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)”

[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

[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”

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”

Lucien van der Walt, 1993, “The Fire Next Time: Lessons of the Los Angeles (LA) Uprising”

This was an introduction written for a pamphlet called No Justice, No Peace: An Eyewitness Account of the Los Angeles Riots, which was reprinted in two South African editions, one from Backstreet Abortions distro, one from ARM, both based in Johannesburg. Some bits hold up well. THE FIRE NEXT TIME: LESSONS OF THE LOS ANGELES … Continue reading Lucien van der Walt, 1993, “The Fire Next Time: Lessons of the Los Angeles (LA) Uprising”

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, 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”

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)

Lucien van der Walt, 2003,”Introduction” to new edition of Bonnano, “Anarchism and the National Liberation Struggle”

Lucien van der Walt, 2003, "Introduction to the Second Edition," in A.M. Bonanno, Anarchism and the National Liberation Struggle (South African edition), Zabalaza Books, Durban/ Johannesburg, pp. XXX.  Introduction to the Second South African Edition (2003) by Lucien van der Walt The ongoing struggle in Palestine is only the most obvious of a number of … Continue reading Lucien van der Walt, 2003,”Introduction” to new edition of Bonnano, “Anarchism and the National Liberation Struggle”

Lucien van der Walt, 1994 “Introduction” to Alfredo Bonnano’s “Anarchism and the National Liberation Struggle”

This first appeared as Lucien van der Walt, 1994, "Introduction to the South African Edition," in Alfredo Bonanno, Anarchism and the National Liberation Struggle, ARM, Johannesburg, South African edition. The text below is the slightly revised version from the 2019 3rd South African edition, which is available in full HERE. TO CITE: Lucien van der Walt, … Continue reading Lucien van der Walt, 1994 “Introduction” to Alfredo Bonnano’s “Anarchism and the National Liberation Struggle”

Lucien van der Walt, 1998, “The Life of Bakunin”

Lucien van der Walt, 1998, "The Life of Bakunin," Internal Bulletin of the Workers Solidarity Federation (WSF) of South Africa, number 2, March/April 1998, pp. 11-13, republished as "The Life of Bakunin: Anti-imperialism, Anti-capitalism, Anti-statism," Anarkismo, 1 June 2014, HERE , which is copied below . Mikhail Bakunin (1814-1873) can be seen as the founder of libertarian socialism (anarcho-syndicalism). … Continue reading Lucien van der Walt, 1998, “The Life of Bakunin”