anarchism

Revolution and counterrevolution in Catalonia - Carlos Semprún Maura

First published in France in 1974, a “critical analysis of the bureaucratization of the CNT, with regard to both the political as well as the economic terrain”, bureaucratization which the author claims was “total and complete”, with discussions of certain historical turning points and watershed moments (e.g., the militarization of the militias, the May Events and the overthrow of the Council of Aragon), and extensive passages quoted from eyewitness accounts (e.g., Marcel Ollivier’s Les journées sanglantes de Barcelone), newspaper articles and official documents that have not previously appeared in English translation.

The Spanish Anarchists: The Heroic Years, 1868-1936

The seminal history of Spanish anarchism: from its earliest inception to the organizations that claimed over two million members on the eve of the 1936 Revolution. It has been hailed as a masterpiece.

Against all tyranny! Essays on anarchism in Brazil - Edgar Rodriguez, Renato Ramos and Alexandre Samis

A short collection of writings on the anarchist movement in Brazil from the late 19th century onwards, published in 2003 by the Kate Sharpley Library.

Role of the revolutionary organization - Black Rose Anarchist Federation

A document by U.S.-based Black Rose Anarchist Federation about how they see the purpose of their organization.

Points of unity - Black Rose Anarchist Federation

The organizational points of unity for Black Rose Anarchist Federation, a nationwide group in the U.S.

Freedom newspaper

A partial online archive of Freedom newspaper, which was the world's longest running anarchist newspaper, published in the UK from 1886 to 2014.

Parker, Colin, 1948-2015

Colin Parker

A short biography of Colin Parker, one of the founders of the Anarchist Federation

Russian anarchists in the labour movement in the early 20th century - Anatoly Dubovik

Flax factory Kulotino 1905

In Soviet historiography, the social basis of Russian anarchism was routinely ascribed to the petite-bourgeoisie. This legend has persisted into the post-Soviet period, despite a lack of empirical evidence. Using the database he has painstakingly constructed over many years, the Ukrainian researcher Anatoly Dubovik seeks to deal with this question scientifically by means of a statistical analysis.

New and improved: the Anarchy!

Meetings don't have to suck! Some thoughts on the anarchist movement.

Rebellion against police violence - toward community defense, dual power and revolution - First of May Anarchist Alliance

The murder of Mike Brown at the hands of a police officer in Ferguson, MO evoked rage among the people, both in his neighborhood and across the country. The militant protests that followed were an understandable and appropriate response . . . To deal with the problem of police violence we must rebel against police occupation, build the capacity to defend ourselves as well as our neighbors, and create alternative institutions where people can turn to solve problems within our communities in a fair and healthy way.