The Blast newspaper

Partial online archive of The Blast, an anarchist newspaper published by Alex Berkman for 29 issues 1916-1917, when it was shut down for encouraging resistance to the draft.

Volume 1

The Blast #1.01

First ever issue of Berkman's The Blast, January 15th, 1916 featuring birthday greetings from Emma Goldman as well as commentary on World War 1.

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The Blast #1.02

The Blast Issue No. 2 featuring Charles Scott Wood on "What's The Matter With Labor?" and more commentary on World War One.

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The Blast #1.03

Issue no. 3 featuring a Letter from Tom Mann and contributions on Military Preparedness and it's real purpose for suppressing labor.

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The Blast #1.04

Issue no. 4 of The Blast, featuring Charles Scott Wood discussing vision and consciousness as central to the laborers' lives as it is to any philosopher or capitalists, among others.

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The Blast #1.05

Issue no. 5 of Berkman's The Blast covers birth control, Margaret Sanger, what it means to be a woman under capitalism, Jinogism, Labor's Allies, and commentary on the war.

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The Blast #1.06

Issue no. 6 of Berkman's The Blast

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The Blast #1.07

Issue no. 7 of Berkman's The Blast

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The Blast #1.08

Issue no. 8 of Berkman's The Blast

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The Blast #1.09

Issue no. 9 of Berkman's The Blast

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