Second volume of José Peirats' extensive work on the Spanish anarchist union the CNT, which in this volume focuses on the battles raging at both the front and rear guards. Additionally, a biographical chapter, "The Life and Struggles of José Peirats" gives a great deal of insight into this CNT fighter and historian.
On 10 April 1887 a few dozen bakery employees in Lima got together to launch the ‘Star of Peru’ (Estrella del Peru) Bakery Workers’ Society (SOPEP: Sociedad de Obreros Panaderos Estrella del Perú), affiliating to the Universal Union Artisans’ Confederation as federated branch No 9.
Letters of the Committee of correspondence for an anarcho-syndicalist liaison group / anarcho-syndicalist organizing committee
The Committee of correspondence for an anarcho-syndicalist liaison group and Anarcho-Syndicalist Organizing Committee were 1974 initiatives towards forming a North American IWA section. The first letter details the attempt to link interested wobblies, student syndicalists and class struggle anarchist militants. The second letter to the IWW's General Organizing Bulletin explains the initiative's goal was not to affiliate the IWW to the IWA but an effort to form a separate anarcho-syndicalist group.
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.
Notes on the early 20th century history of anarcho-syndicalism in China by Vadim Damier.
A circa 1989 report by the WSA to the English Language Discussion Bulletin. It contains the WSA report, WSA 1989 Convention Minutes, and an article on activities of various WSA local groups.
From Fall 1988 ideas & action a report back on the 5th national convention of the Workers' Solidarity Alliance.
A proposal by Mike Kolhoff to the 1992 convention of the Workers' Solidarity Alliance in regards discussion of building affiliated industrial networks. The author argues for affiliating industrial networks to the WSA, instead of keeping them as independent syndicalist formations.