nationalism

The earth is not flat: a review of 'Against Nationalism'

David Broder of The Commune critiques the Anarchist Federation pamphlet Against Nationalism. We do not agree with the critique but reproduce it as part of a constructive debate.

Namibia: Reflections on 20 years after independence

Election poster for the ruling South West African People's Organization (SWAPO).

Jade McClune, from The New Worker, on Namibia, at twenty.

IRA: anti-working class bastards! - Subversion

A response to the 1993 Warrington bombings. From Subversion #12.

Northern Ireland, the IRA and Class War

A debate between Subversion and a member of Class War over support for the Irish Republican Army (IRA), in issues 21 and 22 of Subversion in 1997.

Nationalism - further reading guide

libcom's guide to further reading on nationalism and national liberation.

Zionism against Jews, Jews against Zionism

Pamphlet on the nationalist character of Zionism and the need for an anti-Zionism that is genuinely anti-capitalist.

The perplexities of the Middle Eastern conflict - Communicating Vessels

Essay looking at the concepts of nation and national identity, especially in relation to the Israel/Palestine conflict.

Notes on nationalism - George Orwell

Orwell here distinguishes between patriotism and nationalism; "...the emotion I am speaking about does not always attach itself to what is called a nation — that is, a single race or a geographical area. It can attach itself [for example] to a church or a class..."

The Origins of Nationalism in the Proletariat

An attempt by the Dutch communist in 1915 to explain how the working class of Europe ended up participating in the mass butchery of WWI.

Against nationalism - Anarchist Federation

Published in September 2009, an analysis of nationalism, where it comes from, and why anarchists fundamentally oppose it.