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The First Socialist Schism

The First Socialist Schism

Bakunin vs. Marx in the International Workingmen's Association

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by Wolfgang Eckhardt

The First Socialist Schism chronicles the conflicts in the First International (1864–1877), an important milestone in the history of radical ideas.

MayDay and Anarchism

MayDay and Anarchism

Remembrance and Resistance from Haymarket to Now

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by Anna Key, ed.

This classic collection of short works compiled by Kate Sharpley Library explores the links between MayDay and Anarchism.

No Regrets

No Regrets

Counter-culture and Anarchism in Vancouver

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by Larry Gambone

Larry Gambone's memoir, No Regrets, chronicles the troublemaking Vancouver anarchist scene in the 1960s and 1970s.

The Economics of Freedom

The Economics of Freedom

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by Solidarity Federation

The authors of The Economics of Freedom develop a model (but not a straitjacket) of what a direct-democracy, anarcho-syndicalist society could look like.

Anarcho-Syndicalism in Puerto Real

Anarcho-Syndicalism in Puerto Real

From Shipyard Resistance to Direct Democracy and Community Control

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by Solidarity Federation

Awesome study of workplace/community organizing, assemblies, and role of the CNT in 1987 uprising in Puerto Real shipyards.

Workmates

Workmates

Direct Action Organizing on the London Underground

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by Solidarity Federation

In the late 1990s, plans to outsource track maintenance on the London Underground were being pushed through by the government. Workers at one depot responded by...

Workers’ Councils

Workers’ Councils

and the Economics of Self-Managed Society

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by Cornelius Castoriadis

Workers' Councils by Cornelius Castoriadis is a classic 'council communist' proposal for workers running society based on principles of self-management.

Leninism or Communism?

Leninism or Communism?

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by Gilles Dauvé

Reprint of a text by Jean Barrot as a contribution to the demystification of the Russian Revolution, particularly with regard to the role of Lenin and the...

The Commune

The Commune

Paris, 1871

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by Andrew Zonneveld, Ed.

Reflections on the Paris Commune by classic anarchist/libertarian-socialists Louise Michel, Voltairine de Cleyre, Mikhail Bakunin, Peter Kropotkin et al.

To Remain Silent is Impossible

To Remain Silent is Impossible

Emma Goldman & Alexander Berkman in Russia

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by Andrew Zonneveld, Ed.

Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman's "To Remain Silent is Impossible" collects their famous essays on the shortcomings of the Russian Revolution.

Le fond de l’air est rouge

Le fond de l’air est rouge

(The substance of the air is red)

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by Stefan Christoff

Le fond de l’air est rouge is a collection of texts about the 2012 Quebec student uprising. Written between spring 2011 and summer 2012, this series of articles...

What was the USSR?

What was the USSR?

Towards a Theory of the Deformation of Value Under State Capitalism

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by the Aufheben Collective

To transform society we not only have to understand what it is, we have to understand how past attempt to transform it failed. This book explores the inadequacies...

Democratic Centralism in Practice and Idea

Democratic Centralism in Practice and Idea

A Critical Evaluation

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by Scott Nappalos

Scott Nappalos engages the organizational doctrine of "democratic centralism" as it existed in the USSR and as it is revised by groups today.

Revolution

Revolution

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by Carlo Cafiero

Carlo Cafiero (1846–1892) is undoubtedly one of the most important figures of the First International both in Italy, his home country, and in general throughout...

The Spanish Revolution

The Spanish Revolution

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by Wayne Price

This pamphlet, an excerpt from The Abolition of the State by Wayne Price, investigates why the Spanish revolution ultimately failed, and what we can learn from...

Direct Unionism

Direct Unionism

A Discussion Paper

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by Recomposition collective

It seems as though workers everywhere are forced to accept more and more compromises in their compensation, and on the job. What can be done about this? This...

Under the Blows of the Counterrevolution

Under the Blows of the Counterrevolution

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by Nestor Makhno

The second volume of Makhno's memoirs, originally published in France in 1936 and published in English here for the first time on thoughtcrime ink.

The Story of a Proletarian Life

The Story of a Proletarian Life

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by Vanzetti, Bartolomeo

What experiences shape an anarchist? What is it like to be a member of a visible minority, forced into precarious employment, dangerous working conditions, and...

The Wage System & Law and Government

The Wage System & Law and Government

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by Alexander Berkman

Alexander Berkman knew his audience. His easy-to- understand style was aimed directly at the working people who would benefit most from a world without hierarchy....

Syndicalism: Its Theory and Practice

Syndicalism: Its Theory and Practice

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by Emma Goldman

This classic Emma Goldman text first appeared in Emma's journal, Mother Earth in January and February 1913. Although this article was written a century ago, it...

Anarchism & Organization

Anarchism & Organization

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by Errico Malatesta

What sorts of organizing lead to the social relationships that anarchists desire to bring about? And empower anarchist organizations and organizing?

The Third Revolution?

