Class Struggle Alphabetized
Discussion paper on the role of revolutionary ideas in efforts to build organizations that fight for short term change now.
Mumia Abu Jamal sitzt heute – Mai 2011 – seit 29 Jahren im Todestrakt in einem Hochsicherheitsgefängnis in Pennsylvania. „Unschuldig“ – wie nicht nur er selber oder seine Freunde immer wieder beteuern, sondern wie es zahlreiche Personen oder Institutionen als offenkundig erklären, nachdem sie sich mit dem „Fall Mumia Abu Jamal“ beschäftigt haben. read more »
*This is a properly imposed re-post of http://zinelibrary.info/ndrea-one-womans-fight-die-her-own-way * read more »
The events at Nanterre University during the general strike of May 68' in Paris is somewhat well documented. The continuation of the struggle in and around this specific university for a few years following May, is less remembered, if at all. read more »
When Guy Debord of the Situationist International graffitied the slogan “Never Work!” onto the walls of a Parisian street in 1953, he struck a blow in solidarity with the radical current of left communism which locates the wage-labour relation as the central pillar of capitalist relations and therefore the prime locus of attack. It is, of course, a banality that we need to work in order to produce for our basic needs. But what is at question here is the naure of that work, for whom, andto what end? Useful work? Or useless toil?
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"The universal, material needs of humans are, at their most basic, very simple. It is the surrounding structures of authority, exploitation and domination that pervert these basic needs into an insidious means of coercion and control. read more »
by Class War Federation
The first issue of Solidarity, free monthly newssheet of the Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement.
This issue has a special feature on water issues across Aotearoa / New Zealand.
* Not our crisis! Resist attacks on workers
* Water meters for Wellington?
* Profile: Auckland Water Pressure Group read more »
an eye witness account of the Los Angeles riots
For folks who are interested in understanding the LA riots of 1992 this is the zine for you. While the zine Three Days that Shook the New World Order is an alright attempt at understanding the riots, one is left with the notion that the Chicago Surrealist Group just seized upon the riots as a way to explain their manufactured boring rhetoric. read more »
This pamphlet aims to show what small groups and unions can achieve in workplace disputes. These examples and analyses of successful small-scale actions should prove instructive to workers in a variety of fields from a variety of backgrounds, whether they are in the transport or manufacturing sector, students or illegal immigrants, or are employed in another branch of industry. The articles collected here show that through creativity, organization and fighting spirit small groups of workers and activists are more than able to hold their own against the bosses. read more »
To note, this is a full page printout of the text, double sided.
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A situationist critique of "delinquents" and "respectable citizens": "We are typically given to understand that delinquents are rejecting the norms of society, and respectable citizens are being impoverished by a loss of the tranquil enjoyment of ordinary life. This way of viewing matters is perfectly misconceived. The problem is not that young delinquents have gone too far in their defiance of the dominant society, but that they have not gone far enough. The problem is not that the lives of the respectable citizens of this society have become disturbed, but that they have remained frozen. read more »