Anarcho-Syndicalist Perspectives on Libertarian Socialism

Anarcho-Syndicalist Perspectives on Libertarian Socialism Introduction   Please find on the following page there articles written by member of the anarcho-syndicalist Workers Solidarity Alliance (WSA). Although the opinions of the writers, their sentiments and overall perspectives are shared by W.S.A. members. The articles appear on the on-line edition…

Can Unions Lay the Groundwork for the Next Upsurge?

Comments by long time libertarian syndicalist Tom Wetzel on Mark Meinster’s new “Labor Notes” article: “How Unions Can Lay the Ground for the Next Upsurge” https://labornotes.org/2020/10/how-unions-can-lay-ground-next-upsurge?fbclid=IwAR2GP8vsEmIfqKjtilgUGAT0pN7b0OjNx8sRbUs8DCM4vzgMY5rwK-ZWiB8 Tom writes: “Interesting piece by Matt Meinster (a staff organizer with UE). He points out that union membership surges have historically…

Delivery Workers, Trapped in the System

“Around the world, previously invisible delivery personnel have achieved a new prominence in popular consciousness as “frontline workers” throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. As the emergency has highlighted both the importance and the dangers of delivery work, strikes over working conditions have occurred alongside public displays of…

Rank & file strategy for the building trades?

“THE RANK AND FILE STRATEGY….OR THE UNION STAFF JOB STRATEGY?” by Gregory Butler “Here  is an example of the Democratic Socialists of America’s “rank and file strategy” in action… and why it’s not really a realistic strategy, or even a good tactic – and why it’s…

Newsletter, November 13, 2020

    Greetings and Welcome to another issue of “On The Line”.  Over the years this host has been involved with several anarcho-syndicalist newsletters by the same name.  I hope to be able to carry on the tradition of publishing timely news from the workplaces, the…

Newsletter November 2, 2020

Greetings and Welcome to “On The Line”.  Over the years this host has been involved with several anarcho-syndicalist newsletters by the same name.  I hope to be able to carry on the tradition of publishing timely news from the workplaces, the communities and the struggles against…

Building anarcho-syndicalism in Spain for 110 years!

First Organizing Congress  organized November 19, 1910: —   In conformance with the resolutions of the Congress held in Barcelona at the Palace of Fine Arts, from October 30-November 1, 1910, the Committee chosen by the Barcelona trade unions on November 19, 1910, organized and convoked the…

“The workers themselves”  

“The workers themselves”   by Wayne Thorpe “Wayne Thorpe analyzes the international policies and endeavors of the syndicalist movement before and after the First World War, relations among national syndicalist organizations, the origins of the International Working Men’s Association (founded in 1922), and the collective syndicalist…

Newsletter October 30, 2020

Greetings and Welcome to “On The Line”.  Over the years this host has been involved with several anarcho-syndicalist newsletters by the same name.  I hope to be able to carry on the tradition of publishing timely news from the workplaces, the communities and the struggles against…

“Change comes from struggle, not elections”

The publisher does not agree with the “political line” of this, Australian socialist publication. We do agree with the this premise that: “change comes from struggle, not elections” What do you think? US history proves it: change comes from struggle, not elections Pinning hopes on the…