Current publications

The following is a chronological list of noteworthy anarchist periodicals that are still being published.

This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by adding missing items with reliable sources.

Dates of publication Title Format Language Base
1886–present Freedom Biannual journal English London (UK)
1888–1919

1930–1949

1977–present

Tierra y Libertad

[1]

Newspaper Spanish Barcelona, Valencia and Madrid (Spain)

Mexico City (Mexico)

1898–present Brand Magazine Swedish Stockholm (Sweden)
1907–present Solidaridad Obrera Weekly newspaper Spanish Spain
1920–1922
1945–present
Umanità Nova Weekly newspaper Italian Italy
1954–present Le Monde Libertaire[2] Monthly Newspaper French Paris, France
1965–present Fifth Estate[3] Tri-yearly magazine English Detroit, Michigan (US)
1969–present The Match![4] Irregular magazine English Tucson, Arizona (US)
1970–present Black Flag[5] Annual newspaper English United Kingdom
1970–present Gateavisa Newspaper Norwegian Oslo (Norway)
1980–present Anarchy: A Journal of Desire Armed[3][6] Quarterly magazine English Berkeley, California, originally Columbia, Missouri (US)[7]
1981–present Social Anarchism Irregular journal English Baltimore, Maryland (US)
1982–present Rebel Worker Bi-monthly magazine English Sydney, Australia
1983–present Class War Newspaper English London (UK)
1985–present El Libertario Newspaper Spanish Buenos Aires City (Argentina)
1986–present Anarcho-Syndicalist Review Quarterly English United States
1988–present Organise! Biannual magazine English Great Britain and Ireland
1993–present Anarchist Studies Biannual magazine English London (UK)
1995–present El Libertario Newspaper Spanish Caracas (Venezuela)
1996–present Perspectives on Anarchist Theory Biannual magazine English Washington, DC (US)
1998–present resistance Monthly bulletin English London (UK)
2021–present The Anarchist Review of Books Biannual magazine English United States and Greece
2021–present Liberté Ouvrière[8] Annual journal English and French Montreal, QC (Canada)
2023–present Anarchist Union Journal[9] Irregular journal English United States and Canada

Defunct

The following is a chronological list of noteworthy anarchist and proto-anarchist periodicals that are now defunct.

This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by adding missing items with reliable sources.

Dates of publication Title Format Language Base
1833 The Peaceful Revolutionist Monthly newspaper English Cincinnati, Ohio (US)
1872–1890
1892–1893
The Word Magazine English Princeton, Cambridge (US)
1879–1910 Freiheit Newspaper German London (UK), New York City (US)
1879–1885 Le Révolté Newspaper French Geneva (Switzerland)
1881–1896 La Tramontana [es][10] Newspaper Catalan Barcelona (Spain)
1881–1908 Liberty Biweekly newspaper English Boston, Massachusetts (US)
1883–1907 Lucifer the Lightbearer Weekly newspaper English Valley Falls, Kansas and Chicago, Illinois (US)
1884–1888? The Alarm Weekly newspaper English Chicago (US)
1890–1977 Fraye Arbeter Shtime Tabloid Yiddish United States
1890–1897
1903–1908
El Corsario Weekly periodical Spanish A Coruña (Spain)
1891–1894 L'EnDehors Newspaper French Paris (France)
1892–1915
1920–1923[11]
Arbeter Fraynd Newspaper Yiddish London (UK)
1894–1896 Liberty Monthly newspaper English London (UK)
1895–1904 The Firebrand, 1895–1897

Free Society, 1897–1904[12]

