Some writings on anarcho-syndicalism

Some of Tom Wetzel’s writings on syndicalism which folks will probably find of value. Tom considers himself a libertarian syndicalist.  Of which we see little to no difference with anarcho-syndicalism.   1.   ”Why revolutionary syndicalism?” https://libcom.org/article/why-revolutionary-syndicalism  2.   ”A Reply to Syndicalism: Its Strengths and…

Labor Day 2022  – Make Everyday Labor Day!

Labor Day 2022  – Make Everyday Labor Day! The following is really a collection of bits and pieces of various Labor Day statements I participated in writing over the past few years. I make no claims at original writing here. And hat tip to all the…

“Class Struggle Unionism: A Review”

“Class Struggle Unionism: A Review” By Tom Wetzel “The labor movement today is in miserable shape, probably worse than in any period of labor history,” writes Joe Burns. To get out of this situation and rebuild unionism as an effective fighting force, Burns proposes a revival…

Support Pakistani comrades flood fund raiser

Workers Solidarity Federation (IWA, Pakistan)— “The Pakistan region is devastated by floods. More than 1,000 people have died, hundreds are missing and millions are displaced. The government has failed to provide any kind of help and is very busy with its infighting.Our anarcho-syndicalist compas from the…

“Overcoming Capitalism”

Why I wrote Overcoming Capitalism  By Tom Wetzel “Back in the 1860s the first international association of unions was committed to the idea that working people could change the society, and get out from under the oppressive power of the owners and their institutions. They said…

“At the forefront of Korean anarcho-syndicalism in 2022”

  At the forefront of Korean anarcho-syndicalism in 2022 “Solidarity in Daewoo Shipbuilding subcontracted worker struggle : after the second solidarity protest” ………… continued https://libcom.org/article/forefront-korean-anarcho-syndicalism-2022

Solidarity Fed. statement on potential railworkers strike (UK)

UK Rail Workers …… “Solidarity Federation welcomes the overwhelming support for strike action as voted by RMT members across the UK. In the face of some of the most repressive anti-strike legislation in Europe, rail workers have delivered a resounding message to both train bosses and…

Toronto hospitality workers reorganize

Apparently Toronto hospitality workers are  reorganizing under the banner of the (mainly Quebec based) CSN union. Over the past dozen years, Toronto hotel workers have engaged in a number of internal union struggles. In 2004 the Workers Solidarity Alliance (WSA) reported on one such struggle in their newsletter…