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Examples from An Anarchist FAQ

Paris Commune

The Haymarket Martyrs

Building the Syndicalist Unions

Anarchists in the Russian Revolution

Anarchists in the Italian Factory Occupations

Anarchism and the Spanish Revolution

The May-June Revolt in France, 1968


Examples from Anarchism and Syndicalism in the Colonial and Post-Colonial World 1870-1940

Egypt

Egyptian sections of IWMA

European Social Studies Circle (Egypt), 1881

Free Popular University (Egypt), 1901

Social Studies Club (Egypt), 1903

Libertarian Studies Room (Egypt), 1904

Peru

Centre of Socialist Studies First of May

Love of Light

1911 Lima-Callao general strike

1919 Peruvian general strike

La Protesta

Workers' Regional Federation of Peru (FORP)

Society of Workers and Mutual Assistance

Arequipa Worker Federation

Local Worker Federation of Arequipa

Examples from Anarchy in Action

Squatters' Protection Society

Woodstock Festival

Pioneer Health Centre

Little Commonwealth

Vienna Psychoanalytic Society's child guidance service

Prague Spring

Hungarian Revolution of 1956

Anarchism in the Cuban Revolution

Spanish Revolution

Horizontal organization in British architecture

Work democracy

Tiv people

Dinka people

Human brain

Global postal service

International railways

Swiss confederal leagues

Spies for Peace

Swiss city planning

Medieval commune

Anarchy in the American Revolution

New England town meetings

Mexican colonial proletarias

Peruvian 'barriadas

Tunisian gourbivilles

Indian bus tees

Turkish gecekondu

Venezuelan ranchos

King Hill hostel squat

Sexual revolution

Prestolee School

Institueion Libre de Enseiianza

Residential College for Students

1960 student revolts

Emdrup playground

Freetown playground

The Yard

Skrammellegeplad playgrounds

Robinson Crusoe playgrounds

Brixham fishing cooperative

Brora mining cooperative

Standard tractor factory

Durham worker-managed mines

Gheel mental health care

Synanon

Claimant's Union

Eyes on the street


Examples from Anarchy Works

Really Really Free Market

Semai people

Mbuti people

Grassroots Hurricane Katrina relief

FIERCE!

Providence Plantations

Pocasset

Igbo

Haudennosaunne

Faslane Peace Camp

Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp

Life and Labor Commune

Catholic Worker movement

Imazighen

Anabaptists

German Peasants' War

Alter-globalization movement

Dissent! Network

Hill People of Southeast Asia

Shinmin Prefecture

Spanish Revolution

Landless Workers' Movement

Oaxaca rebellion

Kibbutzim

Nubian people

Hopi people

Italian factory occupations

Argentinian horizontalidad

Mondragon

Christiania

Boston Area Liberation Medic Squad

Bay Area Radical Health Collective

US Modern schools

Albany Free School

Quechua Farmers School

Universidad Transhumante

1969 Alcatraz occupation

Bonnot

New Guinea highlands

Open source

Wikipedia

Free Stores

Freecycle Network

Taita Hills

Village Alternatif, Anticapitalist et AntiGuerres

Free Republic of Wendland

Stonehenge Free Festival

Ghana shantytown

El Alto

Mjondolo

Symphony Way

Parisian urban gardeners

Maori

Global Ecovillage Network

Tehuantepec

Minnehaha Free State

Bilston Glen

Anti-Shell actions

Tonga

Seattle 1919

Exarchia

Rotuman

Wapole inmates

Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo

La Paz Zapotec

Inuit

Navajo

Critical Resistance

Take Back the Night

Philly's Pissed

Philly Stands Up

Revolutionary Ukraine

Red Cloud's War

2007 Lakota declaration of independence

Mohawk road blockade, 1990

Bolivia water protests

Albania

Hamburg 1986-7

Copenhagen 1986

Can Masdeu

Gwangiu

Hungarian Revolution

Zapatista-run Chiapas

Tsimihety

Basque autonomous villages

La Solana autonomous villages

Longo Maï

Mas de Granier

Pirate societies

Anarchist Black Cross

RAWA

No Border Network

!Kung

Whiteway Colony

Examples from Cartography of Revolutionary Anarchism

First Wave, 1868-1894

International

International Brotherhood

International Alliance of Socialist Democracy

Anarchist organizations within the International Working Person's Association

Anti-Authoritarian International

Spain

Spanish Regional Federation (FRE), 60,000 members in 1873

Spanish Regional Labour Federation (FTRE)

