History

Bloody legislation against the expropriated

Vagrant being punished in Tudor England

Karl Marx's short history of the violent legislation introduced by governments in Europe to force peasants removed from their land into wage labour from the 16th century.

On leaving Russia

Russian Jewish anarchist Mollie Steimer, who was deported to Russia, on her being deported from Russia by the Bolsheviks for condemning their persecution of revolutionary workers.

Georges Navel- proletarian writer

Georges Navel

Article on the proletarian writer Georges Navel, which appeared in the Anarchist Federation's magazine Organise!

Sabotage in the American workplace: anecdotes of dissatisfaction, mischief and revenge

Sabotage in The Office

A truly fantastic study of everyday employee resistance at work. First person accounts of sabotage, beautifully illustrated and intermingled with related news clippings, facts and quotes.

A short history of enclosure in Britain

Countryside illustration by Clifford Harper

Simon Fairlie describes how the progressive enclosure of commons over several centuries has deprived most of the British people of access to agricultural land. The historical process bears little relationship to the “Tragedy of the Commons”, the theory which ideologues in the neoliberal era adopted as part of a smear campaign against common property institutions.

Medina Onrubia de Botana, Salvadora Carmen, 1894-1972

Salvadora Carmen Medina Onrubia

A short biography of Argentinian feminist anarchist poet and writer Salvadora Carmen Medina Onrubia de Botana, written by Cristina Guzzo.

Kaminsky, Vladimir Konstantinovich (1889 or 1891-1920)

Krasnoyarsk anarchists

A short biography of Vladimir Kaminsky, active in Ukraine and then in Siberia

Wichita students sit-in for US civil rights, 1958

Dockum Drug Store sit-in

A short history of the first successful sit-in protest of the civil rights movement in the Dockum Drug Store in Kansas.

The British Anarchist Movement and the Russian Revolution

Aldred

A short account of how Britiish anarchists related to the Russian Revolution of 1917

Askarov, German Karlovich (1882-1937?) (real name Iakobson) aka Herman Kleiner, German, Oskar Burritt

A short biography of anarchist German Askarov, a leading light in the Russian anarchist movement.