social movements

Anarchism and syndicalism in Brighton in the late 19th and early 20th centuries

Dr William King - founder of 'The Cooperator' magazine

A short account of anarchism and syndicalism in Brighton in the 1890s-1910s.

Currents of Italian syndicalism before 1926 - Carl Levy

First meeting of the Central Committee of the USI, December 1912.

Carl Levy discusses the various strands of thought of the broad Italian syndicalist movement, including anarchists within the trade unions and within the revolutionary syndicalist USI, up until Mussolini's consolidation of power in 1926.

Venezuela’s Social Movements: Autonomy’s Difficult Path

On November 2010, in the Spanish city of Cordoba, during the celebrations of the Centennial of the historical anarcho-syndicalist union, the Confederacion Nacional del Trabajo (CNT), a Round Table discussion about Latin America’s social movements took place. A representative of El Libertario was present and delivered the following report.

Seething with the ideal : Galleanisti and class struggle in late 19th century and early 20th-century USA

Christopher Wellbrook analyzes the Italian-American insurrectionary anarchists of the early 20th Century.

Chronology: The Pre-War Korean Anarchist Movement (2)

Second of a two part chronology published in the Japanese journal Libero International. Part 1 was published in issue no. 1.

Chronology: The Pre-War Korean Anarchist Movement

First of a two part chronology published in the Japanese journal Libero International. Part 2 was published in issue no. 2.

Greek, Italian and other anarchists in Egypt

An account of the Greek, Italian and other anarchists and radicals active in Egypt during the last decades of the 19th and the first decades of the 20th century.

Anarchism and the ZZZ in Poland, 1919-1939

Two articles on the history of the anarchist movement and anarcho-syndicalist union ZZZ in Poland between the two world wars.

Chile: anarchism, the IWW and the workers movement

Two articles on the history of the Chilean working class movement and its libertarian, revolutionary origins, examining in particular the Industrial Workers Of The World (IWW) and the Chilean Regional Workers Federation (FORC).

Organized Labor in Brazil 1900-1937: From Anarchist Origins to Government Control - Colin Everett

Colin Everett recounts the anarcho-syndicalist origins of the Brazilian labour movement, and its eventual supersession by authoritarian, state-linked unions.