Category Archives: Syndikalism

#Bulgaria: Anarcho-Syndicalists and Former Workers block Max Telecom HQ Over Unpaid Wages

Former employees of Max Telecom, along with anarchosyndicalists from ARS (Autonomous Worker’s Union) organised a picket demanding the immediate payment of all unpaid wages.

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Syndikalism Argentina: Solidarity Message From Libertarian Syndicalist Union

We denounce the strikebreaking tactic of the employer, which in order to break the mobilization, prints the Sunday edition of the newspaper in the neighboring country of Chile. The business committee of the AGR-Clarin workers sent a letter to the … Continue reading

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#Mayday: Coalition Representing 350,000 Announces May 1st Strike

USA: The Food Chain Workers Alliance in conjunction with the Service Employees International Union United Service Workers West have announced plans for a day of no work, school, or shopping on May 1st, International Workers Day.  

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Wildcat Strikes In One Of The Largest Retailers In #Bulgaria

The workers from one of the biggest Bulgarian retail stores Picadilly, along with anarchosyndicalists from Autonomous Worker’s Union went on wildcat strikes across the country.

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Labor’s death under trump? The potential for a renewed workers movement in an era of dangers

Following the Trump victory speculation has been rampant and has led to various proclamations yet again of the death of labor. Our third piece exploring the potentials for labor under Trump comes from one of our editors S Nicholas Nappalos. … Continue reading

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This Is Not a Drill: Bracing for the Trump Era

In Libcom’s second installment in our Labor under Trump mini-series, Mark Brenner from Labor Notes explores what union members can do in the face of anticipated threats. At this point most of the debate is speculation, but the labor notes … Continue reading

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To Escape Trump’s America, We Need To Bring The Militant Labor Tactics of 1946 Back To The Future

The last general strike in the US was in Oakland in 1946. That year there were 6 city-wide general strikes, plus nationwide strikes in steel, coal, and rail transport. More than 5 million workers struck in the biggest strike wave of US … Continue reading

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#NuitDeBout #France: How union leaders destroyed the movement against El Khomri

A militant reflects on the struggle against the Socialist Party’s El Khomri law attacking working rights, which brought 1.2 million workers into the streets last year and sparked widespread resistance.

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Misunderstanding syndicalism

Debate “The claim that “syndicalist unions broke off from mainstream federations to form ‘purely revolutionary’ unions, cutting themselves off from the mass of workers” doesn’t hold up, though it does conform to the Leninist orthodoxy of “Left-Wing” Communism: An Infantile … Continue reading

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