Chicago Martyrs Meeting, London 1891

An account of a meeting to remember the Chicago Martrs, held in South Place, London, 1891

The civil society plague: the middle class and its discontents – Miguel Amorós

A critical outline of the main features of the civil society or citizens’ movement, understood as a response of the managerial middle class to its ongoing proletarianization in the current crisis; its ideological basis, a “postmodern version of bourgeois radicalism”, its program, “consciously opportunist”, and its ranks filled with “careerist” tyros, it merely aims at a realignment of the party system of capitalism in order to resuscitate capitalist growth by means of an improved administration of the existing system combined with social democratic reforms whose goal is not socialism, but to “save the middle class” and to create jobs for large numbers of unemployed college graduates.

Belgische ervaringen - Cajo Brendel

Herinneringen van Cajo Brendel, gepubiceerd in Onvoltooid Verleden 7, november 1999.

Cajo Brendel (1915-2007) - Marcel van der Linden

Op 25 juni 2007 is Cajo Brendel, na een zware doodsstrijd, overleden. Als theoreticus en historicus van de ‘autonome Klassenkämpfe’ heeft hij twee generaties activisten en radicale historici, van Nederland tot Zuid-Korea en van Duitsland tot Mexico, geïnspireerd. Maar op het moment dat zijn opvattingen door de internationale jeugdrevolte bekend werden, had hij al een leven achter de rug.

Thoughts on local anarchist newspapers in 1980s Britain

The Kate Sharpley Library have just had a donation of some 1980s local anarchist newspapers (all from north west England).