New pages on the Struggle site
Below are the latest additions to the Struggle
site. Many of them are a new archive of
writings by a Scottish anarchist called anarcho
which deals with globalistaion, leninism and
anarchism among other topics. The bottom half
are all a result of a re-arrangement of the WSM
subject index's to tidy up the site.
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Large protest in Dublin against police brutality
After two days when the first item on the
evening TV news was the brutal Gardai attack on
a Reclaim the Streets party it was not
surprising that thousands joined a rally against
police brutality outside Pearse St police
station on Thursday night.
Obitury for an Irish anarchist who died at the
end of April
Anarchist writings from Anarcho
A selection of writings from a Scottish
Anti-Capitalism or State Capitalism?
A leaflet handed out at a Globalise Resistance
conference showing the state capitalist nature
Anti-capitalism or state capitalism PDF leaflet
Capitalist "anti-capitalism"? Whatever next?
A reply to Monbiot's critique of anarchism and
his vision of a reformed capitalism as a
solution to the problems of capitalism.
Monbiot on Genoa
A critique of Monbiot's discussion of the Black
Block in Genoa in the Guardian.
"The ecstasy of resistance"
A review of "On Fire: The Battle of Genoa and
the anti-capitalist movement"
The Paris Commune
An essay on the Paris Commune of 1871 and its
links and lessons for anarchism.
Send in the Clowns...
An article on the Gothenburg anti-EU summit
demos. Printed in edited form in Freedom
And the protestors are missing the point?
An analysis of the Guardian's comments on the
battle of Quebec.
In Defence of the Truth
A critique of John Rees' "In Defence of October"
and its account of the Makhnovists and
A few comments on "Bakunin's Statism and
Anarchy: A review by Chris Gray"
A critique of Chris Gray's review of Bakunin's
"Statism and Anarchy."
The Spanish Civil War by Antony Beevor
Review of one of the best histories of the
Spanish Civil War
We, the Anarchists: A Study of the Iberian
Anarchist Federation (FAI)
1927-1937 A review of Stuart Christie's new book
on the FAI.
Marxism and "Anarchism": A reply to the SWP
A lengthy critique of an SWP article on
anarchism. Published in Freedom.
Through the Looking Glass: Anarchist adventures
at Marxism 2001
An account of my experiences at the SWP's
Marxism 2001 conference
Dead Dogma Sketch (apologies to Monty Python)
A parody of Monty Python's "Dead Parrot Sketch"
inspired by my experiences at Marxism 2001.
A reply to Pat Stack's "Anarchy in the UK?"
A critique of one of the worse articles on
anarchism ever. It was printed, in edited for,
in Socialist Review.
A Communist turned Comedian?
A critique of the SWP's analysis of the history
of Germany's Green foreign minister Joschka
A reply to Louis Proyect's "A Marxist Critique
of Bakunin": Or "how not to critique anarchism."
A lengthy critique of a particularly bad Marxist
attack on Bakunin.
Lying for Leninism: An analysis of G. Zinoviev's
letter to the I.W.W.
A lengthy discussion of how Zinoviev lied about
conditions in Bolshevik Russia in order to win
the IWW to Communism.
The Weekly Worker, Anarchists and Genoa
A critique of the Communist Party of Great
Britain's analysis of the Genoa demonstrations
and the part anarchists played in them.
First letter to the Weekly Worker
Second letter to the Weekly Worker
A series of letters discussing the replies to
the above article which appeared in the Weekly
A New Word in Our Hearts
A reply to the Weekly Worker's "After
Gothenburg: Where now for anti-capitalism?"
What Nightmares! What Dreams?
A review of the Spanish Civil War exhibition
"Dreams + Nightmares" at the London Imperial War
Reclaim May Day!
A history of May Day.
Media May Day! Please send help...
An analysis of some of the media's comments on
May Day 2002.
The Daily Maul
An account of the Daily Mail's coverage of May
Workers Against Lenin: Labour Protest and the
Review of an excellent book on working class
protest and struggle in Russian from 1920 to
Anti-Capitalism or State Capitalism?
I Anti-Capitalism or State Capitalism?
II Socialism or Statism?
III Does it matter?
VI For a real anti-capitalism!
A pamphlet on the state capitalist and statist
nature of Bolshevism which also explains the
Anti-Capitalism or State Capitalism? PDF booklet
The fight for Abortion rights
A history of the fight for abortion rights in
Ireland and the issues central to this fight.
Anarchism and the fight against Imperialism
Areas covered include S11, the 1991 Gulf War,
2001 Afghan war and the UN interventions in
Somalia and Yugoslavia.
The Irish economy
A look at how the economy has functioned from
the early 1980's on.
Drumcree, July 12th and the Orange Order
an anarchist analysis of sectarianism in Ireland
and the role the Orange Order has played
Imperialism and northern Ireland
Irish anarchist texts written from the early
1980's to the mid 1990's on the conflict in
northern Ireland and the respective roles of
British imperialism, Irish republicanism and
Community organising and the Dublin drugs
Heroin killed hundreds of young people in Dublin
in the poorest working class communities which
have organised a number of anti - drug campaigns
The Irish 'Peace Process'
Articles and statements about the Irish 'Peace
Process' and the IRA cease-fire
Refugees & Asylum seekers in Ireland
The struggle for freedom for refugees and Asylum
seekers in Ireland
The Russian Revolution
The Russian revolution of October 1917 was a
defining point for socialism. Was there an
anarchist alternative to both Leninism and the
return of Czarism?
Workplace struggles and the unions
analysis of the unions alongside specific
coverage of strikes and workplace disputes in
Thinking about anarchism
Explains many of the basic ideas of anarchism
and how they apply in Ireland
The fight against the Water Charges
The story of how the Water Charge was defeated
Modern anarchist writings by women
recent writings by anarchist women
Under modern capitalism women continue to
receive lower pay then men and in many countries
are still legally discriminated against.
The anarchist arguments against capitalism
A guide to how capitalism functions and why it
is destroying our world and the people who live
Crime, prison and punishment
What is crime and who defines it, if we get rid
of the police then who will stop crime occuring.
Anarchism, ecology and the environment
General theory plus reports of lots if Irish
direct action protests related to the
The international anarchist movement
Articles on the anarchist movement and anarchist
organisations all over the world
Anti - Racism in Ireland
Articles on racism in Ireland as it effects
Anarchism and Religion
Anarchists traditionally have a hostile attitude
to religion, summed up by the slogan 'No Gods,
Anarchist history and theory on revolution
Anarchists insist that to get rid of capitalism
and all its oppressions we need a revolution.
But what exactly is a revolution and who can
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3000 + pages on anarchism, Ireland, Zapatistas
revolutionary history and struggles around globalistaion