List of anarchist periodicals

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The following is a chronological list of noteworthy anarchist periodicals.

Dates of publication Title Format Language Base
1833 The Peaceful Revolutionist Monthly newspaper English Cincinnati, Ohio (US)
1848–1850 Le Peuple Irregular newspaper French Paris (France)
1850–??? L'Anarchie, journal de l'ordre Monthly journal French France
The Word Magazine English Princeton, Cambridge (US)
1879 El Descamisado[1] Newspaper Spanish Buenos Aires, Argentina
1879–1910 Freiheit Newspaper German London (UK), New York City, (US)
1879–1885 Le Révolté Newspaper French Geneva (Switzerland)
1880–1881 La Révolution Sociale Newspaper French Paris (France)
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)
1885-1888 The Anarchist Monthly newspaper English London (UK)
1886–present Freedom Biweekly tabloid English London (UK)
1890–1897 El Perseguido Newspaper Spanish Buenos Aires (Argentina)
1890–1977 Fraye Arbeter Shtime Tabloid Yiddish United States
1891–1894 L'EnDehors Newspaper French Paris (France)
Arbeter Fraynd Newspaper Yiddish London (UK)
1893 El Oprimido[3] Newspaper Spanish Valparaiso (Chile)
1894–1930 El Obrero Panadero, Organo de la Sociedad Cosmopolita de Resistencia y Colocación de Obreros Panaderos Newspaper Spanish Buenos Aires, Argentina
1895, May 4 - 1914, August 1[4]


Les Temps Nouveaux, Periodical of the French Anarchists Weekly Newspaper French Paris (France)
1895 El Desheredado Newspaper Spanish Buenos Aires, Argentina
1895–1956 Le Libertaire Newspaper French Paris (France)
1895–1904 The Firebrand, 1895–1897

Free Society, 1897–1904[5]

