Lucien van der Walt, 2011, “What Anarchism and Syndicalism Offer the South African Left,” in ‘Zabalaza’narchism, no. 11, pp. 34-36.

Lucien van der Walt, 2011, "What Anarchism and Syndicalism Offer the South African Left," Zabalaza: A Southern African Journal of Revolutionary Anarchism, no. 11, pp. 34-36. Get the PDF of print version here The 21st century is a time of both despair and hope: despair at the evils of contemporary society, hope that a new world is … Continue reading Lucien van der Walt, 2011, “What Anarchism and Syndicalism Offer the South African Left,” in ‘Zabalaza’narchism, no. 11, pp. 34-36.

Tina Sizovuka & Lucien van der Walt, 2013, “Get Rich or Lie Trying: Why ANC Millionaire Julius Malema Posed as a Radical, Why he Lost, and What This Tells Us about the Post-Apartheid ANC”

Tina Sizovuka and Lucien van der Walt, 2013, "Get Rich or Lie Trying: Why ANC Millionaire Julius Malema Posed as a Radical, Why he Lost, and What This Tells Us about the Post-Apartheid ANC," Zabalaza: A Journal of Southern African Revolutionary Anarchism, number 13, pp. 28-35. Get the PDF of print version here This article aims … Continue reading Tina Sizovuka & Lucien van der Walt, 2013, “Get Rich or Lie Trying: Why ANC Millionaire Julius Malema Posed as a Radical, Why he Lost, and What This Tells Us about the Post-Apartheid ANC”

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)”

Steven J. Hirsch &Lucien van der Walt, 2014, “Preface to the Paperback Edition,” in Hirsch & Lucien van der Walt (eds.), , 2014, “Anarchism and Syndicalism in the Colonial and Postcolonial World, 1870-1940”

Steven J. Hirsch and Lucien van der Walt, 2014, "Preface to the Paperback Edition," in Steven J. Hirsch and Lucien van der Walt (eds.), (foreword by Benedict Anderson), Anarchism and Syndicalism in the Colonial and Postcolonial World, 1870-1940: The Praxis of National Liberation, Internationalism, and Social Revolution, Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, Studies in Global Social … Continue reading Steven J. Hirsch &Lucien van der Walt, 2014, “Preface to the Paperback Edition,” in Hirsch & Lucien van der Walt (eds.), , 2014, “Anarchism and Syndicalism in the Colonial and Postcolonial World, 1870-1940”

Steven J. Hirsch & Lucien van der Walt (eds.), 2014, “Anarchism and Syndicalism in the Colonial and Postcolonial World, 1870-1940”

Paperback edition with new preface, corrections: Steven J. Hirsch and Lucien van der Walt (eds.), (foreword by Benedict Anderson), 2014, Anarchism and Syndicalism in the Colonial and Postcolonial World, 1870-1940: The praxis of national liberation, internationalism, and social revolution, Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, Studies in Global Social History, with new preface by the editors. Get … Continue reading Steven J. Hirsch & Lucien van der Walt (eds.), 2014, “Anarchism and Syndicalism in the Colonial and Postcolonial World, 1870-1940”

[ANALYSIS] Lucien van der Walt, 2016, “Imperial Wars and Their Losers: A Critique of ‘Labor Aristocracy’ Theories,” ASR/ Anarcho-syndicalist Review,

Lucien van der Walt, 2016, "Imperial Wars and Their Losers: A Critique of 'Labor Aristocracy' Theories," ASR/ Anarcho-syndicalist Review, number 66, pp. 15-16. Get the PDF of print version here

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  

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

[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, 2019, “Should the Anti-Capitalists Contest Elections?,” debate at Khayelitsha, Cape Town

Lucien van der Walt, 2019, "Should the Anti-Capitalists Contest Elections?," International Labour Research and Information Group (ILRIG)/ Workers World Media Productions (WWMP) Public Forum & debate, Isivivana Centre, Khayelitsha, Cape Town,  25 April. Complete AUDIO HERE (offsite).VIDEO of main talk below.

[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, “Anarquismo Global e Sindicalismo de Intenção Revolucionária: Teoria, História e Resistência”

An English version is HERE. ucien van der Walt, “Anarquismo Global e Sindicalismo de Intenção Revolucionária: teoria, história e resistência” A análise a seguir é uma transcrição, levemente editada, de uma palestra proferida pelo autor em 2 de novembro de 2010 no Espaço Ay Carmela, localizado na Rua das Carmelitas, em São Paulo. Este artigo … Continue reading Lucien van der Walt, “Anarquismo Global e Sindicalismo de Intenção Revolucionária: Teoria, História e Resistência”

[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”

[TALK] Lucien van der Walt, 2019, “Anarchism’s Relevance to Black and Working Class Strategy: Dispelling Ten Myths”

Lucien van der Walt, 2019, “Anarchism’s Relevance to Black and Working Class Strategy: Dispelling Ten Myths,” ASR/ Anarcho-Syndicalist Review, number 76, pp. 30-34. PDF online HERE.   Full text below. *The following is from an October 2005 presentation at a Red and Black Forum, Phambili Motsoaledi Centre, Motsoaledi, Soweto. Anarchism and syndicalism have been major forces internationally in … Continue reading [TALK] Lucien van der Walt, 2019, “Anarchism’s Relevance to Black and Working Class Strategy: Dispelling Ten Myths”