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Direct Action: Paper of the Syndicalist Workers' Federation (1960s)

A partial archive of Direct Action, a paper produced by the Syndicalist Workers' Federation. Taken from the excellent collection at the Sparrow's Nest.

Senex's Letters on Associated Labour

The oldest complete work of socialist economic theory

State Control is not Socialism

According to Tom Harris in The Daily Telegraph on 17 March, “we are all socialists now”.

"All in this Together"? A Sick Joke

The myth that we’re all in this together is already wearing thin. COVID-19 has come after ten years of grinding austerity characterised by the gig economy, poverty wages, benefit cuts, attacks on the NHS, and a desperate housing crisis. While the richest 1% have got richer, we’ve had a growth in food banks, child poverty, unaffordable housing and poor health. In fact UK poverty numbers were at their highest level for 18 years even before the coronavirus. Unequal societies are prone to outbreaks of mass disease, and our society gets more unequal with every passing day. Lockdown has shown that this is a public health crisis defined by inequality, and the working class is suffering most.

Direct Action: Paper of the Direct Action Movement (1980s)

An incomplete archive of Direct Action, a paper produced by the Direct Action Movement. Taken from the excellent collection at the Sparrow's Nest.

What's on Michael Gove's bookshelf? (And why it matters)

Guillaume Faye's Why We Fight and Archeofurism (covers)

Daily Mail journalist and Michael Gove’s wife, Sarah Vine, spent Sunday evening tweeting photos of her bookshelves. Almost immediately, it was noticed that one of those books was by renowned Holocaust denier David Irving. Things went downhill from there.

Fighting Talk Edinburgh: Broadsheet of Edinburgh Anti-Fascist Action

An archive of Fighting Talk Edinburgh, a publication produced by Edinburgh Anti-Fascist Action in the early 1990s. First made available online by the Anti-Fascist Archive.

Five Theses on the Class Struggle - by Anton Pannekoek

Anton Pannekoek's classic manifesto against state socialism (democratic or otherwise) and for council communism, an industrial society governed by a democracy of workers' councils

Global struggles under the Covid-19 regime

From a ready meals factory ... to social revolution

Review by Bob Myers of Class Power on Zero-Hours, by Angry Workers of the World (387 pages, £9.00, distributed by PM Press)