Newspaper English Portland, Oregon (1995–1997), San Francisco, California (1997–2001), Chicago, Illinois (2001–2004) (US)[13]
1896–1897 La Voz de la Mujer[14][15] Newspaper Spanish Rosario (Argentina)
1896–1932 Der Eigene Journal German Berlin (Germany)
1897–1899 The Adult Journal English London (UK)
1898–1905
1923–1936
La Revista Blanca Magazine Spanish Madrid and Barcelona (Spain)
1900–1940
1947–1950
1957–1960[16]
La Réveil Anarchiste [fr] Newspaper French and Italian Geneva (Switzerland)
1900–?? Regeneración Newspaper Spanish Mexico and United States
1905–1914 L'Anarchie Journal French Paris (France)
1900–1903
1905–1908
Germinal Journal Yiddish London (UK)
1903–1918 Cronaca Sovversiva Newspaper Italian New Jersey (US)
1907–1908 Tianyi bao Magazine Chinese Tokyo (Japan)
1907–1910 Xin Shiji (新世纪 = New Era, Nouveau Siècle), periodical of the Chinese students abroad in France Monthly newspaper Chinese Paris (France)
1906–1917 Mother Earth Monthly magazine English United States
1907–1932 Die Aktion Weekly periodical German Germany
1911–1923 Bluestockings Journal Magazine Japanese Japan
1911–1919 Golos Truda Monthly, weekly, later daily newspaper Russian New York City, Petrograd, Moscow
1912–1913
1913–1916
1921
Huiminglu (Cock Crow Journal, also titled with Pingminzhisheng, 'Voice of the Common People')
Minsheng (Voice of the People)
Minsheng
Weekly magazine Chinese Guangzhou, China
Portuguese Macau, later moved to Shanghai International Settlement
Guangzhou, China
1916–1917 The Blast Biweekly magazine English San Francisco, California (US)
1918 Labor Monthly magazine Chinese Shanghai, China
1922–1939 L'EnDehors Newspaper French Paris (France)
1922–1971 L'Adunata dei refrattari Magazine Italian New York City (US)
1923–1928 De Moker Magazine Dutch Netherlands
1927–1931 Road to Freedom Newspaper English New York City, New York (US)
1929–1937[17] Iniciales Magazine Spanish Barcelona and Valencia (Spain)
1932–1939 Vanguard Monthly journal English New York City, New York (US)
1936–1939 Spain and the World Newspaper English London (UK)
1937–1940 Jingzhe Newspaper Chinese Chengdu
1939–1945 War Commentary Newspaper English London (UK)
1942–1952 Why? An Anarchist Bulletin and Resistance Magazine English New York City (US)
1945–1956 L'Unique Journal French France
1960–1992 Solidarity Magazine English London (UK)
1961–1970 Anarchy Monthly magazine English London (UK)
1961–1994 Our Generation Biannual newspaper English Montreal (Canada)
1966–1968 Black Mask Journal English New York City, New York (US)
1975–1980 Libero International Newspaper English Kobe (Japan)
1981–1997 Ideas and Action Magazine English United States
1984–??? Green Anarchist Magazine English United Kingdom
1987–2003 The Raven: Anarchist Quarterly Quarterly journal English London (UK)
1988–1991 The Arousal Newsletter English Pakistan
1989–2013 Profane Existence Irregular zine English Minneapolis, Minnesota (US)
1994–2014 SchNEWS Weekly A4 sheets English Brighton (UK)
1996–2010 Direct Action Quarterly magazine English Manchester (UK)
2000–2008 Green Anarchy Quarterly magazine English Eugene, Oregon (US)
2001–2010 Abolishing the Borders from Below Irregular magazine English Berlin (Germany)
2005–2015 Rolling Thunder Biannual magazine English United States
2010 Róstur Monthly newspaper Icelandic Iceland

Footnotes

  1. ^ "Tierra y Libertad". www.nodo50.org. Retrieved 2022-02-26.
  2. ^ "Le Monde Libertaire". www.monde-libertaire.fr. Retrieved 2023-05-11.
  3. ^ a b Porton, Richard (1999). Film and the Anarchist Imagination. Verso. p. 119. ISBN 978-1-85984-261-4.
  4. ^ Polt, Richard (2015). The Typewriter Revolution: A Typist's Companion for the 21st Century. Countryman Press. p. 103. ISBN 978-1-58157-587-3.
  5. ^ "Black Flag". www.blackflag.org.uk. Retrieved 2023-05-11.
  6. ^ Atton, Chris (1996). Alternative literature : a practical guide for librarians. Aldershot, England: Gower. p. 48. ISBN 9780566076657.
  7. ^ Feeney, Mary K. (November 22, 2001). "Voices You May Not Want to Hear". Hartford Courant.
  8. ^ "liberté ouvrière". liberté ouvrière (in Canadian French). 2023-10-05. Retrieved 2023-11-15.
  9. ^ "Anarchist Union Journal – Anarchist Union Journal". Retrieved 2023-11-15.
  10. ^ Vicente i Izquierdo, Manuel (1994). "La Tramontana (1881-1896), periòdic vermell escrit en català". Gazeta (1): 371–394. ISSN 2013-9977.
  11. ^ Arbeter Fraynd was originally launched in 1885, but only became anarchist in 1892. Publication was interrupted during the First World War.
  12. ^ "Free Society was the principal English-language forum for anarchist ideas in the United States at the beginning of the twentieth century." Emma Goldman: Making Speech Free, 1902–1909.
  13. ^ Smith, Steven. "Further Notes on Abraham Isaak, Mennonite Anarchist". Retrieved 21 September 2015.
  14. ^ "The paper was briefly revived in 1901. A similar paper with the same name was reportedly published later in Montevideo, which suggests that Virginia Bolten may also have founded and edited it after her deportation."
  15. ^ Molyneux, Maxine (2001). Women's movements in international perspective: Latin America and beyond. Palgrave MacMillan. p. 24. ISBN 978-0-333-78677-2.
  16. ^ Leonardo Bettini, Bibliografia dell'Anarchismo, v. I, t. 2, Periodici e numeri unici anarchici in lingua italiana pubblicati all'estero (1872–1971), Firenze, Crescita politica, 1976, p 251, 258-260.
  17. ^ Preston, Paul (2019). Republic Besieged: Civil War in Spain 1936–1939. Edinburgh University Press. p. 151. ISBN 978-1-4744-7176-3.

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