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The Pop Up Union: a postmortem

Pop-up union members take part in national demo

When management at the University of Sussex announced plans to outsource 235 jobs, workers responded by launching a 'Pop-Up Union', a new tactic in modern British industrial relations. Is this a model other workers can emulate?

Platformism in Latin America: the Uruguayan example

A review of a pamphlet on the Uruguyuan anarchist movement that appeared in the magazine of the Anarchist Federation, Organise! No 80, 2013

TACT: Temporary anti-Capitalist Teams

Temporary anti-Capitalist Teams

An introductory booklet to the concept of "Temporary Anti-Capitalist Teams" (TACT), which was attempted by a group of activists in London in 2002, at the height of the anti-capitalist movement of the early 2000s.

The monument: the story of the Socialist Party of Great Britain - Robert Barltrop

The Monument: The Story of the Socialist Party of Great Britain is about a group of people who emerged from the nineteenth century declaring hostility to the official Labour movement and all reforms. They were self-educated working men and their watch-word was ‘no-compromise’. They stood almost alone against the 1914-18 war, and foretold the state capitalist outcome of the Russian Revolution. We disagree with their electoralism but reproduce this text for reference.

The Molly Maguires, 1850-1875 - Louis Adamic

Louis Adamic's history of the Molly Maguires: a secret society of Irish-born mine workers in the US who terrorised the exploitative mine bosses of the time.

The Knights of Labor, 1869-1885 - Louis Adamic

Louis Adamic's short history of the Knights of Labor union and some of its key disputes from its founding in 1869 until its successful railway strike of 1885.

History of the Socialist Party of Canada - J. M. Milne

Vancouver Socialists Canada 1913

A history of the Socialist Party of Canada, written in 1973. We do not agree with all of the politics of the party but reproduce this history for reference.

The impossibilists: a brief profile of the Socialist Party of Canada - Peter E Newell

 The Impossibilists: A Brief Profile of the Socialist Party of Canada

A brief look at the Socialist Party of Canada, part of the World Socialist Movement. We disagree with their electoralism and reproduce this text for reference.

The Communist Club - Keith Scholey

The Communist Club

This pamphlet gives a brief account of the organisation generally known as the ‘Communist Club’, or German Workers Educational Association.

The rules and program of the International Alliance of Socialist Democracy - Mikhail Bakunin

Alliance member form

The basic principles of the International Alliance of Socialist Democracy, Russian anarchist Mikhail Bakunin's short-lived faction within the First International, written in October 1868.