PDFs

Radowitzky, Simon, 1891-1956

A biography of Ukrainian-born anarchist Simon Radowitzky, who assassinated a police chief responsible for the killings of workers.

Mutual aid: a factor of evolution - Peter Kropotkin

Russian anarchist Peter Kropotkin's massively influential work on mutual aid and co-operation as a factor in evolution, written in 1902.

Armed forces rank and file demand union

Amidst equipment shortages and failures, the rash of court martials in Iraq, misgivings over new deployments of 4000 troops to Afghanistan in the spring, bullying, and the fall in recruitment and retention of soldiers, rank-and-file members of the Armed Forces have started calling for a union.

Charge of the New Red Brigade - The Independent on Red Action

Article from The Independent on Sunday about socialist group Red Action, anti-fascism, the IRA and the bombings of Harrods and a Network Southeast train in 1993.

1980: The Remaking of the American Working Class - Loren Goldner

The changing nature of capital and its exploitation.

Mutiny in Banja Luka, Bosnia - ICG

As our text on the war in Yugoslavia and the struggles taken up by the proletariat against the permanent degradation of their conditions of life went to press mutinies broke out in certain sectors of the Serbian army, confirming that even in the worst situation of counter-revolution our class continues to be the only viable alternative to the horrors of capitalism.

A commune in Chiapas? Mexico and the Zapatista rebellion, 1994-2000

Zapatista women

Since the occupation of January 1994, many have projected their hopes onto this 'exotic' struggle against 'neo-liberalism'. We examine the nature of the Zapatista uprising by moving beyond the bluster of the EZLN communiqués, on which so many base their analysis.

What is anarchism? - Alexander Berkman

Alex Berkman

Alex Berkman's classic, and easy to read, introduction to anarchist politics. A very good starting point for people interested in getting a general overview of the theory and practice of anarchism.

Syndicalists in the Russian Revolution - Maximov

G. P. Maximov

An account of the effects Russian Revolution on the Russian syndicalists and anarchists, and vice-versa, by a leading Russian anarcho-syndicalist of the time.