History

Weigand, Heinrich (1909-1971)

Dachau camp card for Weigand

A short biography of German anarchist Heinrich Weigand, who suffered more than 11 years in Nazi prisons and concentration camps.

Ada-Kaleh: the Balkan Island Where People Once Lived with no State or Masters

Petar Georgiev Mandzhukov (1878–1966) was a Macedonian Bulgarian revolutionary and anarchist, member of the Internal Macedonian-Adrianople Revolutionary Organization and of the Supreme Macedonian-Adrianople Committee. The following is an excerpt from Mandzhukov’s memoir ‘Harbingers of Storm’ (Sofia: FAB, 2013):

Albert Einstein in Barcelona: "My name is Albert Einstein and I am also revolutionary, an anti-authoritarian"

In February 1923, Albert Einstein visited Barcelona at the invitation of the Mancomunitat (the forerunner of the Generalitat, the Catalan government, which was reestablished in 1932) to give a series of sponsored lectures explaining his theory of relativity. On arrival he insisted on meeting with — and giving talks to — members of the CNT, the anarcho-syndicalist labour union. The following account of Einstein’s Barcelona visit is excerpted from ‘¡Pistoleros! 3: 1920-24. The Chronicles of Farquhar McHarg’:

Thoughts on Francesco Ghezzi

Francesco Ghezzi was an anarchist militant from Milan who was also active in France, Switzerland, Germany and Russia (and was imprisoned in the last three countries).

بلشویک ها وکنترل کارگری 1921-1917، دولت و ضدانقلاب

کمیته های کارخانه به عنوان تشکل ارگانیک خود کارگران در تضاد با بلشویکها و سیاست حزب آنها .مانورهای لنین برای تضعیف کمیته های کارخانه وتلاش وی برای وابسته کردن کمیته های کارخانه به اتحادیه های کارگری. تلاشهای ضدانقلابی منشویکها و بورژوازی روسیه در ضدیت با کمیته های کارخانه

Yelensky’s Fable: A History of the Anarchist Black Cross

An article on the history of the international Anarchist Black Cross movement. Made available online and formatted as a PDF by the Anarchist History Nerd Brigade.

Foundations of Oppression: The Antebellum South Appalachian Class Dynamic

The nature of the South Appalachian planter economy can be best understood through the regions complex class dynamic and the struggles its lower classes endured for the sake of profits.

First as Tragedy, Second as Farce: Marcos, Duterte and the Communist Parties of the Philippines

Edited transcript of Joseph Scalice’s lecture on Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP). This lecture is an account of the class collaborationist politics of National Democracy led by the CPP and how the root cause of the class collaborationist politics can be traced to the Stalinist theory of Socialism-in-one-country.

Get fucked, Bigdaddy!

A gay temp worker's account of workplace sabotage in a fundamentalist Christian company.

Ensinger, Doris (1944-2020)

Doris with Luis

A short biography of German anarchist Doris Ensinger.