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The Federation: A Libertarian Socialist Discussion Bulletin - # 1 (1975)

In 1974 a small group of anarcho-syndicalists, libertarian socialists and anarchist-communists from the US eastern seaboard develop relations, communication and collaboration, forming
"The Federation" in 1975.

On the following pages you will find the one and only bulletin, plus some reports, literature list and a leaflet in support of the then reemerging Spanish CNT.

"Caribbean Correspondence"

"Caribbean Correspondence" , Subtitled "Workers Control and Self-Management", # 2 July 1978, entitled "Crisis Time"

This issue scanned for by New York/New Jersey Workers Solidarity Alliance archives.

Covers of Against the Grain

A PDF of some covers from the 1970s libertarian socialist publication, Against the Grain.

Introduction and political statement of Against the Grain

Introduction and political statement of the 1970s libertarian socialist Workplace Organizing Committee and their paper Against the Grain.

Various statements and leaflets - Jewish Anarchist Committee

Miscellaneous statements and leaflets by the Jewish Anarchist Committee. Primarily covering the early 1980s period of the Lebanese Civil War, Israeli and Syrian excursions into Lebanon. The JAC aim was to promote an anarcho-syndicalist, anti-zionist, and non-national libertarian point of view on matters pertaining to the Israeli invasion and within the broader political scene in New York and elsewhere on these and other matters. The JAC was heavily supported by the New York / New Jersey based Libertarian Workers Group (LWG).

We want freedom for all: a Jewish anarchist statement - Libertarian Workers Group

This early 1980s statement was published by a number of youthful, 20-something, mostly Jewish born members of the New York and New Jersey based Libertarian Workers Group (LWG). The LWG was a very active group of young anarcho-syndicalists, libertarian socialists and libertarian communists.

The goal was to proffer a libertarian worker anti-zionist, anti-nationalist point of view.


Archive of Anarchos, an anarchist publication produced by the Eastside Anarchist Group out of New York during the late 1960s.

The Red Butterfly - John Lauritsen

John Lauritsen in 1969

A first person account of involvement in and the activity of The Red Butterfly, a socialist "cell" within the US Gay Liberation Front 1969-1971.

The first Gay Liberation Front demonstration - John Lauritsen

A protester outside the Village Voice, 1969

A first person account of the first demonstration of the US Gay Liberation Front against the Village Voice newspaper in New York City in 1969 for their homophobic advertising policy.

Stonewall: The birth of gay power - Sherry Wolf

Stonewall riots, 1969

A history of the Stonewall riots, where LGBT people in New York City took a stand against violent state repression and battled the police, kickstarting a militant, global gay liberation movement.