History

How the NKVD framed the POUM

An extract of the memoirs of Jesús Hernández, a leading member of the Spanish Communist Party and minister in the republican government during the Spanish civil war, explaining how Soviet secret police framed and persecuted the anti-Stalinist communist group the POUM during the conflict.

Back to the Future With Labour's Fair Pay Agreements

This article highlights parallels between current attempts to modify labour laws in Aotearoa/NZ and historical examples.

Origin of the Housing Crisis In NZ/Aotearoa

This article surveys the origins of the current housing crisis in NZ/Aotearoa, viewing the neo-liberal turn of the 1980s'-1990s' as a critical juncture.

Nolden, Julius (1895-1973)

A short biography of German anarchist Julius Nolden

Milton, Rita (1924 – 2011)

A short biography of Scottish anarchist Rita Milton

St Imier - The Congress of the Anti-authoritarian International

After the expulsion of the anarchists at the Congress of the International Workingmen's Association (The Hague, 2-7 September 1872), Mikhail Bakunin, James Guillaume and the members of various anarchist federations and sections met in the village of Saint-Imier (Swiss Jura) and adopted certain resolutions at what will be known as the Congress of the Anti-authoritarian International.

Occupied Zuccotti, Social Struggle and Planned Shrinkage

A pamphlet written during the height of the Occupy Wall Street struggles in New York City, which looks at how class composition and decomposition developed in the park. The pamphlet is composed of two pieces. First, a reflection and analysis of how class composition functioned in the movement space. The second part of the pamphlet is an interview conducted with Deborah Wallace looking at the history of planned shrinkage in New York City. Given this pamphlet is more than 6 years old, the specifics on resources available to people have changed over time - this pamphlet should be seen as a reflection at a specific point in time.

Behind the 1951 waterfront lockout - Philip Ferguson

This is a Marxist account of the 1951 waterfront lockout, one of the major instances of class struggle in 20th century Aotearoa/New Zealand. First published on the Redline blog: http://rdln.wordpress.com/2012/11/23/behind-the-1951-waterfront-lockout/

Helberg, Paul (1905-1989)

A short biography of German anarchist Paul Helberg

Thiede, Richard (1906-1990)

Richard Thiede

A short biography of German anarchist Richard Thiede