The Third Revolution?

Peasant and worker resistance to the Bolshevik government

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by Nick Heath

The Makhnovist movement of the Ukraine is the best known of the revolutionary oppositions to the Bolshevik regime. But it was not the only radical challenge the...

Siberian Makhnovshchina

Siberian Makhnovshchina

Siberian Anarchists in the Russian Civil War (1918-1924)

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by Igor Podshivalov

The Siberian anarchists during the Russian Civil War (1918-24) aimed to establish free federations of rural communes, like the movement led by Makhno.

Bourgeois Influences on Anarchism

Bourgeois Influences on Anarchism

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by Luigi Fabbri

In this short volume, Fabbri dissects some products of the passion for social change as symptoms of capitalism itself that is resonant some flaws in "activism" of...

Yardbird Blues

Yardbird Blues

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by Arthur J. Miller

The book is about real workplace experiences and issues in the maritime industry such as: workplace safety, general working conditions, environmentalism and how...

The International Anarchist Congress of Amsterdam (1907)

The International Anarchist Congress of Amsterdam (1907)

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by Maurizio Antononioli

In August 1907, Amsterdam hosted an international anarchist congress with delegates from 14 different countries. Over the space of a week, it dealt with a series...

The Saga of Nestor Makhno

The Saga of Nestor Makhno

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by Anonymous

A short, illustrated introduction to the life of Nestor Mahkno, anarchist folk hero of the Ukraine.

The Ukrainian Revolution

The Ukrainian Revolution

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by Nestor Makhno

The third volume of Makhno's memoirs (1937), concerning Makhno's exile years. First published in English by Black Cat Press in 2009!

Kontrrazvedka

Kontrrazvedka

The story of the Makhnovist secret service

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by Vyacheslav Azarov

The Makhnovist movement was an attempt by peasants in southeastern Ukraine to create an anarchist society in 1917-1921. This unique social experiment embraced a...

The Revolt of Ghent

The Revolt of Ghent

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by William Morris

Morris’s history of the revolt of Ghent emphasizes one of Morris’s particular interests: the development of the conflict between the craft guilds on the one hand...

The Conquest of Bread

The Conquest of Bread

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by Peter Kropotkin

The Conquest of Bread is a detailed, systematic description of how to build a future society where there is "well-being for all." It represents the most mature...

An Appeal to the Young

An Appeal to the Young

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by Peter Kropotkin

An Appeal to the Young is one of Kropotkin's earliest published anarchist writings. Outstanding for its freshness, directness, and simplicity, this work was...

Fields, Factories and Workshops

Fields, Factories and Workshops

Industry Combined with Agriculture and Brain Work with Manual Work

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by Peter Kropotkin

Fields, Factories and Workshops is a landmark anarchist text and arguably one of the most influential and positive statements of the anarchist political position....

A Grand Cause

A Grand Cause

The Hunger Strike and the Deportation of Anarchists from Soviet Russia

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by G.P. Maximoff

'A Grand Cause' by G.P. Maximoff describes hunger strike of anarchist prisoners in Soviet Russia in 1921, excerpted from his longer The Guillotine at Work.

The Russian Revolution in Ukraine

The Russian Revolution in Ukraine

March 1917 - April 1918

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by Nestor Makhno

This is the first volume of Makhno's memoirs, translated into English for the first time.

Atamansha

Atamansha

The Story of Maria Nikiforova - the Anarchist Joan of Arc

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by Malcolm Archibald

The anarchist Maria Nikiforova (1885-1919) played a prominent role in the Russian Revolutions of 1917 and the subsequent Civil War as an organizer, military...

They Died for You

They Died for You

A Brief History of Canadian Labour Martyrs

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by Larry Gambone & DJ Alperovitz

'They Died for You' by the Vancouver Island branch of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) consists of short biographies of labour martyrs in Canada.

The Anarchist Response to War and Labour Violence in 1914

The Anarchist Response to War and Labour Violence in 1914

Rebecca Edelsohn, Alexander Berkman, Anti-Militarism, Free Speech And Hunger Strikes

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by Rebecca Edelsohn, Alexander Berkman, et. al.

'The Anarchist Response to War and Labour Violence in 1914' includes several speeches and pieces by Rebecca Edelsohn, a leading anarchist figure in NYC.

Anarchist Morality

Anarchist Morality

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by Peter Kropotkin

A classic, 'Anarchist Morality' by Peter Kropotkin conceives morality from our instincts for sympathy & unity, ideas he developed further in Mutual Aid.

Anarcho-syndicalism in the 20th Century

Anarcho-syndicalism in the 20th Century

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by Vadim Damier

This critical study of anarcho-syndicalism in the last century reveals a history of struggle which has often been neglected but holds many valuable lessons for...

Don’t Vote, Organize!

Don’t Vote, Organize!

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by Anarcho

Don't Vote, Organize! is a concise, cogent argument for putting energies to workplace/community organizing & revolt instead of parliamentary elections.

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