Bonner, Hyslop & van der Walt, 2016, “Rethinking Worlds of Labour: Southern African Labour History in International context,” in Eckert (ed.), Global Histories of Work

Philip Bonner, Jonathan Hyslop and Lucien van der Walt, 2016, "Rethinking Worlds of Labour: Southern African Labour History in International context," in Andreas Eckert (ed.), Global Histories of Work, De Gruyter, Berlin, pp. 90-122.   PDF online here  

Lucien van der Walt, 2001, “‘Wij Willen Alles!’: Het Revolutionair Syndicalisme, de Industrial Workers of Africa en de Strijd tegen Racistich Kapitalisme in Zuid-Afrika 1915-1921,” De AS

Lucien van der Walt, 2001, “‘Wij Willen Alles!’: het revolutionair syndicalisme, de Industrial Workers of Africa en de strijd tegen racistich kapitalisme in Zuid-Afrika 1915-1921,” De AS: Anarchiste Jaarboek (Netherlands), number 134/135, pp. 77-84.   PDF online here and text below, thank you to Christianarchie for marking it up online Het revolutionaire syndicalisme – de strategie om een … Continue reading Lucien van der Walt, 2001, “‘Wij Willen Alles!’: Het Revolutionair Syndicalisme, de Industrial Workers of Africa en de Strijd tegen Racistich Kapitalisme in Zuid-Afrika 1915-1921,” De AS

[TALK] Lucien van der Walt, 3 September 2019, “Should the Anti-Capitalists Vote?” ILRIG

Lucien van der Walt, 3 September 2019, "Should the Anti-Capitalists Vote?", International Labour Research and Information Group (ILRIG). This is a lightly edited transcription of a talk given by Prof. Lucien van der Walt on a panel on the eve of the 2019 national elections in South Africa: the International Labour Research and Information Group … Continue reading [TALK] Lucien van der Walt, 3 September 2019, “Should the Anti-Capitalists Vote?” ILRIG

Lucien van der Walt, 2019, Beyond Decent Work: Fighting for Unions and Equality in Africa

Lucien van der Walt, 2019, Beyond Decent Work: Fighting for Unions and Equality in Africa, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Berlin, online at FES HERE and mirroredHERE. "The International Labour Organisation’s Decent Work agenda has positive aspects, but is not feasible or desirable in the neo-liberal epoch. African labour should rather build class-based counter-power and counter-hegemony,  aiming at a new system: common ownership, self-management and bottom-up … Continue reading Lucien van der Walt, 2019, Beyond Decent Work: Fighting for Unions and Equality in Africa

[VIDEO] Lucien van der Walt, 2018, “Beyond Decent Work: Fighting for Unions and Equality in Africa”

Beyond Decent Work: Fighting for Unions and Equality in Africa Key note speech by Prof. Lucien van der Walt, Rhodes University during the "Strategy Conference on Trade Union Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa 2018" Hosted by FES Trade Union Competence Centre Sub-Saharan Africa - TUCC and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Tanzania. A copy of the paper can be found … Continue reading [VIDEO] Lucien van der Walt, 2018, “Beyond Decent Work: Fighting for Unions and Equality in Africa”

Lucien van der Walt, 1994, “Chimurenga! The Lessons of the Zimbabwe Liberation War”

Lucien van der Walt, 1994, “Chimurenga! The Lessons of the Zimbabwe Liberation War,” Unrest, number 1, pp. 16-17, 23.   THE VICTORY OF a seemingly militant ZANU (Zimbabwe African National Union) in Zimbabwe’s 1980 independence elections, following a long guerrilla war (the “Chimurenga“) against White colonialism, was greeted with jubilation. Today [i.e. 1994], the hopes raised … Continue reading Lucien van der Walt, 1994, “Chimurenga! The Lessons of the Zimbabwe Liberation War”

[ANALYSIS] Byrne, Chinguwo, McGregor, & van der Walt, 2018,”Why May Day Matters to Malawi: History with anarchist roots”

Sian Byrne, Paliani Chinguwo, Warren McGregor, and Lucien van der Walt, 30 April 2018,"Why May Day matters to Malawi: History with anarchist roots," As it Happens News (Malawi), online at http://www.aihnews.com/why-may-day-matters-to-malawi/   troduction When we celebrate May Day we rarely reflect on why it is a public holiday in Malawi or elsewhere. Sian Byrne, Paliani … Continue reading [ANALYSIS] Byrne, Chinguwo, McGregor, & van der Walt, 2018,”Why May Day Matters to Malawi: History with anarchist roots”

