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Bureaucratic mass strikes: A response to Mark O'Brien
The mass strike of 30 November 2011 (N30) was the broadest and biggest ever British public sector strike and involved the largest number of women workers in any British strike. Dave Lyddon comments.
Crisis and Coup in Ecuador: Against The Current vol. 87
Meisch, Lynn A.
On January 21, 2000, for the first time since the Spanish conquest of Ecuador in A.D. 1533-34, indigenous people briefly -- very briefly -- ruled the country as part of a triumvirate. Frustrated by ov...
The Korean Working Class: From Mass Strike to Casualization and Retreat, 1987-2008
Labor Scores at Verizon: Against The Current vol. 89
On August 6 87,000 members of the Communication Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) struck Verizon Communications in twelve states from Maine to Vir...
The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg
Luxemburg, Rosa (edited by Georg Adler, Peter Hudis, and Annelies Laschitza)
Blending a passionate sensibility and a steely intellect with an unshakeable commitment to revolutionary socialism, Rosa Luxemburg is one of the towering figures of the twentieth century. In this comp...
Luxemburg, Rosa - Writings - Index
Writings of Rosa Luxemburg (1871-1919).
A Marxist History of the World part 76: Italy's 'Two Red Years'
Like Germany, Italy was on the brink of revolution in the summer of 1920, after the strains of imperialist war had levered open deep fractures in an unstable social order.
The mass strike in the First World War
The mass strikes of the First World War displayed all the characteristics earlier described by Rosa Luxemburg. City and trade-wide strikes; national strikes; street fighting; demonstrations; the raisi...
The Mass Strike, the Political Party and the Trade Unions
Luxemburg writes that "the mass strike in Russia [in 1905] has been realised not as means of evading the political struggle of the working-class, and especially of parliamentarism, not as a means of j...
Die Massenstreikdebatte: Arbeiterbewegung Theorie und Geschicthe
Parvus; Luxemburg, Rosa; Kaustky, Karl; Pannekoek, Anton
The May 18 Gwangju democratic uprising
The text is by the official May 18 History Compilation Committee of Gwangju. A detailed account of the May 18 popular uprising in Gwangju, South Korea, against the dictatorship's declaration of martia...
For a number of years, when the reaction was triumphant, the year 1905 appeared to us as a completed whole, as the Russian revolution.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - February 26, 2015: Ukraine
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Khan, Tahmid (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Ukraine is spotlighted in this issue of Other Voices, with several articles on the events of the past year, from the overthrow of the government, to the rise of the far right, the armed conflict in th...
The Political Mass Strike
If we want to prove ourselves worthy of the great coming events then we must not begin at the wrong end by attempting to make technical preparations for the mass strike. When the situation is ripe, th...
Puerto Rico's La Huelga del Pueblo
AFTER FORTY DAYS on strike, several paros (one-day stoppages) in various government agencies and a two-day general strike, Puerto Rico's telephone workers have returned to work without attaining their...
The Quebec general strike 1972
Sweetman, George "Mick"
The story of one of the largest working class rebellions in American history. 300,000 workers participated in North America's largest general strike to that date, radio stations were seized, factories...
Rosa Luxemburg: Abridged Edition
A biography of Luxemburg by a British academic.
Rosa Luxemburg: Selected Political Writings
Luxemburg, Rosa (edited with an introduction by Robert Looker)
A selection of Rosa Luxemburg's writings which highlight her outstanding contributions to the theory and practice of revolutionary socialism.
Rosa Luxemburg & the Mass Strike: Against The Current vol. 118
The Russian revolution of 1905 sparked strikes and protests all over Central Europe. In Germany the workers took an active interest in the Russian situation and demanded the presence of the SPD’s (Soc...
The Rosa Luxemburg Reader
Luxemburg, Rosa. [Anderson, Kevin; Hudis, Peter (eds.)]
A definitive one-volume collection of Luxemburg's writings.
Rosa Luxemburg Speaks
Waters, Mary Alice
A selection of speeches and writings by Rosa Luxemburg.
Strike!: The True History of Mass Insurgence from 1877 to the Present
A history-from-below that brings to light strikes as authentic revolutionary movements against the establishments of state, capital, and trade unionism.
Theory & Practice: A polemic against Comrade Kautsky's theory of the Mass Strike
Rosa Luxemburg confronts Karl Kautsky on the crucial questions of the General Mass Strike and on the relationship of spontaneity to organization, as well as on the unity of theory and practice. This c...
Why It's Kicking Off Everywhere: The New Global Revolutions
From London to Cairo, Wisconsin to Tehran, Paul Mason charts new forms of collective action: fluid networks of agile, Twitter- and Facebook-savvy networks of youthful protesters. The events, says Maso...
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