France

The Problem of the Workers’ Paper (1955)

An article by Daniel Mothé that opened a dis­cus­sion on the prob­lem of the work­ers’ jour­nal, which was car­ried on in issues of Social­isme ou Bar­barie.

2007: Interview with the CNT-F's International Relations Secretary

An interview with Jérémie, International Relations Secretary of the CNT-F, during the recent I07 conference in Paris. This interview was made by CGT comrade Ronny Stansert for the Swedish SAC's magazine, "Arbetaren".

A dying colonialism - Frantz Fanon

Algerian students battle French tanks, Algiers 1960

An account of the Algerian war for independence from France, and its cultural effects on the local population including the revival of previously suppressed customs and attitudes.

Fontanillas Borras, Antonia (1917-2014) aka Aurora, Tona

Antonia Fontanillas

A short biography of Spanish anarchist militant Antonia Fontanillas

My time on the Metro: TEFL teaching in Paris

A short blog reflecting on working as a travelling TEFL teacher in Paris and, in particular, the stress of daily unpaid travel time.

Critique’s quarrel with church and state (excerpt) - Edgar Bauer

Sketch of Edgar Bauer

The young Edgar Bauer (1820-1886) was credited by Gustav Landauer and Max Nettlau with founding the anarchist tradition in Germany. The following is a selection from his 'Der Streit der Kritik mit Kirche und Staat' (1843), pp. 260-269. After the failed 1848 revolutions Bauer renounced radicalism and embraced conservatism.

Lorry, Anthony (1972-2014)

Anthony Lorry

A short biography of the French social historian and anarchist Anthony Lorry

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

Toast to the revolution - Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

Barricades in 1848

An address from Proudhon to the people of Europe about the importance of the wave of Revolutions sweeping through Europe. It also outlines Proudhon's personal theory of Revolution.

Workers of self-managed factories meet in Marseille for the “Workers' Economy” international meeting

This first European edition of the “Workers' Economy” gathering brought together workers of self-managed occupied factories from around Europe with academics, activists, trade unions, and organizations that promote and study self-management.