Albert Meltzer

Albert Meltzer quotes

May 2014 is the eighteenth anniversary of the death of Albert Meltzer. To mark it, the Kate Sharpley Library collective have put together this (small) collection of quotes to salute our comrade.

Cienfuegos Press anarchist review

Partial online archive of Cienfuegos Press anarchist review, a journal published in the late 1970s to early 1980s by anarcho-syndicalists Stuart Christie and Albert Meltzer. Cienfuegos Press was later succeeded by Refract Publications.

The labour movement in Spain : Albert Meltzer on Spanish anarcho-syndicalism

KSL: Albert Meltzer was a long-standing supporter of the anarchist movement in Spain. One of our friends suggested we make this article available as one of the best things he wrote. It’s also representative of many of the things he cared about: anarchism, history, emancipation and class struggle.

Review: The Albert memorial: the anarchist life and times of Albert Meltzer (1920-1996) an appreciation - Phil Ruff

A review of Philip Ruff's book The Albert Memorial: The Anarchist Life and Times of Albert Meltzer (1920-1996). Albert was described as"Printworker, writer, troublemaker, but above all a tireless anarchist activist, Albert Meltzer is one of the most important figures in twentieth century anarchism. Scourge of Liberals and tyrants, he never stood aside from the struggle for a better world" by the Kate Sharpley Library.

Albert Meltzer and the fight for working class history

An article on British anarcho-syndicalist Albert Meltzer's attitude to anarchist history.

The poverty of statism: Anarchism vs Marxism

Anarchist Luigi Fabbri debates Bolshevik Nikolai Bukharin on the relative merits of anarchism and Marxism. With an introduction by Albert Meltzer.

Newcastle Fights The Fascists

Account of the 1934 routing of fascists in Newcastle, England.

I couldn't paint golden angels: Sixty years of commonplace life and anarchist agitation - Albert Meltzer

Autobiography of UK anarchist and print worker Albert Meltzer.

The floodgates of anarchy - Stuart Christie and Albert Meltzer

This polemic approaches the subject of anarchism in relation to class struggle. It presents an argument against class-based society and hierarchy and advocates for a free and equal society based on individual dignity and merit.

Anarchism: Arguments for and Against - Albert Meltzer

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This tract by celebrated British anarchist Albert Meltzer attempts to answer some of the most common objections to anarchism, but also to offer a critical view of the anarchist movement itself.