Sweden

Stockholm march in memory of Björn Söderberg, 2019

5-600 people took part in the Day of Civil Courage torch march in Stockholm, organized by Björn's union, Stockholms LS

Sweden: Migrant factory workers win secure employment contracts after joining SAC

An organizing campaign that has been going for several months finally came to a head a few weeks ago, involving a sizeable number of migrant workers from primarily Hungary and Romania heavily exploited at several agricultural facilities in the southern county of Skåne.

Class War in Social Democratic Sweden

Two activists with the SAC syndicalist union in Sweden write on the “Peace Obligation” proposal which would effectively outlaw strikes and workplaces actions outside of narrow conditions. The piece explains both the political context for the proposal – crafted jointly by employers and major unions and backed by the Social Democratic Party – as well as the the resistance led by a coalition of independent unions and activists.

Towards a General Strike from Below

Autonomous Revolutionary Nordic Alliance's call for a strike from below against the Swedish government's move to restrict the right to strike

New Forms of Worker Organization: The Syndicalist and Autonomist Restoration of Class Struggle Unionism

This is the first book to compile workers’ struggles on a global basis, examining the formation and expansion of radical unions in the Global South and Global North.

Fascist arson attack on Stockholm sit-in

Anti-fascists hold off Nordic Youth activists

Two people have been hospitalised with burn injuries after a group of fascists armed with flares attacked a sit-in in central Stockholm

Sindikatismo - kio estas tio ?

Klarigo de sindikatismo per uzi la historio de Svedio organize SAC.

1905: Swedish workers threaten general strike against war with Norway

Police guard trams during the 1909 Swedish general strike

In 1905 the Union between Sweden and Norway unravelled. In response the Swedish right pushed war while the Swedish workers threatened a general strike to cripple the war effort.

1909: Swedish General Strike

An economic depression lead to a series of lockouts in Sweden in 1909. The Trade Union Confederation called a General Strike in response. The strike failed due to a series of blunders by the leadership of the Confederation.

Explosion outside Jönköping autonomous cultural center, attempted firebombing

On the morning of December 9th, the autonomous social centre Kulturhuset, Jönköping was targeted with some kind of explosion, though with limited damage. The attack took place only weeks following an explosive attack against the Gothenburg libertarian infoshop Syndikalistiskt Forum.