FIGHT TO WIN: Poor People's Unions and Class Struggle in Canada

This book discusses contemporary organizing and direct action in neoliberal Canada. It offers a critical analysis of anti-capitalist strategies and tactics rooted in, often inspiring, real world practices.

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Constructive Anarchy: Contemporary Anarchy in Action

This is a theoretical and practical discussion of contemporary anarchism. It emphasizes a constructive version of anarchy.

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CLEARCUT THE BOSSES: Radical Ecology and Class Struggle

Labour and environmental movements are often portrayed as being opponents in battles over nature that pit jobs against the environment. This work offers a reconsideration of the important connections between radical ecology and working class movements. It also identifies similarities in the practices of revolutionary unionism (or syndicalism) and radical environmnetalism. It offers a starting point for re-thinking green politics.

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Anarchy in the Unions: Contemporary Anarchists at Work

An article looking at anarchists' involvement in rank-and-file committees and flying squads in Canada.
[This article was laid out as an A4 fold-over pamphlet for photocopy distribution by Punching Out Press.]

[This article was published in Working USA: The Journal of Labor and Society, September 2009 and on libcom.org]

‘Platformism’ and Organization

Jeff Shantz [was] a member of Punching Out-NEFAC (North-Eastern Federation of Anarchist Communists) and lives in Toronto. This interview was conducted electronically and is based on Jeff’s article “‘Platformism’ and Organization” submitted to Upping the Anti in March 2005.

It appeared in the first issue of Upping the Anti as a 'roundtable': edited by Aidan Conway,
on 'The Question of Revolutionary Organization'
with Robbie Mahood, Jeff Shantz and Indu Vashist:
http://uppingtheanti.org/journal/article/01-the-question-of-revolutionar...

here's Jeff's part from that issue:

“Don’t Go in the Pit”: Active Resistance and the Territories of Political Identity

This article was published in Post Identity, Summer 1998.

The modern spectacle, on the contrary, expresses what society
can do, but in this expression the permitted is absolutely
opposed to the possible. —Guy Debord

The visionary is the only true realist. —Fellini

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