Shawn Hattingh &Lucien van der Walt, [2015] 2019,  “Appendix: The Kurdish Question,” in Alfredo Bonanno, “Anarchism and the National Liberation Struggle”

Shawn Hattingh and Lucien van der Walt, [2015] 2019,  "Appendix: The Kurdish Question - Nationhood or Autonomy?," in Alfredo Bonanno, Anarchism and the National Liberation Struggle, Zabalaza Books, Johannesburg, third South African edition,  pp. 36-39, from HERE, reprinted from HERE. Taking a look at the existential crisis of the Kurdish in Turkey and elsewhere [this article … Continue reading Shawn Hattingh &Lucien van der Walt, [2015] 2019,  “Appendix: The Kurdish Question,” in Alfredo Bonanno, “Anarchism and the National Liberation Struggle”

Lucien van der Walt, [2003] 2019, “Introduction to the Second South African Edition (2003),” to Alfredo Bonanno, “Anarchism and the National Liberation Struggle”

Lucien van der Walt, [2003] 2019, "Introduction to the Second South African Edition (2003)," Alfredo Bonanno, Anarchism and the National Liberation Struggle, Zabalaza Books, Johannesburg, third South African edition,  pp. 7-14, from HERE. The ongoing struggle in Palestine is only the most obvious of a number of national liberation struggles taking place worldwide. In northern Ireland, … Continue reading Lucien van der Walt, [2003] 2019, “Introduction to the Second South African Edition (2003),” to Alfredo Bonanno, “Anarchism and the National Liberation Struggle”

Lucien van der Walt, 2019, “Introduction to the 1994 South African Edition (revised),” to Alfredo Bonanno, “Anarchism and the National Liberation Struggle”

Lucien van der Walt, 2019, "Introduction to the 1994 South African Edition (revised)," Alfredo Bonanno, Anarchism and the National Liberation Struggle, Zabalaza Books, Johannesburg, third South African edition,  pp. 4-6, from HERE. This pamphlet represents an attempt to develop an anarchist internationalist stance on the ever present and ever controversial issue of the national liberation struggle (NLS), … Continue reading Lucien van der Walt, 2019, “Introduction to the 1994 South African Edition (revised),” to Alfredo Bonanno, “Anarchism and the National Liberation Struggle”

[SHORT] van der Walt, [2004] 2019, “On Bakunin: Introduction to the South African Edition (2004)”

Lucien van der Walt, 2019, “On Bakunin: Introduction to the South African Edition (2004),” in Basic Bakunin, Zabalaza Books, Durban/ Johannesburg, second South African edition,  pp 3-6. HERE. This was an introduction written for the second South African edition of the 1993 British pamphlet Basic Bakunin, which was written by Colin Parker. A first South African edition … Continue reading [SHORT] van der Walt, [2004] 2019, “On Bakunin: Introduction to the South African Edition (2004)”

Lucien van der Walt, [1998] 2019, “Breaking the Chains: A History of Anarchism”

Lucien van der Walt, 2019, Breaking the Chains: A History of Anarchism, Zabalaza Books, Johannesburg, reprint of 1998 Workers Solidarity booklet, from HERE. "This is a book about the history of anarchism. It is a history of nearly 120 years of unbroken workers struggle. It is a history of sacrifice and bravery by ordinary people fighting for … Continue reading Lucien van der Walt, [1998] 2019, “Breaking the Chains: A History of Anarchism”

[TALK] Lucien van der Walt, 2019, “Alternatives from the Ground Up: Anarchism/Syndicalism and (Black) Working Class Self-Emancipation in Post-Apartheid South Africa”

Lucien van der Walt, 2019, Alternatives from the Ground Up:  Anarchism/ Syndicalism and (Black) Working Class Self-Emancipation in Post-Apartheid South Africa, Zabalaza Books, Johannesburg, from HERE. This is a booklet (text below) published by Zabalaza Books in South Africa, HERE. It is based on a paper given at a political "Globalisation School" in Cape Town, for a … Continue reading [TALK] Lucien van der Walt, 2019, “Alternatives from the Ground Up: Anarchism/Syndicalism and (Black) Working Class Self-Emancipation in Post-Apartheid South Africa”

