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“They were all wearing overalls”

How labor newspapers shaped the Spanish Revolution

Danny Spitzberg
Aug 6, 2018 · 38 min read

The point is that these anarchist unions had this sort of built-in structure so that it was much easier for the members to act.

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But the Spanish revolution is an amazing moment in history when anarchists largely ran the show.

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This time was really a fight between a revolutionary movement and a counter-revolutionary movement.

With their organizational structure, the anarchists had the ability to come alive together.

Consensus — as complicated, difficult, and annoying as it is — is a way to genuinely work through a political process, together.

One thing in particular really held up the anarchist cause: the anarchist newspapers.

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they are transformed in the struggle of fighting for those things in a way that they never see coming.



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User researcher for a cooperative economy · Freedom through simple tools and co-ops

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We are a coalition of workers in and around the tech industry, labor organizers, community organizers, and friends.

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