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You say you want a general strike

Marianne Garneau critiques recent calls for general strikes. This article first appeared on Organizing Work.

E17: The Return of Free Tommy w/ LAFA and FAF

12 Rules for What are joined by activists involved in the latest counter protests to the Free Tommy demonstrations.

Alternative Technology and Urban Reconstruction

Loisaida

A look at community development in Loisaida and the experience of CHARAS, a community group that introduced alternative technologies and organic food production to their urban neighborhood. In doing so they developed new forms of leadership and a directly democratic approach to community planning that, for a time, successfully contested the city’s plans for the transformation of their neighborhood.

Question of Forces: Interview on Community College Labor Struggle in Philadelphia

Anarchists in Philadelphia conducted an interview with a teacher at a community college following a successful contract fight. This interview was first published by It's Going Down.

When bosses play the victim

Image: anti-union cartoon from Saturday Night magazine, 1905

Rachel Stafford takes on bosses who claim to be bullied by worker organizing. This article first appeared on Organizing Work.

Taratuta, Alexander (Ovsey-Meer) Grigorievich (Gershkovich) aka Stanislav, Sasha (1879-1937)

Alexander Taratuta

A short biography of Alexander Taratuta, Russian social democrat and then anarchist communist.

Karl Marx and the Birth of Modern Society - Michael Heinrich

Volume one of Heinrich's three-volume biography on Marx.

Letter from imprisoned may day protesters in Iran's Gharchak prison

On May May first, there was a protest in front of the Iranian parliament. Police cracked down on protesters and arrested many individuals. After 126 days, three of them, all women, remain incarcerated. Two of these women are held in the Gharchak prison, infamous for it's harsh conditions and severe shortcomings. Recently, one of them wrote a letter regarding their situation.

Some suggestions to climate strikers

A text written to distribute at earth strike/climate strike demos. Originally posted at North Shore Counter-Info. The attached documents have versions both with and without contact details for the Green Anticapitalist Front, along with a word version for ease of editing.

Chomsky’s response to Chris Knight’s chapter in the new ‘Responsibility of Intellectuals’ book

Chomsky’s relationship with war research at MIT has been a controversial topic ever since the publication of Chris Knight’s Decoding Chomsky.

Here is Chomsky’s latest response in the debate – followed by Knight’s rejoinder: