Yet another period of our remand imprisonment is approaching its end,
but I am certain, that we will be kept locked up a few months more, even
without any developments whatsoever in the fabricated criminal case
Report Submitted to the Confederal Committee of the CNT by Delegate Angel Pestaña regarding his Conduct at the Second Congress of the Third International – Angel Pestaña
Angel Pestaña’s official report to the Confederal Committee of the CNT regarding his activities as the CNT’s delegate to the Second Congress of the Third International in 1920; not to be confused with the author’s memoir relating his impressions of his stay in Russia, Seventy Days in Russia: What I Saw, Pestaña’s Report is an account of the shady procedural manipulations of the Russian Communists and their supporters in their attempts to control the votes and committee reports at the International Congress of 1920 in the face of minority opposition from Pestaña, German and Italian syndicalists, English shop stewards and American delegates of the I.W.W.
27th of July, Basmanniy district court of Moscow remanded Alexey
Polikhovich for one month. He is 16th suspect for participating to
rioting in Bolotnaya square 6th of May 2012, in day of inauguration of
Vladimir Putin. He was third arrested anarchist - Aleksandra Dukhanina
has been in a house arrest since 29th of May, Stepan Zimin has been in
remand prison since 9th of July.
Center of Counteraction Against Extremism ("E-Center") in the city of Vladimir did not like the amateur movie "Russian anti-racist skinheads", and they opened a criminal case against makers of the film. According to them, film incited hatred against "social group of skinheads and nationalists".
In this short essay written during the 1920s, Max Nettlau discusses the psychological and political impacts of the success of the Soviet dictatorship and the eclipse of libertarian socialism on the workers of Europe, claims that the “taste for freedom” is “almost dead”, predicts that any European revolution in the circumstances of his time would be an authoritarian revolution, and calls for a worldwide libertarian initiative to “create a new mentality” that should embrace all those “movements that still have a basis in voluntarism, free association, federation, the coexistence of various opinions, free experimentation, abstention from the state, and real internationalism”.