April 2011

Why strikes fail – The social general strike by Tom Brown

Published by The General Defence Committee

20 Pages – English

Original Publication Date: circa 1940. Reprint and introduction circa 1980.

This pamphlet discusses the principles and tactics of general strikes and syndicalism from Australia in the forties, and is introduced with a linking article regarding the failures of the Telecom worker strike of 1979.

 

Print Copy 150dpi first-last landscape layout, 21MB.

Reading Copy 72dpi, sequential portrait layout, 5.1MB.

Cuba – The anarchists & liberty, by Frank Fernandez, translated into English by Chaz Bufe.

Published by Monty Miller Press

22 Pages – English

Original publication date: 1987

The history of anarchist struggle in Cuba, from the nineteenth century through the first republic and into the Castro era.

Print Copy 150dpi, first-last landscape layout, 11.6MB.
Reading Copy 72dpi, sequential portrait layout, .3.1MB.

A day mournful and overcast by An ‘uncontrollable’ of the Iron Column

Published by Kate Sharpley Library (Original Spanish language publication by Nosotros, daily newspaper of the Iron Column, 1937.)

28 pages – English

Original publication date: 1937, original English translation circa 1980s

Having been freed from prison by the anarchists in the Iron Column militia in the Spanish Civil War, the author describes his experiences as a political prisoner in monarchist Spain, his liberation and his involvement with the Iron Column and it’s militarisation by the Stalinist government.

Print Copy (A4) 150dpi, first-last landscape layout, 13.2MB.

Print Copy (Letter) 150dpi, first-last landscape layout, 13.1MB.

Reading Copy 72dpi, sequential portrait layout, 3.6MB

 

Strangers Everywhere: Two essays about the struggle of comrades from Leece Italy against Detention Centers and the Deportation of Immigrants,by An Anarchist Stranger In An Alien World.

Published by Social War.

16 pages – English

Original publication date: 2005

The first of these two essays briefly describes the situation involving immigration detention and the criminalisation of migrant labourers in the Salentine, Italy. The second is a short statement of solidarity for a group of activists arrested over immigration issues in the same region.

Print Copy 150dpi, first-last landscape layout, 5.6MB.
Reading Copy 72dpi, sequential portrait layout, .2.5MB.

Fundamentalism, Nationalism and Militarism in Turkey
by the 5th May Group
Feminism in Turkey
by Mine Ege

24 pages – English

Original publication date: 1998

Two essays in one pamphlet. The first looks at major events and the major parties involved in the militarism of the Turkish republic, which was founded by military leader Kemal Ataturk in 1923. The second examines the rise of Turkish feminism in the nineteen eighties and the political situation that surrounded it at the time and during the nineties.

Print copy150dpi, first-last landscape layout, 12.2MB.
Reading copy72dpi, sequential portrait layout, 3.2MB.