Insurrection

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1936: Report On The Revolutionary Movement In Barcelona

Documentary film made by the CNT/FAI showing the first days of the Spanish revolution in Barcelona. Spanish Audio with English subtitles.

El Salvador: Another Popular Front - What about revolution?

A critical article on the strategy and composition of national liberation movement of El Salvador.

El Salvador, Another Vietnam?

A documentary made during the US backed civil war in El Salvador, documenting the social conditions of the country and many of the atrocities.

French Women Insurgents

An article documenting several important insurgents in the street battles and insurrections of 19th Century France.

1850: Bulgarian Peasants Revolt

Turkish Bashi-Bazouks

A short history of an uprising by (mostly) Bulgarian peasants in the waning Ottoman Empire. The peasants fought to abolish their feudal duties and taxes, but many of their leaders were also motivated by a mix of national autonomy and Christianity. The revolt was defeated but outrage over the severe reprisals by the authorities forced the Ottoman Empire to back down and introduce limited land and tax reforms.

Neue Rheinische Zeitung

A short history of the newspaper Neue Rheinische Zeitung edited by Karl Marx in the 1840s and the role it played in the events of the day.

The Servile War - Joseph Déjacque

Article in Le Libertaire about the Harpers Ferry uprising by a group of abolitionists lead by John Brown

The Magonista Revolt in Tijuana: A Prelude to the San Diego Free Speech Fight

(excerpt from Under the Perfect Sun: The San Diego Tourists Never See; The New Press: 2003, by Jim Miller) An account of the revolt in Baja Mexico that peaked when the mixed rebel army captured Tijuana. The revolt involved a mix of Mexican anarchists, indigenous scouts and American Wobblies and Socialists.