Spanish Regional Anarchist Organisation (OARE)

Pact of Union & Solidarity (PUS)

National Confederation of Labor (CNT), 2 million members

Spanish Regional Workers' Federation (FORE)

Cantonalist Revolt of 1873-1874

Mexico

Proletarian Circle (CP)

Grand Circle of Mexican Workers (GCO)

Uruguay

Regional Federation of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay (FRROU)

Worker's Federation (FO)

Cuba

Artisan's Central Council (JCA)

Labourer's Circle (CT)

Cuban Labour Confederation (CTC)

United States

Central Labor Union (CLU)

Russia

Northern Worker's Union (NWU)

Second Wave, 1895-1923

International

Federation of Labour Exchanges (FBT)

Industrial Workers of the World (IWW)

1903 Macedonian Revolt

1907 International Anarchist Congress

1913 Syndicalist Conference in London

Insurgent Committee of Revolutionary Partisans

International Workers' Association (IWA), 1.5-2 million members

Netherlands

National Labour Secretariat (NAS), 18,700 members in 1895

Federation of Freedom-loving Communists (FVC)

France

General Confederation of Labour (CGT), 230,000 members in 1906

Anarchist Communist Alliance

Anarchist Federation

Co-ordination of Anarchist Groups

Libertarian Communist Organization

Libertarian Alternative

Committee for the Defence of Revolutionary Syndicalism (CDSR, member of IWA), 100,000 members

Russia

1905-1907 Russian Revolt

Trans-Siberian Railway

Anarchist Federation of the Altai (AFA)

Siberian Industrial Workers of the World (IWW-Siberia), 16,000 membersF

Kuzbass Autonomous Industrial Commune, 1922-1926

All-Russian Confederation of Anarcho-Syndicalists (ARKAS), 88,000 members

Bleikhman's Petrograd Anarchist Communist Federation (PACF)

Union of Anarcho-Syndicalist Propaganda (MFAG)

Moscow Federation of Anarchist Groups

Black Guards, 1,000 members

United States

Industrial Workers of the World-US (IWW-US)

China

Teahouse Labour Union, 11,000 members in 1918

Guangzhou commune, 1921-1923

Confederation of Labour Associations (GLH)

Hunan Workers' Association

Black Societies

Korea

Black Societies

Wonsan General Trade Union

Free Trade Union

Argentina

Argentine Regional Workers' Federation (FORA)

Argentine Regional Workers' Confederation (CORA)

Argentine Regional Workers' Federation of the 5th Congress (FORA-V), 200,000 members in 1919

Argentine Regional Workers' Federation of the 9th Congress (FORA-IX)

Argentine Libertarian Alliance (ALA)

Anarcho-Communist Port-workers' Group (ACAOP)

Resistance Society of the Port-workers of the Capital (SROPC)

Uruguay

Uruguay Regional Workers' Organisation (FORU)

Brazil

Brazilian Labour Confederation (COB)

Chile

Chilean Labourers Federation (FTCh), 60,000 members in 1921

Industrial Workers of the World- Chile (IWW-Chile), 25,000 members in 1920

Paraguay

Paraguayan Regional Workers' Organisation (FORPa)

Paraguayan Regional Workers' Centre (CORP)

National Revolutionary Alliance (ANR)

Workers' Trade Union Reorganisation Council (CORS)

Cuba

Havana Labour Federation (FOH)

Cuban Workers' Confederation (CTC)

Cuban National Labour Confederation (CNOC), 200,000 members

Mexico

House of the World Worker (COM), 50,000 members in 1910s

Mexican Regional Workers' Organization (FORM), 150,000 members in 1921

General Confederation of Labour (CGT)

Mexican Revolution of 1910

Mexican Industrial Workers of the World (IWW-Mexico)

Mexican Liberal Party (PLM)

Industrial Union of North and South America (UIANS)

Liberation Army of the South (ELS), 70,000 members

National Agrarian Party (PNA)

