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libcom.org
Libcom logo.png
Web address www.libcom.org
Slogan "a resource for all people who wish to fight to improve their lives, their communities and their working conditions"
Type of site Libertarian communist resource
Registration Optional
Available in български, Català, Čeština, 中文, Deutsch, English, Español, Français, עברית, Italiano, Hrvatski, Kurdi, کوردی, Magyar, Nederlands, فارسی, Polish, Srpski, Svenska, Türkçe, ελληνικά, русский, 日本語, हिन्दी [1]
Users 10,000+[2]
Content license Creative Commons Attribution/
Share-Alike
2.5
Editor The libcom.org collective[3]
Launched September 1, 2003; 11 years ago (2003-09-01)
Alexa rank Decrease70,107 (Feb 2014)[4]

Libcom.org is an online resource on left-wing anti-capitalist social movements, such as anarchism, marxism, and communism.[5] The site includes an extensive library of almost 20,000 articles, books, pamphlets and journals;[6] alongside a forum, blogs, and international coverage of the labour movement and class struggle.[7] The site also acts as an archive for radical websites at risk of deletion.[8]

Based in the United Kingdom, the site was originally founded in 2003 as enrager.net,[9] before changing its name to libcom.org, a portmanteau of libertarian communism, in 2005.[10]

According to Alexa.com rankings, Libcom.org receives primarily global traffic and is particularly popular in The United States, India, South Africa and The United Kingdom.[11]

The site is archived for preservation by the British Library.[12]

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  1. ^ "libcom.org in other languages". libcom.org. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "about libcom". libcom.org. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "who are the libcom group". libcom.org. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Libcom.org site info". Alexa.com. Retrieved 2014-02-11. 
  5. ^ Uri Gordon (1 June 2011). "Anarchism: the A word". New Internationalist; ISSN: 0305-9529; Issue 443. p. 29. "Recommended Websites" 
  6. ^ "How to use the libcom library". libcom.org. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  7. ^ Rob Sharp (13 November 2007). "Extra | I predict a riot: Paris". The Independent. "Those who are opposing the actions of the student strikers, according to the left-wing website libcom.org, believe that the strikers are doing it "just for the sake of it", and that their will does not represent the view of the majority. According to this source..." 
  8. ^ "other archives hosted on libcom.org". libcom.org. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  9. ^ "Enrager.net". archive.org. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  10. ^ "Site history". libcom.org. 
  11. ^ "Libcom.org site info". Alexa.com. Retrieved 22 March 2014. 
  12. ^ "UK Web Archive". The British Library. Retrieved 26 September 2013. 

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