accounts

On leaving Russia

Russian Jewish anarchist Mollie Steimer, who was deported to Russia, on her being deported from Russia by the Bolsheviks for condemning their persecution of revolutionary workers.

Sabotage in the American workplace: anecdotes of dissatisfaction, mischief and revenge

Sabotage in The Office

A truly fantastic study of everyday employee resistance at work. First person accounts of sabotage, beautifully illustrated and intermingled with related news clippings, facts and quotes.

Meditation on domestic violence intervention: a personal narrative

A deeply personal account of experiencing and confronting abuse within a family, by Sara Rahnoma-Galindo. Trigger warning for domestic and sexual violence.

A libertarian communist fighting with the YPG

YPG funeral

A series of personal accounts of a French anarchist who travelled to Syria to fight Islamic State alongside the YPG in Rojava, translated into English.

ISOnuts: one stop activism and the gentrification of the left

An Activist enters the bizarre and alienating world of the International Socialist Organization.

Careless: Care work in West London

A friend working in social care wrote down some experiences from the job. Of particular interest given the current debate about care crisis and election pledges.

Little girls

An account written in 1895 by Zo d'Axa of the 1891 trial of two teenage anarchist girls, Maria Roda, 15, and Ernesta Quartirola, accused of encouraging attacks on the police during an anarchist demonstration.

Revisiting Turkey: how Jack became an anarchist

Exiled Bulgarian anarchist Jack Grancharoff recounts how he became an anarchist.

An interview with Jack the Anarchist (Jack Grancharoff)

Jack in the 1950s

An interview between Takver and Jack Grancharoff, a Bulgarian anarchist who fled Stalinist repression and moved to Australia, talking about being an activist in Australia in the 1950s.

Reflections on the way to the gallows

Kanno Sugako

A short prison diary kept by Japanese anarchist feminist Kanno Sugako, prior to her execution on 25 January 1911 for her part in a plot to assassinate the Emperor. She was the only woman to ever be hanged for treason in Japan.