Hungary

Solidarity appeal for the renovation of Gondolkodó Autonomous Bookshop, Budapest 2017

Gondolkodó Autonóm Antikvárium

Appeal for financial support of autonomous bookshop in Budapest, Hungary

1848 The Year of Revolutions- George Woodcock

George Woodcock charts the events of the revolutionary wave that swept Europe in 1848. Assessing their political characters, their accomplishments and defeats.

Back to banality - G.M. Tamás

Article from G.M. Tamás on the continuities/differences between the 'actually-existing socialism' of the past and present-day reactionism in Eastern Europe.

The never-ending Lukács debate - G.M. Tamás

On January 25th 2017, the Budapest City Council decided to remove the statue of Georg Lukács from a park in the city’s 13th district. Here, Hungarian marxist and philosopher G. M. Tamás comments on the significance of the gesture.

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

Partos, Pal (1911-1964) aka Paul Polgare, Pablo Polgare, Folgare

Short biography of Hungarian who moved from being influenced by Karl Korsch to being the keeper of the Spanish anarcho-syndicalist union CNT archives