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Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.

News Releases

Chalk River Machinists Sign New Deal with A.E.C.L.
2012-06-08
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (CLC)
70 Machinists ratify new three-year deal with AECL.
Police in Tunisia's Gafsa mining region harass reporter for banned newspaper
2009-05-20
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is concerned about the way the police in Tunisia have been harassing political activist Ammar Amroussia in recent days. Amroussia writes for El Badil (Alternative), a banned ...

Sources Select Resources

Connexions Library: China Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on China.
Connexions Library: Labour and Unions Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on labour and unions.
Connexions Library: Organizing Focus Page
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles from the Connexions Online Library.
Connexions Library: Radical and Left History Focus Page
Website
2009
Connexions Information Sharing Services
A Contest of Ideas: Capital, Politics and Labor
Lichtenstein, Nelson
Book
2013
University of Illinois Press
Compilation and updates of many of Lichtenstein's most provocative and controversial essays and reviews. The author offers perspectives on the relationship of labour and the state, the tensions that s...
Heaps, Abraham Albert
Connexipedia Article
Article
Canadian politician and labour leader. (1885-1954).
How Greens and Labor can Win ... Together
Barbagallo, Camille
Article
2014
Climate and Capitalism
A review of Green Bans, Red Union: Environmental Activists and the New South Wales Labourers Federation by Meredith and Verity Burgmann (UNSW Press, 1998).
Is that an archive in your basement... or are you just hoarding?
Sources News Release
Article
2012
Connexions
Are you an 'accidental archivist'? Have you been saving the publications and documents produced by the social justice projects you've been involved in? Then Connexions would like to hear from you.
Israel/Palestine: Resources for peace, justice, and human rights
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Website
2006
Connexions Information Sharing Services
A selection of resources for those looking for a solution to the situation in Isreal/Palestine based on peace, justice, and human rights.
Kazakhstan's 99 per cent
Protests by Kazakhstan's oil workers in 2011 were crushed, but anger remains over huge inequalities of income and lifestyle
Genté, Régis
Article
2012
Le Monde diplomatique
Kazakhstan could be among the world’s top 10 oil producers by 2020, but the Kazakhs who get the oil out of the ground don't benefit much from it. In May 2011 thousands of oil workers in western Kazakh...
Labour movement
Connexipedia Article
Article
The term labour movement or labor movement is a broad term for the development of a collective organization of working people, to campaign in their own interest for better treatment from their employe...
The Labor Party in the Big Picture
Slaughter, Jane; Ward, Rodney
Article
1999
Against the Current
THE LABOR PARTY convention was inspiring. At the Detroit chapter's report-back meeting, locked-out newspaper workers talked about how good it felt to be in a convention hall where everyone would supp...
The Labor Party's Pittsburgh Convention
Hinshaw, John
Article
1999
Against the Current
BETWEEN NOVEMBER 13-15 in Pittsburgh, over 1400 delegates from six national unions, over two hundred local unions and thirty-nine chapters of the Labor Party met for its first Constitutional Conventio...
The Making of Jericho Road
Against The Current vol. 132
Williams, Charles
Article
2008
Against The Current
An interview with Michael Honey. The paperback edition of Michael Honey’s Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King’s Last Campaign is released this January 2008.
A Marxist History of the World part 51: The origins of the Labour Movement
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2011
Counterfire
Capitalism's industrial revolution gave birth to its own gravediggers, argues Neil Faulkner as he examines the rise and fall of Chartism.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 16, 2016
Working class organizing
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
Working to change things for the better, fighting to prevent things from getting worse, remembering the past to illuminate possibilities for the future: as always, that is the focus of Other Voices. I...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - May 7, 2016
Destabilization and Regime Change
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
When governments get too far out of line -- the most outrageous offence, from the point of view of imperial power, is pursuing policies that help ordinary people at the expense of transnational corpo...
Police in Tunisia's Gafsa mining region harass reporter for banned newspaper
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is concerned about the way the police in Tunisia have been harassing political activist Ammar Amroussia in recent days. Amroussia writes for El Badil (Alternative), a banned ...
Seeds of Fire
A People's Chronology
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2012
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Recalling events that happened on this day in history. Memories of struggle, resistance and persistence.
A Short History of the Minnesota Farmer-Labor Party
Challenging the Two Parties of Capital
Anfinson, Graeme
Article
2014
CounterPunch
Minnesota’s Farmer-Labor Party was the most successful labor party in United States history. The Minnesota Farmer-Labor Association, a grouping of associated unions and farmers, provided the organic c...
Solidarnosc (Solidarity)
Connexipedia Article
Article
Polish trade union.

Sources Bookshelf

Canada Since 1960: A People's History
A Left Perspective on 50 Years of Politics, Economics and Culture
Gonick, By (ed.)
Book
2016
An account of the most important developments in Canadian history from the 1960s to today, seen through the eyes of Canadian Dimension magazine.
A Contest of Ideas: Capital, Politics and Labor
Lichtenstein, Nelson
Book
2013
Compilation and updates of many of Lichtenstein's most provocative and controversial essays and reviews. The author offers perspectives on the relationship of labour and the state, the tensions that s...
Seeds of Fire
A People's Chronology
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2012
Recalling events that happened on this day in history. Memories of struggle, resistance and persistence.

Media

Canadian Dimension
An independent magazine of the Canadian Left, of interest to radical Left and anti-capitalist activists and interested observers.
Labour
A bilingual journal holding no rigid position on the definition of labour. The editorial board hopes to foster imaginative approaches to both teaching and research in labour studies through an open ex...
RankandFile.ca
Canadian labour news and analysis from a critical perspective.


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