The abolition of the state - Karl Kautsky

This is the second article in a 3-part series by Karl Kautsky from 1881. This part is about the anarchist position towards the state.

Speaking of anarchism, racism and black liberation - Lorenzo Kom'boa Ervin

Originally titled “Anarchism and Racism,” this editorial was written in the early 1990s around the creation of a new publication focused on Black autonomist politics.

Abe Bluestein: an anarchist life - Rebecca Dewitt

An obituary of Abe Bluestein, a Russian-American anarchist who was involved in a number of radical publications and groups in New York City during the 20th Century.

A memoir: some anarchist activities in New York in the thirties and forties - Clara Freedman Solomon

Clara in her 20s

A lookback at the efforts of anarchists in New York City during The Great Depression, written by Clara Freedman Solomon, a participant.

Thoughts on local anarchist newspapers in 1980s Britain

The Kate Sharpley Library have just had a donation of some 1980s local anarchist newspapers (all from north west England).

Elisée Reclus and the city without limits – José Ardillo

A 2014 critical review of two essays on Elisée Reclus published in 2013, focusing on his somewhat ambivalent views on the city (e.g., he thought that the vast stockyards and slaughterhouse complexes of the Chicago meat industry of 1900 comprised a “model for the mechanization of meat production that should be extended to other cities and countries”), the problematic of how these views fit into his overall theoretical perspective (he was a world-famous libertarian geographer), and the extent to which they are still relevant for our time.

Virus magazine

Partial online archive of Virus magazine, a journal for militant anarchism initially founded by Colin Parker which then became the magazine of the Anarchist Communist Federation (later renamed the Anarchist Federation).

Lib Ed magazine

A partial online archive of Lib Ed, a magazine for the liberation of learning, produced by the Libertarian Education group.

Louise Michel - Edith Thomas

Louise Michel in her military uniform

Well researched, thorough and detailed biography of legendary Paris communard, anarchist and French national hero of the late 19th century, translated by Penelope Williams in 1980.

Anarchism: what it is and what it isn't - Chaz Bufe

Anarchism in action: revolutionary Spain

A short article addressing common misconceptions about anarchism, and explaining what it really means.