Author: Mike Harris
Dedicated anarcho-syndicalist, libertarian socialist, libertarian worker activist and internationalist for almost 50 years. Former factory and warehouse worker in the garment and textile sectors, primarily. Former union organizer in production, healthcare, warehousing industries.

UK: Go ahead and strike: class struggle round up

“A quick round up of class struggle news from the last week or so: In workplace news, bus drivers employed by Go Ahead in Manchester will be launching an all-out strike from February 28th against the “fire and rehire” attempt” …  Go Ahead strike going ahead:…

Kronstadt as Revolutionary Utopia, 1921-2021: Two day Teleconference

Kronstadt as Revolutionary Utopia, 1921-2021 March 20-21, 2021: A two-day online conference to commemorate the Kronstadt Commune of March 1921 We invite you to “Kronstadt as Revolutionary Utopia: 1921-2021 and Beyond,” an international convergence to remember history’s repressed revolutionary hopes and explore the “living past” struggle…

“Musings of an Anarcho-Syndicalist”

Eclectic and random contemporary and historical comments and reposts of interest to anarcho-syndicalists and radical workers. Completely eclectic   https://www.facebook.com/Musings-of-an-anarcho-syndicalist-315319919299035

Russia: Statement by the Confederation of Revolutionary Anarcho-Syndicalists (KRAS)

Russia: Statement by the Confederation of Revolutionary Anarcho-Syndicalists (KRAS) We, anarchists and anarcho-syndicalists, consider it completely unacceptable for ourselves to take any part in political shows organized by supporters of the right-wing populist Navalny, who is sadly “famous” for his openly nationalist, anti-immigrant, anti-Caucasian and anti-Semitic…

Murray Bookchin’s Legacy: A Syndicalist Critique

Murray Bookchin’s Legacy: A Syndicalist Critique By Tom Wetzel January 14th is the 100th anniversary of Murray Bookchin’s birth. Perhaps it is worth looking at his contribution to radical politics. Bookchin had been involved in the communist youth movement in the 1930s. He eventually abandoned official Marxist organizations…

“The Rank and File Strategy”: A Syndicalist View

“The Rank and File Strategy”: A Syndicalist View By Tom Wetzel “Kim Moody’s writings on “the Rank and File Strategy” have gained a broad hearing within a variety of socialist groups, such as Democratic Socialists of America and smaller socialist groupings. His original pamphlet from 2000 talks about…

Muktivadi Ekta Morcha (IWA) establish library, Bhopal India

Co-librarian of Sukkum ta Kitaapk (Library of Stars) and member of the UVT at MEM @muktivadi IWA-AIT, Mona talks about her motivations and inspiration behind setting up the library at Shabri Nagar in Bhopal. (1) pic.twitter.com/F6FgrX5xZ3 — IWA – AIT (@IWAAIT) December 26, 2020

Freedom for Chilean Prisoners

Freedom for Chilean Prisoners International Workers Association (IWA/AIT)  Secretariat “Since the uprising by the Chilean people against the price increase of subway tickets, transport services and neoliberal policies of Chilean government, in which more than 11,300 people were arrested, and 2,500 of them are in prison,…

“What is Libertarian Socialism?”

A brief intro to “What is Libertarian Socialism?” by veteran libertarian syndicalist Tom Wetzel. Libertarian socialism is a current or tendency in the world socialist movement that first became an organized tendency in the International Workingmen’s Association of the 1860s-70s, based on various grassroots worker unions and…