A short biography of French anarchist Octave Jahn, active in France, Belgium and Switzerland and a participant in the Mexican Revolution.
“A fervent propagandist of libertarian communism” - Max Nettlau
“A prototype even of the young anarchist of the heroic period of the movement” - Gaetano Manfredonia
Octave Jahn was born on 10 February 1869 in Cherbourg, France.
A short history of Mexican revolutionary syndicalism, which dominated the early labour movement prior to and during the Mexican Revolution.
"The Mexican revolutionary syndicalists: their form of organization - anarchosyndicalist; their leadership - artisan and professional; their numbers - 150 000; their goals - the seizure and operation of the means of production and the onset of worldwide proletarian revolution; their means - revolutionary war against capitalism by workers' militias and the general strike."
A short biography of the legendary Mexican revolutionary hero, guerrilla and anarchist, Emiliano Zapata.
Born 8 August 1879 - Morelos, Mexico, died 9 April 1919 - Mexico
Emiliano Zapata (August 8 1879 – April 9 1919) was a leading figure in the Mexican Revolution of 1910 against the dictatorship of Porfirio Díaz. He is considered to be one of the national heroes of Mexico; the Zapatistas, a revolutionary movement based in the state of Chiapas, take their name from him.