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Bolshevism; Promises and Reality

A short pamphlet entitled 'Bolshevism Promises and Reality' (An appraisal of the results of the Marxist dictatorship over Russia) written by Gregori Maximov and published in Chicago in 1935 by the Free Society group of Chicago. The pamphlet was restored as a direct copy from an original by the E.G Smith collective and reprinted in 1995.

Latin American anarchist women

Pamphlet about the lives of some little-known Latin American anarchist women, by Edgar Rodriguez.

Elena Quinteros, 1945-1976

Elena Quinteros

A short biography of Uruguayan anarchist teacher Elena Quinteros, who was disappeared by the US-backed military dictatorship, written by Edgar Rodrigues.

Rojava: the fraud of a non-existent social revolution

Cult of personality - portrait of Öcalan

Text from Mouvement Communiste and Kolektivně proti Kapitălu in response to recent myths propagated about the Rojava "revolution", with a detailed background about inter-imperial rivalries, the so-called "Kurdish question", national questions in general... To many leftists and anarchists, Rojava is a paradise on earth. We say: down with paradise!

Turkish women hold sex strike for water system repair, 2001

A short summary of how a group of women used lysistratic nonaction (aka a sex strike) as a non violent way to achieve a positive outcome for their community.

Movements and memory: The making of the Stonewall myth

An examination by Elizabeth A. Armstrong and Suzanna M. Crage on why the Stonewall riots became central to gay collective memory while other events in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York did not.

The birth of Chinese Feminism: Essential texts in transnational theory

A detailed analysis of anarchist feminist He-Yin Zhen's life and thought coupled with six of her most significant essays.

Edited by Lydia H. Liu, Rebecca E. Karl, and Dorothy Ko.

Larry Petrie (1859-1901) - Australian Revolutionist?

A short biography of Larry Petrie. He participated in the formation of the most significant radical groups in Melbourne and Sydney in the period 1889 - 1893, and in a number of other not so radical, but also important, organisations of the time. He was a participant in the New Australia experiment and throughout a turbulent life seems to have retained the respect and affection of most who knew him. He wrote little about himself, and most information comes from recollections of people who associated politically with him.

2007: Chad Government Employees Strike

An account of the general srike of public sector workers in Chad.

Communism: some thoughts on the concept and practice

Transcript of a presentation by Antonio Negri