Anarchism

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The Abolition of the State: Anarchist & Marxist Perspectives
Price, Wayne
Book
2007
Both Anarchists and Marxists believe that it will be possible to do away with the state. But what do they mean by that? What is the state, after all? What institutions, if any, would be necessary ...
Action Will Be Taken: Left Anti-Intellectualism and Its Discontents
Featherstone, Liza; Henwood, Doug; Parenti, Christian
Article
2004
Marxism's decline isn't just an intellectual concern -- it too has practical effects. If you lack any serious understanding of how capitalism works, then it's easy to delude yourself into thinking tha...
Adventures in Marxism
Berman, Marshall
Book
1999
Marshall Berman explores and rejoices in the emancipatory potential of Marxism.
Against Anarchism
Fraser, Nancy
Article
2013
A critical theory of the public sphere should incorporate neo-anarchism’s best insights, while rejecting wholesale anarchism. Neo-anarchism fails to sustain the tension between fact and norm required ...
Anarchism
Guerin, Daniel
Book
1965
Guerin sets out to describe the main themes of anarchist thought.
Anarchism
Woodcock, George
Book
1962
Woodcock presents anarchism as a political philosophy, a system of social thought which aims at fundamental changes in the structure of society and particularly at the replacement of authoritraian sta...
Anarchism and Anarcho-Syndicalism
Marx, Karl, Engels, Friedrich, Lenin, V.I.
Book
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Anarchism and Ecology
Purchase, Graham
Book
1997
This book outlines the history of our slow alienation from environment, and proposes some visionary and yet practical solutions to the global ecological crisis.
Anarchism and Other Essays
Goldman, Emma
Book
1910
Anarchism and the Anti-Globalization Movement
Epstein, Barbara
Article
2001
Barbara Epstein analyzes the influence of anarchism on the history of American social protest, and its role in the anti-globalization resistance movement of the present day.
Anarchism And The Platformist Tradition
Article
Platformism is a current within libertarian communism putting forward specific suggestions on the nature which anarchist organzation should take.
Anarchism: Ideology or Methodology?
Neal, Dave
Article
A discussion of whether anarchism is an ideology or a methodology. The social vs. lifestylism debate.
Anarchism in the Rear-view Mirror
Liam; Maximilian
Article
2014
This is not an attack on the militancy of our libertarian comrades. This text is an attempt to clarify our practices to avoid repeating the historical mistakes of the labor movement, addresses the com...
Anarchism: Its Philosophy and Ideal
Kropotkin, Peter
Article
1901
A different conception of society, very different from that which now prevails, is in process of formation. Under the name of Anarchy, a new interpretation of the past and present life of society aris...
Anarchism and Marxism: Connexipedia Article
Article
Political movements focused on achieving human liberation through political action.
Anarchism, Marxism and the Bonapartist State
Newman, Saul
Article
2004
A critique of Marxism, with emphasis on its alleged obsession with economics.
Anarchism.net: Liberty and Justice for All
Website
We believe anarchism is of immense importance to the world and the people living in it. Anarchism is a tradition of freedom, which has the solution to the oppression and repression of mankind by the c...
Anarchism, Representation, and Culture: Cohn, Jesse
Article
A discussion of the role of anarchism in the formation of modernist avant-garde aesthetics.
Anarchism & Socialism: Reformism or Revolution?
Price, Wayne
Book
2010
In these essays grouped around common themes, Wayne Price draws on decades of extensive practical experience in antiwar and student movements, marxist tendency groups and affinity-based anarchist orga...
Anarchism vs. Marxism: A few notes on an old theme
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1978
Anarchist critiques of Marxism typically reveal a lack of knowledge of what Karl Marx actually wrote, resulting in sterile denunciations of a straw-man opponent.
Anarchism: What It Really Stands For
Goldman, Emma
Article
1910
Anarchsim: The philosophy of a new social order based on liberty unrestricted by man-made law; the theory that all forms of government rest on violence, and are therefore wrong and harmful, as well as...
Anarchism's Mid-Century Turn : A Review & Response: Unruly Equality: U.S. Anarchism in the Twentieth Century,
Williams, Kristian
Article
2016
No matter how one feels about it, the current state of anarchism has represented something of a mystery: What was once a mass movement based mainly in working class immigrant communities is now an ar...
The Anarchist Collectives: Workers' Self-Management in the Spanish Revolution 1936-1939
Dolgoff, Sam
Book
1974
Examines the experiments in workers' self-management, both urban and rural, which took place in Spain during the revolution and Civil War.
Anarchist communism: Connexipedia Article
Article
A theory of anarchism which advocates the abolition of the state, private property, and capitalism in favor of common ownership of the means of production, direct or consensus democracy and a horizont...
The Anarchist Papers 3
Roussopoulos, Dimitrios (ed.)
Book
1990
A collection of essays about the history of anarchism.
Anarchist St. Imier International: Connexipedia Article
Article
An international anarchist organization formed in 1872.
The Anarchists
Horowitz, Irving L. (ed.)
Book
1964
From Diderot to Camus, from Thoreau to Vanzetti, a ringing roll-call of the great non-conformists and dissenters.
The Anarchists: The men who shocked an era
Kedward, Roderick
Book
1971
The history and ideology of anarchism.
The Anarchists' Convention and other stories
Sayles, John
Book
1979
A collection of short stories.
The Anarchists in the Russian Revolution: Documents of revolution
Avrich, Paul (ed.)
Book
1973
A selection of articles, manifestos, speeches, resolutions, letter, diaries, poems, and songs which seek to capture the spirit of the anarchist movement in Rissia.
Anarchists in the Spanish Civil War
Bailey, Geoff
Article
2002
For workers around the world, the Spanish Civil War was a beacon of hope against the tide of reaction then sweeping Europe. As the promise of workers' revolution was being dashed by the rise of fascis...
Anarchists In The Spanish Revolution
Peirats, Jose
Book
A history of the anarchist movement in Spain from the late 1800s up to and through the Spanish Civil war, written by an anarchist who lived through the war.
The "Anarcho-Liberal"
Sunkara, Bhasker
Article
2011
The diversity of the global justice movement is undeniable, but to the extent its prominent intellectual voices represented broader trends, we can see the crystallization of a new type of radical that...
Anarcho-naturism: Wikipedia article
Article
Anarcho-naturism (also anarchist naturism and naturist anarchism) appeared in the late 19th century as the union of anarchist and naturist philosophies. Mainly it had importance within individualist a...
Anarcho-pacifism: Connexipedia Article
Article
A form of anarchism which completely rejects the use of violence in any form for any purpose.
Anarchy!: An Anthology of Emma Goldman's "Mother Earth"
Glassgold, Peter
Book
2001
A collection of articles from 'Mother Earth', as an introduction to different anarchist points of view.
