Capitalism

The Ghosts That Still Haunt Us: Old School Syndicalism Not As Irrelevant As It...

A critique of another critique of a critique of syndicalism. This piece addresses this essay, also published on It's Going Down.“We must not forget that the union is, as a result of capitalist economic...

Ten Lessons from the Yellow Vests

The Radical Education Department presents 10 lessons from the Yellow Vest movement which has exploded out of France in the last month. by Étienne DoletAs has happened so often in the history of social movements...

Aiming at Ghosts: On the Limited Usefulness of a Critique of 19th-Century Syndicalism

Both a defense of workplace organizing as well as a critique of the article Nothing to Syndicate, which was recently published on It's Going Down. Includes some discussion of the ideas of Frank Wilderson,...

Macron Must Go: Yellow-Vest Lessons for Student Organizers Across Turtle Island

An open letter from students in the US to French comrades that also spells out lessons and similarities between struggles. Now more than ever, universities are in a state of crisis.American students are facing down...

Against Layoffs; Against General Motors

Miriam from the May 1st Anarchist Alliance discusses the recent move to slash thousands of jobs from General Motors plants and the wider context of capitalist globalization. While workers were enjoying their Thanksgiving weekend, General...

Nothing to Syndicate: Against the Democracy of Work & the Work of Democracy

A critique of syndicalism from an anti-industrial position. This essay was responded to directly in Aiming at Ghosts, which in turn was critiqued by The Ghosts That Still Haunt Us.“We begin to see how...

Radical People Podcast #15: Guy in the Sky

Radical People Podcast returns with tales from Appalachia Resist! https://soundcloud.com/ranger-danger-379084944/guy-in-the-skySeason Two of Radical People starts with the telling of a story from back in the winter of 2013, when “MJ” climbed a monopod at a...

Appalachians Against Pipelines: “Winter is Coming,” Tree-Sit Hits Day 75

The tree-sit blocking the Mountain Valley Pipeline in the Hellbender Autonomous Zone turns 75 days old, as one of its participant remarks on events taking place across the US. "Winter is approaching, but we are...

Unfolding Crisis In California Part of Growth of Internal Refugees

In the lead up to the election, Donald Trump and Fox News anchors attempted to mobilize the Republican base by playing up fears of disease laden refugees from Honduras coming to the United States...

Bonds Not Ballots

As another election year spectacle has come and gone, and as we inch closer to irreversible, cataclysmic shifts in our climate, we are reminded that our hope is in each other, in relationships of...