Lucien van der Walt, 2001, “Reverse the Drive to Privatise: Fighting Neo-liberalism in South African Higher Education”

Lucien van der Walt, 2001, Reverse the Drive to Privatise: Fighting Neo-liberalism in South African Higher Education, Zabalaza Books, Durban, Johannesburg.  Introducing the text: This was a long pamphlet from an anarchist/ syndicalist perspective that located the post-apartheid neo-liberal reforms and attacks on workers in state universities in South Africa within a larger context: the neo-liberal … Continue reading Lucien van der Walt, 2001, “Reverse the Drive to Privatise: Fighting Neo-liberalism in South African Higher Education”

[RESEARCH REPORT] van der Walt, Bolsmann, Johnson and Martin, 2002, “The Outsourced University: A Survey of the Rise of Support Service Outsourcing in Public Sector Higher Education in South Africa…”, SWOP Research Report 11

Lucien van der Walt, Chris Bolsmann, Bernadette Johnson and Lindsey Martin, 2002, The Outsourced University: A Survey of the Rise of Support Service Outsourcing in Public Sector Higher Education in South Africa, and its effects on workers and trade unions, 1994-2001, Sociology of Work Unit (SWOP, now  Society, Work and Development Institute), University of the … Continue reading [RESEARCH REPORT] van der Walt, Bolsmann, Johnson and Martin, 2002, “The Outsourced University: A Survey of the Rise of Support Service Outsourcing in Public Sector Higher Education in South Africa…”, SWOP Research Report 11

[SHORT] Bolsmann, Johnson, Martin and van der Walt, 2002, “The Effects of Support Service Outsourcing on Workers and Trade Unions in Public Universities in South Africa”

Chris Bolsmann, Bernadette Johnson, Lindsey Martin and Lucien van der Walt, 2002, "The Effects of Support Service Outsourcing on Workers and Trade Unions in Public Universities in South Africa," South African Labour Bulletin, volume 26, number 3, pp. 59-61. PDF of this article HERE

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”

VIDEO: Lucien van der Walt, 26 May 2020, “Critically Assessing Social Programmes to Mitigate COVID-19: Long march to rebuilding bottom-up, working class-led change in South Africa,” SAFTU Workers’ Conversations

Lucien van der Walt, 26 May 2020, "Critically Assessing Social Programmes to Mitigate COVID-19: Long march to rebuilding bottom-up, working class-led change in South Africa," #SAFTUWorkersConversations series on "Coronavirus and the Working Class," South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU), online. In conversation with SAFTU's Zwelinzima Vavi, Mametlwe Sebei and others, NALSU director, Professor Lucien … Continue reading VIDEO: Lucien van der Walt, 26 May 2020, “Critically Assessing Social Programmes to Mitigate COVID-19: Long march to rebuilding bottom-up, working class-led change in South Africa,” SAFTU Workers’ Conversations

[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

[SHORT]: 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 [SHORT]: 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

[JOURNAL]: 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 [JOURNAL]: 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