History

The Red Butterfly - John Lauritsen

John Lauritsen in 1969

A first person account of involvement in and the activity of The Red Butterfly, a socialist "cell" within the US Gay Liberation Front 1969-1971.

A history of Dutch fascism and the militant anti-fascist response - Job Polak

World War II Dutch resistance fighters

A radical history of the struggle against fascism in Holland since the early 20th century, written by member of the Dutch section of Anti-Fascist Action.

Stonewall: The birth of gay power - Sherry Wolf

Stonewall riots, 1969

A history of the Stonewall riots, where LGBT people in New York City took a stand against violent state repression and battled the police, kickstarting a militant, global gay liberation movement.

Immigrants faced deportation for political activity

Dominick Sallitto

A short article about the attempt of the American government to deport Dominick Sallitto, Vincent Ferrero and Marcus Graham because of their anarchist politics.

The Provos: Amsterdam's anarchist revolt - Richard Kempton

A book written by Richard Kempton on the 1960s Dutch Provo movement.

The May days: Barcelona 1937

CNT barricade on the Ramblas, May 1937

Interesting collection of writings on the May days in Barcelona: the combination of the "civil war within the civil war" as workers fought back against a counter-revolutionary Communist Party takeover.

Yaroshevskaya, Rebekka Yakoklevna (1887-1937 or after?)

A short biography of anarchist Rebecca Yaroshevskaya active in Bialystok, Tashkent and Kharkov

The Burnsall strike: a glimpse of the future - Sarbjit Johal

A short history of the year-long strike of mostly Asian women workers at Burnsall Ltd in Smethwick 1992-93.

US Latino urban riots - Aaron Fountain

Rioting at Roosevelt Park in Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 1971 (Guy Bralley)

There have been at least 64 riots in Latino communities since 1964, but most have been forgotten. Aaron Fountain gives an overview of the rebellions.

Does Anarchist Movement in Iraqi Kurdistan, Bashur, exist?

This article answers frequent questions that I was often asked in the meetings and the interviews . What I said here in regards to Iraqi Kurdistan in relation to anarchism and anarchists movement I have gained through my own experiences that growing up in that society and observing the situation closely too. There is no doubt that some of the Kurdish and none-kurdish comrades do not agree with me. However, I am very happy to have discussions, debates with them as long as these comrades refer to the facts and reality rather than some paragraphs , statements from this book and that book.