The Anarchist Spectre in Eastern Europe

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Fifth Estate # 335, Winter, 1990-91

Share this on… Rarely is an entire region of the world so caught up in the collapse of hierarchical politics as Eastern Europe of a year ago. The infamous “spectre of anarchy” astonished and horrified Communist, dissident and Western politicians

Emma Goldman in Exile

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Fifth Estate # 333, Winter, 1990

Share this on… a review of Emma Goldman in Exile: From the Russian Revolution to the Spanish Civil War, Alice Wexler, Beacon Press, Boston, 1989, 301 pp. Share this on…

Spain ’36

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Fifth Estate # 323, Summer, 1986

Share this on… Imagine the United States split regionally into conservative-fascist and leftist popular front-anarchist zones. Civil war rages at the shifting boundary lines with half the country under the domination of an insurgent military right-wing junta determined to destroy

May Days 1937

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Fifth Estate # 328, Spring, 1988

Share this on… a review of The May Days, Barcelona 1937 by A. Souchy, B. Bolloten, Emma Goldman and Jose Peirats, Freedom Press, London, 1987, 128 pages, $5.00 Share this on…

Free Women of Spain

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Fifth Estate # 339, Spring, 1992

Share this on… a review of Free Women of Spain: Anarchism and the Struggle for the Emancipation of Women, by Martha A. Ackelsberg (Indiana University Press, 1991) Share this on…

Will Franco Era Spanish Fascists Finally Be Brought to Justice?

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Fifth Estate # 393, Spring 2015

Share this on… On October 31, an Argentine judge, Maria Servini de Cabria, issued international arrest warrants and extradition requests to question and try 20 Spanish Franco-era officials accused of crimes against humanity from 1939 to 1975. Share this on…

Writing on Fire

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Fifth Estate # 375, Spring 2007

Share this on… Studying in Paris during the intense final year (1961 through 1962) of the Algerian war for independence, I became hooked on Algeria and the potentials of revolutionary politics. In 1965 through 1966, I pursued on-site doctoral research

In Revolutionary Spain, Workers Made the Anarchist Vision Real

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Fifth Estate # 391, Spring/Summer 2014 - Anarchy!

Share this on… a review of Anarchism and Workers’ Self-Management in Revolutionary Spain by Frank Mintz. AK Press, 2013, 326pp., $19, akpress.org Share this on…

Emma Goldman: An Appreciation

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Fifth Estate # 368-369, Spring-Summer, 2005

Share this on… 50 years after her death More successfully than any other figure in US history, Emma Goldman communicated an anarchist vision to a broad audience of immigrants, native-born middle-class, and workers. Share this on…

Spain: model for anarchist organizing

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Fifth Estate # 386, Spring, 2012

Share this on…   a review of The CNT in the Spanish Revolution, Volume I by Jose Peirats, Edited and Introduced by Chris Ealham; Translated by Paul Sharkey PM Press / Christie Books; 432pp, 628; www.pmpress.org Share this on…

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