Anarchy in Action
Ward, Colin
Book
With chapters on the family, topless federations, schools, housing, crime, employment, welfare, deviancy, planning, and more, this is probably the best practical example of anarchist ideas in action.
Anarchy is struggle for life, freedom and dignity
Article
2010
A communique by the Circle of Fire anarchist collective and the Anarchist Bulletin BLACK FLAG on the events of May 5th, 2010 in Athens, when three bank workers were murdered by 'anarchist' arsonists. ...
Appendix to Anarchists in the Spanish Revolution
Peirats, Jose
Article
Jose Peirats traces the story of the half million refugees who left Spain when Franco came to power in 1939. This text sterves as appendix to his carefully documented Anarchists in the Spanish Revolui...
Argentina: From Anarchism to Peronism: Workers, Unions and Politics 1855-1985
Munck, Ronaldo; Falcon, Ricardo; Galitelli, Bernardo
Book
This book by three Argentinian authors traces the history of what is Latin America's oldest and largest working class. Its mid-19th century origins in migration from overseas and internal proletariani...
Bakunin: The Philosophy of Freedom
Morris, Brian
Book
1993
An attempt to portray Bakunin's political theories in a coherent manner.
Bakunin and the great schism: Chapter IV for The Anarchists, by James Joll
Joll, James
Article
1979
It was Bakunin who gave later anarchists an example of anarchist fervour in action; and it was Bakunin who showed how great was the difference in theory and practice between anarchist doctrine and the...
Bakunin, Mikhail: Connexipedia Article
Article
Russian anarchist and revolutionary. (1814-1876).
Bakunin on Anarchy
Dolgoff, Sam
Book
1971
An anthology of Bakunin's writings.
Bakunin vs Marx
Dolgoff, Sam
Article
1979
The debates between Bakunin and Marx transcend petty personal squabbles and embody two diametrically opposed tendencies in the theory and tactics of socialism, the authoritarian and libertarian school...
Bakunin vs. Marx
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1978
The anarchist-Marxist split started with Bakunin, who systematically misrepresented Marx's positions.
The Bakuninists at Work: An account of the Spanish revolt in the summer of 1873
Engels, Friedrich
Article
1873
This series of articles was written in the wake of the events in Spain during the summer of 1873, which were the culmination of the Spanish bourgeois revolution of 1868-74. Engels focused his attentio...
Ballad of Sacco and Vanzetti
Guthrie, Woody
Audio
1946
An album of songs written and recorded by Woody Guthrie about the notorious case of Sacco and Vanzetti, two Italian immigrants and anarchists in the 1920s who were charged and eventually executed afte...
Beating Back the Corporate Attack: Socialism and the struggle for global justice
Clement, Chris; La Botz, Dan; Luce, Stephanie; Post, Charlie
Book
2000
Our movement is calling for a new direction -- for democratic control of our political life, and for democratic control over the most important aspects of the economy. Why should handful of the super-...
Berkman, Alexander: Connexipedia Article
Article
Anarchist known for his political activism and writing. (1870-1936).
Black Bloc: Connexipedia Article
Article
People who engage in protests wearing black clothing and masks and engaging in property damage. The tactic was developed in the 1980s by anti-nuclear activist autonomists, and was subsequently adopted...
Black Bloc Provocateurs Set Strasbourg Hotel on Fire
Article
2009
Legitimate anti-NATO protesters are determined to use non-violent civil disobedience to block the summit. In order to provide an excuse to use batons and rubber bullets against them, agents provocateu...
Bookchin, Murray: Connexipedia Article
Article
American libertarian socialist-anarchist, political and social philosopher, environmentalist, conservationist, atheist, speaker, and writer. (1921-2006).
Bourgeois influences on anarchism
Fabbri, Luigi
Book
Text by Italian anarchist communist Luigi Fabbri written around the time of the First World War, addressing problems arising from the stereotyping of anarchism in popular culture and the negative effe...
Boxcar Bertha: An Autobiography
Thompson, Bertha, as told to Ben Reitman
Book
1989
Memoirs of a woman who lived as a hobo and anarchist.
Buda's Wagon: A Brief History of the Car Bomb
Davis, Mike
Book
2007
Mike Davis traces the car bomb's worldwide use and development. In his analysis, he also exposes the role of state intelligence agencies - particularly those of the United States, Israel, India, and P...
Can We Build Socialist-Anarchist Alliances?: Against The Current vol. 141
McTaggart, Ursula
Article
2009
Last summer I delivered a talk on primitivist anarchism at a conference devoted to Marxist literature and culture. The participants were mostly academics engaged with Marxist criticism, and most came ...
Carnival of Anarchy
Website
Anarchists of all stripes and colours.
Chomsky on Anarchism
Chomsky, Noam
Book
2005
This collection of essays and interviews paint a fresh picture of Chomsky, showing his life-long involvement with anarchist and libertarian socialist currents, his commitment to nonhierarchical models...
Chomsky.Info
Chomsky, Noam
Website
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
Christian anarchism: Connexipedia Article
Article
Any of several traditions which combine anarchism with Christianity.
Collectives in Spain
Leval, Gaston
Article
1938
A contemporary account of the Spanish Anarchist movements during the 1930's by Gaston Leval, a prominent anarcho-syndicalist. Attention focuses on the roles of "agrarian socialism" and education in th...
Collectives in the Spanish Revolution
Leval, Gaston
Book
1971
An account of the collectives set up in Spain during the struggle against Franco.
Confession to Tsar Nicholas I
Bakunin, Mikhail
Unclassified
An excerpt from the 'confession' Mikhail Bakunin wrote in prison to explain his revolutionary goals and his ideas about how to organize a revolution. He writes: "I wanted to transform all Bohemia into...
Connexions Annual Resource and Reading List
Article
1989
A short and selective list of resources on issues addressed in the Connexions Annual, such as environment, education, peace, interntional development, women's issues, urban issues, housing, human rig...
The Conquest of Bread
Kropotkin, Peter
Article
A discussion of collectivism and the need to abolish representative government, and monetary systems.
Conspectus of Bakunin's Statism and Anarchy
Marx, Karl
Article
1874
Marx's notes on Bakunin's recent book Statism and Anarchy.
Contemporary anarchism
Kerl, Eric
Article
2010
Contemporary anarchism has some important differences, but also a great deal of continuity, with historical anarchism. Where it focuses on building an alternative in the “interstices” of capitalism, i...
The Continuing Debate
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1979
We should subject both Marxism and anarchism to a critical analysis, and thereby start to provide the basis for a libertarian revolutionary movement that relates adequately to the needs and problems o...
A Critique of Anarchism
Article
Like liberalism, of which it is merely a stronger version, anarchism in reality can only serve as a cloak behind which real goals and real desires can be hidden. Thus when a movement is unsure of itse...
