conscientious objectors

To praise Ginger Goodwin is to revere a radical – Mark Leier

Ginger Goodwin

Feisty miner reminds that comfortable compromisers are easily forgotten.

In this piece (originally published by The Tyee in 2014), Mark Leier, author of Bakunin: The Creative Passion, emphasises the radical edge of Ginger Goodwin – the English migrant coal miner turned labour organiser who is recognised as a martyr by many workers in British Columbia, Canada – by comparing him to one of his contemporaries.

Australian Draft Resistance and the Vietnam War - statements by Michael Matteson and Geoff Mullen

An overview of anarchist involvement in the Australian anti-war movement by Takver.com followed by two articles in the form of statements by Michael Matteson and Geoff Mullen, who were both imprisoned for draft resistance.

Alternative Vol. 2, No. 2 (October 1949)

The Vol. 2, No. 2 (October 1949) issue of Alternative, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from 1948-1951 and focusing on pacifist viewpoints.

Alternative Vol. 1, No. 6 (November 1948)

The Vol. 1, No. 6 (November 1948) issue of Alternative, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from 1948-1951 and focusing on pacifist viewpoints.

Alternative Vol. 1, No. 2 (May 1948)

The Vol. 1, No. 2 (May 1948) issue of Alternative, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from 1948-1951 and focusing on pacifist viewpoints.

The Princetown escapee

A short account of the case of Scots anarchist John Kerr, war resister