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Basics of Organising from the IWW

Your power lies in organization

A short pamphlet from the IWW on the essentials of early-stage organising at work, including the practice of 'workplace mapping'.

The Futility of Reform

The Futility of Reform

Editorial: The Futility of Reform
Socialist Standard, Issue 2. October 1904

About imperialist support to the YPG-YPJ

Arthur explains that the American "support" to the YPG-YPJ should be considered as an objective alliance. The YPG-YPJ are perfectly aware that the US consider them as a tool to fight Daesh.

The Working Class Should Not Fear Automation; It Should Embrace It

Automation technology has been used by capital to eliminate jobs and used as a threat against workers when demands for higher wages are discussed. But it can also be used by the working class, if done right, to make their lives better and balance the power with capital.

Future of the I.W.W. Part 1: Does the I.W.W. Need to Be Restructured?

The following is my own argument and does not necessarily reflect the views of everyone in the Industrial Union Caucus. It is the first of a two part essay.

The Story of William Cuffay, Black Chartist

An excerpt from Peter Fryer's Staying Power: The History of Black People in Britain on William Cuffay, black tailor and leader of the London Chartists. Reprinted with footnotes by Past Tense in 2005.

August 11-12, 1917: when thousands of Kansas City citizens spent their weekend deporting professional strikebreakers

Streetcar strike

The history of a militant strike of streetcar workers in Kansas City in 1917 by Jeff Stilley, during which the population of the town drove out scabs who had been brought in by the employers.

16th August 1848 - the last attempted armed rising on English soil?

Seven Dials in 1836

A short history of the attempted armed uprising of Chartists at Seven Dials in London, which was foiled by police.

The Chomsky effect or anarchism of the State - Oiseau-tempête (Claude Gillon)

A French ''Oiseau-tempête" journal's (post-Situationist; Marxist autonomist/insurrectionary anarchist) critique of Chomsky translated into English. This comes from the ninth issue of Oiseau-tempête as its twelfth article and is authored Claude Guillon.