[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”

[REFERENCE]: Lucien van der Walt, 2009,”Gomas, Johnny (1901-1979),” International Encyclopaedia of Revolution and Protest

Lucien van der Walt, 2009,"Gomas, Johnny (1901-1979)," International Encyclopaedia of Revolution and Protest, Blackwell, New York, pp. 1414-1415. Get the PDF of print version here

[REFERENCE]: Lucien van der Walt, 2009, “Fisher, Percy, 1891-1922,” International Encyclopaedia of Revolution and Protest

Lucien van der Walt, 2009, "Fisher, Percy, 1891-1922," International Encyclopaedia of Revolution and Protest, Blackwell, New York, online edition. Get the PDF of print version here

[REFERENCE]: Lucien van der Walt, 2009, “Dunbar, Andrew (1879-1964),” International Encyclopaedia of Revolution and Protest, Blackwell

Lucien van der Walt, 2009, "Dunbar, Andrew (1879-1964)," International Encyclopaedia of Revolution and Protest, Blackwell, New York, pp. 1028-1029. Get the PDF of print version here

Lucien van der Walt, 2013, “Black Stars of Anarchism: T.W. Thibedi (1888-1960)”

Lucien van der Walt, 2013, "Black Stars of Anarchism: T.W. Thibedi (1888-1960) - The Life of a South African Revolutionary Syndicalist," Zabalaza: A Journal of Southern African Revolutionary Anarchism, no. 13, pp. 45-46 Get the PDF of print version here BLACK STARS OF ANARCHISM: T.W. Thibedi (1888-1960): The Life of a South African Revolutionary Syndicalist, by Lucien … Continue reading Lucien van der Walt, 2013, “Black Stars of Anarchism: T.W. Thibedi (1888-1960)”

Nicole Ulrich and Lucien van der Walt, 2015, “A Historical Perspective on the South African Labour Movements and the National Question,” Vuyisile Mini Winter School

Workshop input: Nicole Ulrich and Lucien van der Walt, 2015, "A Historical Perspective on the South African Labour Movements and the National Question," Vuyisile Mini Winter School 2015: Labour and Social Policy, Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER)/ Neil Aggett Labour Studies Unit (NALSU), Rhodes University, 18 July. The slides for the lecture are … Continue reading Nicole Ulrich and Lucien van der Walt, 2015, “A Historical Perspective on the South African Labour Movements and the National Question,” Vuyisile Mini Winter School

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

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”

[TALK] Lucien van der Walt, 2019, “Renewing and Reforming Labor: The Case for Anarcho-Syndicalism”

Lucien van der Walt, 2019, "Renewing and Reforming Labor: The Case for Anarcho-Syndicalism," ASR/ Anarcho-syndicalist Review, number 75, pp. 10-15 PDF online HERE.   Full text below Thanks very much for having me on the panel **, along with comrades Hilary Wainwright, who has been a key figure in the British feminist and socialist movement, editor of … Continue reading [TALK] Lucien van der Walt, 2019, “Renewing and Reforming Labor: The Case for Anarcho-Syndicalism”

Lucien van der Walt, 2019, “Rebuilding the Workers’ Movement for Counter-Power, Justice and Self-Management: A Contribution to the Debate”

Lucien van der Walt, 2019, "Rebuilding The Workers’ Movement For Counter-Power, Justice And Self-Management: A Contribution To The Debate" (Amandla!, Number 63, Pp. 24-25 ) PDF online HERE.   Full text below. THE ROBUST EXCHANGE BETWEEN comrades Ronald Wesso and Mametlwe Sebei, in the pages of recent issues of Amandla!, over the South African Federation of … Continue reading Lucien van der Walt, 2019, “Rebuilding the Workers’ Movement for Counter-Power, Justice and Self-Management: A Contribution to the Debate”

[PRESS]: On unions, in 2019, “Vavi Happier to be Outside the ANC Alliance Now”

https://citizen.co.za/news/south-africa/protests/2082886/vavi-happier-to-be-outside-the-anc-alliance-now/ Simnikiwe Hlatshaneni, 14.2.2019, "Vavi happier to be outside the ANC alliance now," The Citizen He wants people to understand, though, that trade union fragmentation does not ‘serve the agenda of the workers’. Is it indeed colder outside the ANC tripartite alliance? South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) boss Zwelinzima Vavi says recent events, such as … Continue reading [PRESS]: On unions, in 2019, “Vavi Happier to be Outside the ANC Alliance Now”

Lucien van der Walt, 2011, “The Crisis Hits Home: Strategic Unionism, Anarcho-syndicalism and Rebellion,” Zabalaza Books

Lucien van der Walt, 2011, The Crisis Hits Home: Strategic Unionism, Anarcho-syndicalism and Rebellion, Zabalaza Books, Durban/ Johannesburg. Get the PDF here This is basically a pamphlet reprint of Lucien van der Walt, 2011, "COSATU's Response to the Crisis: An Anarcho-Syndicalist Assessment and Alternative," ASR/ Anarcho-syndicalist Review, number 56, pp. 11-13: HERE. In Italian HERE.

Lucien van der Walt, 2002, “The IWW,  Revolutionary Syndicalism & Working Class Struggle in South Africa, 1910-1921”

Lucien van der Walt, 2002, The IWW,  Revolutionary Syndicalism and Working Class Struggle in South Africa, 1910-1921, Zabalaza Books, Durban/ Johannesburg. Get the PDF here 

Lucien van der Walt, 2004, “On Bakunin: Introduction to the South African Edition,” to “Basic Bakunin” (Zabalaza Books)

Lucien van der Walt, 2004, "On Bakunin: Introduction to the South African Edition," in Basic Bakunin (South African edition), Zabalaza Books, Durban/ Johannesburg, no page numbers.  (Basic Bakunin, first published in the UK around 1993, can be read here). ON BAKUNIN: INTRODUCTION TO THE SOUTH AFRICAN EDITION (2004) Lucien van der Walt This pamphlet provides an … Continue reading Lucien van der Walt, 2004, “On Bakunin: Introduction to the South African Edition,” to “Basic Bakunin” (Zabalaza Books)