Notes from Below is a socialist publication that extensively uses the methods and techniques of workers' inquiry.
Viewpoint Magazine aims to understand the struggles that define our conjuncture, critically reconstruct radical history, and reinvent Marxism for our time.
The following is therefore meant to be a practical, albeit imperfect and incomplete, account for anyone considering starting a fund like ours. It is also meant to offer some insight into how a strike fund, especially where you would not usually find one, (as with a wildcat strike or other organization of workers not represented by a union with deep pockets) can shape the form and capacity of labor actions.
Check out their Issue 3 on Workers' Inquiries: https://viewpointmag.com/2013/09/30/issue-3-workers-inquiry/
Ephemera Journal (volume 14, number 3) brings together a series of commentaries, interventions and projects centred on the theme of workers’ inquiry.
The politics of workers' inquiry
This issue brings together a series of commentaries, interventions and projects centred on the theme of workers' inquiry. Workers' inquiry is a practice of knowledge production that seeks to understand the changing composition of labour and its potential for revolutionary social transformation.
Training and Research
Ella Baker School of Organising develops training materials, train community activists in how to use them, and then networks those trained organisers.
Training for organisers | Ella Baker School of Organising
Ella Baker School of Organising | We are re-establishing and re-politicising the culture of activist education and training, encouraging transformative union and community organising for a more democratic, more equal and more sustainable world.
Collective Action in Tech is a media and research project to advance the tech workers movement.
Tools and Resources
Training for Exploitation? Politicising Employability and Reclaiming Education is a critical resource pack for educators teaching employability, ‘professional practice’ and work-based learning.
Wobbly is a workplace organising platform, currently under development. They're creating a space for energetic, powerful, and democratic unions to win struggles and grow.
Wobbly | 21st century workers' power
Open, encrypted, and federated We're creating free software built on open standards. Messages are end-to-end encrypted so servers cannot read your messages - and if you still don't trust someone else's server, you can host your own while still organizing with others.
Organise is a worker-driven network of over a million people who support each other at work. Organise provides the tools, support and confidence people need to improve their lives at work.