Anti-union repression in Russia

The Russian regional Section of the International Workers’ Association, a worldwide association of anarcho-syndicalist trade unions, is strongly protesting against the arrest in Russia of the chairman of the “Kurier” trade union, Kirill Ukraintsev, accused of spreading a call for a protest. Kirill Ukraintsev was detained…

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…