United Kingdom and Occupied Ireland

Industrial Syndicalist Education League (ISEL), 150,000 members in 1910s

Irish Transport & General Workers' Union (ITGWU), 12,000 members in 1917

Peru

Peruvian Regional Workers' Federation (FORPe)

Local Workers' Federation of Lima (FOL)

Columbia

Columbian Workers' Federation (FOC)

Bolivia

Local Workers' Federation (FOL)

Feminine Workers' Federation

Bolivian Regional Workers' Confederation

Ecuador

Guayas Workers' Regional Federation (FORG)

Ecuadoran Regional Federation of Labor (FTRE)

Spain

National Confederation of Labour (CNT), 2 million members in 1936

National Workers' Union (UON)

General Confederation of Labour (CGT), 90,000 members in 1919

Portugal

National Workers' Union (UON)

General Confederation of Labour (CGT, member of IWA)

Bulgaria

Federation of Anarchist-Communists of Bulgaria (FAKB)

Vlassovden Confederation

Anarcho-Syndicalist National Confederation of Labour (ASNKR)

Ukraine

Ukranian Revolution

Revolutionary Insurgent Army of the Ukraine (RPAU), 110,000 members

Italy

Italian Syndicalist Union (USI, member of IWA), 80,000 members

Italian Workers' Party (POI)

Revolutionary Anarchist Socialist Party (PSAR)

Union of Communist Anarchists (UCAI)

Italian Anarchist Union (UAI), 20,000 members


Germany

Free Workers' Union of Germany (FAUD), 120,000 members

Free Association of German Trade Unions (FvDG), 100,000 members

German Anarchist Federation (AFD)

Federation of Communist Anarchists of German (FKAD)

German Workers' Union of Germany (AAUD), 300,000 members

General Labour Union--Unity Organisation (AAU-E), 75,000 members

Third Wave, 1924-1949

International

Federation of Anarchist-communist Groups of Poland and Lithuania (FAGPL)

East Asian Anarchist Federation (EAAF)

American Continental Workingmen's Association (ACAT)

North African Libertarian Movement (MLNA)

Anarchist International Relations Commission (CRIA)

Continental Commission of Anarchist Relations (CCRA)

Kronstadt Accords (ZK)

Poland

Anarchist Federation of Poland (AFP)

General Workers' Federation (GFP), 40,000 members

Union of Trade Unions (ZZZ, member of IWA)

Polish Syndicalist Union (ZSP), estimated 4,000 members

Korea, South China, and Manchuria

Korean Anarchist Federation's Chinese Exile Section (KAF-C)

Korean Youth Federation in South China (KYFSC)

Manchurian Revolution of 1929-31

General League of Koreans (HCH)

Korean Anarchist Federation (KAF)

Korean Anarchist Communist Federation (KACF)

Korean Anarchist Federation in Manchuria (KAF-M)

Federation of Free Society Builders (FFSB)

Korean Revolutionary Federation (KRF)

Spain

Spanish Revolution

Iberian Anarchist Federation (FAI)

Libertarian Youth Federation of Iberia (FIJL)

Libertarian Youth (JJLL)

Durruti Column

Friends of Durruti (AD)

France

International Revolutionary Syndicalist Federation (FISR)

National Confederation of Labour (CNT)

Francophile Anarchist Federation (FAF)

Italy

Italian Anarchist Communists (FdCAI)

General Italian Workers' Federation (CGIL)

Britain

Anarchist Federation of Britain

Syndicalist Workers' Federation (SWF)

Japan

Japanese Anarchist Federation (JAF)

Federation of Free Labour Unions (FFLU)

Conference of Labour Unions (CLU)

Japanese Anarchist Club (JAC)

Germany

Federation of Libertarian Socialists (FFS)

Netherlands

Independent League of Trade Unions (OVB)

Mexico

General Delegation of the CNT (CNT-DG)

Venezuela

Venezuelan Regional Workers' Federation (FORV)

Cuba

Federation of Anarchist Groups of Cuba (FGAC)

Cuban Libertarian Alliance (ALC)

General Confederation of Labor (CGT)

Fourth Wave

International

Anarchist Black Cross (ABC)

International of Anarchist Federations (IAF)

Iberian Anarchist Federation (FAI)

North African Libertarian Movement (MLNA)

Libertarian Communist International (ICL)

Libertarian Communist Organisation (OCL)

Libertarian Alternative (AL)

