Illegalism was another strategy which some anarchists adopted during this era. The Spanish Revolution of 1936 was the first and solely time that libertarian socialism turned an imminent reality. It stood on the ground of a robust anarchist movement in Spain that dated again to the 19th century. Anarchist groups enjoyed broad social support particularly in Barcelona, Aragon, Andalusia, Levante.
The use of revolutionary violence by masses would captivate anarchists of later centuries, with such occasions because the Women’s March on Versailles, the Storming of the Bastille and the Réveillon riots seen because the revolutionary archetype. Anarchists got here to determine with the Enragés (lit. ‘”enraged ones”‘) who expressed the calls for of the sans-culottes (lit. ‘”without breeches”‘; commoners) who opposed revolutionary government as a contradiction in terms. Denouncing the Jacobin dictatorship, Jean Varlet wrote in 1794 that “government and revolution are incompatible, until the folks wish to … Read More