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Anarchy: A Journal of Desire Armed

The following is a chronological list of noteworthy anarchist and proto-anarchist periodicals.

Dates of publication Title Format Language Base
1833 The Peaceful Revolutionist Monthly newspaper English Cincinnati, Ohio (US)
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)
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)
1886-present Freedom Biweekly tabloid English London (UK)
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)
1895-1904 The Firebrand, 1895-1897

Free Society, 1897-1904[4]

Newspaper English Portland, Oregon ('95-'97), San Francisco, California ('97-'01), Chicago, Illinois ('01-'04) (US)[5]
1896-1897 La Voz de la Mujer[6][7] Newspaper Spanish Rosario (Argentina)
1896-1932 Der Eigene Journal German Berlin (Germany)
1897-1899 The Adult Journal English London (UK)
1898-present Brand Magazine Swedish Stockholm (Sweden)
La Revista Blanca Magazine Spanish Madrid and Barcelona (Spain)
Le Réveil Anarchiste Newspaper French and Italian Geneva (Switzerland)
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 ( = 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-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 City, Petrograd, Moscow
1916-1917 The Blast Biweekly magazine English San Francisco, California (US)
A Batalha Daily newspaper, currently bimonthly Portuguese Lisbon, Portugal (PT)
Umanità Nova Weekly newspaper Italian Italy
1971-present A Rivista anarchica monthly newspaper Italian Italy
1922-1939 L'EnDehors Newspaper French Paris (France)
1923-1928 De Moker Magazine Dutch Netherlands
1927-1931 Road to Freedom Newspaper English New York City, New York (US)
1929-1937[9] Iniciales Magazine Spanish Barcelona and Valencia (Spain)
1932-1939 Vanguard Monthly journal English New York City, New York (US)
1937-1940 Jingzhe (Chengdu) Newspaper Chinese Chengdu
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)
1961-1994 Our Generation Biannual newspaper English Montreal (Canada)
1966-1968 Black Mask Journal English New York City, New York (US)
1965-present Fifth Estate[10] Tri-yearly magazine English Detroit, Michigan (US)
1969-present The Match![11] Irregular magazine English Tucson, Arizona (US)
1970-present Black Flag Annual newspaper English United Kingdom
1970-present Gateavisa Newspaper Norwegian Oslo (Norway)
1975-1980 Libero International Newspaper English Kobe (Japan)
1980-present Anarchy: A Journal of Desire Armed[10][12] Quarterly magazine English Berkeley, California,[13] originally Columbia, Missouri (US)[14]
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-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
1988-1991 The Arousal Newsletter English Pakistan
1988-present Slingshot! Quarterly newspaper English Berkeley, California (US)
1988-present Organise! Biannual magazine English Great Britain and Ireland
1989-2013 Profane Existence Irregular zine English Minneapolis, Minnesota (US)
1993-present Anarchist Studies Biannual magazine English London, UK
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)
1998-present resistance Monthly bulletin English London (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
2020-Present Road to Anarchy Monthly Electronic Magazine (e-Zine) English Grand Junction, Colorado (US)


  1. ^ "The first Argentinian anarchist newspaper, according to Archived 2013-12-11 at the Wayback Machine (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. ^ "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.
  5. ^ Smith, Steven. "Further Notes on Abraham Isaak, Mennonite Anarchist". Retrieved 2015.
  6. ^ "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."
  7. ^ Molyneux, Maxine (2001). Women's movements in international perspective: Latin America and beyond. Palgrave MacMillan. p. 24. ISBN 978-0-333-78677-2.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ Preston, Paul (2019). Republic Besieged: Civil War in Spain 1936-1939. Edinburgh University Press. p. 151. ISBN 978-1-4744-7176-3.
  10. ^ a b Porton, Richard (1999). Film and the Anarchist Imagination. Verso. p. 119. ISBN 978-1-85984-261-4.
  11. ^ Polt, Richard (2015). The Typewriter Revolution: A Typist's Companion for the 21st Century. Countryman Press. p. 103. ISBN 978-1-58157-587-3.
  12. ^ Atton, Chris (1996). Alternative literature : a practical guide for librarians. Aldershot, England: Gower. p. 48. ISBN 9780566076657.
  13. ^
  14. ^ Feeney, Mary K. (November 22, 2001). "Voices You May Not Want to Hear". Hartford Courant.

Further reading

  • Hughes, H.G.A. (2011). "Anarchist Periodicals in English Published in the United States (1833-1955): An Annotated Guide". Reference Reviews. 25 (1): 19-21. doi:10.1108/09504121111103047. ISSN 0950-4125.
  • Longa, Ernesto A. (2009). Anarchist Periodicals in English Published in the United States (1833-1955): An Annotated Guide. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-7254-7.
  • Turcato, Davide (2017). "The Other Nation: The Places of the Italian Anarchist Press in the USA". In Ferretti, Federico; Torre, Gerónimo Barrera de la; Ince, Anthony; Toro, Francisco (eds.). Historical Geographies of Anarchism: Early Critical Geographers and Present-Day Scientific Challenges. Routledge. pp. 40-64. ISBN 978-1-315-30753-4.
  • Walter, Nicolas (October 1970). "Anarchism in Print: Yesterday and Today". Government and Opposition. 5 (4): 523-540. doi:10.1111/j.1477-7053.1970.tb00514.x. ISSN 0017-257X.

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