Critique of Syndicalist Methods: Trade-Unionism to Anarcho-Syndicalism
Bonanno, Alfredo M.
Article
1975
Bonanno's 1975 meditation on the means to be used in pursuit of the anarchist project. Emphasizes the utility of unions in propagating capitalist control of industry and agriculture.
Days of War Nights of Love
Book
Essays that assess the ills of modern civilization and attempt to introduce new ways of living.
Dead Anarchists
Website
The dead anarchists website has been launched in order to supply that extra measure of anarchist history to those who are hopelessly addicted to learning about the men and women who have struggled for...
Death in the Haymarket: A Story of Chicago, the First Labor Movement, and the Bombing That Divided Gilded Age America
Green, James
Book
2006
The story of the anarchosyndicalist militants accused of perpetrating the throwing of a bomb that killed police at a workers' rally at the Haymarket in Chicago on May 4, 1886.
Debating how to change the world
Kerl, Eric
Article
2009
A review of Wobblies and Zapatistas, by Staughton Lynd and Andrej Grubacic.
A Dictionary of Marxist Thought
Bottomore, Tom
Book
1983
Drawing the Line: The Political Essays of Paul Goodman
Goodman, Paul; (edited by Stoehr, Taylor)
Book
1977
Goodman stresses that massive, uncentered governments and huge, sprawling communities alientate the individual and force people to conform to the status quo rather than to what they are or might becom...
The Ecology of Freedom: The Emergence and Dissolution of Hierarchy
Bookchin, Murray
Book
1982
Bookchin's synthesis of ecology, anthropology and political theory traces conflicting legacies of hierarchy and freedom from the first emergence of human culture to today's globalized capitalism, cons...
Emma Goldman: A life of controversy
Selfa, Lance
Article
2004
More than six decades after her death, the anarchist Emma Goldman still stirs passionate political debate. Goldman made headlines in January 2003 when University of California, Berkeley, officials ref...
Emma Goldman in Exile
Wexler, Emma
Book
The second and final volume of Wexler's life of Emma Goldman tells the story of her forced exile to Russia in 1919, the Spanich Civil War and finally her death in 1940 in Toronto. She became an eyewit...
The Emma Goldman Papers
Website
The Emma Goldman Papers Project has collected, organized, and edited tens of thousands of documents from around the world by and about Emma Goldman (1869-1940), a leading figure in American anarchism,...
The End of Dialectical Materialism: An anarchist reply to the libertarian Marxists
Murtagh, P.
Article
1978
An anarchist reply to the libertarian Marxists.
The Enemy of Nature: The End of Capitalism or the End of the World?
Kovel, Joel
Book
2002
We live in and from nature, but the way we have evolved of doing this is about to destroy you. Capitalism and its by-products -- imperialism, war, neoliberal globalization, racism, poverty, and the de...
Fictitious Splits in the International
Marx, Karl; Engels, Friedrich
Article
1872
Film and the Anarchist Imagination
Porton, Richard
Book
1999
A survey of the depiction anarchism in film - from the stereotypes of bearded bomb throwers, to the early cinema of Griffith and Rene Clair, to the work of Godard, Wertmuller, and Loach.
Finding Hope After Seattle: Rethinking Radical Activism and Building a Movement
Dixon, Chris
Article
2000
Direct action, as many anarchists tend to define it, can be deeply exclusionary. While it undeniably empowers some — mainly white and middle-class — it disempowers others. Used as a central tactic of ...
The Fire This Time: Burning Bridges
D'Arcy, Steve; Canyon, Syrah
Article
2010
Some activists hold back from condemning tactics that are politically stupid and destructive, like the recent Ottawa arson attack by an anarchist group, because of a commitment to the doctrine of a 'd...
For a movement that unites us
Article
2010
Activists organizing against cuts and tuition hikes at New York City's Hunter College issue an open letter calling for respect and freedom of expression.
For Reasons of State
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1973
Essays in which Chomsky analyzes the role of the American state and discusses some of the ways in which individuals can respond to its growing power.
Fragments of a Reformist Anarchism: A review of David Graeber (2004), Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology
Price, Wayne
Article
2007
A collection of scattered thoughts about anarchism, anthropology, and academic studies. David Graeber argues against the need for a revolutionary confrontation with the state or its eventual overthrow...
The French Anarchists: From Chapter 1 of Memoirs of a Revolutionary
Article
1943
Of this hard childhood, this troubled adolescence, all those terrible years, I regret nothing as far as I am myself concerned. I am sorry for those who grow up in this world without ever experiencing ...
From Prince to Rebel: Peter Kropotkin
Woodcock, George; Avakumociv, Ivan
Book
1990
A bigraphy of the anarchist intellectual Peter Kropotkin.
The Ghost of Anarcho-Syndicalism
Bookchin, Murray
Article
1992
The danger of modern anarchists of falling into the trap of anarcho-syndicalism.
Goodman, Paul: Connexipedia Article
Article
American sociologist, poet, writer, anarchist, social critic, and public intellectual. (1911-1972).
Grace Paley (1922-2007): Against The Current vol. 131
Huber-Humes, Sonya
Article
2007
Grace Paley described herself as a “somewhat combative pacifist and a cooperative anarchist,” and saw the role of the artist as that of “listener” who would relay stories of those made invisible by so...
The Historical Failure of Anarchism
Day, Chris
Article
1996
Day examines anarchism's failure to genuinely critique itself, understand history or theory, and grasp the conditions in the world today. "Anti-capitalism doesn't do the victims of capitalism any good...
Homage to Catalonia
Orwell, George
Book
1938
George Orwell's account of his experiences in the Spanish Civil War.
I wrote the Anarchist Cookbook in 1969. Now I see its premise as flawed
Powell, William
Article
2013
Forty-four years ago this month, in December 1969, I quit my job as a manager of a bookstore in New York City's Greenwich Village and began to write the Anarchist Cookbook. My motivation at the time w...
In Defense of Leninism: Anarchist Organization and Vanguardism
Article
2007
The question of what, if any, type of revolutionary organization is necessary has always been a thorny one for anarchists.
Individualist anarchism: Connexipedia Article
Article
Refers to several traditions of thought within the anarchist movement that emphasize the individual and his/her will over any kinds of external determinants such as groups, society, traditions, and id...
International Blacklist 1983: An Anti-Authoritarian Directory
Book
An International directory of anti-authoritarian groups and publications. P. 123 has a list of documentation centres on anarchism. P. 139 has publishing houses and disributors. ...
International of Anarchist Federations: Connexipedia Article
Article
Founded during an international Anarchist conference in Carrara in 1968 by the three existing European federations of France, Italy and Spain as well as the Bulgarian federation in French exile.
