Biography

Pablo Vive! – The Pablo Barbanegra Reader

Illustration: natykosart Pablo “Barbanegra” Avendaño – 1983-2018 On the evening of May 12th, 2018 – the day before Mother’s Day – our friend and comrade Pablo accepted a bike courier gig that would offer extra money for working in inclement weather at night – app based food delivery service Caviar. In the darkness and rain […]

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Omar Aziz, “Abu Kamel,” 1949-2013: Biography, Readings, Quotes

A short biography of the contemporary Syrian anarchist, Omar Aziz, also known as “Abu Kamel.” This short biographical essay is followed by links to Aziz’s writings, further sources on Syria and quotes. Read more biographies of anarchist figures here.  Omar Aziz By Javier Sethness Born on February 18, 1949 in Al-Amara, Damascus, Syria – Died […]

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Mikhail Bakunin, 1814-1876: Biography, Readings and Quotes

A short biography of Russian anarchist and the key early figure of modern anarchism, Mikhail Bakunin. This short biographical essay is followed by links to Bakunin’s core writings, recommended writings on Bakunin as well as some of his most popular quotes.  Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin Born on May 18, 1814 in Pryamukhino, Russia – Died on […]

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Brazilian Bakunin: Anarchist Militant Domingos Passos

A union militant, carpenter by trade and renowned orator and agitator, Domingo Passos stands out as a figure of the early 20th Century anarchist movement in Brazil. A more detailed profile of Passos yet alone a contemporary and comprehensive account of Brazilian anarchism has yet to be published in English beyond the 1973 book “Anarchists […]

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