conscientious objectors

Liverpool Anarchist #16

Latest issue of the Liverpool Anarchist with articles about the £20 benefits cut, a university strike, conscientious objectors in Walton Jail and resistance to the arms trade.

Wildcat #1 (army supplement) September 1974

Supplement to Wildcat #1, focussing on disaffection, mutiny and dessertion in the armed forces. Includes contributions from Philip Sansom and Colin Ward.

Movie Review: SEDITION (2005)

A 2013 review of a documentary about World War II conscientious objectors in Aotearoa/New Zealand.

To praise Ginger Goodwin is to revere a radical – Mark Leier

Ginger Goodwin

Feisty miner reminds that comfortable compromisers are easily forgotten.

In this piece (originally published by The Tyee in 2014), Mark Leier, author of Bakunin: The Creative Passion, emphasises the radical edge of Ginger Goodwin – the English migrant coal miner turned labour organiser who is recognised as a martyr by many workers in British Columbia, Canada – by comparing him to one of his contemporaries.

Australian Draft Resistance and the Vietnam War - statements by Michael Matteson and Geoff Mullen

An overview of anarchist involvement in the Australian anti-war movement by Takver.com followed by two articles in the form of statements by Michael Matteson and Geoff Mullen, who were both imprisoned for draft resistance.

Alternative Vol. 2, No. 2 (October 1949)

The Vol. 2, No. 2 (October 1949) issue of Alternative, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from 1948-1951 and focusing on pacifist viewpoints.

Alternative Vol. 1, No. 6 (November 1948)

The Vol. 1, No. 6 (November 1948) issue of Alternative, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from 1948-1951 and focusing on pacifist viewpoints.

Alternative Vol. 1, No. 2 (May 1948)

The Vol. 1, No. 2 (May 1948) issue of Alternative, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from 1948-1951 and focusing on pacifist viewpoints.

The Princetown escapee

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