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The No Gun Ri massacre, 1950

A short history of one of the biggest mass killings of civilians by US ground troops, the No Gun Ri massacre, which took place during the Korean war on 26 July, 1950.

International Socialist Review (October 1917)

Articles from the October 1917 issue of International Socialist Review.

The Wheatland Boys

An article about the 'Wheatland Hop riot', which was a confrontation between striking farm workers affiliated with the IWW and local hostile police.

International Socialist Review (January 1914)

Articles from the January 1914 issue of the International Socialist Review.

The rebel - Albert Camus

The Rebel - Albert Camus.

Albert Camus' 1951 study of the development of rebellion and revolution in European thought and society discussing, amongst others, Hegel, Dostoyevsky, Nietzsche, Max Stirner, and anti-Tsarist Russian nihilists, as well as the Bolsheviks, who he accuses of having betrayed the fundamental principles of rebellion.

Humans lived as anarchist-communist hunter-gatherers for 100,000 years. But how did this 'primitive' communism work?

It would be absurd to try to return to the social relations of our hunter-gatherer ancestors. But these social relations lasted for 100,000 years in the most successful anarchist-communism experiment in history. So there must be something to learn from hunter-gatherers.

The pygmies of Central Africa traditionally live in ways that come closest to the ways prehistoric hunter-gathers may have lived. This article is one of the most recent studies of the way African pygmies make anarchist-communism work by maintaining egalitarian social relations.

Shays' rebellion, 1786

Soldiers opened fire on rebels

A short history of the "Shays' rebellion" in Massachusetts in the wake of the American Revolution, in which many poor farmers and war veterans attempt to shut down the state's courts in protest at the debt burden on veterans and high taxes on farmers.

The Northwood and Pinner hospital occupation, 1983

The Northwood and Pinner hospital, occupied

A very short history of the occupation of the small Northwood and Pinner hospital in London, which successfully prevented its proposed closure.