History

Meccano factory occupation timeline

A timeline of the 1979 occupation of the Wavertree Meccano factory by mostly women workers, written by Dr Greig Campbell.

March 1920, Germany: Military Coup and the Strike that Stopped the Generals – Bernd Hendricks

PDF diary of the Kapp putsch, written by Bernd Hendricks for social media in 2020.

Revolution in Germany 1918-1919 – Bernd Hendricks

PDF diary of the German Revolution of 1918 written by Bernd Hendricks for use on social media in 2018.

Revolutionary Fetishism - Ada Martí, Estudios 160, Jan 1937

An early critique of the fashion for revolutionary images in Civil War Barcelona. The author was a member of the Libertarian Youth and a leading light in the Federación Estudiantil de Conciencias Libres (Student Free Thought Federation).

Struggle for the Land: Racism, Class, and Solidarity in the Six Nations Land Reclamation

Douglas Creek Estates

As the Community Friends suggest, the days when the Canadian government or non-Native vigilantes could drive First Nations people off their land must come to an end. Yet as events, including the police raid and the Citizens' Alliance rallies, have shown, throughout the period of the Douglas Creek reclamation, making those days history cannot be taken for granted and will require much organizing and planning over the part that might be played by non-Native allies.

Revolution in the Era of Pandemics - Mark Kosman

Revolution in the era of Coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic, capitalist decline and the prospects for a carers revolution.

Who Were the Kronstadt Rebels? A Russian Anarchist Perspective on the Uprising

A newly-translated article on the composition of the Kronstadt rebels, drawing on primary materials not available in English. This article by Andrey Kalyonov was translated by Bryan Gigantino and first published by Crimethinc.

Bows and Arrows: Indigenous Workers, IWW Local 526, and Syndicalism on the Vancouver Docks

The first union on the waterfront of so-called Vancouver was organized by Indigenous workers, mostly Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh. And it was organized on an explicitly syndicalist basis as Local 526 of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), which would become known as the Bows and Arrows. The Bows and Arrows took an active, politically militant approach with a commitment to Indigenous solidarity and organized on a multicultural/multiracial foundation of class solidarity.

May Day in Ft. Leavenworth: Socialist, IWW, & Anarchist Prisoners Celebrate (1919)

An article from the Liberator newspaper, describing how socialist, anarchist and IWW prisoners celebrated May Day at Fort Leavenworth in 1919. This article was made available online by We Never Forget, and the full issue of the newspaper can be found at the Marxists Internet Archive.