PDFs

Strike: a live history, 1887-1971 - Robert Leeson

A great set of short, first person accounts of strike action and industrial disputes from a broad range of workers from the late 19th to late 20th century is, compiled by Robert Leeson.

Sabotage: a study in industrial conflict - Geoff Brown

Industrial Workers of the World post advocating sabotage

A superb and detailed 1977 study of the practice of worker sabotage of production, particularly by go-slows from the late 19th century to the late 20th.

WSA proposal regarding affiliated industrial networks

A proposal by Mike Kolhoff to the 1992 convention of the Workers' Solidarity Alliance in regards discussion of building affiliated industrial networks. The author argues for affiliating industrial networks to the WSA, instead of keeping them as independent syndicalist formations.

On elder care work and the limits of Marxism - Silvia Federici

Text by Silvia Federici on elder care and its relationship with capitalism, feminism, and the left.

International Council Correspondence - United Workers Party of America

Partial online archive of International Council Correspondence, a council/left communist publication of the United Workers Party of America in the 1930s.

Fields, factories and workshops - Peter Kropotkin

A self-managed workplace in revolutionary Spain

Fields, factories and workshops: or industry combined with agriculture and brain work with manual work is Peter Kropotkin's landmark anarchist text laying out possible foundations for anarchist society. While somewhat dated today, it still contains much of relevance.

The essence of christianity - Ludwig Feuerbach

Ludwig Feuerbach

Ludwig Feuerbach's classic criticism of religion as an outward projection of humankind's own inner qualities.

Pioneers of American freedom - Rudolf Rocker

Classic text by the anarchist Rudolf Rocker on the origin of liberal and radical thought in America.

My Visit to the Kremlin - Nestor Makhno

You want bread? Here's bread for you

The Ukrainian peasant Nestor Makhno visited Moscow in June, 1918 and had extensive interviews with the Bolshevik leaders Sverdlov and Lenin. This account amounts to two chapters from his memoirs and deals with his encounters with the Bolsheviks.

Fighting war: anarchists, Wobblies and the New Zealand state 1905-1925 - Jared Davidson

This article highlights the anti-war agitation of anarchists and the IWW based in New Zealand during the period before, during and after the First World War.