biographies

Hermosilla Sagredo, Julia (1916-2009)

Julia Hermosilla Sagredo

A short biography of lifelong Sopanish anarchist militant Julia Hermosilla Sagredo

Denais, Paul (1922-2014)

(l. to r.) Denais, Sanchez Ruano, Martin, Alberola

A short biography of Paul Denais, doctor and libertarian communist, active within French movement

Bill Pritchard, Revolutionary Socialist

Bill Pritchard, Revolutionary Socialist

Bill Pritchard
Revolutionary Socialist
Life in the Socialist Party of Canada and the OBU, 1910-1922
Bill Pritchard is probably best known for being jailed under a bogus conspiracy charge in the aftermath of the Winnipeg General Strike. He was also a militant of the Socialist Party of Canada, the editor of its newspaper, The Western Clarion, and a founder of the One Big Union. After the demise of the SPC, he was an early member of the CCF and was Reeve of Burnaby for a number of years. Later in life, he returned to the "Impossibilist" socialism of his roots.

Crespo, Carmen (1916-1936)

A short biography of the Spanish anarchist militia woman Carmen Crespo who died at the age of twenty

Hernáez Vargas, Casilda aka Kasi, 1914-1992

Casilda Hernaez

A short biography of Basque anarchist Casilda Hernaez.

Haden, Charlie, 1937-2014

A short obituary of the seminal jazz bassist and anti-war activist Charlie Haden, who died last week.

Cobos Peña, Maria Luisa (1909-1973)

Maria Luisa Cobos

A short biography of Maria Luisa Cobos, Spanish anarchist and protagonist of women's liberation

Prat Coll, Dolores (1905-2001)

Dolores Prat

A short biography of the anarchist Dolores Prat

Lara, Maruja aka Angustias Lara Sanchez (1913-2012)

Maruja Lara

A short biography of Spanish anarchist Maruja Lara

Mesa, Isabel (1913-2002)

Isabel Mesa in 1930s

A short biography of Isabel Mesa Delgado, life-long Spanish anarchist