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The lost images of anarchist Barcelona

From the Roarmag Collective (21/12/2019)… This post was originally published by eldiario.es. Text by Pol Pareja. Translation from Spanish by Andrew Hakes Re-discovered after 80 years, the photographic legacy of the CNT which brings the libertarian revolution in Barcelona back to … Continue reading

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Murray Bookchin: The Ghost of Anarcho-Syndicalism

In our series dedicated to anarcho-syndicalism, we share Murray Bookchin’s critical reflections on this tradition within anarchism, in the excellent essay, “The Ghost of Anarcho-Syndicalism”.  Whatever reservations we have regarding the direction of Bookchin’s anarchism towards a radically democratic municipalism, … Continue reading

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Resisting the erasure of memory: The spanish revolution of the 18th of July 1936

For every image of the past that is not recognised by the present as one of its own concerns threatens to disappear irretrievably. … In every era the attempt must be made anew to wrest tradition away from a conformism … Continue reading

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Photographs of ecstasy: The Spanish Revolution

A face of revolution, the joy of rebellion triumphant captured in the eye of a camera lens; an icon of freedom in a spain struggling against fascism through social revolution.  1936 and the fleeting image of a revolution; fleeting, yet … Continue reading

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