fascism

Freedom's crooked scars: John Cornford in Spain

John Cornford, 1936

A biographical, political, and literary introduction to John Cornford, the first man to go from England to fight the fascist takeover in Spain in 1936 - a poet, a revolutionary, and a military and political leader.

Auschwitz or the great alibi

Article from Communist Left, No. 6, July – December, 1993; translated from La Gauche Communiste, no. 13., 1987. Original in Programme Communiste, N. 11, 1960. Although attributed to Amadeo Bordiga, it was probably written by the French-Jewish Bordigist Martin Axelrad (1926 – 2010), once a refugee, his parents died at Treblinka.

The Decline of Capitalism - Yevgeni Preobrazhensky

Preobrazhensky's book on crisis, reproduction and imperialism.

Imperialism and Fascism in Uganda

Imperialism and Fascism in Uganda

Mamdani argues that neo-colonialism means fascism for the working masses in the Third World.

Infrastructure against borders

UNITY (union of asylum seekers) rally, Glasgow 7/10/06

Climate change could displace millions of people. Can fascistic responses be inoculated against? The second of two pieces looking at climate migration, anti-migrant populisms, and no borders politics.

Fighting the far right

A brief article by Benjamin from First of May Anarchist Alliance about the resurgent far right in the United States and how defeating Trump at the polls is not an adequate response.

Pepper to throw at fascists: the forgotten women of Cable Street

A woman is arrested during the Battle of Cable Street

As we commemorate the Battle of Cable Street, it's important to recognise the role women played – and their legacy today.

Making America worse

Photo by Gage Skidmore via Flickr (CC BY-SY 2.0)

The text of a talk by Matthew Lyons at the event "Trump, White Supremacy, Fascism? Building New Resistance Movements!" on June 25, 2016, in Brooklyn, New York.

The whitewashing of French forces in the liberation of Paris - Steven Johns

Senegalese troops who fought for the French as prisoners of war in Europe

A short account of how American and British commanders ensured that the liberation of Paris was orchestrated by a “whites only” force.

Why? Vol. 3, No. 3 (August 1944)

The Vol. 3, No. 3 (August 1944) issue of Why?, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from 1942-1947.