PDFs

Marx, theoretician of anarchism - Maximilien Rubel

Maximilien Rubel's 1973 article highlighting the libertarian elements within Marx's work and its importance to anarchism, regardless of Marx's lengthy critiques of famous anarchist theoreticians.

Wildcat Spain encounters democracy, 1976-1978 - Los Incontrolados

Garment workers' assembly

A fascinating set of documents from and about the workers assembly movement which swept Spain as strike spread following the death of dictator General Franco.

Wobbly Fred Thompson on the 30s depression - Studs Terkel

The late Wobbly veteran, in conversation with the late Studs Terkel, looks back on his experience in the class struggle.

Up against the odds - The JJ Foods strike, 1995

An account of the JJ fast food worker's strike in Tottenham, 1995-6, and its lessons for workers today.

Picket: bulletin of the Wapping printers' dispute, 1986-1987

PDFs of all 43 issues of Picket, the unofficial newsletter of the News International printers' dispute of 1986.

The Sun - spoof newspaper from the Wapping strike, 1986

Short spoof issue of The Sun newspaper produced by anarchists to support the News International printers strike at Wapping in 1986.

1970-71: Uprising in Poland

A short history of the 1970-71 uprising by workers in Poland which saw strikes and occupations at workplaces across the country. Although suffering savage repression, the uprising forced the government to back down over plans to increase prices of basic consumer goods.

The third wave, 1967: an account - Ron Jones

Schoolteacher Ron Jones's personal account of his experiment which created a proto-fascist movement amongst his high school pupils in Palo Alto, California, which in 2008 was subject of the award-winning film The Wave.

For a world without moral order - Gilles Dauvé

Gilles Dauvé undertakes a radical critique of 'morality' and social mores and presents communism as a 'world without moral order'. We do not agree with much of it but reproduce it for reference.

Nationalism and the road to happiness for the Chinese

This article by the Chinese anarchist writer Ba Jin was originally published in Awakening the People, No. 1, September 1921.