Hungary

Partos, Pal (1911-1964) aka Paul Polgare, Pablo Polgare, Folgare

Short biography of Hungarian who moved from being influenced by Karl Korsch to being the keeper of the Spanish anarcho-syndicalist union CNT archives

Budapest: Thirty housing rights activists arrested

On the 19th January 2013, homeless activists and their allies squatted an empty building in the 7th district of Budapest. The squatters demanded the institutionalization of a right to housing and an extensive system of social housing instead of punitive measures and overcrowded shelters. The activists were arrested and now face misdemeanor charges because of disobeying police instructions.

Hungary 1956: reading guide

Man spitting on decapitated head of Stalin statue, Hungary 1956.

Libcom.org's reading guide to the 1956 Hungarian uprising against the Communist dictatorship which saw a general strike declared and workers' councils spring up across the country.

The Hungarian workers' revolution

A pamphlet by the Syndicalist Workers' Federation on the Hungarian revolution of 1956. Originally published in '57, this is the revised second edition which includes by a preface by Terry Liddle.

United Nations report on the Hungarian uprising 1956

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UN special committee report on the 1956 Hungarian uprising. Examines the revolutionary workers councils established by Hungarian workers, and analyses the dangers they posed to both the Soviet bureaucracy and capitalism.

HONGRIE 1956: «LE PROLETARIAT A L’ASSAUT DU CIEL» - Mouvement Communiste

Un orchestre de cuivres ouvrier, Budapest 1956

The original French version of the Mouvement Communiste pamphlet on Hungary 56.

Hungary ’56: “the proletariat storming heaven” - Mouvement Communiste

Mouvement Communiste’s analysis of the Hungary ’56 workers’ uprising. Stresses the importance of the collective actions taken by workers at the point of production and critically examines the demands and programmes that they put forward.

Two-week Hungarian railway strike ends

The management of national railway MAV and the majority of unions struck a wage agreement late on Tuesday, bringing an end to a strike lasting just over two weeks.

Strikes hit Hungarian transport industry

A strike over pay by Hungarian rail workers severely disrupted traffic on most services on Monday and flights from Budapest Airport were delayed by a six-day-old strike for better working conditions.

Hungary: rail workers' strike becomes unlimited

Hungary's largest rail union announced that its members would continue their current strike indefinitely.