SAC

Sweden: Migrant factory workers win secure employment contracts after joining SAC

An organizing campaign that has been going for several months finally came to a head a few weeks ago, involving a sizeable number of migrant workers from primarily Hungary and Romania heavily exploited at several agricultural facilities in the southern county of Skåne.

Class War in Social Democratic Sweden

Two activists with the SAC syndicalist union in Sweden write on the “Peace Obligation” proposal which would effectively outlaw strikes and workplaces actions outside of narrow conditions. The piece explains both the political context for the proposal – crafted jointly by employers and major unions and backed by the Social Democratic Party – as well as the the resistance led by a coalition of independent unions and activists.

Sindikatismo - kio estas tio ?

Klarigo de sindikatismo per uzi la historio de Svedio organize SAC.

Folke Fridell: Textile Mill Worker, Anarcho-syndicalist, Proletarian Writer

Folke Fridell, photographed at the Arbetaren offices

Work. A contested word, loaded with millions of synonyms and associations. Hate/love. But for the author Folke Fridell (1905-1984) there was no doubt: there is no intrinsic value to be found in work. It is not a source of pride. During his life he waged a constant war, against work, against the machines, against the bosses, but perhaps also, in his individuality, against his co-workers too.

Industrial Worker #1706 (June 2008)

The June 2008 issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Aspects of syndicalism in Spain, Sweden and USA - Philip Holgate

A look at revolutionary and anarcho-syndicalism in three countries with sizeable syndicalist organisations in the 20th century.

Nils "Nisse" Lätt (1907-1988)

 Lätt (front left0

A short biography of Nils Lätt, Swedish anarchist who fought in Durruti Column during the Spanish Civil War.

Some reflections from the Red and Black Coordination meeting in Madrid

Some short interviews with participants of a Red and Black Coordination meeting in Spain during 2014.

Syriza at the gates - Spyros Dapergolas

An article by Spyros Dapergolas from the newspaper of the Swedish syndicalist union, SAC, about the limitations of a Syriza victory in Greece.

A tough period for the SAC

A 2002 article from Arbetaren, the publication of the Swedish syndicalist union, SAC about the contemporary state of the organisation and the challenges it faced.