The January issue of The Commune is now available. It features articles on the state of the anti-cuts movement after the 30th November pensions strikes, a plan for the NHS beyond both market and state, the uprising in Wukan, China, and much else besides.
The paper is free: click the image above to download the PDF. See below for a list of articles as they are posted online.
reza shahabi must be free! – Omid Rezai looks at the case of a jailed militant on hunger strike in Iran
news in brief… – suicide threat at foxconn; la senza occupation; G4S asylum-seeker homes deal
taking control of our struggle – A college worker who struck on 30th November reports on the mood in her workplace six weeks later
an alternative for the here and now – the editorial argues that communism isn’t just some dream for the future: it’s about how we organise today
death by a thousand (paper) cuts – Taimour Lay reports on the crisis in the print-media from a journalist’s perspective
self-managed socialism: possible, urgent, necessary – Henrique T. Novaes looks at advantages and limitations of the Latin American experience of workers trying to overcome capitalist work relations through their control of their workplaces
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