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Workers’ Inquiry in Socialisme ou Barbarie

Libcom - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 04:30
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Henri Simon's account of Socialisme ou Barbarie and its 'worker's papers'.

Before tak­ing up the sub­ject, it is nec­es­sary to point out that Social­isme ou Bar­barie, pri­mar­ily at the impe­tus of Cas­to­ri­adis (alias Chaulieu), went through dif­fer­ent peri­ods, largely cor­re­spond­ing to polit­i­cal analy­ses of the prospects of strug­gle which con­di­tioned the devel­op­ment of the group.

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Out of the Woods - a new blog on climate change

Libcom - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 21:17
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Announcing a new collaborative blog project to investigate capitalism and climate change.

This blog has been set up to investigate one of the most pressing issues of our time: anthropogenic climate change (a.k.a. global warming). Climate change poses serious questions about the viability of both the capitalist mode of production and the global states system, and forces us to confront questions of technology and humanity’s relation to (the rest of) nature. These are huge questions.

Climate change poses serious questions about the viability of both the capitalist mode of production and the global states system, and forces us to confront questions of technology and humanity’s relation to (the rest of) nature. These are huge questions. Out of the Woods

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Democracy Now! 2014-02-11 Tuesday

Democracy Now (English) - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2014-02-11 Tuesday
  • Headlines for February 11, 2014
  • The Day We Fight Back: Activism Sweeps the Internet with Global Action Against Mass Surveillance
  • The Sixth Extinction: Elizabeth Kolbert on How Humans Are Causing Largest Die-Off Since Dinosaur Age
  • Bridgegate Scandal Grows as NJ Lawmakers Issue 18 Subpoenas to Christie's Office, Port Authority

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The NSA’s Secret Role in the U.S. Assassination Program

Infoshop News - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 06:14

The National Security Agency is using complex analysis of electronic surveillance, rather than human intelligence, as the primary method to loca...

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Scabs! part II: the St. Albert wildcat

Libcom - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 03:28
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This entry is the second part in a two-part story from contributor Phinneas Gage about a wildcat strike by contractors at the Canadian postal service, and continues our coverage of struggles within Canada Post.

Part I

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Russia: Final court statement of anarchist Alexandra Dukhanina (Naumova)

Infoshop News - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 01:52

At first I thought that this entire case is some sort of mad mistake and nonsense. But now, after listening to the speeches by prosecutors and a...

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NATO 3 Not Guilty of Terrorism!

Infoshop News - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 01:49

On Friday, February 7, 2014, the jury in the NATO 3 trial returned its verdicts against Brent Betterly, Jared Chase, and Brian Jacob Church. The...

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French newspaper workers kidnap their bosses over pay spat

Infoshop News - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 01:48

Workers at a French newspaper group were holding two senior executives hostage in the latest in a wave of "bossnapping" protests by em...

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Left Bank Books is republishing Letters of Insurgents

Infoshop News - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 00:51

Left Bank Books is republishing Fredy Perlman's classic novel Letters of Insurgents. Originally published by Black and Red in 1976, and out of p...

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Venezuela: El Libertario will continue to resist the hegemony of communication of the Venezuelan state

Infoshop News - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 19:48

Due to the dollarization of the Venezuelan economy, the control of the rate of exchange by the Nicolas Maduro’ government and the importat...

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Letters of insurgents - Fredy Perlman

Libcom - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 13:00
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1976 novel by Fredy Perlman, written as fictional letters between two Eastern European workers, Yarostan Vochek and Sophie Nachalo, who are separated after a failed revolution. Yarostan spends twelve years in statist jails, while Sophie escapes to the West. After twenty years without contact, they begin to write each other about their experiences, their lives, their hopes, and their memories of the past.

Yarostan’s first letter

Dear Sophia,

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Democracy Now! 2014-02-10 Monday

Democracy Now (English) - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2014-02-10 Monday
  • Headlines for February 10, 2014
  • Death By Metadata: Jeremy Scahill & Glenn Greenwald Reveal NSA Role in Assassinations Overseas
  • Report: Obama Administration Considers Assassinating Another American Overseas
  • Defying Threats to Journalism, Jeremy Scahill & Glenn Greenwald Launch New Venture, The Intercept

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Solidarity motor bulletin #02: UAW scab union

Libcom - Sun, 02/09/2014 - 17:39

Issue of Solidarity's car industry bulletin from March 22, 1974, looking at the behaviour of the US auto workers' industrial union the UAW and how it was sabotaging and scabbing on struggles of its members at the time.

Chicago: Verdict Reached in NATO 3 Trial

Infoshop News - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 00:15

***NOT guilty of providing material support for terrorism and conspiracy to commit terrorism

***NOT guilty of possession of an incendiary...

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Democracy Now! 2014-02-07 Friday

Democracy Now (English) - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2014-02-07 Friday
  • Headlines for February 07, 2014
  • Execution Chaos: Witnesses Say Executions Are Botched as States Use Untested, Secret Drug Cocktails
  • Trial Begins in Case of Man Who Murdered Florida Teen Jordan Davis Over Loud Music
  • Affluenza Defense Lands Wealthy Teen in Rehab After He Kills 4 People in Drunk Driving Accident

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Democracy Now! 2014-02-06 Thursday

Democracy Now (English) - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2014-02-06 Thursday
  • Headlines for February 06, 2014
  • Job Killer? How Media Spin Got Obamacare Wrong -- and Why Single-Payer Could Cure Its Actual Flaws
  • Empire of Necessity: Historian Greg Grandin on Slavery, Freedom and Deception in the New World
  • In Latin American Votes, Honduran Movements Cement Role While El Salvador Poised for Historic Shift

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The anarchist martyrs of Changsha

Libcom - Wed, 02/05/2014 - 18:14
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A short account of the lives and activities of the Chinese anarchists Huang Ai and Pang Renquan

“Huang Ai and Pang Renquan were the earliest heroes martyred in the Chinese labour movement — they both deserve to be remembered”. Li Rui

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Democracy Now! 2014-02-05 Wednesday

Democracy Now (English) - Wed, 02/05/2014 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2014-02-05 Wednesday
  • Headlines for February 05, 2014
  • "An Olympic Snowden": U.S. Athlete on Being Turned Into a "Spokesperson for Verizon" at 2006 Games
  • "Celebration Capitalism & the Olympics": Global Protests Mark Approach of Sochi Games

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Democracy Now! 2014-02-04 Tuesday

Democracy Now (English) - Tue, 02/04/2014 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2014-02-04 Tuesday
  • Headlines for February 04, 2014
  • Kids For Cash: Inside One of the Nation's Most Shocking Juvenile Justice Scandals

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Democracy Now! 2014-02-03 Monday

Democracy Now (English) - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2014-02-03 Monday
  • Headlines for February 03, 2014
  • Debate: State Dept Moves Keystone XL Closer to Approval, But Does Conflict of Interest Taint Report?
  • Environmental Groups "Shocked" by Reports of NSA Spying of U.N. Climate Talks
  • Michigan Activists Face Up to 2 Years in Prison for Protesting Oil Pipeline Behind 2010 Spill
  • One Billion Rising: Eve Ensler & Kimberle Crenshaw on Global Movement to End Violence Against Women

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