History

History: Santhal Struggle, In Bangladesh

Santhal Heros: Shidho and Khano

The Santhal rebellion , commonly known as Santhal Hool, was a native rebellion in present-day Jharkhand, in eastern India against both the British colonial authority and zamindari system by the Santhal people. It started on June 30, 1855 and on November 10, 1855 martial law was proclaimed which lasted until January 3, 1856 when martial law was suspended and the movement was brutally ended by troops loyal to the British. The rebellion was led by the four Murmu Brothers - Sidhu Kanhu, Chand and Bhairav.

Death of Yugoslavian Che Guevara

Čupić smiling at camera before execution

Brief description of events prior to execution of one of the symbols of Yugoslav anti-facist resistance - Ljubo Čupić

Forward March?

February 1980 LWG leaflet against military conscription.

"Rebellion in Patagonia" - Benefit for "On the Line" (1978)

Flyer announcing film showing of Rebellion in Patagonia". A well attended benefit for the LWG newsletter, "On the Line".

Wow! May Day

1978 public kick off event of the Libertarian Workers Group of New York

The Real Resistance to Slavery in North America

A text by Russell Maroon Shoatz/s on historical resistance to slavery in North America. The attached PDF collects this essay together with "The Dragon and The Hydra" and an introduction looking at the relevance of Shoatz's thought to anarchists.

The radical history of Hackney blog

Hackney radical history banner

Archived backup of the excellent Radical history of Hackney, east London, blog.

A Victim of Power (Corp) and Police: The La Presse Conflict and the Tear Gas Suffocation of Michele Gauthier

A report on the 1971 conflict at La Presse and the police killing of socialist feminist Michele Gauthier. The broader struggle against Power Corp., the impact of the police killing, and the development of the Common Front and subsequent general strikes.

Bim-Bom, Bang Bang! Chekists and Clowns

Bim-Bom

A short account of the circus clown duo Bim-Bom and their encounter with the Cheka in revolutionary Russia.

When Chomsky Worked on Weapons Systems for the Pentagon - by Chris Knight

MITRE's first command and control project: the SAGE air defense system for nucle

Between 1963 and 1965, Noam Chomsky worked as a consultant on an Air Force project to establish English as an “operational language for command and control.”[1] According to one of his students, who also worked on this project, the military justification for funding this work was “that in the event of a nuclear war, the generals would be underground with some computers trying to manage things, and that it would probably be easier to teach computers to understand English than to teach the generals to program.”[2]