nationalism

The Lusitania Riots of May 1915: A personal account - Pat O'Mara

Pat O'Mara's personal account of the anti-German Lusitania riots of May 1915 which broke out in Liverpool, taken from his autobiography The Autobiography of a Liverpool Slummy. This account is reproduced for historical record, indeed it should be taken as a given that Libcom do not agree with the nationalistic riots nor the imperialist 'Great' War.

Anti-capitalism or anti-imperialism? Interwar authoritarian and fascist sources of a reactionary ideology: The case of the Bolivian MNR

Loren Goldner's detailed account and analysis of the Bolivian Revolutionary Nationalist Movement (MNR) which was the key player in the 1952 national revolution, and which was supported by the left despite its pro-fascist, corporatist tendencies.

War on the waterfront - Peter Cole

drawing of IWW dockers

Chapter 4 of "Wobblies on the waterfront-interracial unionism in progressive-era Philadelphia" by Peter Cole, an excellent text about the American IWW in the early 20th century, and interestingly about some Wobblies' support of World War I.

Malcolm X and anarchism - Wayne Price

An article by Wayne Price for Black History Month 2010 on the relevance of Malcolm X's life and philosophy to anarchism.

The Only Hope of Ireland - Alexander Berkman

Alexander Berkman's response to the treatment of those involved in the Easter Rising, from an issue of his newspaper The Blast.

Practical anarchists, we’: social revolutionaries in Dublin, 1885–7 - Fintan Lane

Article by Fintan Lane on the pocket of anarchism in Ireland in the 1880s.

Some more thoughts on "the national question"

After almost six months of putting it off, I spent an afternoon reading over Against Nationalism recently, as well as some of the criticism published in response.

Imperialism, the world war and social democracy - Herman Gorter

German left communist Herman Gorter on war, imperialism and the nationalist degeneration of the First International.

2009: The strike at Lindsey refinery: a struggle entangled in nationalism

Mouvement Communiste's detailed account and analysis of the oil industry construction workers' wildcat strikes of 2009.

Beyond nationalism, but not without it

Former Black Panther and anarchist Ashanti Alston's brief article outlining why he objects to anti-nationalism and how he sees nationalism and anti-statism as not necessarily opposing ideas. We do not agree with this article, but reproduce it for reference.