On March 29, 2012, millions of people across Spain went on strike. The strike, which was the first general strike since September 2010, brought the country to a near halt. The situation in Spain has grown increasingly difficult with 1 in 4 people out of work and many struggling to make rent or mortgage payments. This short film is about what happened in Barcelona on that day.
'The struggle for the streets': Unemployed hawkers, protest culture and repression in the Barcelona area, c1918-1936
The anarchist collectives: workers' self-management in the Spanish Revolution 1936-1939 - Sam Dolgoff
This was the first book in English that is devoted to the experiments in workers’ self-management, both urban and rural, which constituted one of the most remarkable social revolutions in modern history. Libertarian communism was truly the creation of workers and peasants—a “spontaneous” creation, for which the groundwork had been laid by decades of struggle and education, experiment and thought.
An account from a member of the Swedish syndicalist union, SAC, of an 1992 anarcho-syndicalist conference in Barcelona.