Karl Marx and the Anarchists
Thomas, Paul
Book
Shows the continuity of Marx's political theory in the context of different ideological opponents.
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume I: State and Bureaucracy
Draper, Hal
Book
1977
A wide-ranging and thorough exposition of Marx's views on democracy.
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume II: The Politics of Social Classes
Draper, Hal
Book
1978
Draper ranges through the development of the thought of Marx and Engels on the role of classes in society.
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume III: The Dictatorship of the Proletariat
Draper, Hal
Book
1986
Hal Draper examines how Marx and Marxism dealt with the issue of dictatorship in relation to the revolutionary use of force and repression, particularly as this debate has centered on the use of the t...
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume IV: Critique of Other Socialisms
Draper, Hal
Book
1990
Much of Karl Marx's most important work came out of his critique of other thinkers, including many socialists who differed significantly in their conceptions of socialism. Draper looks at these critiq...
Kropokin on Mutual Aid - Review
Mattick, Paul
Article
1956
Kropotkin, Peter: Connexipedia Article
Article
Geographer, zoologist, and anarchist. (1842-1921).
Kropotkin Was No Crackpot
Gould, Stephen Jay
Article
1997
The Labadie Collection
Website
The Labadie Collection was established in 1911 when Joseph Labadie, a prominent Detroit anarchist, donated his library to the University of Michigan. Although the Collection was originally concerned m...
The last word (Diemer)
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1980
The movement has no need of self-appointed or any other kind of saviours, not even well-intentioned anarchist ones.
Left-libertarianism: Connexipedia Article
Article
A doctrine that has a strong commitment to personal liberty and egalitarianism.
Let's Talk About Another Burning Color: Black Flame vs. Red Fire Extinguisher?
Hawethorne, Nate
Article
2010
Class struggle anarchists are not the only revolutionary forces on the left, and are not the only libertarian left revolutionary forces. In my opinion, anarchists can learn a lot from some marxists.
Libertarian League: Connexipedia Article
Article
A name used by two American libertarian organisations during the twentieth century.
Libertarian Socialism: Connexipedia Article
Article
A socialist political orientation which promote a non-hierarchical, non-bureaucratic, stateless society without private property in the means of production. Libertarian socialism is opposed to coerciv...
Listen Anarchist!
Bufe, Chaz
Article
1988
Bufe criticizes many of the failings of the anarchist movement in North America, in theory and in practice.
Listen, Marxist!
Bookchin, Murray
Book
1969
Murray Bookchin takes on the 'Marxist-Leninists' who are destroying the New Left.
The Makhno Myth: Anarchists in the Russian Revolution
Yanowitz, Jason
Article
2007
Starting in the 1970s, a new consensus emerged among serious scholars of the Russian Revolution. Instead of seeing the rise of Stalinism as the predetermined outcome of Leninism or workers' power, "re...
Malatesta, Errico: Connexipedia Article
Article
Italian anarcho-communist. (1853-1932).
Manifeste de l'Anarchie
Bellegarrigue, Anselme
Article
1850
Le Manifeste est une intervention passionnante contre la folie politique que, sous le nom de démocratie, prétend que nous cédions nos droits à la liberté et à l'autonomie à des représentants élus pour...
Manifesto of the Makhnovists
Makhno, Nestor
Article
1918
We must win - win not so that we may follow the example of past years and hand over our fate to some new master, but to take it in our own hands and conduct our lives according to our own will and our...
Manifesto of the Sixteen: Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
A document drafted in 1916 by eminent anarchists Peter Kropotkin and Jean Grave which advocated an Allied victory over Germany and the Central Powers during the First World War.
Manifestos, Programs, Visions: Selected Manifestos - Political Statements - Programs
Website
1649
A selection of left manifestos, programs, poltical statements and visions from the 1600s to today.
Marx and Engels Collected Works Volume 23: Marx and Engels 1871 - 1874
Marx, Karl; Engels, Friedrich
Book
Articles on the International, Bakunin, and the Housing Question.
Marx and Engels Collected Works Volume 24: Marx and Engels 1874 - 1883
Marx, Karl; Engels, Friedrich
Book
Includes the Critique of the Gotha Programme, and Socialism: Utopian and Scientific.
Marx, Bakunin, and the question of authoritarianism
Adam, David
Article
2010
Marx characterized the International as "a bond of union rather than a controlling force" and considered it "the business of the International Working Men's Association to combine and generalize the s...
Marx, Bakunin, and the Question of Authoritarianism
Adam, David
Article
2010
While Marx’s critique of Bakunin’s authoritarianism is often ignored, Bakunin’s critique of Marx is often praised for its prescience, despite its complete distortion of Marx’s ideas.
Marx, theoretician of anarchism
Rubel, Maximilien
Article
1973
Under the name communism, Marx developed a theory of anarchism; and further, in fact it was he who was the first to provide a rational basis for the anarchist utopia and to put forward a project for a...
Marxism and Anarchism
Article
2013
Remarks in our meeting in the London Anarchist Bookfair.
Marxism & Anarchism: Documents in the Marxists Internet Archive
Article
Resources on the theory and practice of anarchism and the unity and conflict between Marxists and Anarchists over the past 150 years.
Marxism and the Russian Anarchists
D'Agostino, Anthony
Book
Studies of the ideas of Russian anarchists, including anarcho-syndicalists, anarchist-communists, Makheavists, council anarchists, Makhnovism, and soviet anarchists.
Marxism vs. Anarchism Part 5: From 1848 to the Bolshevik Revolution
Seymour, Joseph
Article
1996
Seymour analyzes the syndicalist movements - which emphasized that the main obstacle to social revolution lay in the organizational weakness of the anarchist movement and the disorganization of the wo...
Marxism vs. Anarchism Part 6: 1914-1918: Imperialist War and the Realignment of the Left
Seymour, Joseph
Article
1996
The conclusion to a six part series, this article deals with how the formation of the Communist International, under the profound impact of the Russian Bolshevik Revolution, culminated the realignment...
The Mass Strike, the Political Party and the Trade Unions
Luxemburg, Rosa
Book
1906
Luxemburg writes that "the mass strike in Russia [in 1905] has been realised not as means of evading the political struggle of the working-class, and especially of parliamentarism, not as a means of j...
Memoirs of a Revolutionary 1901- 1941
Serge, Victor
Book
1943
Victor Serge, who was bron in 1890 and died in 1947, was an anarchist, a Bolshevik, a Trotskyist, and a revisionist-Marxist. Belgian by birth and upbringing, French by adoption and in literary express...
Michael Bakunin
Carr, E. H.
Book
1937
Michael Bakunin: Roots of Apocalypse
Mendel, Arthur P.
Book
1981
Mother Earth: Connexipedia Article
Article
An anarchist journal that described itself as "A Monthly Magazine Devoted to Social Science and Literature," edited by Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman, and published. (1907-1917).
