This piece is part of an occasional series in ideas & action on organizational profiles from international groups, organizations and revolutionary unions. It is hoped that the series will help the reader develop a deeper appreciation of political currents and …Read more
By Tom Wetzel
The workers struggle at the Babylon Cinema in Germany began last June when a large group of workers at the cinema formed a workplace council with the Free Workers Union (FAU) – an anarcho-syndicalist organization in Germany. …Read more
By Mike Harris, Libertarian Workers Group
“ideas & action” Summer, 1982
In this article I want to begin a discussion of my activities in
District 65-UAW. This contribution is based solely on my own
experiences and does not reflect the …
Note: The following article is reprinted from the German magazine Direkte Aktion, organ of the Free Workers Union (FA U) – German section of the International Workers Association.
Translation by Chris Ecks.
Direkte Aktion introduction: For us as revolutionary unionists …Read more
By Steve Parr, Libertarian Workers‘ Group
Although it has died down for the‘ present, the debate and discussion on Marxism and the relationship of marxism to anarchism did rage hot and heavy within the North A.rneri-can movement for some time. …Read more
By Richard Laubach
ld¢lS 8- action
People have formed co-operatives or collectively-run businesses for a variety of reasons. To create or save jobs. To get food at lower prices. But apart from limited aims such as these, …Read more
The Decline and Fall of the ACF
By Steve Parr, Libertarian Workers’ Group
It is now over six months since the Libertarian Workers’ Group withdrew from the ACF, with the majority of the organization following suit. I have had that …Read more
A debate with the “New Unionist”
” What follows is a debate on the role of the ideological organizatirt with the “New Unionist” group — a De Leonist group in Minneapolis.
I’d like to make a comment on …Read more