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World War I

Anarchists Demand Strike To End War - New York Times

Article by the New York Times detailing a meeting held by Anarchists and members of the Industrial Workers of the World to build resistance to the American participation in the First World War.

Against Pacifism

Of the many utopian positions widespread in the left today, some of the most persistent – and misguided – are various manifestations of pacifism. At its core, this type of thinking can be reduced to a single fundamental assumption: that the atrocities of imperialist war can be overcome and allayed without the disappearance of class society.

Movie Review: 1917

A review of a World War 1 movie.

The Real Cause of the Beginning and End of WWI

Explanations of the cause of WW1 and its ending are always carefully avoided every year as regularly as the commemoration itself.

The war that never ended: public history for the present

A critical look at New Zealand's official First World War centennial programme and its lack of engagement with the war's root causes, namely capitalism and white supremacy.

Founding of the Comintern - Then and Now

A century ago, from 2nd — 6th March 1919, 52 delegates, more than 40 from various political organisations outside Russia, met in Moscow.

Montague "Monty" Miller - 1831 -1920

From Eureka, 1854 to the IWW, 1917. Campaigning for One Big Union.

Biographical information on the life and death of Montague "Monty" Miller, Australian anarchist and IWW member.

La travivaĵoj de la brava soldato Ŝvejk dum la mondmilito - Jaroslav Hašek

Statuo de brava soldato Švejk ĉe staciodomo en Humenné - Slovakio, kie Švejk est

La travivaĵoj de la brava soldato Ŝvejk dum la mondmilito (1921-1923) estas kvarparta humora romano de ĉeĥa verkisto Jaroslav Hašek tradukita en 54 lingvojn, kelkfoje filmita kaj ankaŭ dramigita. Temas pri la plej signifa verko de Hašek fare de multe da homoj kunigita kun ilustraĵoj de Josef Lada. La morto bedaŭrinde ne permesis al Hašek fini sian verkon.

Poland: One Hundred Years of Bourgeois Dictatorship

The Polish nationalism of today is a direct continuation and consequence of the nationalism which crushed the workers’ movement in years 1918-23.

Lest We Forget: Workers Stopped Capitalism’s First World War

The 100th anniversary of the Armistice, which we are told put a stop to the first world war, happens to coincide with remembrance Sunday, or Poppy Day. So we’re in for a treat. On top of poppy-wearing – now almost de rigueur – and two minute silences in the most improbable places, there are some smashing events in store. While local volunteers polish up war memorials, craft red poppy memorabilia, there are all sorts of state-sponsored celebrations, to mark the 11th hour of the eleventh day, in November 1918 when “the guns fell silent”.