Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico: flame of resistance

US troops invade Puerto Rico

This is a hard to find book providing an overview of resistance leaders, movements, and attempts at self-government in Puerto Rico.

The US takeover of Puerto Rico, 1898

A short account of the taking of Puerto Rico from the Spanish by the United States, by Stephen Kinzer.

Alternative Vol. 1, No. 8 (January 1949)

The Vol. 1, No. 8 (January 1949) issue of Alternative, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from 1948-1951 and focusing on pacifist viewpoints.

Resistance Vol. 11, No. 4 (February 1954)

The Vol. 11, No. 4 (February 1954) issue of Resistance, an anarchist publication produced out of New York.

Industrial Worker #1704 (April 2008)

The April 2008 issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

The Ponce massacre, 1937

Ponce massacre: police begin firing

A short history of the massacre in Puerto Rico of peaceful demonstrators calling for the release of imprisoned separatist leader Pedro Campos by police acting on the orders of the US-appointed governor.

Anarchy in Puerto Rico

Occupation of Porto [i.e. Puerto] Rico.Towing United States troops ashore, 8-7-1

A review by Rod Jackman of Black Flag Boricuas: Anarchism, Antiauthoritarianism, and the Left in Puerto Rico, 1897-1921.

The newspapers of the Young Lords Organization

Y.L.O. Number 2, May 1969, cover

Attached are digital copies of nearly all the newspapers published by the Young Lords Organization in Chicago and Milwaukee between 1969-71. While we would have political disagreements with some of the articles contained here, they represent a very important historical resource from a critical juncture US radical politics.

From gang-bangers to urban revolutionaries: the Young Lords of Chicago

An essay on Chicago's Young Lords Organization, a Puerto Rican radical group started by former gang members in the 1960s.

Havana hub: Cuban anarchism, radical media and the Trans-Caribbean anarchist network, 1902-1915

An essay on Caribbean anarchists and their newspaper ¡Tierra! .