The Murray Bookchin Reader
Biehl, Janet
Book
1997
This collection offers an overview of Bookchin's political philosophy, known as libertarian municipalism, which draws on the best of both Marxism and anarchism for the emancipatory tools to build a de...
Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution
Kropotkin, Peter
Book
1902
My Disillusionment in Russia
Goldman, Emma
Book
1925
Anarchist Emma Goldman recounts her experiences in Russia during the early years of the Revolution, and her subsequent disillusionment with the Bolshevik regime.
National Anarchism: Connexipedia Article
Article
National-Anarchism is a syncretic political current that was developed in the 1990s by former Third Positionists to reconcile anarchism with nationalism and in some cases racial separatism. It has phi...
National Catechism
Bakunin, Mikhail
Article
1866
Bakunin sketches out his vision of an anarchist social and political revolution, stating that "in order to prepare for this revolution it will be necessary to conspire and to organize a strong secret ...
The New Face of the Radical Right?: Amerika's Would-be Pravy Sektor
Ross, Alexander Reid
Article
2014
In 2009, the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Political Research Associates agreed that Anarchist Nationalism "could become the new face of the radical right" in the USA. Attempting to mix subcultu...
No Cheers For Anarchism
Berman, Sheri
Article
2015
A successful movement requires compromise, organization, and yes, even leadership, to actually get things done, none of which appeal to anarchists.
No Grades in Higher Education Now!: Is the Revolution any closer?
Rancourt, Denis
Article
2015
Author and social scientist Stuart Tannock has recently published a historical and critical overview of the practice of grading in education.
Noam Chomsky - Everyday Anarchist
Wilson, Michael S.
Article
2013
Interview with Noam Chomsky.
Notes from a Revolution Dying: Against The Current vol. 134
Pirani, Simon
Article
2008
In June 1922, five years on from the Russian Revolution, a group of Moscow communists gathered to discuss a letter by Vladimir Petrzhek, an auto worker, tendering his resignation from the communist (o...
Notes on Anarchism: In Daniel Guerin, Anarchism: From Theory to Practice
Chomsky, Noam
Article
1970
Noam Chomsky explores numerous variations and philosophies associated with the anarchist notion. He considers them in a context of historical development and elaborates with his own perspectives, expl...
Obsolete Communism: The Left-Wing Alternative
Cohn-Bendit, Daniel; Cohn-Bendit, Gabriel
Book
1968
An account of the May 1968 uprising in Paris, positing a left radical alternative to the encrusted beliefs of the old left and the right. A comment on power, on bureaucracy, and on the paths to libera...
On Spontaneity and Organisation
Bookchin, Murray
Article
1971
On the relationship of spontaneity and revolution.
An ongoing debate
Article
1978
The Red Menace is meant to be a forum of dissenting views withing the broadly defined boundaries of libertarian socialism.
Organizational Platform of the General Union of Anarchists
Makhno; Mett; Arshinov; Valevski; Linski
Article
In 1926 a group of exiled Russian anarchists in France, the Delo Truda (Workers' Cause) group, published this pamphlet.
The Palestinian Struggle and the Anarchist Dilemma
Price, Wayne
Article
2009
A review of the discussion of the relationship between anarchism and the Palestinian/Israeli struggle by Uri Gordon, an Israeli anarchist, in his book "Anarchy Alive!".
A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster
Solnit, Rebecca
Book
2010
The most startling thing about disasters, according to Rebecca Solnit, is not merely that so many people rise to the occasion, but that they do so with joy. That joy reveals an ordinarily unmet yearni...
Paul Goodman: Writing on the Web
Website
Writings of the social critic Paul Goodman.
A People's History of the World: From the Stone Age to the New Millennium
Harman, Chris
Book
1999
Harman describes the shape and course of human history as a narrative of ordinary people forming and re-forming complex societies in pursuit of common human goals.
Peter Kroptkin: From Prince to Rebel
Woodcock, George; Avakumovic, Ivan
Book
...
The Philosophy of Social Ecology: Essays on Dialectical Naturalism
Bookchin, Murray
Book
1990
Bookchin addresses questions such as 'What is nature?", "What is humanity's place in nature?", "What is the relationship of society to the natural world?"
Platform
Makno, Nestor
Book
1926
Point of order
Murtagh, P.
Article
1979
Letter on dialectical materialism and on lefty language.
The Politics of Impatience: An open letter from anarchists to the anarchist movement
Article
2010
Militancy and dramatic tactics require trust, and trust is built by humbly listening to people who have their own ideas and plans for their liberation. It is now more than ever, exactly because of the...
The Politics of Urban Liberation
Schecter, Stephen
Book
1978
A broad-ranging study which covers the political economy of the urban question and the importance of the city in the history of social revolution. Schechter's evaluation of libertarian insurgency high...
Post Scarcity Anarchism
Bookchin, Murray
Book
1971
Modern radicals, says Bookchin, have ignored the real revolutionary possibilities of modern technology and the counterculture. Unless they start building a movement which looks to the future, they are...
Primitive Rebels: Studies in Archaic Forms of Social Movement in the 19th and 20th Centuries
Hobsbawm, E. J.
Book
1959
A study of 'primitive' or 'archaic' forms of social agitation.
Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist
Berkman, Alexander
Book
The problem of autonomism
Article
2011
Direct action is crucial to win – but it needs to be orientated to building a mass movement, through strikes, civil disobedience and occupation.
The Program of the International Brotherhood
Bakunin, Mikhail
Article
1869
Bakunin maintains that his revolutionary anarchist vision "excludes any idea of dictatorship and of a controlling and directive power." but then goes on to say "It is, however, necessary for the estab...
Propaganda of the deed: Connexipedia Article
Article
A concept that promotes violence against political enemies as a way of inspiring the masses and catalyzing revolution.
Proudhon, Pierre-Joseph: Connexipedia Article
Article
French politician, mutualist philosopher and socialist. (1809-1865).
The Psychology of Political Violence
Goldman, Emma
Article
1917
Compared with the wholesale violence of capital and government, political acts of violence are but a drop in the ocean. That so few resist is the strongest proof how terrible must be the conflict betw...
Radical Digressions 1
Diemer, Ulli
Website
1973
Read before attacking
Deck, Martin
Article
1979
Letter: too quick to attack.
Real Utopia: Participatory Society for the twenty-first century
Spannos, Chris (ed.)
Book
2008
Real Utopia identifies and obliterates the barriers to an egalitarian, bottom-up society, while convincingly outlining how to build it.
Red Emma Speaks: Selected Writings and Speeches by Emma Goldman
Goldman, Emma (edited by Shulman, Alix Kates)
Book
1972
A collection of essays which provide a comprehensive view of Emma Goldman's theories and beliefs.
