History

Crespo, Carmen (1916-1936)

A short biography of the Spanish anarchist militia woman Carmen Crespo who died at the age of twenty

Hernáez Vargas, Casilda aka Kasi, 1914-1992

Casilda Hernaez

A short biography of Basque anarchist Casilda Hernaez.

The Communist Party and socialists during the 1934 Toledo Auto-Lite strike

A passage about radicals involvement in the 1934 Toledo Auto-Lite strike, from The Communist Party and the Auto Workers Unions by Roger Keeran.

The truth behind Britain’s rush to war, 1914 - Douglas Newton

In all the debates about which country was most responsible for the horrors of World War One, Britain invariably escapes any serious blame. That is until now. Douglas Newton has written the definitive account of Britain’s rush to war in the summer of 1914. It is 'only' a liberal anti-war account but as such a thorough account has never been written before it is still extremely useful. This is the concluding chapter of his book, The darkest days.

Introduction to The Counter-Revolution of 1776

The introduction to Gerald Horne's The Counter-Revolution of 1776: Slave Resistance and the Origins of the United States of America.

"Counter-revolution of 1776": was U.S. Independence War a conservative revolt in favor of slavery?

An interview with Gerald Horne, the author of a revisionist history of the American War of Independence.

Cobos Peña, Maria Luisa (1909-1973)

Maria Luisa Cobos

A short biography of Maria Luisa Cobos, Spanish anarchist and protagonist of women's liberation

Prat Coll, Dolores (1905-2001)

Dolores Prat

A short biography of the anarchist Dolores Prat

Lara, Maruja aka Angustias Lara Sanchez (1913-2012)

Maruja Lara

A short biography of Spanish anarchist Maruja Lara

Mesa, Isabel (1913-2002)

Isabel Mesa in 1930s

A short biography of Isabel Mesa Delgado, life-long Spanish anarchist