[This interview was conducted in the course of Panos Theodoropoulos’s PhD research into unions, migrant workers and labour struggles in the UK. We are releasing it because we consider that this text holds some ideas which can be useful contributions in the ongoing debates around issues such as organizing, trade unions, migrant workers, and wider […]Read More Migrant Workers, Trade Unions and Solidarity: A Conversation with the Angry Workers of the World.
Sabate talks about what organising really means, and issues a call to action for comrades in our movements.Read More What are you doing? A call for Organising.
We need to highlight the common sources of the plight of both British and migrant workers, and foreground the objectives of solidarity, community power, and the overthrow of this economic system as such. It is contradictory to argue against this system while at the same time proclaiming that migrant workers are welcome precisely because of the role they serve within it.Read More The Thief and the Cash Cow: Twins from a union of enemies
Being on the left can be overwhelming. Basically, you feel like you are aimlessly haunting the digestive tract of a beast that has devoured you. You no longer know any way of being outside the pulling and constricting muscles of this gullet, along with the sensory overload coming from noxious acids fizzing at the […]Read More Scientism- the spectacular disguise of the Neoliberal Technocrat
Given the small size and timidity of our movements when compared to those in other European cities, recent arrests indicate a very focused effort by Police Scotland to destroy any instance of autonomous, collective organising that directly challenges the State and the dominant order. The question is, what do we do?Read More ‘An Injury to One’… Some Reflections on State Repression and Movement Responses
Migrant workers are one of the few sectors of society largely ‘uncontaminated’ and ‘un-incorporated’; outside the scope of hegemony, since hegemony is largely based on our Otherness, we are currently being denied even the possibility of a limited ‘acceptance’. This position therefore affords migrants the potential of acting as an important revolutionary subject.Read More The Crack in the Edifice: Modern Capitalism, Migrant Workers and Social Movements