Red Menace #3: Volume 2, Number 2 - Spring 1978
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1978
A Libertarian Socialist Newsletter
Red Pepper
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Independent magazine of the green and radical left.
The Rejection of Politics and other essays
Woodcock, George
Book
1974
"The rejection of politics" is a basic tenet of all anarchism. Woodcock however does not discuss anarchism as such but the path that his own political interests have taken: from international anarchi...
The Relevance of Anarchism to Modern Society
Dolgoff, Sam
Article
1970
An attempt to elucidate "classical anarchism," a la Proudhon, Kropotkin, etc., so as to repudiate "neo-anarchism," with its emphasis on "escapist individualism" and "action for the sake of action."
Review: International Socialist Review on "Contemporary Anarchism"
Wetzel, Tom
Article
The word "anarchism" is a rather vague word that covers such a wide variety of political views and approaches it is often hard to see how they have anything in common. This means it is also probably n...
Revolutionary Catechism
Bakunin, Mikhail
Article
1866
Bakunin believed that workers were very far from being able to attain revolutionary consciousness on their own. To imbue the masses with this consciousness and to prevent the deformation of a resultin...
Rocker, Rudolf: Connexipedia Article
Article
(1873-1958). Anarcho-syndicalist writer and activist.
Root & Branch: A Libertarian Marxist Journal, #7
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1978
Articles on the class situation in Spain, authority and democracy in the United States, Marxism and Anarchism.
Root & Branch: A Libertarian Socialist Journal, #4
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1973
Rosa Luxemburg: Abridged Edition
Nettl, Peter
Book
1966
A biography of Luxemburg by a British academic.
Sacco and Vanzetti: Connexipedia Article
Article
Labourers and anarchists who were tried, convicted and executed in Massachusetts in 1927.
Sacco and Vanzetti
Goldman, Emma; Berkman, Alexander
Article
1929
This struggle marks the real history of progress. Its heroes are not the Napoleons and the Bismarcks, not the generals and politicians. Its path is lined with the unmarked graves of the Saccos and Van...
Serge, Viktor - Writings - Index
Serge, Viktor
Article
Writings of Victor Serge (1890-1947).
Situationist International Anthology
Knabb, Ken
Book
1981
A selection of Situationist writings.
The Sixties: Years of Hope, Days of Rage
Gitlin, Todd
Book
1987
One of the best books on the Sixties in the U.S., bringing to life the political and cultural currents, including especially the music, which raged during that decade, and setting them in historical c...
'68: The Year of the Barricades
Caute, David
Book
1988
Caute's book looks at the explosive year 1968 (while situating it in the context of what had led up to it). One of the great strengths of this excellent book is that it looks at what was happening aro...
Slippery Slopes (the Anarchists in Spain)
Azaretto, Manuel
Book
1939
Written in 1939 by a member of FORU (Regional Workers Federation of Uruguay), this book — a scathing indictment of the leaders of the Spanish CNT and FAI for their “betrayal” of anarchist principles —...
So be it
Dolgoff, Sam
Article
1980
Rejoinder from Sam Dolgoff.
Social Anarchism: Connexipedia Article
Article
Social anarchism sees individual freedom as conceptually connected with social equality and emphasize community and mutual aid.
Social Anarchism, Individualist Anarchism, the State and Leninism: A Reply to the International Socialist Organization
Wetzel, Tom
Article
2009
I take it that social or Left-anarchism and libertarian socialism are the same thing. Both stand opposed to Leninism, and both stand opposed to individualist anarchism.
Social Anarchism or Lifestyle Anarchism an Unbridgeable Chasm
Bookchin, Murray
Article
1995
For some two centuries, anarchism -- a very ecumenical body of anti-authoritarian ideas -- developed in the tension between two basically contradictory tendencies: a personalistic commitment to indivi...
Socialism and Anarchism
Morris, William
Article
1889
Morris repudiates the anarchist view that freedom from authority means the individual doing what he pleases under all circumstances. This, he says is "an absolute negation of society".
Socialist anarchism: Connexipedia Article
Article
Social anarchism sees "individual freedom as conceptually connected with social equality and emphasize community and mutual aid
The Socialist Register 1971: Volume 8: A survey of movements and ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1971
Society of the Spectacle
Debord, Guy
Book
1967
An analysis of modern society and how it can be changed, written in the form of 221 theses. The first thesis reads: "In societies dominated by modern conditions of production, life is presented as an ...
Some Thoughts on Organization
Murtagh, P.
Article
1978
What type of organization should anarchists, libertarian socialists and libertarian Marxists be working towards?
SOS Alternatives to Capitalism
Swift, Richard
Book
2014
An investigation of the alternatives to capitalism, including socialism, anarchism and deep ecology.
SOS Alternatives to Capitalism: A discussion with Richard Swift
Bose, Rana; Swift, Richard
Article
2014
Montreal Serai had the opportunity to discuss SOS: Alternatives to Capitalism – a handy, slim compendium of vital, essential thoughts and discussions on the concept of an alternative economy and socie...
Souchy, Augustin: Connexipedia Article
Article
German anarchist, antimilitarist, and journalist. (1892-1984).
The Spanish Anarchists: The heroic years
Bookchin, Murray
Book
The seminal history of Spanish anarchism: from its earliest inception to the organizations that claimed over two million members on the eve of the 1936 Revolution.
The Spanish Revolution, Past and Future: Grandeur and Poverty of Anarchism: Howe the Working Class Takes Over (or Doesn't), Then and Now
Goldner, Loren
Article
2013
Looking at the Spanish Revolution, arguably the richest and deepest social revolution of the twentieth century.
Strike!: The True History of Mass Insurgence from 1877 to the Present
Brecher, Jeremy
Book
1972
A history-from-below that brings to light strikes as authentic revolutionary movements against the establishments of state, capital, and trade unionism.
The Struggle Site
Website
An archive of freedom struggles.
Talk on Anarchism and Capitalism
Wetzel, Tom
Article
2008
The TAZ - Anarchy on the Web
Website
Links to anarchist resources.
Throwing Out the Master's Tools and Building a Better House: Thoughts on the Importance of Nonviolence in the Occupy Revolution
Solnit, Rebecca
Article
2011
Diversity of tactics does not mean that anything goes and that democratic decision-making doesn't apply. If you want to be part of a movement, treat the others with respect; don't spring unwanted surp...
Two Cheers for Anarchism: Six Easy Pieces on Autonomy, Dignity, and Meaningful Work and Play
Scott, James C.
Book
2012
Inspired by the core anarchist faith in the possibilities of voluntary cooperation without hierarchy, this book offers a defense of an anarchist way of seeing - one that provides a unique and powerful...
The Two Main Trends in Anarchism: Alternate Tendencies of Anarchism
Price, Wayne
Article
2009
The broad anarchist tradition of class struggle anarchism overlaps with libertarian interpretations of Marx.
