A short account of the Spanish miners in South Wales and their relationship - sometimes positive, sometimes strained - with the local mining population.
Just as the Franco-Italian anarchist miner Lawrence Storione imported revolutionary ideas to the Fife area of Scotland, so too did Spanish anarchist and socialist miners and steelworkers to South Wales in similarly little known circumstances.
An account of the Greek, Italian and other anarchists and radicals active in Egypt during the last decades of the 19th and the first decades of the 20th century.
The first trade union in Egypt under the name Brotherhood of Workers founded in 1872 by Greek workers, most of which came from the island of Corfu.
The first anarchist publication in Egypt appeared in Alexandria, probably in 1877 with the title «Il Lavoratore» («The Worker") in Italian language.
A report from Void Network at the BASTARD Conference
On March 14th 2010, Greek anarchists from the VOID Network in Athens, along with an American who has been living in Barcelona, Spain for the last four years, spoke about the Greek uprising of December 2008 in a very enlightening session at the 11th annual Anarchist Theory Conference held in UC Berkeley's Dwinelle Hall.
A short account of the Anarchist Black Guards and their suppression by the Bolsheviks in Moscow in 1918
Many Russian anarchists were totally opposed to the institutionalisation of the Red Guards, fighting units that had been created by factory workers in the course of the February and October Revolutions. Indeed Rex A. Wade in his book on the Red Guards points to the strong anarchist input and influence in the Red Guards in the initial phase of the Revolution.
Biography of Turkish-born anarchist Stavros Kouchtsoglous who was an important figure in promoting libertarian ideas in Greece.
Stavros Kouchtsoglous - A Greek anarchist communist with anarchosyndicalist ideas
I couldn't paint golden angels: Sixty years of commonplace life and anarchist agitation - Albert Meltzer
Biography of the German-Brazilian journalist and typesetter who committed his life to anarcho-syndicalism and anti-clericalism.
Brazilian typesetter, journalist and anarchist. The son of a German doctor and a Brazilian mother, Edgard Leuenroth (1881-1968) spent 70 of his 87 years committed to the workers’ and anarchist movement.
Biography of the respected Brazilian anarchist-feminist teacher, journalist, writer, lecturer and poet.
Maria Lacerda de Moura was a teacher, journalist, writer, lecturer and poet and in everything she did her anarchist beliefs in human emancipation shone through, even when she never explicitly used the word ‘anarchism’.
A short biography of Maxime Ranko, real name Benjamin Goldberg (1905-1952), later to be known as Jerzy Borejsza, ardent Platformist, then pillar of the Communist establishment in Poland.
Maxime Ranko will be remembered for his stout defence of organisational anarchism within the pages of Le Libertaire, the French anarchist paper.