Library

Steelmill Blues

Steve Packard's small booklet "Steelmill Blues," one of the first "little books" published by Singlejack Books, in 1978. Part of an effort by Stan Weir and others to popularize workers' writings. Packard reflects on his time at US Steel in Indiana.

Kurilenko, Vasily Vasilyevich (1891-1921)

Vasily Kurilenko (centre)

A short biography of anarchist communist and Makhnovist Vasily Kurilenko

Stan Weir - Letter on Singlejack Books

A letter sent by Stan Weir along with his shipment of assorted records to the Tamiment Library at NYU. In it is he gives a brief synposis of the "kafkaesque" difficulties he encountered trying to run Singlejack Books. He summarized: "Half the contents of this box reveal how the US gov't can make it impossible for a small publishing effort to survive."

Danilov, Vasiliy Antonovich (1893 - 1960)

Vasily Danilov and Rosa, Bucharest, 1954

Kharlamov, Vasiliy Antonovich (1899-1964)

Kharlamov on right

A short biography of Vasily Kharlamov, Makhnovist and close friend of Nestor Makhno.

My veins do not end in my body

My veins do not end in my body

I believe the world is beautiful
and that poetry, like bread, is for everyone.
And that my veins don’t end in me
but in the unanimous blood
of those who struggle for life

"We Have to Stick Together": The Story of the Strike at Booster Precision Components

In 2021, workers in a German-owned automotive supplier in Slovakia mounted a successful strike to defend themselves against wage cuts. This is the story of their struggle.

The Food Stamps Explosion

Timothy Reynolds' 1980 book-length masters thesis exploring the food stamps (now known as SNAP) program from the perspective of class composition and class struggle. The thesis was completed under Harry Cleaver and is a powerful addition to the history of claimant struggles in the States in the 1970s. Reynolds' work also provides a methodological example of applying autonomist concepts to concrete struggles and drawing important lessons from that lens.

The unforgettable life of prison rebel Martin Sostre - William C Anderson

A short biography of the Black anarchist and prison rebel Martin Sostre. Originally published at Roar Magazine and then republished by Offshoot Journal.

The New Prisoner - Martin Sostre (with introduction by Garrett Felber)

A 1970s article from the revolutionary prisoner Martin Sostre, responding to the Attica uprising.