Yugoslavia

The workers' movement in Serbia and ex-Yugoslavia - Aleksandar Simic

Radničke novine (Workers Papers)

Short text about history of working class movement in Yugoslavia by Serbian Revolutionary Group 'Torpedo', which used to be active in 90's.

An ambiguous journey: Ante Ciliga (1898-1992) - Philippe Bourrinet

Ante Ciliga

This is a well-researched obituary of Ante Ciliga, the Yugoslav communist who wrote the wonderful book about the Soviet Union - The Russian Enigma in English, Au Pays du grand mensonge in French.

Worker co-operatives, markets and the South African state

An evaluation of the realities faced by co-operatives operating in the market through an analysis of ‘worker control’ and ‘social ownership’ in the former Yugoslavian co-operatives, ‘degeneration of worker control’ in the Mondragon Co-operative Complex in Spain and the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality’s state sponsored co-operative development project in South Africa.

If you want peace, prepare for class war - TPTG

Amidst the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia, TPTG analyse and explain the roots of the conflict and give an account of the original "Balkanisation" of the Balkans.

Birth of a revolutionary movement in Yugoslavia - Fredy Perlman

Cover, Birth of a Revolutionary Movement in Yugoslavia

1969 pamphlet by Fredy Perlman on the beginnings of the 1968 revolutionary movement in Yugoslavia. Later republished as "Revolt in socialist Yugoslavia: June, 1968".

The inhumanity of humanitarian aid - Wildcat (UK)

Article looking at the use of 'humanitarian' aid as a way of perpetuating war and reproducing capitalist social relations, as a means of social control, during the Yugoslav wars of the 1990s.

Yugoslavia: from wage cuts to war - Wildcat

A look at the effect of the 1991-1995 war in Yugoslavia on the class struggle, and the effect of class struggle on the war.

Notes from a journey to Sarajevo - Petar Petrović

A few impressions and speculations about the state and economy of Bosnia, by a revolutionary from Serbia who visited in 1998.

We won't go to Kosovo - No War But The Class War

A text produced by a participant in the NWBTCW group in London 1999 about the movement of desertion and protest in and around the Yugoslav Army towards the end of the NATO bombardment.

Yugoslavia: Imperialist war against the world proletariat, 1990s - ICG

The ICG's analysis of the war in Yugoslavia, with information about the preceding wave of workers struggles in the region.