Alexander Berkman

Vanguard (Vol. 3, No. 3, August-September 1936)

The August-September 1936 issue of Vanguard, an anarchist journal published out of New York, with articles by Emma Goldman and others.

The idea is the thing - Berkman

Faces of Capitalism

A short essay about the importance of ideas in maintaining Capitalist society.

Not forgotten, then or now. Review: book of Russian anarchist prisoner support bulletins keeps their memory alive

The Kate Sharpley Library and Alexander Berkman Social Club collectives have recently produced a beautiful book containing complete facsimile reprints of the Bulletin of the Joint Committee for the Defense of Revolutionists Imprisoned in Russia, and the Bulletin of the Relief Fund of the International Working Men’s Association for Anarchists and Anarcho-Syndicalists Imprisoned or Exiled in Russia, which were originally published from 1923-1931.

The Blast newspaper

Partial online archive of The Blast, an anarchist newspaper published by Alex Berkman for 29 issues 1916-1917, when it was shut down for encouraging resistance to the draft.

Some reminiscences of Kropotkin - Alexander Berkman

Some personal notes by Russian-American anarchist Alexander Berkman on the Russian anarchist Peter Kropotkin.

Bolsheviks shooting anarchists - Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman

Letter from Emma Goldman and Alex Berkman written to warn workers of the persecution of revolutionaries in Russia by the Bolsheviks, originally published in Freedom in 1922.

Life of an anarchist: The Alexander Berkman reader

Featuring a new introduction by Howard Zinn, Life of an Anarchist contains Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist, Berkman's account of his years in prison; The Bolshevik Myth, his eyewitness account of the early days of the Russian Revolution; and The ABCs of Anarchism, the classic text on the nature of anarchism in the twentieth century. Also included are a selection of letters between Berkman and his lifelong companion Emma Goldman, and a generous sampling from Berkmans other publications.

ABC of anarchism - Alexander Berkman

First published in 1929, this book by Alexander Berkman answers some of the charges made against it and presents the case for communist anarchism. Thorough and well stated, it is today regarded as a classic statement of the cause's goals and methods.

The Only Hope of Ireland - Alexander Berkman

Alexander Berkman's response to the treatment of those involved in the Easter Rising, from an issue of his newspaper The Blast.