Hungary

Jobbik chased across London by anti-fascists

Hungarian far-right group Jobbik were chased across London by anti-fascists on Sunday as their leader Vona Gábor visited the UK to meet with Hungarians living in the city ahead of elections.

Ervin Szabó: Marx and Bakunin

A text from Ervin Szabó (1877-1918), a Marxist-anarchist militant from Hungary, emphasizing the the unity of the class movement by analizing the relationships between Marx and Bakunin.
Before the text, you can find a short biography of Szabó and some critical comments to the text.
Barricade Collective
More texts from us at barricade.w.pw and barricade.hol.es

History of class struggle in Hungary 1919-1945

The text (originally published in 2008) deals with the history of the working class movement in Hungary between the collapse of the Council Republic of 1919 and the end of the Second World War.

Hungarian Tragedy - Peter Fryer

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A first hand account of the Hungarian Revolution and its crushing by the Soviet intervention. Peter Fryer was correspondent for the Daily Worker (Now Morning Star) a newspaper under the control of the Communist Party of Great Britain. His experiences in Hungary and the censoring of his reports led to Fryers resignation from the paper and party.

Barricade Collective - Presentation

A short text presenting Barricade Collective, a communist group from Hungary. More materials on the group's website: barricade.hol.es

Budapest: Thirty housing rights activists arrested

On the 19th January 2013, homeless activists and their allies squatted an empty building in the 7th district of Budapest. The squatters demanded the institutionalization of a right to housing and an extensive system of social housing instead of punitive measures and overcrowded shelters. The activists were arrested and now face misdemeanor charges because of disobeying police instructions.

Hungary 1956 - reading guide

Man spitting on decapitated head of Stalin statue, Hungary 1956.

Libcom.org's reading guide to the 1956 Hungarian uprising against the Communist dictatorship which saw a general strike declared and workers' councils spring up across the country.

The Hungarian workers' revolution

A pamphlet by the Syndicalist Workers' Federation on the Hungarian revolution of 1956. Originally published in '57, this is the revised second edition which includes by a preface by Terry Liddle.

United Nations report on the Hungarian uprising 1956

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UN special committee report on the 1956 Hungarian uprising. Examines the revolutionary workers councils established by Hungarian workers, and analyses the dangers they posed to both the Soviet bureaucracy and capitalism.

HONGRIE 1956: «LE PROLETARIAT A L’ASSAUT DU CIEL» - Mouvement Communiste

Un orchestre de cuivres ouvrier, Budapest 1956

The original French version of the Mouvement Communiste pamphlet on Hungary 56.