army

Open Letter To British Soldiers (1912)

Reprint of 1912 letter to British soldiers that resulted in several people associated with The Syndicalist being given prison sentences.

From Wildcat #1 1974. Text from The Anarchist Library.

Revived 45: Anarchists Against the Army - Philip Sansom

Philip Sansom — one of the editors of War Commentary found guilty of incitement to disaffection — describes the background to the trial and two other offences, for which he was jailed three times in 1945.

Published in Wildcat #1 1974. Text from The Anarchist Library.

Amelio Robles, gait of the old soldier: (Transgender) masculinity in the Mexican revolution – Gabriela Cano

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Detailed article about the life and gender identity of Amelio Robles Ávila, transgender Mexican revolutionary, written by Mexican historian Gabriela Cano.

Unsealed documents shed light on proceedings that led to Chelsea Manning's imprisonment

Manning’s lawyers believe the government may be trying to prove Manning perjured herself during 2013 testimony. Developments come as Manning enters third week of imprisonment.

Chelsea Manning enters indefinite detention after being found in contempt of court

Arrest comes just days after refusal to testify at grand jury summons.

Judge rejects Chelsea Manning's request to quash grand jury subpoena

Manning vows to continue to fight after judge rejects her request to avoid grand jury testimony.

The French Army Mutinies of 1917

In the Spring of 1917, many French army units mutinied after enduring years of slaughter and appalling conditions during World War One. Much of the French army on the Western Front was affected. Hear first-hand accounts of the mutiny from the BBC archive.

E14: The Vietnam war with Noam Chomsky

The Vietnam War with Noam Chomsky.

Podcast episode about the Vietnam war with Noam Chomsky, and Mrs Van, a member of the Vietnamese Women’s Union. We look at the geopolitics of the conflict and its human cost.

E11: The GI resistance in Vietnam, part 2

Concluding part of our two-part episode on the GI resistance to the Vietnam war, in conversation with Jerry Lembcke, a Vietnam army veteran, now sociologist and author.

E10: The GI resistance in Vietnam, part 1

During the later years of the Vietnam war, a little-known but powerful rebellion developed within the ranks of the US forces. In this two-part episode, we talk about the GI resistance to the war with Jerry Lembcke, a Vietnam army veteran, now sociologist and author, and Bart, a navy veteran about their experiences.