Crimean Antifascist militant, kidnapped and detained by the Russian State A Koltchenko is a student and trade union militant. He was also working as postman to pay for his university studies. He is very active in supporting the right to organise, to create and lead political, ecological, labour organisations. He is one among the many men and women that fight […]
In the heat of the struggle for statues like that of Rhodes – the arch-symbol of British imperialism – to be pulled down, and in the midst of the horror of the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa, few people seemed to notice an announcement by Jacob Zuma that South African troops will remain at war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) for anot […]
Instead of glorifying the military prowess of the Anzacs, we should be building the working class movement which can sweep away all capitalist States. We need a revolution that will establish libertarian communism, a world of liberty, equality and solidarity, where war and militarism exist no more, except as exhibits in museums and lessons from history.
To the memory of Stepan Shaumyan, Armenian Bolshevik leader of the Baku Commune in 1918, and of Hrant Dink, Armenian socialist intellectual from Istanbul who, until his assassination in 2007, exerted a Herculean effort to bring the genocide into the centre of attention in Turkey.
We are very pleased to be able to congratulate you on the realisation of your First Congress as a specific anarchist political organisation. In light of the disbanding of the Federación Anarco-Comunista Argentina we believe that this is a very important step both for our shared especifista tendency as well as for the development of anarchism in general, both […]
In the night between April 18th and April 19th a boat filled with up to 950 migrants sank in the Mediterranean Sea, 70 miles north of Libya, while trying to reach the southern European border. This was not only the greatest tragedy to date involving migrants in the Mediterranean Sea, it is also the last of a long series of deaths: around 14,600 from 1993 to […]
“In order to describe heaven, it is not necessary to transport up there earthy materials. It is necessary to abandon earth, its materials, in order to embellish life with its ideal” –Isidore Ducasse. With anger in our hearts and a deep sense of injustice is that we remember Nicolás David Neira Álvarez, a 15 year old young man, whose early affinity with anarc […]
7 years of the Columna Libertaria Joaquín Penina During the months of March and April we held our first congress as a political organisation. We opened a new phase in our organisation and that is why we have decided to reflect this by changing its name for one that takes fuller account of our organisational forms and our horizons of construction. As such, th […]
The US and other imperial powers hypocritically demand that Iran limits its nuclear energy and military programs, in unilateral "negotiations." But while internationalists reject US hypocrisy and bullying, we should not accept nuclear bombs or energy by any nation.
Worker comrades! Organizations, syndicates and trade unions of workers! ---- With warm regards of workers from Canton of Kobanê, the Canton of revolution, resistance and martyrs, on first of May, the commemorating day of struggle and resistance of Workers against tyranny and oppression, and exploitation of capitalism! ---- The revolution of Rojava, was a his […]
RIGHT OF STREETS AND RIGHT OF GOVERNMENT: another attack on the working men and women ---- There are many ways that the bourgeoisie has created to increase their profits and their control over workers, workers, their struggles and their organizations. Since the mid-1970s the oppressors see attacking unions, labor and social rights through the adjustments ari […]
A student member of the Anarchist Federation's account of the Lib Dems' promise on university tuition fees and the lessons learned. ---- Living in Sheffield at the time of the last election, I saw that there was massive voter turn-out and support for the Lib Dems amongst students. A tangible optimism and excitement existed in Nick Clegg's cons […]
We don't live in the world we were promised. ---- With hard work we could achieve dreams, the kind of which our parents never could have seen. Instead we have collectively headed into a "lost generation" where we will be the first generation to be poorer than our parents. The concept of preparatory work, or jobs you have while preparing for yo […]
s the trade union leadership does its best to drag us back into a new round of 'social partnership', Gregor Kerr - an activist in the Irish National Teachers Organisation - compares the best and worst of recent developments in the trade unions and poses a challenge - Can we save the movement by ridding it of the stultifying bureaucracy that seems s […]
Hi how today's wars, the direct war between major powers as before, although transformed into war in the remote region mediated the relationship between war and the state's economy has not changed much. Economists argue that the war by looking at the figures of the state economy recover from the crisis; fight for the people, the destruction of life […]
Following the resumption of Kobané by Kurdish forces, it is hoped that a collective emancipation movement will start in the region. ---- The resumption of Kobané by the forces of YPG and YPJ (bringing warring women) is a great victory for the revolution in Rojava. However, we are at the beginning. At the beginning of a conflict whose outcome remains uncertai […]
The celebration of May Day as a working class holiday evolved from the struggle for the eight-hour day in the 1880's. In the USA, the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions passed a resolution stating that eight hours would constitute a legal day's work from and after 1 May 1886, and called for a general strike on that day to achieve the g […]
Total solidarity with everyone striking back against white supremacist shitbags in Baltimore! ---- This linked document will be constantly updated with actions and activity going on in Baltimore. Many have contact details that can be used to send support and solidarity. ---- Of particular note is that today all Baltimore schools are also closed. 188 schools. […]
The origins of the May 1, international solidarity ---- The international day of workers' has its origins in May 1886 at Chicago. Indeed, it is May 1, 1886 that declares in the factories of the region a general strike for the eight hour day. On May 4, following an event that brought together thousands of workers, 200 police charged the crowd. Following […]