ideas & action

Why revolutionary syndicalism?

An article by Tom Wetzel on his conception of revolutionary syndicalism.

The Second Amendment and Closed Horizons

Steven Fake on gun violence and inequality in the United States.

Why does the union bureaucracy exist?

Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO

A 1988 article by Tom Wetzel on the the development of the union bureaucracy and how that changed the nature of unions.

Truth and revolution - book review

Nate Hawthorne reviews the book Truth and Revolution: A History of the Sojourner Truth Organization by Michael Staudenmaier.

For a new fanaticism: Analysis will never be enough

Lou Rinaldi reviews and gives criticism to parecon writer Robin Hahnel's essay in The Accumulation of Freedom: Writings on Anarchist Economics.

Reaganism isn’t the problem – capitalism is!

Text from a leaflet that was distributed at an anti-Reagan rally in New York in March 1982 by the Libertarian Workers Group.

Solidarity unicornism and the future of the left: WSA’s may day poster explained

A humorous article dealing with the right-wing online media's discovery of a May 1st poster made by members of the Workers Solidarity Alliance.

Review of 'Capitalism: A Love Story'

A review of the Michael Moore documentary, Capitalism: A Love Stoy.

Let’s Talk About Another Burning Color: Black Flame vs. Red Fire Extinguisher?

Nate Hawthorne reviews the book, Black Flame: The Revolutionary Class Politics of Anarchism and Syndicalism in which he disagrees with the author's treatment of Marxism.

Interview with a Jimmy John’s Worker

A 2011 interview with an organizer at Jimmy John's in Minneapolis.