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Combative Unionism

Combative Unionism

Waging Class War Within Labour

Prairie Struggle Collective (Author)

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  • Publisher: Thoughtcrime Ink
  • Format: Pamphlet
  • Binding: pam
  • Pages: 39
  • Released: Jan 7, 2014

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Within the broader radical left it has been discussed many times by various organizations and non-affiliates, whether or not the labour movement can be an area to work towards positive change. Some have been very critical to the point of negating the usefulness “if any” of unions. Others have been completely uncritical, underlining every victory, and attacking any who voice critique regarding unions and the labour movement. While acknowledging this debate exists, for us the question is not one of support for unions within this system, but one of tactics and what can be done under these conditions to promote revolutionary change . The question is not if we should be involved within the labor movement, but how?

In bringing forward insights that aim to make us more effective in reaching our goals as revolutionaries, here we lay the basis of our position paper . “Combative Unionism” illustrates a specific strategy that should be applied within the labour movement.

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