History

The Year 1919

Iron & steel strikers - US, 1919

A short account of the revolutionary events of the year 1919

The Seattle General Strike of 1919

Strikers - Seattle 1919

A short account of the Seattle General Strike of 1919

Amelio Robles, gait of the old soldier: (Transgender) masculinity in the Mexican revolution – Gabriela Cano

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Detailed article about the life and gender identity of Amelio Robles Ávila, transgender Mexican revolutionary, written by Mexican historian Gabriela Cano.

Weigand, Heinrich (1909-1971)

Dachau camp card for Weigand

A short biography of German anarchist Heinrich Weigand, who suffered more than 11 years in Nazi prisons and concentration camps.

Ada-Kaleh: the Balkan Island Where People Once Lived with no State or Masters

Petar Georgiev Mandzhukov (1878–1966) was a Macedonian Bulgarian revolutionary and anarchist, member of the Internal Macedonian-Adrianople Revolutionary Organization and of the Supreme Macedonian-Adrianople Committee. The following is an excerpt from Mandzhukov’s memoir ‘Harbingers of Storm’ (Sofia: FAB, 2013):

Albert Einstein in Barcelona: "My name is Albert Einstein and I am also revolutionary, an anti-authoritarian"

NOTE; this is an excerpt from a work of fiction. Einstein did visit Spain in 1923 but there is no evidence he made contact with the CNT.

In February 1923, Albert Einstein visited Barcelona at the invitation of the Mancomunitat (the forerunner of the Generalitat, the Catalan government, which was reestablished in 1932) to give a series of sponsored lectures explaining his theory of relativity. On arrival he insisted on meeting with — and giving talks to — members of the CNT, the anarcho-syndicalist labour union. The following account of Einstein’s Barcelona visit is excerpted from ‘¡Pistoleros! 3: 1920-24. The Chronicles of Farquhar McHarg’:

Thoughts on Francesco Ghezzi

Francesco Ghezzi was an anarchist militant from Milan who was also active in France, Switzerland, Germany and Russia (and was imprisoned in the last three countries).

بلشویک ها وکنترل کارگری 1921-1917، دولت و ضدانقلاب

کمیته های کارخانه به عنوان تشکل ارگانیک خود کارگران در تضاد با بلشویکها و سیاست حزب آنها .مانورهای لنین برای تضعیف کمیته های کارخانه وتلاش وی برای وابسته کردن کمیته های کارخانه به اتحادیه های کارگری. تلاشهای ضدانقلابی منشویکها و بورژوازی روسیه در ضدیت با کمیته های کارخانه

Yelensky’s Fable: A History of the Anarchist Black Cross

An article on the history of the international Anarchist Black Cross movement. Made available online and formatted as a PDF by the Anarchist History Nerd Brigade.

Foundations of Oppression: The Antebellum South Appalachian Class Dynamic

The nature of the South Appalachian planter economy can be best understood through the regions complex class dynamic and the struggles its lower classes endured for the sake of profits.