Anarcho-Syndicalist Federation

English language discussion bulletin - DAM, WSA and ASF

Partial online archive of issues of a bulletin produced by the UK, US and Australian sections of the anarcho-syndicalist International Workers Association, the Direct Action Movement, Workers Solidarity Alliance and Anarcho-Syndicalist Federation respectively, from 1988.

English language discussion bulletin #01

The english language discussion bulletin of the IWA for the year 1988. Courtesy of the WSA archives.

Aims, principles and statutes - Anarcho-Syndicalist Federation

Aims and principles of Australian anarcho-syndicalist group and International Workers' Association member, ASF.

Anarcho-syndicalism in Melbourne and Sydney - Conal Thwaite

Thesis attempting to explain the origins of anarcho-syndicalism in Australia by the late 1980s.

Sparks #21

Issue of anarcho-syndicalist public transport workers' bulletin Sparks from January 1990. Importantly this was a special issue produced during the Melbourne tram lockout, where anarcho-syndicalist-influenced workers took over the tram system before bosses cut the power.

Unity: Voice of concerned postal workers

Scanned versions of Unity: voice of concerned postal workers, and anarcho-syndicalist workplace newsletter for postal workers in Australia in the 1980s produced by postal workers in the Anarcho-Syndicalist Federation.

Sparks bulletin

Sparks newspaper cover

A partial archive of the Sparks bulletin of the Public Transport Workers Association, published by the Melbourne group of the Anarcho-Syndicalist Federation between 1986 and 1991. At its peak its circulation reached 5000 copies.

Rebel Worker images

Some images/agit-prop scanned in from old copies (1980s) of Australian anarcho-syndicalist paper Rebel Worker.

Starbucks protest graphics and flyers, 2008

Main graphic for Starbucks union-busting protest flyer

Graphics for a flyer created in 2008, Australia. On 24 April 2008, Starbucks fired barista Monica in Sevilla, Spain, for her activity on behalf of the CNT union. She asked to be identified by only her first name to avoid future employment discrimination. On June 6, Starbucks fired 2 year barista Cole Dorsey in Grand Rapids, USA, for his activity on behalf of the Industrial Workers of the World union.

Melbourne tram dispute and lockout 1990 - anarcho-syndicalism in practice

The history of the January-February 1990 tramways dispute in Melbourne, Australia which saw transport workers, under anarcho-syndicalist influence, taking control of the trams and running them for free before power was cut off by the bosses. Includes a short introduction with information about the anarcho-syndicalist tram workers grouping involved.