VI. The U.S. Industrial Proletariat
2. Industrial Unionism
As U.S. imperialism stumbles faster and faster into its permanent decline, once again we hear the theory expressed that some poverty and the resulting mass economic struggles will create revolutionary consciousness in Euro-Amerikan workers.… Read the rest
Looking at Hamerquist’s Fascism & Anti-Fascism
by J. Sakai (an excerpt from Confronting Fascism: Discussion Documents for a Militant Movement)
The Superman is a symbol, the exponent of this anguishing and tragic period of crisis that is traversing European consciousness while searching for new sources of pleasure, beauty, ideal.… Read the rest
David Gilbert’s A.I.D.S. Conspiracy? Tracking the Real Genocide… Read the rest is a strong contribution to our knowledge about how to fight the Plague. At first, like so many of us, i thought this horrifying epidemic just had to be some biological warfare experiment run loose.
EC: In the early eighties you wrote Settlers: Mythology of the White Proletariat,… Read the rest a book which had a major impact on many North American anti-imperialists. How did this book come about, and what was so new about its way of looking at things?
In the 1960s it was common for protesters on the streets to get their ideas right through the bars–from the fiery scribes of the prison revolutionaries like George Jackson, Eldridge Cleaver and Malcolm X.… Read the rest
The popular political struggles of settler Amerika — the most important being the 1775-83 War of Independence — gave us the first experience of alliances between Euro-Amerikan dissenters and oppressed peoples.… Read the rest
Chapter VII Part IV. The CIO’s Integration & Imperialist Labor Policy The CIO played an important role for U.S. imperialism in disorganizing and placing under supervision the nationally oppressed. For the first time masses of Third World workers were allowed and even conscripted into the settler trade unions.… Read the rest