Cold War

On the Line Vol. 4, No. 1 (April 1981)

The Vol. 4, No. 1 (April 1981) issue of On the Line, a newsletter of the New York based Libertarian Workers Group.

The world scene from the libertarian point of view

A 1951 pamphlet produced by the Free Society Group of Chicago, the World scene from the libertarian point of view features 21 anarchists giving their outlook on international issues and anarchism's potential.

Resistance Vol. 12, No. 2 (June 1954)

The Vol. 12, No. 2 (June 1954) issue of Resistance, an anarchist publication produced out of New York.

The RSGs: 1919-1963 - Nicolas Walter

An interesting history and analysis of the UK Regional Seats of Government - a secretive government-in-waiting behind the democratic state, by one of the "Spies for Peace", Nicolas Walter. Published as Solidarity pamphlet 15 in 1963.

The American Peace Corps: volunteers for free enterprise [extended]

Originally post on "Reflections on a Revolution"

Like many Americans, I knew very little about the workings of the American Peace Corps. It wasn’t until I met a starry eyed graduate in Bangkok, Thailand who could only wax poetics about helping the poor set up businesses and take out micro-loans, that I felt I needed to know more.

The Korean War: A history - Bruce Cumings

For Americans, it was a discrete conflict lasting from 1950 to 1953 that has long been overshadowed by World War II, Vietnam, and the War on Terror

The 100 versus the state - Solidarity

100 versus The State (1962)

A Joint Solidarity and Independent Labour Party pamphlet about the Committee of 100. For Solidarity this was pamphlet number 10. A pdf of the pamphlet is attached.

The Cold War as a System - Michael Cox

Many leftists saw the Cold War as a genuine clash between Soviet 'Socialism' and Western capitalism. Michael Cox, however, shows how Soviet Stalinism and the Cold War helped stabilise global capitalism for 40 years.