Nick Heath

Sirobaba, Iakov Matviyovich aka Syrovatsky (189? -1923)

Sirobaba

A short biography of the diehard Makhnovist commander Iakov Sirobaba aka Syrovatsky

A gold watch for Medvedev: the killing of the Flea

The Chekist, Medvedev.

A short account of the killing of Makhnovist commander Ivan Pogrebnyak alias The Flea

Avramenko, Andrei Andreevich aka Kamenyuk, Kamenev, Kamyany (1880-1921)

Kamenyuk

A short biography of the independent minded Makhnovist commander Kamenyuk

Malitskaya, Olga Ivanovna (Yanovna) (1881-1937)

Olga Malitskaya

A short biography of the anarchist Olga Malitskaya

Paul Brousse (1844-1912)

Paul Brousse

A look at the ideas of Paul Brousse who moved from anarchism to possibilist socialism.

Belyaev. Nikolai Mikhailovich (Nikita) (1898 or 1900-1937)

Nikolai Belyaev

A short biography of Russian anarchist Nikolai Belyaev who spent many years in prison and exile under the Soviet regime

German Anarchist Communism from the 1890s to the 1930s: the AFD and the FKAD

A short history of German anarchist communism

Marx and Engels and the Communist Movement

The following article is a chapter from The Idea: Anarchist Communism, Past, Present and Future by Nick Heath. We should point out that whilst we regard Marx's analysis of capitalism and class society as a very important contribution to revolutionary ideas, we are critical of his attitudes and behaviour within both the Communist League and the First International.

Nolden, Julius (1895-1973)

A short biography of German anarchist Julius Nolden

Milton, Rita (1924 – 2011)

Rita Milton

A short biography of Scottish anarchist Rita Milton