Anarchist Federation

1940-1945: The Zazous

An account of the French anti-Nazi cultural youth movement who opposed the Vichy regime in occupied France. Influenced by jazz and swing they met in basement clubs and scuffled with fascists on the streets.

Cheitanov, Gueorgui, 1896-1925

Gueorgui Cheitanov

A short biography of Bulgarian anarchist and anti-dictatorship guerrilla, Gueorgui Cheitanov.

Guevara, Ernesto "Che", 1928-1967

Ernesto 'Che' Guevara.

A critical look at the life of Latin American revolutionary, Ernesto "Che" Guevara.

Lubbe, Marinus van der 1911-1934

Marinus van der Lubbe

A short biography of Marinus van der Lubbe, the Dutch council communist who set the Reichstag fire.

1997: The Albanian insurrection

Demonstrators in 1997

A little-known uprising in Albania, triggered by International Monetary Fund measures after which the state lost complete control.

1977: The Bologna uprising

Students and workers fight together on the streets of Bologna

A very brief outline of the seizure of Bologna by workers and students in 1977, and the run-up to it following the shooting of a demonstrator.

Mohamed, Sail, 1894-1953

Sail Mohamed, seated front row, centre.

A biography of Algerian anarchist, Spanish Civil War fighter and mechanic Sail Mohamed Ameriane ben Amerzaine.

Ortega, Margarita, ?-1914

Contemporary cartoon depicting PLM members, Diaz and others

A short biography of Mexican anarchist school teacher and sharpshooter Margarita Ortega, who was executed in 1914.

Peron, Eva "Evita", 1919-1952

Eva Peron

A critical look at the life and political actions of Eva "Evita" Peron, widely regarded as a hero of the poor and downtrodden.

Pissarro, Camille, 1830-1903

Haymakers Resting, 1891 (210 Kb); Oil on canvas, 65.4 x 81.3 cm (25 3/4 x 32 in); McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, TX

A short biography of French Impressionist artist and anarchist Camille Pisarro.