trade unions

Liverpool Anarchist #14

Liverpool Anarchist #14, with articles on strikes, a protest against transphobia and a critique of reformist trade unions.

Trade Unions and the Capitalist Left - Subversion

In this reply to a regular correspondent, we explain in greater detail two of the points in our statement of "What We Stand For" - our attitude towards trade unions, and our opposition to the political organisations of capitalism's Left Wing.

- From Subversion #23.

Fellow health workers – We have to take this struggle into our own hands – Leaflet

This is a longer version of a leaflet that we wrote for the current pay campaign in general and the day of action on the 3rd of July in concrete. If you want us to send you copies for your local protests, please contact us at: healthworkersunited@protonmail.com

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.

Solidarity and Self-Organisation are the Weapons of the Working Class

Leaflet distributed by the CWO during the last round of strikes at universities across the UK.

Editorial #2 -Thoughts on Bessemer

"We the Workers": China Behind the Scenes

Review of the documentary “We the Workers” (2017), directed by Wenhai Huang.

A Sign of Things to Come

The working class currently faces the challenge of the combined consequences of the pandemic and the underlying crisis of capitalism. Even though the health emergency is far from over, the wave of redundancies and restructuring has already started. The degree to which workers are able to not only resist attacks on their conditions but to impose their own interests on the ruling class in the next few months will shape the balance of class forces.

NYC Produce Workers' Strike: Capitalism's Treatment of its "Essential Workers"

The workers at Hunts Point Produce Market provide New York City with 60% of its produce. This is their market’s first strike in 35 years.

"Class Power on Zero-Hours": Learning the Hard Way?

A review of the recently published book by the Angry Workers of the World "Class Power on Zero-Hours" published by PM Press.