May Day

Fielden, Samuel, 1847-1922: autobiography

Samuel Fielden

Autobiography of Samuel Fielden, anarchist who was convicted after the Haymarket riot but escaped execution and was later pardoned.

Neebe, Oscar, 1850-1916: autobiography

Oscar Neebe

Autobiography of anarchist and Haymarket martyr Oscar Neebe, who avoided execution and was later pardoned.

Lingg, Louis, 1864-1887: autobiography

Louis Lingg

Autobiography of anarchist and Haymarket martyr Louis Lingg, who cheated the hangman's noose by killing himself before his execution date.

Schwab, Michael, 1853-1898: autobiography

Michael Schwab

Autobiography of anarchist and Haymarket martyr Michael Schwab, written from prison.

Spies, August, 1855-1887: autobiography

August Spies

Autobiography of August Spies, Haymarket martyr and anarchist, written from prison.

Fischer, Adolph, 1858-1887: autobiography

Adolph Fischer

Autobiography of Haymarket martyr and anarchist Adolph Fischer.

Parsons, Albert, 1848-1887: autobiography

Albert Parsons

The autobiography of Albert Parsons, Haymarket martyr, written from prison.

Autobiographies of the Haymarket martyrs

The full autobiographies of each of the Haymarket martyrs: eight Chicago anarchists who were sentenced to death and in whose memory we celebrate May Day, International Workers' Day. Originally written for the Knights of Labor journal.

May Day in Liverpool to be reclaimed for all

May Day

Liverpool Solidarity Federation, along with radical comrades from across the city, will be holding a celebration of radical working-class and grass-roots solidarity in the city on Saturday 4th May to coincide with May Day weekend.

No Dash For Gas: We climbed those chimneys to kick-start protest and debate

West Burton power station chimney

EDF, the power company, has been denounced for attacking the right to protest, after it launched a damages claim for £5 million against 21 activists. Here one of them explains what No Dash For Gas is aiming at