Mon Anarchisme J’aime la liberté, l’indépendance ; je veux agir selon ma fantaisie, à ma guise; m’insoucier du sifflet de l’usine comme des reproches du contremaitre ; me libérer de la crainte de ne pas […]
Rêve païen Aimant la vie, aimant l’amour, aimant Ia chair, Il m’arrive parfois, remontant des années Le cours lointain, de voir, en mon rêve, une mer D’azur comme le ciel, et des rives baignées D’une […]
Syndicalism—The Creed of Force BY ARTURO M. GIOVANNITTI “As a revolutionary organization the Industrial Workers of the World, aims to use any and all tactics that will get the results sought with the least […]
J. F. Moncaleano, “Historia del Primer Anarquista,” Regeneración no. 127 (February 8, 1913): 1, 3. Working translation by Shawn P. Wilbur.
Believe, fight and cling to the dead cult—all the believers do the same. It doesn’t matter whether the idol is made of clay, bronze or meat. It doesn’t matter whether it is dissolved in the mental haze or in the whirlwind of passion. For the ideal, first living and then dead, the inhuman law of sacrifice is fulfilled. … Do not strip away their illusion, their precious illusion. They will defend themselves like lions, tear at you like panthers, howl like hyenas. There is no animal more fierce than the believer. […]
VOLTAIRINE DE CLEYRE. (Report of Speech at Voltairine de Cleyre Memorial Meeting.) Coming to this meeting I rode with a green conductor, a young man who was probably making his lirst trip, and I was […]
A Memorial Oration [November 11, 1901] Let me begin with a confession. I make it sorrowfully and with self-disgust; but in the presence of great sacrifice we learn humility, and if my comrades could give […]
Voltairine de Cleyre (A Character Sketch) To meet an Intellectual face to face; to shake hands with the individual who champions our unpopular cause in poems, in prose and from the platform; to come in […]