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1970s

Libertarian Struggle/Anarchist Worker

An archive of Libertarian Struggle/Anarchist Worker, a publication produced by the Organisation of Revolutionary Anarchists and then the Anarchist Workers' Association in the 1970s. Originally scanned and digitised by the Sparrow's Nest.

No Hanging Here: The Case of Marie and Noel Murray

A pamphlet produced by the Murray Defence Campaign, protesting against the planned executions of Irish anarchists Noel and Marie Murray. Digitised by the Irish Left Archive.

Martin Sostre: Prison Revolutionary

A short biography of Martin Sostre, a revolutionary anarchist influential in the 1960s-70s prison movement. First published on Lorenzo Kom'boa Ervin's facebook page and then republished by Black Rose Anarchist Federation. This is the introduction to a forthcoming zine to be published by South Chicago ABC Zine Distro.

1972: Dockworkers Strike

Documentary film made by Cinema Action on the picket lines during the dockworkers strike of 1972 to safe guard jobs and oppose economic restructuring, lay-offs and increased monopolisation of the industry and growing government involvement in industrial disputes.

The ANSA Story - Ferrucio Gambino and Seth Tilet

A discussion about the Agenzia Nazionale Stampa Associata (ANSA: literally "Associated Press National Agency") the official Italian new agency - and the print media in the 1970s in general.

Workerist Publications and Bios - Sergio Bologna

Overview of some publications and individuals active in Autonomia in Italy in the 1960s and 1970s.

April 7: Repression in Italy - CARI

The following analysis of the April 7 operation was written by the New York Committee Against Repression in Italy (CARI).

PROP ’72: the history of a UK prisoners' union

A history of Preservation of the Rights of Prisoners, a group that organised a prison strike in the UK in 1972. This article is by London Incarcerated Workers Organising Committee, and was first published by Dog Section Press in their journal DOPE.

Audit of the Crisis

Midnight Notes' certified struggle accountants present a global balance sheet for the late 1970s and early 1980s.

The Great Referendum Sideshow – Dominic Sandbrook

Dad's Army & co v Tony Benn

A chapter from Sandbrook’s history of the 1970s - on the 1975 UK referendum determining whether the UK should remain in the European Economic Community (EEC).