Unruly Equality: U.S. Anarchism in the Twentieth Century
Cornell, Andrew
Book
2016
Unruly Equality traces U.S. anarchism as it evolved from the creed of poor immigrants militantly opposed to capitalism early in the twentieth century to one that today sees resurgent appeal among midd...
Untying the Knot
Freeman, Jo; Levine, Cathy
Book
The Uses of Disorder: Personal Identity and City Life
Sennett, Richard
Book
1970
An examination of the ways the modern city has failed, and an exploration of new modes of urban organization through which city life can become richer and more life-affirming.
Vanguard: A Libertarian Communist Journal: Connexipedia Article
Article
A monthly libertarian communist journal published in New York from 1932-1939.
Voyages To Utopia: From Monastery to Commune - The Search for the Perfect Society in Modern Times
McCord, William
Book
1989
The story of William McCord's exploration of utopian communities, both in person and through literature.
What Bakunin said (Jewell)
Jewell, Gary
Article
1979
Letter quoting Bakunin.
What is anarcho-syndicalism?
Wetzel, Tom
Article
2006
Libertarian syndicalism interprets liberty as self-management or control over one's life, and believes that freedom for the working class requires the elimination of working class subordination to cap...
What Is the Common Good?
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2014
Humans are social beings, and the kind of creature that a person becomes depends crucially on the social, cultural and institutional circumstances of his life. We are therefore led to inquire into the...
What Would it Mean to Win?
Turbulence collective
Book
2010
Where is the movement today? Where is it going? Are we winning? The authors of the essays in this volume pose these and other momentous questions.
Who Controls The Black Bloc Anarchists?
Watson, Paul Joseph
Article
2009
Whose interests do the violent actions of the black bloc benefit? The interests of the general public in using free speech as a means of political change? Or the interests of the authorities in provid...
Why the Leninists Will Win
Clark, Ed
Article
1977
Clark argues that the failure of the libertarian left to take organizing seriously makes it likely that capitalism will be overthrown by Leninists who will preside over a social system as undemocratic...
The William Morris Internet Archive
Website
A subarchive of the Marxists Internet Archive, featuring the works of the English socialist, writer, and artist William Morris.
Witness to Betrayal: Scott Crow on the Exploits and Misadventures of FBI Informant Brandon Darby
Williams, Kristian
Article
2013
Scott Crow tells the story of his friendship with Brandon Darby, an anarchist militant and FBI informer.
Wobblies & Zapatistas: Conversations on Anarchism, Marxism and Radical Theory
Lynd, Staughton; Grubacic, Andrej
Book
2008
Wobblies and Zapatistas offers readers an encounter between two generations and two traditions. Staughton Lynd and Andrej Grubacic meet in dialogue in an effort to bring together the anarchist and Mar...
You Can't Blow Up a Social Relationship: The Anarchist Case Against Terrorism
Article
1979
An Australian socialist-libertarian response to terrorism in the aftermath of the 1978 Sidney Hilton bombing, and a meditation on the inferior logic of terrorist-based politics.

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

A-Infos
A multi-lingual news service by, for, and about anarchists. The A-Infos Project is coordinated by an international collective of revolutionary anti-authoritarian, anti-capitalist activists, involved ...
AK Press
AK Press is a worker-run collective that publishes and distributes radical books, visual and audio media, and other mind-altering material. We're small: a dozen people who work long hours for short mo...
Anarchist Archive
Devoted to the study of anarchism, with a special focus on the history of the movement in Canada. Issues relevant to the collection include Indigenous struggles, anti-war activism, ecological militanc...
Anarchist Library
theanarchistlibrary.org is (despite its name) an archive focusing on anarchism, anarchist texts, and texts of interest for anarchists. Within the scope of our use of the term 'anarchism' we have been...
Anarchist news dot org
The goal of anarchistnews.org is to provide a non-sectarian source for news about and of concern to anarchists. It is also to provide a location for discussion about such news.
Anarchist U - Anarchist Free University
A volunteer-run collective which organizes a variety of courses on arts and sciences. Most courses run for ten weeks, and meet once a week; there are no admission fees. The Anarchist U follows the tra...
Anarcho-Syndicalist Review
ASR is a forum for non-sectarian, critical, informed and constructive discussion of anarcho-syndicalist theory and practice. We are not affiliated with, sponsored by, or the mouth-piece of any organiz...
Anarchoblogs
Autonomous alternatives to the statist quo.
Anarchy Archives
An archive of anarchist writings by classic authors such as Rocker, Goldman, Proudhon, and Malatesta.
Anarkismo.net
Anarkismo.net is the product of international co-operation between anarchist groups and individuals who agree with our editorial statement. It is intended to further communciation, discussion and deba...
Audio Anarchy
Audio Anarchy is a project for transcribing anarchist books into audio format.
Black and Red
Publishing books and pamphlets with an anti-authoritarian perspective since 1968. Black & Red books record contemporary and historical attempts to lead principled lives. They examine social relations ...
Bureau of Public Secrets
Articles from a Situationist perspective.
Carnival of Anarchy
A carnival for Anarchists, anarchism, anarcha-feminists, anti-authoritarians, anarchists of colour, Christian-Jewish-Muslim Anarchists, pacifist anarchists, Antinominalist Anarchists, Libertines, libe...
Chomsky.info
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
Common Struggle - Libertarian Communist Federation
Common Struggle / Lucha Com£n is a bi-lingual (English and Spanish) organization of revolutionaries from the northeastern region of North America who identify with the communist tradition within anarc...
Communitas
Anarchist site with news and information for people who are questioning the system which hates them. In English, French, German and Catalan.
Connexions Archive & Library
The Connexions Archive & Library is Toronto-based project dedicated to keeping alive the rich history of grassroots movements for social justice. Connexions preserves 'alternative' histories that r...
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Connexions provides information and services for advocacy groups, voluntary and non-profit organizations, and individuals, who are working for social and economic justice, environmental responsibility...
Freedom Press
An anarchist publisher based in Whitechapel, London, United Kingdom. Founded in 1886, we are the largest anarchist publishing house in the nation and the oldest of its kind in the English speaking wor...
Freedonia
Freedonia was founded in 1997 by Gary Moffatt as an expression of his lifetime commitment to anarchism and to building social and economic alternatives to capitalism. In keeping with this anti-authori...
Infoshop.org
Anarchist website.
Institute for Anarchist Studies
The Institute for Anarchist Studies (IAS), a nonprofit foundation established in 1996 to support the development of anarchism, is a grant-giving organization for radical writers and translators worldw...
International of Anarchist Federations
The International of Anarchist Federations (IAF or IFA) was founded during an international anarchist conference in Carrara in 1968 by the three existing european federations of France, Italy and Spai...
