Submitted by Nao on Jul 28 2014 09:33
An article by "friends of gongchao" describes the development of strikes in China in recent years as well as the strike at Yue Yuen shoe factories in Dongguan, South China, in April 2014.
Submitted by Chilli Sauce on Jul 21 2014 20:40
Cinema workers have been some of the leading lights of the class struggle in London. A primarily young workforce, they've been active in forming unions and going on strike. How are we, as radicals, to relate to this new wave of struggle that encompasses both self-organisation and trade unionism?
Submitted by Juan Conatz on Jul 17 2014 03:57
Announcement and list of events in Minneapolis for 80th Anniversary commemoration of 1934 Teamsters strike.
Submitted by Angry Language ... on Jul 16 2014 22:59
Late wages no more: an account of fighting back and getting paid in the language teaching industry.
Submitted by Ramona on Jul 16 2014 22:08
On Big Issues and Big Society.
Submitted by DanielBaker777 on Jul 15 2014 13:23
A short obituary of the seminal jazz bassist and anti-war activist Charlie Haden, who died last week.
Submitted by sometimes explode on Jul 14 2014 15:13
Reaction to the news that the UK Government have been discussing linking employment support payments to undergoing mental health assessments among the psychiatric population. This short article has a particular focus on the authoritarianism behind this move.
Submitted by Angry Language ... on Jul 11 2014 18:13
A comic strip on the daily anxieties faced by an overly anxious non native TEFL teacher.
Submitted by DanielBaker777 on Jul 11 2014 10:18
The Call Centre Diaries will be a semi regular series detailing my experiences as a precarious worker. To kick things off I’m going to share my experiences of working at Manpower, a major UK recruitment agency. Hopefully this won’t just touch on my experiences as a worker but also how the environment fostered in the kind of companies that thrive in economies structured around temporary contracts is adversely affecting the lives of both their own workers and the unemployed they are supposed to be finding work for.
Submitted by Soapy on Jul 10 2014 16:12
As Gaza experiences another spike in Israeli attacks the corporate media wheels out the same tired story, with the same tired propaganda.
Submitted by AngryWorkersWorld on Jul 10 2014 10:29
The struggle against nationalism is - now more than ever - linked to the struggle against exploitation, argues this analysis looking at Poland and Polish migration to the UK.
Submitted by Phil on Jul 9 2014 17:11
Tomorrow's coordinated strike by public sector workers looks set to be larger than the one on 30 Novermber 2011 that was billed as a public sector 'general strike.' But what does that mean, and are we in any better position now, industrially, than we were then?
Submitted by Chilli Sauce on Jul 8 2014 10:44
A short ten question interview conducted, via email, with one of the striking Ritzy cinema workers on the day of their latest strike. I
Submitted by Ed on Jul 6 2014 21:39
DJ Malatesta has been active in political rap circles since 1999, and as one half of DDM (Drowning Dog & Malatesta), has played hundreds of shows in over a hundred cities in 16 countries and on two continents. In recent years, he's moved to Milan and seen the development, as a central figure in Rap Militante Internazionale, of an actively anti-authoritarian political hip hop scene in Europe with dozens of acts and venues spreading throughout the continent.
Submitted by Spartacus on Jul 6 2014 12:52
Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia during June 2014 and related resources. The most important stories appear on my Twitter feed as soon as I find them: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews.
Submitted by Angry Language ... on Jul 5 2014 14:59
Submitted by Recomposition on Jul 5 2014 01:08
This week we bring you a second piece from a Starbucks worker about a firing, following Work to Rule. Part of struggle is not only the lessons and strategies, but also the experiences and the real life costs that occur when we start to take action. This submission succinctly takes us though one woman’s experience that ended too soon.
Submitted by Chilli Sauce on Jul 3 2014 23:17
Submitted by Angry Language ... on Jun 30 2014 19:53
Submitted by Out of the Woods on Jun 30 2014 09:21
Influential metaphors for understanding the environment serve as a bridge between traditional conservatism and outright ecofascism.