anarchism

Slippery slopes (the anarchists in Spain) - Manuel Azaretto

Written in 1939 by a member of FORU (Regional Workers Federation of Uruguay), this book—a scathing indictment of the leaders of the Spanish CNT and FAI for their “betrayal” of anarchist principles—contains, in addition to official documents and proclamations of the CNT and FAI and articles from the Spanish and international anarchosyndicalist press, relevant passages drawn from Max Nettlau, Diego Abad de Santillán, David Antona, Federica Montseny, Juan García Oliver, Pierre Besnard, Alexander Schapiro, Sebastién Faure, Camillo Berneri, Mariano Vázquez, Mikhail Bakunin and other anarchists and anarchosyndicalists.

Did teenage anarchists trigger World War I? What were the politics of the assassins of Franz Ferdinand on 28 June 1914?

Gavrilo Princip

Notes of interviews between psychoanalyst Dr Martin Pappenheim and Gavrilo Princip, one of the assassins of Franz Ferdinand while he was imprisoned, with an introduction on the political background of the conspirators.

The True Reasons For The Anarchist Raids [Moscow 1918] (Analysis and Conclusions)

Maximov's account of the April 1918 suppression of Moscow's anarchist groups.

Direct struggle against capital: A Peter Kropotkin anthology

This is the most extensive collection of Peter Kropotkin's writings available in English.

Fields, factories and workshops - Peter Kropotkin

A self-managed workplace in revolutionary Spain

Fields, factories and workshops: or industry combined with agriculture and brain work with manual work is Peter Kropotkin's landmark anarchist text laying out possible foundations for anarchist society. While somewhat dated today, it still contains much of relevance.

Pioneers of American freedom - Rudolf Rocker

Classic text by the anarchist Rudolf Rocker on the origin of liberal and radical thought in America.

Fighting war: anarchists, Wobblies and the New Zealand state 1905-1925 - Jared Davidson

This article highlights the anti-war agitation of anarchists and the IWW based in New Zealand during the period before, during and after the First World War.

Huiming Centennial: Why Talk about 1910s Anarchism in the 2010s?

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Overview and critical reflection on the historical significance of early 20th century Chinese anarchism, from a 2013 conference celebrating the centennial of China's first anarchist periodical, Huiminglu, better known as Minsheng (Voice of the People).

What is property? - Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon's What is Property? has become a classic of political thought through its wide-ranging and deep-reaching critique of private property as at once the essential institution of Western culture and the root cause of greed, corruption, political tyranny, social division, and violation of natural law.

The general idea of the revolution in the nineteenth century - Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

The General Idea of the Revolution in the Nineteenth Century is one of the classics of anarchist literature. Written in the aftermath of the 1848 French Revolution, it sets forth a libertarian alternative to the Jacobinism which at that time still dominated the republican and revolutionary movements in France.