Blogs

The Killer Inside Me, directed by Michael Winterbottom

Tom Jennings is disappointed with two films which purport to illuminate and critique violence against women. Part 1: The Killer Inside Me.

Bum Deal Bums Me Out

Only 11 workers refuse illegal bum deal offered by their boss. It is depressing and their victory is needed!

TECHNO-COMMUNISM, a poem

A beautiful poem, here preserved for posterity, by two unknown renegades.

Azteca Bar Conflict and Campaign Against Illegal Deductions in the Food Service Sector

Conflict at Azteca Bar inspiration for wider campaign.

Manchester Class Struggle Forum #6 - Class Struggle In China

The next meeting of the Manchester Class Struggle Forum will take place on the subject of class struggle in China.

Workers' struggles in China (July 2010)

Summaries and links to news reports of workers' struggles around China during July up to the 23rd. I've been posting to a Twitter feed as I find stories: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews. I can't continue with it or these summaries for a few months, but it's possible someone else will take over some of it for a while.

Workers' struggles in Asia (July 2010)

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia (excluding China) during July up to the 23rd, and also some from the Indian Subcontinent that I came across whilst searching. I've been posting to a Twitter feed as I find stories: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews. I can't continue with it or these summaries for a few months, but it's possible someone else will take over some of it for a while.

Workers Collapse Easily - Capitalism Needs A Little Push

In the third week of a heat wave, more about more workers in Warsaw are collapsing in the street.

The revolutionary potential of “social scum”

Some thoughts on the possibility for a progressive politics of the excluded and Marxism's deep fear and loathing of the 'lumpen proletariat'.

Recent anarchist academic conference

Papers from last month's 'Rethinking Anarchy: Anarchism and World Politics' conference are available online.

Another Union Protest without Workers, Another Missed Opportunity

Late on July 13 I received by personal email an invitation from "workers of TPSA" to join a picket in front of the French Embassy the next day. (TPSA is owned by France Telecom.)

Manchester Class Struggle Forum: Anarcho-Syndicalism

The next meeting of the Manchester Class Struggle Forum will be on the subject of Anarcho-Syndicalism.

Workers' struggles in Asia (June 2010)

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia (excluding China) during June, and also some from the Indian Subcontinent that I came across whilst searching. I now have a Twitter feed where I will be posting the stories I find, so if you don't want to wait until the end of the month to read them or would like to write up some of these for libcom news when they happen rather, please follow it: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews

Erasing David, directed by David Bond

This enterprising demonstration of biopolitical domination is too blinkered to transcend liberal agendas.

Workers' struggles in China (June 2010)

Summaries and links to news reports of workers' struggles around China during June. I now have a Twitter feed where I will be posting the stories I find, so if you don't want to wait until the end of the month to read them or would like to write up some of these for libcom news when they happen , please follow it: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews .

Bi-Polar economics in Venezuela

Polar beer: it tastes like shite, order Solera Verde (or Zulia if they have it)

In another inversion of leftist determinism, an attempt by Chávez' embattled administration to expropriate Venezuela's largest remaining private company was thwarted earlier this month, in part due to organised opposition by employees looking to protect both their jobs and their hard-won working conditions.

To Noam Chomsky on Boycotting Elections

The following is a statement by ZSP.

In the Land of the Free, directed by Vadim Jean

This new documentary about the Angola 3, the longest-serving US political prisoners, offers a compelling case but avoids tackling wider ramifications.

New Black Flag Blog

While we're fully intending to continue announcing new issues via libcom and the existing radical websites with teaser articles, there's now some material spread all around the web, and we wanted a shop, so...

Workers' struggles in China (May 2010)

Summaries and links to news reports of workers' struggles around China during May. I now have a Twitter feed where I will be posting the stories I find, so if you don't want to wait until the end of the month to read them or would like to write up some of these for libcom news when they happen rather, please follow it: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews