A Correction

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A Correction


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Voltairine de Cleyre, “A Correction,” Mother Earth 2, no. 10 (December 1907): 473.


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Owing to a perhaps natural misunderstanding, it was stated in the American report to the Amsterdam Congress that I am a worker in the cause of Anarchist Communism. The report should have said Anarchism, simply, as I am not now, and never have been at any time, a Communist. I was for several years an individualist, but becoming convinced that a number of the fundamental propositions of individualistic economy would result in the destruction of equal liberty, I relinquished those beliefs. In doing so, however, I did not accept the proposed economy of Communism, which in some respects would entail the same result, destruction of equal freedom; always, of course, in my opinion, which I very willingly admit should not be weighed by others as of equal value with the opinions of those who make economy a thorough study, but which must, nevertheless, remain supreme with me. I am an Anarchist, simply, without economic label attached.

Voltairine de Cleyre.


Voltairine de Cleyre, “A Correction,” Mother Earth 2, no. 10 (December 1907): 473.  





De Cleyre, Voltairine, 1866-1912, “A Correction,” The Libertarian Labyrinth, accessed June 19, 2019, http://library.libertarian-labyrinth.org/items/show/1571.