers. This provides a green syndicalist analysis of these issues and convergence points of resistance.

[VIDEO] Voting & Electoralism: Steelman Debates Steelman

This video is a debate between two fictional characters: One in favor of voting and electoralism, the other bitterly opposed.

https://youtu.be/Mv7naNWfZ4A

My personal opinion is I don’t have a problem with voting but believe that electoralism is harmful. Regardless of whether or not you vote, we should focus on building a mass-movement to win reforms by our own actions and build our capacity for revolution.

This video was published two weeks before the 2020 U.S. election and uses it as an example. However, the issues discussed and arguments made can generally apply to any “democratic” country in any year.