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Socialism from Below: A History of Anarchism

A short history of Anarchism both as a philosophy and as a movement, written during World War II.

St Imier - The Congress of the Anti-authoritarian International

After the expulsion of the anarchists at the Congress of the International Workingmen's Association (The Hague, 2-7 September 1872), Mikhail Bakunin, James Guillaume and the members of various anarchist federations and sections met in the village of Saint-Imier (Swiss Jura) and adopted certain resolutions at what will be known as the Congress of the Anti-authoritarian International.

Divide and conquer or divide and subdivide? How not to refight the First International – Mark Leier

A pamphlet by labour historian Mark Leier (author of Bakunin: The Creative Passion) which looks at the similarities and differences of the two leading figures of the First International, Mikhail Bakunin and Karl Marx. Leier suggests that the differences are often exaggerated by anarchists and Marxists alike, and that revolutionaries today can learn a great deal from both figures' strengths and weaknesses.

She stood on the barricades - Robyn Karina

Elisabeth Dmitrieff

A brief account of Elisabeth Dmitrieff, an eager revolutionary from Russia, and her journey in organising thousands of working class women during the Paris Commune of 1871 at only 20 years old.

Marksizm Pierwszej Międzynarodówki - Karl Korsch

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Niemiecki marksista Karl Korsch o Pierwszej Międzynarodówce (Międzynarodowym Stowarzyszeniu Robotników). Tekst napisany w 1924 r.

La estonteco de Sankta-Imjero kaj la esperantlingvanoj: Ĝemil Kessous

Artikolo pri la inter rilato de la frue socialista Movado kaj la esperanta lingvo. Precipe la du kongresoj al St Imjer (1872 kaj 2013)

State of the Union: Marx and America’s Unfinished Revolution – Robin Blackburn

Robin Blackburn on the failure of post-Civil War attempts to extend egalitarian impulses across race lines and factory floors, amid the sharpening class struggles of the Gilded Age. From New Left Review #61, January-February 2010.

Why is there no labor party in the United States? - Robin Archer

Why is the United States the only advanced capitalist country with no labor party? This question is one of the great enduring puzzles of American political development, and it lies at the heart of a fundamental debate about the nature of American society. Tackling this debate head-on, Robin Archer puts forward a new explanation for why there is no American labor party–an explanation that suggests that much of the conventional wisdom about "American exceptionalism" is untenable.

An unfinished revolution: Karl Marx and Abraham Lincoln - Robin Blackburn

Examines the impact of the American Civil War on Karl Marx, and Karl Marx on America.

"The IWW and Anarcho-Syndicalism" (Freedom, NYC, Jan. 16, 1933)

"Freedom" superceded "The Road to Freedom".

End note reads in part: "The purpose of this article is to try and have an intelligent dispassionate discussion on the question of anarcho-syndicalism and Industrial Unionism..."