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A short report from the UK

We wrote this short report about the elections and the aftermaths for comrades abroad… Johnson won the election with the easiest of all promises: if you get me a majority I will get… Continue reading

New River Workers Power: Conversations we need

Check out the new podcast of our comrades from ‘New River Workers Power’ in the US. These are the conversations to be had with workers in deprived regions, beyond the 2-minutes electoral sales… Continue reading

Labour defeat – Thoughts on democratic socialism

The following thoughts on the strategy of democratic socialism forms part of our upcoming book reflecting on six years of working class inquiry and intervention in west-London… ‘Democratic socialism’ is currently the main… Continue reading

The Honda Manesar factory (de-) occupation in India

A new longer text on the Honda Manesar occupation, by comrades of Faridabad Majdoor Samachar (Faridabad Workers News). For more background information we suggest reading following article we wrote about the previous wave of… Continue reading

In defence of working class existence as choice

We read and reviewed David Ranney’s “Living and dying on the factory floor”, which was about his decision to put his academic career on hold and his subsequent experiences as a factory worker.… Continue reading

Bakkavor Factory Newsletter no.6

  In Gujurati: bakkavor_issue_6 WHERE’S OUR PAY RISE? – VOTE NO TO 16p/44p! After almost one year, we still don’t have our pay rise. Why not?! Most union members voted to reject the… Continue reading

‘Living and Dying on the Factory Floor’ – by Dave Ranney

This book is a thoughtful and easy-to-read account of the author’s experiences in various industrial workplaces in the US in the late 1970s and early 1980s. We’ve all heard about militant steel workers… Continue reading

Pamphlet: We want a new society – and don’t we need it!

The current system is in crisis, everyone can see this. What we cannot see is an alternative. We wrote this pamphlet for a discussion about alternatives. The first step is to understand where… Continue reading

FACTORY OCCUPATION! Temporary and permanent Honda workers in Manesar, India

The global undercurrents of class struggle are not always immediately visible. We see waves of protests erupting in Chile, Honduras, Iraq and Lebanon, which don’t refer to each other in any obvious ways.… Continue reading

Those who came before us – ‘Solidarity’ on the ‘Injection Moulders’ and ‘Punfield and Barstow’ strikes in 1968/69

As a result of the 1968 revolt, decent revolutionary organisations sprung up in west-London’s working class areas, such as Big Flame and Solidarity. At the time, the more general political scene was dominated… Continue reading