World War I

Volume 9 Issue 9

Mother Earth Vol. IX. No. 9 (November, 1914). 273–280.

March 1918 Vol 1 No 6

VOL.I. MARCH, 1918, NEW YORK NO.6.

February 1918 Vol 1 No 5

VOL 1. FEBRUARY, 1918, NEW YORK NO. 5.

January 1918 Vol 1 No 4

VOL. I JANUARY, 1918, NEW YORK NO. 4

The left wing - S.J. Rutgers

In this collection of five articles written in 1916 the Dutch socialist S.J. Rutgers outlines capitalism's descent into its imperialist phase, the passing of the age of liberal democracy, and the need for a new kind of mass action to replace electoral activity and purely economic strikes. These articles were written as part of a series called "The Left Wing" for the American publication International Socialist Review.

The Princetown escapee

A short account of the case of Scots anarchist John Kerr, war resister

From the Founding Congress of the Communist Workers’ Party of Poland

kprp_1918

A translation of two documents from the 1918 Founding Congress of the Communist Workers’ Party of Poland (KPRP): the political platform of the party and a proclamation directed to the proletariat of Poland. These documents represent the early politics of the KPRP, which have been by some characterised as ‘Luxemburgist’ or ‘ultra-leftist’ (e.g. opposition to national self-determination, rejection of parliamentarism).

Harsh justice in Folkestone: repression against opponents of World War I

Voice of Labour newspaper

A short account of the severe sentence handed out to anarchists in Folkestone just for flyposting anti-war posters.

The Kaiser goes: the generals remain - Theodor Plivier

New York Herald: Kaiser abdicates

This is an amazing novel about the German Revolution, written by a participant. Republished here in PDF and Kindle formats.