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Mujeres Libres

Direct Action (SWF): Vol 5, #02 (32, February 1964)

Volume 5, Issue 2 of Direct Action, with articles on a Labour-backed unemployment demo, construction disputes at St Paul's cathedral, direct action against an eviction in Kent, the Panama canal, an ITV documentary about Franco's Spain, the Bolivian miners, repression against Irish farmers, class definitions and "white collar" workers, a book on the historical Jesus, a call for women's liberation from exiled members of the Mujeres Libres, fascists in Southall, industrial news including a steel dispute in Port Talbot, the Post Office exploiting Christmas temps, the anti-union Freedom Group plotting to break bus strikes, and more.

La revista Mujeres Libres

Mujeres Libres journal cover

Archivo de Mujeres Libres, abril 1936-febrero 1939.

Iturbe, Lola aka Kyra Kyralina aka Kiralina (1902-1990)

Lola Iturbe

A short biography of the Spanish anarchist Lola Iturbe, fighter for women's liberation

Sisterly solidarity - Pepita Carpena

Members of Mujeres Libres

Account by Pepita Carpena of the Spanish anarchist Mujeres Libres (Free Women) on how comrades helped her flee Spain after the victory of Franco's forces in 1939.

Rodenas, Libertad (1893-1970)

Libertad Rodenas

A short biography of Libertad Rodenas, noted Spanish anarchist and member of Mujeres Libres.

The anarchists in the Spanish civil war - Robert Alexander

A significant, two-volume work by Robert Alexander, re-examining the role of the anarchists in the Spanish civil war and revolution, from their participation in the military to the management of substantial segments of the Spanish economy.

Hernáez Vargas, Casilda aka Kasi, 1914-1992

Casilda Hernaez

A short biography of Basque anarchist Casilda Hernaez.

Cobos Peña, Maria Luisa (1909-1973)

Maria Luisa Cobos

A short biography of Maria Luisa Cobos, Spanish anarchist and protagonist of women's liberation.

Lara, Maruja aka Angustias Lara Sanchez (1917-2012)

Maruja Lara

A short biography of Spanish anarchist Maruja Lara.

Mesa, Isabel, 1913-2002

Isabel Mesa in 1930s

A short biography of Isabel Mesa Delgado, life-long Spanish anarchist.