guerrillas

An Introduction to The Angry Brigade - Jean Weir

"Bighead Brigade"

An article about controversial UK urban guerrilla group, the Angry Brigade looking particularly at anarchist criticism of them at the time. While we disagree with much of the article we reproduce here for reference.

Unmasking the Zapatistas - Wildcat

A critical analysis of the Zapatista movement in Chiapas, Mexico and "an alternative to the almost universal uncritical laudation which Marcos and co. have received."

Bifolchi, Giuseppe, 1895-1978

Biography of an Italian anarchist communist who fought in the Spanish Civil War and then later in the Italian Resistance to the nazis.

Marti, Vicente, 1926-2006

A short biography of Spanish anarchist Vicente Marti who fought in the resistance to Franco and was involved in the anarchist movement in France.

1943-1945: Anarchist partisans in the Italian Resistance

Partisans in Venice, April 1945.

Historical notes on the activities of anarchist partisans in the anti-fascist Resistance in Italy during World War II.

Obituary: Goliardo Fiaschi, 1930-2000 - Stuart Christie

Obituary of Italian anarchist Goliardo Fiaschi by Stuart Christie from the Guardian newspaper.

Guevara, Ernesto "Che", 1928-1967

Ernesto 'Che' Guevara.

A critical look at the life of Latin American revolutionary, Ernesto "Che" Guevara.

Sabate Llopart, Francisco, "El Quico", 1915-1960

Francisco Sabaté Llopart 'El Quico'

A short biography of Sabate - the most famous and one of the most tenacious fighters in the armed resistance to Franco. Surviving longer than many other guerrillas, he finally succumbed to the bullets of the Civil Guard in 1960.

Sabate Llopart, Manuel, 1927-1950

Manual Sabaté Llopart

A short biography of Manual Sabaté Llopart, anarchist and brother of the famous anti-Franco guerilla Francisco Sabate Llopart, 'El Quico'.

1994: The Zapatista uprising

Zapatista women.

A brief history of the rebellion in Chiapas in the jungles of Mexico, where hundreds of thousands of people rose up against the Mexican state and organised themselves into libertarian-inspired federated communes, which are still in existence today.