[CHAPTER] van der Walt, 2018, “Préface” (to Guillaume Rey, ‘Afriques Anarchistes: Introduction à l’Histoire des Anarchismes Africains’)

Lucien van der Walt, 2018, "Préface," to Guillaume Rey, Afriques Anarchistes: Introduction à l’Histoire des Anarchismes Africains, Paris, L'Hartamann, pp. 9-26. Get the PDF here

[ANALYSIS]: Peter Cole and Lucien van der Walt, 2017, “Wobblies: A New History of a Radical Union that Profoundly Impacted Southern African Politics”

Peter Cole and Lucien van der Walt, 21 October 2017, "Wobblies: A New History of a Radical Union that Profoundly Impacted Southern African Politics," Africa Is A Country SOURCE:  http://africasacountry.com/2017/10/wobblies-a-new-history-of-a-radical-union-that-profoundly-impacted-southern-african-politics/ In the early 20th century, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) organized on every continent and dozens of countries, including in southern Africa. It … Continue reading [ANALYSIS]: Peter Cole and Lucien van der Walt, 2017, “Wobblies: A New History of a Radical Union that Profoundly Impacted Southern African Politics”

[ANALYSIS]: Lucien van der Walt, 1992, “New World Order in Africa,” ‘Revolt’

One of the first things I wrote, an undergrad student and activist at the (stormy) time. Lucien van der Walt, 1992, "New World Order in Africa," Revolt, number 2. The New World Order is on our doorstep with the US imperialists setting themselves up in Botswana and Zambia. Washington, following the end of the Cold … Continue reading [ANALYSIS]: Lucien van der Walt, 1992, “New World Order in Africa,” ‘Revolt’

[SPEECH]: Lucien van der Walt, 2006, “Xenophobia, Solidarity and the Struggle for Zimbabwe”

I gave this talk at the"Freedom in our Lifetime" resistance festival in Newtown, Johannesburg, 10 December, 2006 It was previously published online, uncredited, at http://www.anarkismo.net/article/4424 Xenophobia, Solidarity and the Struggle for Zimbabwe Lucien van der Walt, 2006. How to fight for freedom in Zimbabwe? How to avoid another Mugabe coming into power? How to fight … Continue reading [SPEECH]: Lucien van der Walt, 2006, “Xenophobia, Solidarity and the Struggle for Zimbabwe”

[TRANSLATION]: Lucien van der Walt, 2016, “Πώς ο ιμπεριαλισμός και η μετααποικιακή άρχουσα τάξη καταλήστευσαν την Αφρική: Η ταξική πάλη και η αναρχοκομμουνιστική λύση”

Πώς ο ιμπεριαλισμός και η μετααποικιακή άρχουσα τάξη καταλήστευσαν την Αφρική: Η ταξική πάλη και η αναρχοκομμουνιστική λύση From the Greek anarchist street paper Apatris, number 34, 2016 here *This is a translation of Lucien van der Walt, 2015, “How Imperialism and Postcolonial Elites have Plundered Africa: And the Class Struggle, Anarchist-Communist Solution,” Tokologo, numbers … Continue reading [TRANSLATION]: Lucien van der Walt, 2016, “Πώς ο ιμπεριαλισμός και η μετααποικιακή άρχουσα τάξη καταλήστευσαν την Αφρική: Η ταξική πάλη και η αναρχοκομμουνιστική λύση”

[ANALYSIS]: Lucien van der Walt, 1996, “What Anarchist-Syndicalists Believe: Understanding and Defeating Racism”

Lucien van der Walt, 1996, “What Anarchist-Syndicalists Believe: Understanding and Defeating Racism,” Workers Solidarity, volume 2, number 2, third quarter 1996. Written for an progressive magazine in South Africa, this article argued that racism needed to be understood as an immense social evil, closely linked to the development of capitalism and the modern state -- … Continue reading [ANALYSIS]: Lucien van der Walt, 1996, “What Anarchist-Syndicalists Believe: Understanding and Defeating Racism”