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Beating the fascists?: The German Communists and political violence 1929-1933 - Eve Rosenhaft

Eve Rosenhaft examines the involvement of Communist Party militants in political violence against Nazis during the years of Hitler's rise to power in Germany (1929-33).

Emma Goldman extended timeline

Emma Goldman

An extensive chronology of the life and activities of notorious Lithuanian-American anarchist, Emma Goldman.

Emma Goldman condensed timeline

Emma Goldman

A brief timeline of the key events in the life of legendary anarchist and women's rights advocate Emma Goldman.

China: reading guide

Little red book poster

Libcom.org's reading guide on China, China's history and the working class movement in the region.

Noam Chomsky: reading guide

Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is such a prolific writer that it is hard to know where to start when reading his writings. What’s more, useful criticisms of these writings can be difficult to find among all the largely useless right-wing comments on the internet. So here is a list of Chomsky’s major - largely political - writings followed by a list of the more useful critiques of his thought. Please suggest any others that we've missed.

The market - John O'Neill

John O'Neill draws on considerable research in this area to provide an overdue critical evaluation of the limits of the market, and future prospects for non-market socialism.

Michaelis, Rudolf aka Michel aka Hans Bronner (1907-1990)

Rudolf Michaelis

A short biography of German anarchist Rudolf Michaelis

Reactionary Islamism - Mathias Wåg

Islamic state

The Arab Spring's wave of protests were followed by counterrevolution. The old regimes returned and directed their repression both towards the left and moderate political islamism. Other regimes were turned to rubble and left weakened. In that void jihadism has found room to grow and become a political power once again. Can an anti-fascist analysis help us understand what has happened?

Punk rock's silver jubilee

Sex Pistols - Pistols at the Palace

From Socialist Standard June 2002

Emma Tenayuca and the 1938 pecan shellers' strike

Emma Tenayuca with strikers in 1938

A short account of the life of Emma Tenayuca and the Texas pecan shellers' strike of largely Hispanic workers in which she played a leading role.