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north america / mexico / community struggles / interview Tuesday December 27, 2016 01:15 by Kdog 1 image
The General Defense Committee of the Industrial Workers World (IWW) has become an important pole of struggle for pro-working-class revolutionaries in the Twin Cities. While active on a number of different fronts it is the participation of the General Defense Committee (GDC) in the year-long struggle against police killings and brutality in the Twin Cities that has largely led to the significant growth of the organization. The GDC has grown to approximately 90 dues-paying members in Minnesota, and has several active working-groups. In the wake of Trump’s election victory, Wobblies (1) and others across the country have begun establishing their own GDC locals – strongly influenced by the Twin Cities’ model. read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / local contacts / news report Saturday May 14, 2011 02:10 by Kdog 1 comment (last - wednesday may 18, 2011 07:41)
Recently our new organization First of May Anarchist Alliance initiated a website and brought out several documents that help describe our views and approach, some of which may be controversial among the present anarchist and left movements and scenes.
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north america / mexico / workplace struggles / opinion / analysis Tuesday February 22, 2011 13:56 by Kdog 1 image
Instead of defeat, we can move forward. We support the popular call promoted by the Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.) revolutionary union and others for a state-wide General Strike. This should include public and private sectors, union and non-unionized sectors, students and unemployed. As other communities and sectors of the working-class step forward to join the struggle they must be free to raise their own specific concerns and demands. The movement must be open to “speakers from the floor”. We must resist any pressure to reduce the movement to a small number of lowest common-denominator demands that favor relatively privileged layers and that the system finds acceptable. This movement must not be satisfied with a return to the status quo but formulate demands of our own for what the people actually need. read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / workplace struggles / news report Thursday April 16, 2009 14:41 by Kdog 3 comments (last - tuesday april 28, 2009 14:41) 1 image
At midnight April 5, 2009 contracts for most of the component groups represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) at the telecom giant AT&T have expired. After weeks of mobilizing, around 90,000 workers are poised to strike one of the largest and most profitable multinational corporations. A job action by CWA would be the largest and among the most significant labor action in the United States since the UPS strike in 1997. It would also be the first major strike under the Obama regime. The brewing confrontation could set the tone for class struggle in the U.S. for the near future. read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / history of anarchism / anarchist communist event Monday November 10, 2008 09:03 by Kdog
The Spanish Revolution
70 Years Later
An educational forum & discussion
Thursday, November 13, 2008
Mayday Books 301 Cedar Ave S.
on the West Bank in Minneapolis read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / anarchist movement / opinion / analysis Tuesday September 30, 2008 20:25 by Kdog 1 image
During the first week of September 2008, Republican Party delegates gathered in St. Paul, Minnesota for the Republican National Convention. An army of riot police protected them. Raids at more than a half-dozen homes and organizing centers sought o hinder opposition. But thousands of protestors still took to the streets.
The Anti-Capitalist Bloc @ the RNC was a succesful intervention in the week of protest and activity in our Cities. The Anti-Capitalist Bloc was able to articulate a popular revolutionary militancy through a number of different types of events that involved hundreds and communicated to thousands more. read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / workplace struggles / other libertarian press Friday June 16, 2006 10:22 by Kdog 4 comments (last - sunday december 24, 2006 00:21)
Our perspective... was simple: “What will it take to win this strike?”
It seemed to us that the strike had to impede NWA’s ability to operate, it had to start hurting the company. It had to spread to the others sectors of workers at the airports... It had to become an issue of concern and attention for working people generally. It had to create a crisis for the larger capitalist class beyond the NWA board and large stockholders. read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / workplace struggles / anarchist communist event Monday March 13, 2006 10:25 by Kdog
6 months into the Mechanics & Cleaners Strike - What can we learn? How can workers win in the face of corporate attacks, media complicity, and union disunity? read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / workplace struggles / review Tuesday September 06, 2005 08:08 by Kdog 1 comment (last - wednesday september 07, 2005 10:03)
On the 20th Anniversary of the Hormel Strike, in Austin MN by United Food & Commercial Workers Local P-9, NorthStar Anarchist Collective (Minneapolis, MN) has reprinted in pamphlet form this analysis from 1986 by members of the U.S. anarchosyndicalist organization Workers Solidarity Aliance.
The pamphlet features a new introduction by a member of the NorthStar Anarchist Collective. read full story / add a comment
Over the last few months the people of Iraq have stepped up the resistance to the U.S. occupation of their land. Is this a surprise? What would you do if a foreign army rolled tanks down your streets, imposed curfews, raped and tortured prisoners, shot missiles into neighborhoods, turned the resources and infrastructure of the country over to multinational corporations? read full story / add a comment