John Badcock, Jr was a British individualist anarchist who was actively involved in the "Free Currency" and Free love movements of the 1890s and who set himself against the prevailing altruistic and leftist currents of his time to proclaim the sovereinty of the individual. read more »
Free Women of Spain: Anarchism and the Struggle for the Emancipation of Women by Martha A. AckelsbergSubmitted by Anonymous on Sun, 07/15/2012 - 06:42.
Cowards don’t make history; and the women of Mujeres Libres (Free Women) were no cowards. Courageous enough to create revolutionary change in their daily lives, Mujeres Libres mobilized over 20,000 women into an organized network to strive for community, education, and equality for women -during the Spanish Revolution. read more »
Max Stirner (1806-1856) was the philosopher of conscious egoism. His book Der Einzige und sein Eigenthum (published in English in 1907 as The Ego and His Own) is the fundamental work of that philosophy and the philosophical basis of individualist anarchism. read more »
Max Stirner (1806-1856) is recognized in the history of political thought because of his egoist classic The Ego and Its Own. Stirner was a student of Hegel, and a critic of the Young Hegelians and the emerging forms of socialist and communist thought in the 1840s. read more »
Gates of Freedom: Voltairine de Cleyre and the Revolution of the Mind (With Selections from Her Writings) by Eugenia DeLamotteSubmitted by Anonymous on Sat, 07/07/2012 - 05:56.
"The question of souls is old; we demand our bodies, now." These words are not from a feminist manifesto of the late twentieth century, but from a fiery speech given a hundred years earlier by Voltairine de Cleyre, a leading anarchist and radical thinker. read more »
Robert Graham (Ed.) - Anarchism: A Documentary History of Libertarian Ideas Vol. 1: From Anarchy to Anarchism (300 CE to 1939)Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 06/18/2012 - 03:50.
Robert Graham (Ed.) - Anarchism: A Documentary History of Libertarian Ideas Volume One: From Anarchy to Anarchism (300 CE to 1939)
Chapter 1. Early Texts On Servitude And Freedom
1. Bao Jingyan: Neither Lord Nor Subject (300 CE)
2. Etienne de la Boetie: On Voluntary Servitude (1552)
3. Gerrard Winstanley: The New Law of Righteousness (1649)
Chapter 2. Enlightenment And Revolution read more »
Robert Graham - Anarchism: A Documentary History of Libertarian Ideas Vol. 2: The Emergence of the New Anarchism (1939-1977)Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 06/18/2012 - 03:43.
Robert Graham (Ed.) - Anarchism: A Documentary History of Libertarian Ideas Volume Two: The Emergence of the New Anarchism (1939 to 1977)
Introduction: Making Sense of Anarchism by Davide Turcato
Chapter 1: Anti-Militarism, War & Revolution
1. Herbert Read: The Philosophy of Anarchism (1940)
2. Emma Goldman: The Individual, Society and the State (1940) read more »
War and Revolution - The Hungarian anarchist movement in World War I and the Budapest Commune (1919)Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 06/10/2012 - 11:03.
WAR AND REVOLUTION:
The Hungarian anarchist movement in World War I and the Budapest Commune (1919)
by Martyn Everett
The First World War ended in 1918 - everywhere that is except in Hungary - where
the fighting continued. War and economic collapse created a revolutionary situation.
In spite of its size the tiny Hungarian anarchist movement played a significant part in read more »
This is a history lesson. read more »
Here's the text of the classic speech by Lucy Parsons, at the May Day celebrations. It's crazy. I've paired it with an old essay I found in the university archives called the Meaning of Social Revolution. It's our history, learn it.
Table of Contents:
- The First of May and the General Strike...by Mother Earth (Mag.)
- Memory as a Weapon...by Anonymous
- Fallen Comrades...by Anonymous
This zine is an account from the protests against the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) in 2001. It was one of the most militant of the anti-capitalist (anti-globalization) protests that took place at the turn of the century in North America. read more »
A smattering of documents from the height of the British anti-roads struggle in the 1990s. Useful history and context for a too-often bit of history that helped inform anti-globalization rioting, eco-defense in North America and elsewhere, squatting across Europe, and indigenous solidarity projects. read more »