Anarchisms

Dublin Core

Title

Anarchisms

Subject

Introductions to anarchism

Description

The Anarchisms Project is an attempt to assemble introductory summaries, personal statements, manifestos and similar documents attempting to define anarchism. At present, the collection will focus on texts from before 1920.

Items in the Anarchisms Collection

AN ANARCHIST ON ANARCHY Elisée Reclus 1884        “It is a pity that such men as Elisée Reclus cannot be promptly shot.” – Providence Press To most Englishmen, the word Anarchy is so evil-sounding that ordinary readers of the…

WHY I AM AN ANARCHIST Voltairine de Cleyre   1897   (A lecture delivered in Hammond, Ind.) IT was suggested to me by those who were the means of securing me this opportunity of addressing you, that probably the most easy and natural way for me to…

ON ANARCHY Dyer D. Lum   1887   I—WHAT IS ANARCHY. The statesman, intent on schemes to compromise principles and tide over clamorous demands for justice, says it is disorder and spoliation. New taxes are then levied to defend the state, to…

I AM AN ANARKIST   (The Better Part)   Elbert Hubbard       1899       I AM an Anarkist.   All good men are Anarkists.   All cultured, kindly men all gentle men; all just men are Anarkists.   Jesus was an Anarkist.   A Monarkist is one…

A Crisis Chapter on Government   We are in the midst of one of those awful crises, when vindictiveness, called "civil government," stands nakedly revealed, so that all who have eyes can plainly see this horrible monster. Now's the time to tell the…