Khukuri
A space dedicated to theoretical explorations aiming toward an emancipatory politics.
Libcom.org
Resource for all people who wish to improve their lives, their communities and their working conditions. We want to discuss with one another, learn from experiences of the past and develop strategies ...
Linchpin
Paper published by Common Cause, an Ontario anarchist organization that wants to see anarchists active in every town, neighborhood and workplace across Ontario. A major focus of our activity is work ...
Marxismo Libertario
Lecturas para la Emancipacion del Proletariado.
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
Molly's Blog
A blog devoted to anarchism, socialism, evolutionary biology, animal behaviour and a whole raft of other subjects.
People Not Profit
People not Profit exists to deepen the radicalization of the anti-Globalization, Acampada, Indignados, and the new Occupation movements sweeping the world, including Occupy Wall Street in the New Yo...
Radical Digressions
Progressive comment and analysis by Ulli Diemer, featuring articles, letters, photos and the Radical Digressions Blog.
Radicalarchives
A repository for various texts found while trolling through the archives of the anarchist and left political history of the 20th century (give or take a bit). The emphasis is on anarchist and libertar...
Red Menace, The
The online archive of the libertarian socialist newsletter The Red Menace. Articles on socialism, Marxism, anarchism, work, popular education, organizing, wages for housework, Leninism, bureaucracy, h...
Scarlet Letter Archives
Selected anarchist writers and essays.
Spunk Library
The Spunk Library featured literature with an emphasis on anarchism and related issues. The content has not been updated since 2002, but the materials assembled to that point are still perserved onlin...
Utopian
A journal dedicated to utopianism and revolutionary anarchism.
Workers Solidarity Alliance
Workers Solidarity Alliance is an anti-capitalist, anti-authoritarian organization of activists who believe that working people can build a new society and a better world based on the principles of so...
Workers Solidarity Movement
The Workers Solidarity Movement was founded in Dublin, Ireland in 1984 following discussions by a number of local anarchist groups on the need for a national anarchist organisation. Like most sociali...
World Libertarian Socialist Network
The WLSN is an organization and a website dedicated to maintaining an up-to-date catalog of all of the world's libertarian socialist organizations. That is, organizations with a common aim: the establ...

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

Center for Socialist History
A non-profit corporation founded to promote research and publication in the field of the history of socialism. We strongly believe that (to paraphrase) socialists who don't know their own history are doomed to repeat all the old m...
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Connexions compiles and disseminates information about social and economic alternatives. Established in 1975 as an independent non-profit research organization and information clearinghouse, Connexions compiles and publishes a var...
Ulli Diemer
Comment and analysis from a libertarian perspective on topics such as censorship and freedom of speech, political correctness, double standards, identity politics, post-modernism, media bias, atheism, secularism, and archives and ...
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.

Sources Library

Anarcho-capitalism
Connexipedia
Anarcho-capitalists hold that "anarchy", meaning "without rulers", implies that people should be free to own property and engage in business. They hold that preventing them from voluntarily doing so w...
Bob Black
Wikipedia article
American anarchist; the author of the books The Abolition of Work and Other Essays, Beneath the Underground, Friendly Fire, Anarchy After Leftism, "Defacing the Currency," and numerous political essay...
Black Guards
Wikipedia article
Armed groups of anarchist workers in the Russian Revolution in 1917-1918.
Bomb in hard disk sent to Italian newspaper journalist reporting on protests
Claudio Laugeri
2013
A bomb concealed as a hard disk could have killed someone: 120 grams of explosive powder were pressed inside a hard disk, which also had a small cable for connecting it to a computer. It was addressed...
George Orwell: A Life
Crick, Bernard
1980
A biography of George Orwell.
La Mano Negra (The Black Hand)
Wikipedia article
La Mano Negra (Spanish, in English, "The Black Hand") was an alleged secret and violent anarchist organization that was founded in Andalucia, Spain at the end of the 19th century.
1919 United States anarchist bombings
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
The 1919 United States anarchist bombings were a series of bombings and attempted bombings carried out by anarchist followers of Luigi Galleani from April through June 1919. These bombings fueled the ...
John Zerzan
Wikipedia article
American anarchist-primitivist.

From the Connexions Archives

AKPress
Website
A worker-run book publisher and distributor organized around anarchist principles. Our goal is to make available radical books and other materials, titles that are published by independent presses, no...
Anarchoblogs
Autonomous Alternatives to the Statist Quo
Website
Collects articles from many smaller community hubs within the Anarchoblogs network.
Anarchy: A Journal of Desire Armed
Periodical profile
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Anarchy Archives
Website
An archive of anarchist writings by classic authors such as Rocker, Goldman, Proudhon, and Malatesta.
Anarkismo.net
Website
Mulitlingual site featuring news and analysis from an anarchist-communist perspective.
Appeal to the Slavs
Bakunin, Mikhail
Article
1848
When reaction conspires throughout Europe, when it works without stint, with the help of an organization slowly and carefully prepared, stretching all over the land, the revolution should create for i...
Audio Anarchy
Website
A project for transcribing anarchist books into audio format.
Autonomy & Solidarity
Website
An on-line network for anti-capitalists who believe that revolutionary transformation will come from workers and oppressed people self-organizing from below and not from the top down organizing of any...
Bureau of Public Secrets
Website
Articles from a Situationist perspective.
Communitas
Website
1947
Anarchist site with news and information for people who are questioning the system which hates them. In English, French, German and Catalan.
Institute for Anarchist Studies
Website
Provides support to critical scholarship on social domination and the reconstructive vision of a free society.
Kate Sharpley Library
Preserving the history of the anarchist movement
Website
Dedicated to researching and restoring the history of the anarchist movement and regularly publishes information on lost areas of anarchist history. It was named in honour of Kate Sharpley, a First Wo...
Kick It Over
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1981
Anti-Authoritarian periodical published from around 1981 to around 2004.
Libcom.org
Website
Resource for all people who wish to improve their lives, their communities and their working conditions. We want to discuss with one another, learn from experiences of the past and develop strategies ...
Marxists Internet Archive
Website
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
Queer Anarchist Network
Organization profile published 1988
Organization
1988
Radical Digressions
Diemer, Ulli
Website
2006
Ulli Diemer's website/blog featuring comment from a radical left-libertarian perspective.
The Red Menace
A libertarian socialist newsletter
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1975
Articles on topics such as socialism, Marxism, anarchism, work, popular education, organizing, wages for housework, Leninism, bureaucracy, hierarchy, jargon, prostitution, obscenity, science fiction, ...
Spunk Library
Website
1992
The Spunk Library featured literature with an emphasis on anarchism and related issues. The content has not been updated since 2002, but the materials assembled to that point are still perserved onlin...

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