Tag Archives: situationist

To Libertarians

An anonymous open letter signed by 25,000 people, laying out a radical critique of the “democratic transition” in 1970s Spain and setting the terms for a solidarity campaign should the Spanish State refuse to release the autonomous prisoners.  The publication of the letter led to the release of dozens of these prisoners.


Interview from Segovia Prison with the Autonomous Groups

“On the problem of armed struggle, the reactionary function of the CNT, & possible future developments of the anti- capitalist struggle.”

Interview with the imprisoned members of the autonomous groups active in 1970s Spain, during the revolutionary period of the post-Franco transition.  Their original crimes included bank expropriations to financially support fellow workers on wildcat strike.


Apocalypse and Survival

A loving intellectual biography of Giorgio Cesareano, whose work was vital to the radical current of the Italian autonomous 70s, but who died in 1976, before its explosion.  The psychedelic and transgressive communism practiced by him and his comrades is an important key to the genealogy of today’s subversive movements.


Booklet apocalypse&survival

Interview from Segovia Prison with the Autonomous Groups

Revealing interview with comrades imprisoned in Spain in the late 1970s for expropriations from banks.  They were part of the global phenomenon of “diffuse urban guerrilla” – extremists who found themselves outside of the Marxist-Leninist groups (RAF, Red Brigades, etc.) due to their radical critique and refusal of spectacular violence.

See also “To Libertarians.”