After the article we posted a couple of weeks ago: ’Some experiences of how not to organise and a more useful one’  we publish another beautiful piece of writing from the same comrade. This time it is about his reflections after reading Vasily Grossman’s novel, ‘Everything Flows’. For us the conversation with the comrade […]Read More Reflections on Vasily Grossman’s, ‘Everything Flows’
A short summary of global Covid-19 struggles – 1st to 14th April 2020 First off, we have to admit the rather random character of such summaries, as the amount of strikes, riots, protests has been massive. Rather than pretending to present a complete picture, we want to make a few points, illustrated by examples. We […]Read More Global struggles against the Covid-19 regime – Early April
Naming and shaming bad employers is de rigueur in the times of Corona. Just last week, the bigwig at my former workplace, a ready-meals factory in west London owned by Bakkavor, was secretly recorded threatening workers with the sack if they stayed at home ‘on sick leave.’  We see the Bakkavor manager politely […]Read More Workers, act now, or pay later? – Tune in and sick out!
We want to thank the comrades for their thoughts and respond briefly to their criticisms of our ‘system-series’.  Before we go into the actual content we think it is fruitful to take a step back and look at the bigger picture: What we see is two minuscule revolutionary groups with a dozen comrades, who, […]Read More A response to the comrades of the CWO and their “What’s the System? Review of an Angry Workers Pamphlet”
Reflections on ‘uneven and combined development’ and ‘class composition’ For PDF: UCD_CC1 From a perspective that puts the working class into the driver’s seat of social emancipation we find ourselves in a contradictory situation. During the last decades workers, as in people who have to sell their labour power to survive, have become the majority […]Read More Revolutionary working class strategy for the 21st century – Part 1
Dear friends, Our last Zoom discussion raised some important questions regarding the process of ‘getting organised together and within the class’. To recap, our ‘vision’ if you like is to build and grow a network of grassroots organising groups that exchange ideas and experiences together – based on stuff inside and outside the workplace. We […]Read More Ideas for our AngryZoomCall 2
I remember various moments over the last decade, when day-to-day conversations at work or at the bus stop or wherever you hang out with fellow workers were stretched beyond the usual. Moments of crisis create cracks, where your otherwise seemingly encapsulated political thoughts and circles, your Marx reading groups or whatever, and the daily grind […]Read More Crisis, cracks and canteen Marxism – For a communist debate within the working class