Probably the first news film of the war, this report from the recently collectivized film industry documents the scene in Barcelona in the early days of the war/revolution following the defeat of the initial coup attempt.Continue reading Report on the early stages of the revolutionary movement in Barcelona 1936 [Video, Eng subs]
Continue reading 1936, the revolution of those without a name
The events of July 18, 19 and 20, 1936 constitute one of the most over-interpreted events in our history and at the same time, more than eighty years later, they continue to be tremendously unknown.
There is no ordinary existence that doesn’t secretly contain a treasure. It most often escapes us when the key to the dreams with which our childhood plays gets lost. Adult age deliberately loses it, because education tries so hard to steal it from us. History has to shake us so that suddenly we recover it.Continue reading Raoul Vaneigem: “Salute to Diego”
A classic and detailed introduction to the role anarchism played in the Spanish Civil War and the anarchist revolution within the republican zone. A glossary of political organization names and chronology of events can be found at the end.