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Month: January 2015

Storm in My Heart: Memories from the Widow of Johann Most (excerpt)

Posted on January 14th, 2015 in Uncategorized

  Helene Minkin’s memoir, translated by Alisa Braun and edited/introduced by Tom Goyens, is at the printer. We’re excited about this one. This is the first time Minkin’s words, which provide a unique perspective on late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century anarchism in the US, have been available in English. She forces us to reassess many […]

The Lyon Anarchist Trial of 1883

Posted on January 8th, 2015 in Uncategorized

On this day in 1883, the trial of over sixty anarchists began in Lyon, France. The state rounded them up and charged them with reconstructing the French branch of the International Working Men’s Association, which had been outlawed the year before (in the aftermath of the Paris Commune). For their part, the accused used the […]