[SHORT] Lucien van der Walt, 2019, “Overview of Theories of the State”

Lucien van der Walt, 2019, “Overview of Theories of the State,” in John Reynolds and Lucien van der Walt (eds.) , Strategy: Debating Politics Within and At a Distance from the State, Neil Aggett Labour Studies Unit (NALSU), Rhodes University, Makhanda, South Africa, pp. 13-23.  PDF of this article HERE, and the whole book HERE, mirrored … Continue reading [SHORT] Lucien van der Walt, 2019, “Overview of Theories of the State”

Lucien van der Walt, 2019, “Erneuerung und Reform der Arbeiterbewegung: Ein Plädoyer für den Anarcho-Syndikalismus”

Lucien van der Walt, 2019, "Erneuerung Und Reform Der Arbeiterbewegung: Ein Plädoyer für den Anarcho-Syndikalismus," Direkte Aktion, 18 October.  From here, translation from here. Erneuerung und Reform der Arbeiterbewegung: Ein Plädoyer für den Anarcho-Syndikalismus  Von: Lucien van der Walt - 18. Oktober 2019 Danke für die Einladung zu diesem Panel [1], zusammen mit der Genossin Hilary Wainwright, einer Schlüsselfigur … Continue reading Lucien van der Walt, 2019, “Erneuerung und Reform der Arbeiterbewegung: Ein Plädoyer für den Anarcho-Syndikalismus”

[SHORT] Lucien van der Walt, 2019, “Modes of Politics at a Distance from the State”

Lucien van der Walt, 2019, “Modes of Politics at a Distance from the State,” in John Reynolds and Lucien van der Walt (eds.), Strategy: Debating Politics Within and At a Distance from the State, Neil Aggett Labour Studies Unit (NALSU), Rhodes University, Makhanda, South Africa, pp. 44-50.  PDF of this article HERE, and the whole … Continue reading [SHORT] Lucien van der Walt, 2019, “Modes of Politics at a Distance from the State”

[4-DAY SCHOOL with Eastern Cape unions]: 9-12/07/2019: “Politics Within and At a Distance from the State”

The Vuyisile Mini Winter School is an annual event,  launched at Rhodes University in 2015 with financial support from the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES). Named after a famed Eastern Cape trade unionist who was executed by the apartheid state, the Winter School has focused on trade unionists based in the Eastern Cape Province, where Rhodes … Continue reading [4-DAY SCHOOL with Eastern Cape unions]: 9-12/07/2019: “Politics Within and At a Distance from the State”

[6-DAY SCHOOL with Eastern Cape unions]: 25-30/08/2019: “South African Political Economy and the Global Crisis”

Looking back at the year: we ran a great August 2019 short course on “Political Economy, and Economic and Social Policy” at Rhodes University in Makhanda/ Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape. Our theme is “South African Political Economy and the Global Crisis.” The short course is the first module in our four module Policy, Theory … Continue reading [6-DAY SCHOOL with Eastern Cape unions]: 25-30/08/2019: “South African Political Economy and the Global Crisis”

[JOURNAL]: Lucien van der Walt, 2019, “Aspects de l’histoire de l’anarchisme et du syndicalisme révolutionnaire en Afrique du Sud, des années 1880 aux années 1920”

Lucien van der Walt, 2019, "Aspects de l’histoire de l’anarchisme et du syndicalisme révolutionnaire en Afrique du Sud, des années 1880 aux années 1920," Actuel Marx, 2019/2 (no 66), pp. 44-63. Get the PDF of print version here

[SHORT]: Lucien van der Walt, 2019, “Rebuilding Links between Unions and Co-operatives for Counter-Power”

Lucien van der Walt, 2019, "Rebuilding Links between Unions and Co-operatives for Counter-Power," Amandla, numbers 67/68, pp. 28-29 Get the PDF of print version here **Based on a talk in Tanzania on union strategy. High unemployment, together with stunning failures by both private and state sectors to provide basic services, have helped reignite interest in forming … Continue reading [SHORT]: Lucien van der Walt, 2019, “Rebuilding Links between Unions and Co-operatives for Counter-Power”