anarchism

Barroero, Guido, (1946-2015)

Guido Barroero

A short biograhy of Italian anarchist and metalworker Guido Barroero

The Anarchist Expropriators by Osvaldo Bayer [Review]

cover image for The Anarchist Expropriators by Osvaldo Bayer

Brief review of Osvaldo Bayer's account of Argentina's anarchist expropriators of the 1920s and 1930s.

Introduction to Emma Goldman's Living my life - Miriam Brody

Emma Goldman's deportation photo. Dec. 31, 1919.

Introduction to the Penguin Classics edition (2006) of Emma Goldman's Living my life, ed. Miriam Brody.

How Can a Real Revolution Be Achieved?

Black Flag organ of the Anarchist Black Cross magazine logo from the 1980s

Transcript of the opening remarks of a debate between Dick Donnelly (for the Socialist Party of Great Britain) and Albert Meltzer (for Black Flag) taking place on 12 February 1987 at the Duke of York in London. Full audio recording also available online.

The Future And The Workers. Slave State or Anarcho-Syndicalism? by Albert Meltzer

The economic crises following the last war brought a series of revolutions, none of them successful, and in the long run, ruined the revolutionary movement. Not only was revolution unsuccessful but the revolutionary movement that had been built up under pre-war conditions became, eventually, the shock-troops of the enemy.

Decentralization and socialism - Senex

Hardly any other idea advanced by the anarchist thinkers was met with as much derision in socialist circles as the idea of free communes, viewed as the nuclei of a new social order federated along political and economic lines.

The Practical and Logical Impossibility of Anarchism

Socialist Studies (London) pamphlet

Anarchism: its rational basis

Anarchism, far from being irrational and naively optimistic, may be our only hope.

Illustrations - Clifford Harper

Spanish Civil War scene

Radical illustrations from UK anarchist artist, Clifford Harper.

Social Struggle in the Coming Period: An Outlook and Action Statement to Guide Our Participation

The following points represent a brief statement of priorities, an outline of some of the perspectives our organization has decided on to help guide our thinking and actions in the coming period. We do not want to overstate where our organization is at in our analysis and organizing, nor are these points a substitute for the hard discussions our organization still must have. These points developed out of reviews and discussions of the nature of the current period, the continuing wave of social protest domestically and abroad, and how we as a small and specific group of anarchist revolutionaries can participate in and help build those movements for dignity, justice and freedom.