Tag: class struggle
Confusion is rife about what we mean by working class or middle class. Bob Carter argues that a focus on exploitative workplace relationships is far more illuminating than arbitrary hierarchies of inequality.
Rachel Eborall explains the implications of the recent Royal Mail injunction.
A gilet jaune protester shares his reflections on the movement one year on.
For the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, we publish a translation of Volkhard Mosler's analysis of the class composition of the East German regime and the opposition movement to it.
In the latest instalment of our What a way to make a living series, Daniel Freeborn tells us about the daily grind at a Royal Mail sorting office.
On 26 October, rs21 hosted a day of discussions in London about capitalism and the climate emergency. This session heard from various activists in climate justice groups.
Lebanon has a golden opportunity for the formation of an alternative, we should not let the ruling class reproduce itself again. In this piece originally published on Open Democracy, Rima Majed reflects on the recent uprising.
On 29 November 2019, pupils and students are going on strike for the climate again. We encourage all workers to stand in solidarity with them. The following motion outlines some practical ways to support the youth strikes in workplaces and trade union branches.
Ikenna Azụbụike Ọnwụnabọnze reports on the struggle of Royal Mail workers and the Communication Workers Union to protect the four pillars agreement.
We urgently need to win – to stop climate catastrophe, defeat the far right, get rid of the tories, and to end wars, poverty and oppression. How do we get the power to do so? Marx pointed to the working class as having interests and potential power to end capitalism. But what is the working class today? How have occupational changes affected power? What role can workplace and non-workplace struggles play? Even when working class people have potential power, how can we get the organisation and ideas to use it? Come and join the discussion led by Ian Allinson (socialist and former Unite General Secretary candidate).