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Anarchist ideas and publications circulated widely in Peru by the first decade of the 20th century. Manuel González Prada, an aristocrat and poet, and a handful of radical immigrant intellectuals... [Item of the Day]
The Russian Revolution of 1917 led to a fresh upsurge in the anarchist movement in the Ukraine. Nestor Makhno, who had been the leader of a Robin Hood kind of band in 1907, became a figure of... [Item of the Day]
About 60 anarchists from China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Vietnam and India gathered in the autumn of 1927 to organise the Eastern Anarchist League. It was meant to be a revolutionary base for joint East... [Item of the Day]
The construction of the Suez Canal required large numbers of Italian workers before being completed on 17 November 1869. That anarchism first appeared in Egypt among these Italian immigrant labourers... [Item of the Day]
On August 4, 1878 the Russian anarchist and nihilist Sergei Stepniak-Kravchinskii assassinated Nikolai Mezentsov, the head of Russia's secret police with a dagger in the streets of St Petersburg.... [Item of the Day]
Rudolf Rocker, born in 1873 in Mainz of Catholic parents, became an anarchist and settled in London at the end of the nineteenth century. During the First World War, Rocker, though by no means a... [Item of the Day]
A reunion of old friends at a meeting of the Argentinian Federación Libertaria on 27 December 1958. The Italian Luce Fabbri, the German Augustin Souchy and the Spaniard Diego Abad de Santillan share... [Item of the Day]
The Federacion Anarquista Uruguaya (FAU) in July 1957 reported that "never before in the history of the world have prospects for the people been so gloomy. In Latin America especially there is a... [Item of the Day]
`Honouring the dead, the convicted, and the dead still to be killed' was the theme of the first real happening in Amsterdam on 9 December 1962. The title 'Open the grave' was a reaction to the death... [Item of the Day]
In the 1880s immigration to the Argentine Republic increased rapidly. The many poor newcomers were receptive to socialist and anarchist ideas. The Italian anarchist Errico Malatesta spent some time... [Item of the Day]