Newspaper English Portland ('95-'97), San Francisco ('97-'01), Chicago ('01-'04)(US)[6]
1896–1897 La Voz de la Mujer[7][8] Newspaper Spanish Rosario (Argentina)
1896-1904 L'Avvenire Newspaper Italian Buenos Aires, Argentina
1896–1932 Der Eigene Journal German Berlin (Germany)
1897-1898 Germinal Newspaper Spanish Buenos Aires, Argentina
1897–present La Protesta Journal Spanish Buenos Aires (Argentina)
1898–present Brand Magazine Swedish Stockholm (Sweden)
La Revista Blanca Magazine Spanish Madrid and Barcelona (Spain)
1898–?? El Rebelde Newspaper Spanish Santiago (Chile)
1900–?? Regeneración Newspaper Spanish Mexico and United States
1905–1914 L'Anarchie Journal French Paris (France)
Germinal Journal Yiddish London (UK)
1903–1918 Cronaca Sovversiva Newspaper Italian New Jersey (US)
1907–1910 Xin Shiji (新世纪 = New Era, Nouveau Siècle), periodical of the Chinese abroad students in France Monthly Newspaper Chinese Paris (France)
1906–1917 Mother Earth Monthly magazine English United States
1907–present Solidaridad Obrera Weekly newspaper Spanish Spain
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, Petrograd, Moscow
1912–1926 La Batalla Newspaper Spanish Chile
1916–1917 The Blast Biweekly magazine English San Francisco, California (US)
1917–1921 Anarkhiia Weekly newspaper Russian Moscow, Russia/USSR
1917–1921 Der Ziegelbrenner (The Brickburner)[9] Magazine German Munich (Weimar Germany)
Umanità Nova Weekly newspaper Italian Italy
1921-1931 La Antorcha Weekly Spanish Buenos Aires, Argentina
1922-? Alarm Monthly newspaper Dutch Netherlands
1922-1930 Brazo y Cerebro Fortnightly newspaper Spanish Bahia Blanca, Argentina
1922–1939 L'EnDehors Newspaper French Paris (France)
1923-1925 L'Avvenire Newspaper Italian Buenos Aires, Argentina
1923–1928 De Moker Magazine Dutch Netherlands
1927–1931 Road to Freedom Newspaper English New York City, New York (US)
1929–1937 Iniciales Magazine Spanish Barcelona and Valencia (Spain)
1930-1932 Bandera Negra Newspaper Spanish Buenos Aires, Argentina
1932–1939 Vanguard Monthly journal English New York City, New York (US)
1937 Catalunya Journal Catalan Catalonia
1937–1940 Jingzhe (Chengdu) Newspaper Chinese Chengdu
1945–1956 L'Unique Journal French France
1946–1959 Ação Direta Weekly Portuguese Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1952–53 The Syndicalist[10] Paper English Britain
1960–1992 Solidarity Magazine English London (UK)
1961–1994 Our Generation Biannual newspaper English Montreal (Canada)
1965–1968 Left and Right: A Journal of Libertarian Thought Journal English United States
1966–1968 Black Mask Journal English New York City, New York (US)
1965–present Fifth Estate Tri-yearly magazine English Detroit, Michigan (US)
1969–1984 The Libertarian Forum Journal English United States
1969–present The Match! Irregular magazine English Tucson, Arizona (US)
1970–present Black Flag Annual newspaper English United Kingdom
1970s-1980s Black Rose[11] Magazine English Boston, Massachusetts (US)
1970-present Gateavisa Newspaper Norwegian Oslo (Norway)
1971-1997 Folkebladet Newspaper Norwegian Oslo (Norway)
1972–present Graswurzel Revolution Monthly Magazine German Münster Germany
1975–1984 Voz Anarquista Monthly magazine Portuguese Almada (Portugal)
1975–1980 Libero International Newspaper English Kobe (Japan)
1980–present Anarchy: A Journal of Desire Armed[12] Quarterly magazine English Berkeley, California, originally Columbia, Missouri (US)
1981–1997 Ideas and Action Magazine English United States
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)
1984–2004 Counter Information Biannual English Edinburgh (Scotland)
1984–present Green Anarchist Magazine English United Kingdom
1985–present El Libertario Newspaper Spanish Buenos Aires City (Argentina)
1986–present Anarcho-Syndicalist Review Quarterly English United States
1988 The Arousal Newsletter English Pakistan
1988–present Ekintza Zuzena Quarterly magazine Euskera and Spanish Bilbao (Spain)
1988–present Slingshot! Quarterly newspaper English Berkeley, California (US)
1988–present Organise! Biannual magazine English Great Britain and Ireland
1989–present Profane Existence Irregular zine English Minneapolis, Minnesota (US)
1990–1996 Love and Rage/Amor y Rabia Newspaper English and Spanish (US)
1992–2003 Shift Magazine Triannual magazine English Manchester, United Kingdom
1993–present Anarchist Studies Biannual magazine English London, UK
1994–2006 Alternative Press Review: Your Guide Beyond the Mainstream Quarterly magazine English Columbia, Missouri and Arlington, Virginia (US)
1994–2014 SchNEWS Weekly A4 sheets English Brighton (UK)
1995–present El Libertario Newspaper Spanish Caracas (Venezuela)
1996–2010 Direct Action Quarterly magazine English Manchester (UK)
1996–present Perspectives on Anarchist Theory Biannual magazine English Washington, DC (US)
1997–present Libertad! Newspaper Spanish Buenos Aires City (Argentina)
1998–present The Defenestrator[13] Irregular newspaper English Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
1998–present resistance Monthly bulletin English London (UK)
2000?–present Avtonom Quarterly magazine Russian Russia
2000?–present Situatsiya Newspaper Russian Russia
2000–2003 Onward Quarterly magazine English Gainesville, Florida (US)
2000–2008 Green Anarchy Quarterly magazine English Eugene, Oregon (US)
2001–present Abolishing the Borders from Below Irregular magazine English Berlin, (Germany)
2001–present Directe Actie Quarterly magazine Dutch Amsterdam, (Netherlands)
2001–present Zabalaza: A Journal of Southern African Revolutionary Anarchism Annual journal English Johannesburg, (South Africa)
2002–present Route for Freedom monthly newspaper Greek Greece
2004–present Gagged! Monthly A3 sheets English South Wales (UK)
2005–present Rolling Thunder Biannual magazine English United States
2006–present War on Misery Irregular magazine English St. Louis (United States)
2007–2009 Antisistema Monthly Newspaper Catalan and Spanish Catalunya
2007–present Voices of Resistance from Occupied London Quarterly journal English United Kingdom
2007–present Ruptura Annual Journal Spanish Madrid (Spain)
2007–present Fire to the Prisons Newspaper English United States
2008–present Theory in Action Journal English United States
2008–present A Corps Perdu Annual magazine French (with Spanish, German, and Dutch editions) France
2009–2012 En Veu Alta Bimonthly Newspaper Catalan and Spanish Catalunya
2009–present The Leveller Quarterly Newspaper English UK
2009–present El Surco Monthly Journal Spanish Chile
2010–present Anarchadia[14] Journal English United States
2010–present Todo Por Hacer Monthly newspaper Spanish Madrid (Spain)
2010–present Terra Cremada Annual Journal Catalan Barcelona (Catalunya)
2010–present Polemic[15] Zine (?) English Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2011–present Tides of Flame external link Fortnightly newspaper English Seattle (US)
2012–present Modern Slavery: The Libertarian Critique of Civilization Semi-annual journal English Oakland, California (US)
2012–present Meydan: Monthly Anachist Newspaper Annual newspaper Turkish İstanbul, Turkey


  1. ^ "The first Argentinian anarchist newspaper, according to (site of an extensive list of anarchist periodicals in Argentina)
  2. ^ Arbeter Fraynd was originally launched in 1885, but only became anarchist in 1892. Publication was interrupted during the First World War.
  3. ^ For information in Spanish on early anarchist propaganda in Chile, see
  4. ^ "Due to mobilisation and the outbreak of WW1 circulisation had shrunk. Publication was interrupted after 982 issues, 2 special editions and 72 pamphlets (several '000 prints each). Initiated by the Union sacrée a relaunch was organised in 1916. Reason to internal conflicts the editor Jean Grave stepped down in 1919. See also: [1] History of Les Temps nouveaux (fr.)
  5. ^ "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.
  6. ^ Smith, Steven. "Further Notes on Abraham Isaak, Mennonite Anarchist". Retrieved 21 September 2015. 
  7. ^ "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."
  8. ^ Molyneux, Maxine (2001). Women's movements in international perspective: Latin America and beyond. Palgrave MacMillan. p. 24. ISBN 978-0-333-78677-2. 
  9. ^ Der Ziegelbrenner was an anarchist-pacifist magazine edited by Ret Marut, thought to be a previous identity of B Traven.
  10. ^ Founded by Philip Sansom, featured Donald Rooum's first cartoon strip
  11. ^ Back issues of Black Rose available in various formats from Scarlet Letter Archives
  12. ^ "Anarchy Archives". CAL Press. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  13. ^ The Defenestrator
  14. ^ Anarchadia watchdog journal
  15. ^ Polemic

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