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Paths Written in Concrete: The Chilean student movement of 2011

Thousands of Chilean students marching through the street with banners and flags

This piece hopes to offer a brief and concise background of the Chilean student movement and an analysis of the strategies that pushed it along. Afterwards we provide an interview with Felipe Ramírez, member of the FeL (Federation of Libertarian Students) and 2012 secretary to the FECh (Federation of University of Chile Students).

Un Breve Vistazo a "La Ideología Anarquista"

En esta publicación, Monica Kostas de IWW nos ofrece una reseña del libro “La Ideología Anarquista” por Ángel Cappelletti, sugiriendo el texto a todo aquello que busque respuestas a las preguntas más clásicas sobre el anarquismo.

Why did the Workers World Party attend a conference with neo-confederate secessionists?

Why did Marxist-Leninist organisation Workers World Party send delegates to an international conference that included the League of the South and the Texas Nationalist Movement?

Notes on the Death of Franco (Part I)

 Valle de los Caidos

Murray Bookchin's assessment of the Spanish strongman Francisco Franco after his death. Published in Fifth Estate #268, January, 1976.

Beer riots in Bavaria

A short account of the 4-day-long rioting which took place in Bavaria after authorities tried to introduce a new tax on beer, which forced a retraction of the policy, written by Frederick Engels.

IWOC newsletter: The Imprisoned Worker #1

The first issue of The Imprisoned Worker. This zine has been put together by the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) Incarcerated Workers’ Organising Committee (IWOC) in Wales, Ireland, Scotland and England. It aims to provide a platform for prisoners, ex-prisoners and fellow workers to educate and organise one another in order to agitate against the prison-industrial-complex.

Underemployment, casualisation and the future of work

Employment numbers are up

There has been, for a number of years, in the UK, a growth in the use of zero-hours contracts, mostly in the so called "gig" economy but also in other sectors such as cleaning, hospitality. This article describes some of the tactics being used by bosses to increase their control and power of the workers and to weaken the ability of workers to organise and act to improve their position.