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North American Anarchist Vol. 1, No. 9, March/April 1981

Issue #9 of the North American Anarchist, with articles on El Salvador and the FMLN, a militant gay demonstration in Toronto, self-reduction of prices in response to inflation, repression in post-Franco Spain, a critique of "cultish" tendencies in the anarchist movement, evolution and sociobiology, militarism and the arms race, reviews of the film 9 to 5, and books by Stuart Christie and Clifford Harper and about Johann Most, class and culture, the myths around Swedish social democracy, the British Columbia Telephone social strike, crisis at Chrysler, struggles in Poland and more.

North American Anarchist Vol. 1, No. 6, August/September 1980

Issue #6 of the North American Anarchist, with articles on an anti-postering law in Vancouver, the Sandinista victory in Nicaragua, Pink Floyd's "The Wall", Sam Dolgoff on anarcho-syndicalism, the situation in Iran, strikes in Poland, the Kamalla Miller case, direct action against pesticides in New Brunswick, reviews including The Shining and Cienfugeos Press Anarchist Review, an article on Albania, aliens, crisis in the auto industry, an ACF-NA conference, a critique of John Zerzan's ideas, an Italian state crackdown on the "Anarchismo" journal around Alfredo Bonanno and Jean Weir, and more.

North American Anarchist Vol. 1, No. 5, June/July 1980

Issue #5 of North American Anarchist, with articles on the anti-nuclear movement, crisis in the auto industry, the Cold War heating up, anarchism and Leninism, reports from anti-nuke actions, Luisa Capetillo, anarchist feminist notes, the growth of the DSOC (which would become the DSA), bargaining at Canada Post, reviews, anarchism in Greece, prison news and the Kamalla Miller case, the need to fight labour laws, AFL-CIO head Lane Kirkland's shady connections, repression in China, the failure of the Quebec independence referendum, controversy over separatism at a Bay Area feminist concert, and more.

North American Anarchist Vol. 1, No. 2, December 1979/January 1980

Issue #2 of the North American Anarchist, with articles on direct action against the proposed Seabrook nuclear power plant, the Quebec independence movement, a controversial article on strip clubs, an unsuccessful organising campaign by tenants in Toronto, the outcome of the Iranian revolution, the Kamalla Miller case, anarchist feminist notes, psychiatry, reviews of a film about the IWW and a Trotskyist book about Kronstadt, the prison system, UAW contract negotiations, a police interrogation manual, Czechoslovakia after '68, a Papal visit and more.

American Dream meets the Chinese Dream: A Nightmare on Fuyao Avenue

American Factory is a 2019 documentary, distributed by Netflix and produced by Higher Ground (production company owned by Barack and Michelle Obama).

USA: Overview of Auto Workers' Strike

The article here, from our ICT affiliate in the United States, evaluates the longest strike by US car workers in a decade. After six weeks, members of the United Auto Workers voted for the union’s deal with General Motors.

Wildcat Strike Launched by UC Santa Cruz Grad Student Workers

Could the #Red4Ed strike wave spill over to higher education and graduate student organizing? Participant C.A. writes on the announced strike hours after the vote was taken. This article was first published by the Black Rose/Rosa Negra Anarchist Federation.

Wildcat Strike Launched by UC Santa Cruz Grad Student Workers

Could the #Red4Ed strike wave spill over to higher education and graduate student organizing? Participant C.A. writes on the announced strike hours after the vote was taken. This article was first published by the Black Rose/Rosa Negra Anarchist Federation.

“This is overdue”: Interview with a striking General Motors worker

Striking GM workers rally in front of the Lexington Avenue plant in Rochester, N

As General Motors reaped $8.1 billion in profit and paid its CEO $22 million, nearly 50,000 GM workers have been on strike since Monday. While workers gave major concessions during the previous recession the company is digging in it’s heels over wages and has even cut off healthcare plans for workers. Marianne Garneau of Organizing Work interviewed Lynn, a rank-and-file UAW and Black Rose/Rosa Negra member, on strike at a components plant in Rochester.

Douglas Fraser's Resignation letter from the Labor-Management Group

The then President of the UAW's resignation letter from the Labor Management Group[1]. The letter outlines his disappointment with the group and rejects the strategy of collaboration. But it also reflects on the then contemporary class struggle and outlines the growing tensions between major corporations and the labor movement.