Japan

Anarchist Federation

Black Front Society

Libertarian Socialist Council (LSC)

Workers' Solidarity Movement (RRU)

Cuba

Second Escambray Front

Student Revolutionary Directorate (DRE)

Cuban Confederation (CTC)

Anarchists within the 26th of July Movement

Cuban Libertarian Movement in Exile

Sweden

Swedish Workers' Central Organisation (SAC)

IWW Marine Transport Workers' Industrial Union (MTWIU)

Chile

Chilean IWW

General Confederation of Labour (CGT)

National Workers' Unity Movement (MUNT)

Chilean Workers' Central (CUT)

anarchist faction in Movement of hte Revolutionary Left (MIR)

Anarcho-Communist Unification (CUAC) / Libertarian Communist Organisation (OLC)

Argentina

Ship-building Workers' Federation (FTB)

New Zealand

1951 syndicalist resistance

China

Yunan guerilla campaigns

1968 revolt

Federation of the Provincial Proletariat (Shengwulian)

Anarchist Federation

Bolivia

Bolivian Regional Workers' Confederation (CORB)

Feminine Workers' Federation (FOB)

Rhodesia

Industrial and Commercial Union of Southern Rhodesia (ICU yase Rhodesia)

Uruguay

Uruguayan Anarchist Federation (FAU)

Revolutionary Popular Organisation 33 (OPR-33)

Worker-Student Resistance (ROE)

National Convention of Workers (CNT)

South Korea

Autonomous Workers' League (AWL)

Autonomous Village Movement (AVM)

Czechoslovakia

1968 revolt

France

1968 revolt

Direct Action (AD)

Libertarian Communist Federation (FCL)

Thought-Battle Organisation (OPB)

Union of Libertarian Communist Workers (UTCL)

Alternative Libertaire

Anarchist Revolutionary Organisation (ORA)

Italy

1968 revolt

Proletarian Action Anarchists Groups (GAAP)

Italian Anarchist Federation (FAI)

Federation of Communist Anarchists (FdCA)

Japan

1968 revolt

Mexico

1968 revolt

Pakistan

1968 revolt

Poland

1968 revolt

Polish Anarchist Federation (FA)

Yugoslavia

1968 revolt

United States

1968 revolt

Germany

1968 revolt

Movement 2 June (M2J)

Senegal

1968 revolt

Argentina

Libertarian Resistance (RL)

Iraq

Workers' Liberation Group (Shagila)

Iran

The Sceam of the People (CHK)

Britain

Angry Brigade (AB)

Canada

Direct Action (AD)

Spain

Interior Defense (DI)

First of May Group (GPM)

Iberian Liberation Movement (MIL-GAC)

Groups of International Revolutionary Action (GARI)

Anti-capitalist Autonomous Commandos (KAA)

Vietnam

Neutralist Tribune

Russia

Left Opposition (LO)

Movement of Revolutionary Communards (MRC)

Free General Workers' Union (SMOT)

Ukraine

Communist League of Anarchists

Czechoslovakia

Anarcho-Syndicalist Federation

Anarchist Federation (AF) / Czech and Slovak Anarchist Federation (CSAF)

South Africa

Federation of South African Trade Unions (FOSATU)

Senegal

Anarchist Party for Individual Freedoms in the Republic (PALIR)

Fifth Wave, 1990-Today

International

Autonomous Action (AD)

North-Eastern Federation of Anarcho-Communists (NEFAC)

Siberian Confederation of Labor (SKT)

European Federation of Alternative Syndicalism (FESAL-E)

International Libertarian Solidarity (ILS)

Anarkismo.net

Japan

Workers' Solidarity (RR)

Russia

Confederation of Anarcho-Syndicalists (KAS)

Confederation of Revolutionary Anarcho-Syndicalists (KRAS)

Revolutionary Confederation of Anarcho-Syndicalists, Nestor Makhno (RKAS-NM), 2,000 members

Cuba

Aid Group for the Libertarians and Independent Syndicalists in Cuba (GALSIC)

Mexico

Zapatista revolt

Indigenous Popular Council of Oaxaca--Ricardo Flores Magnón (CIPO-RFM)

Magónista-Zapatista Alliance (AMZ)

Zambia

Anarchist Workers' and Students' Group (ASWG)

Kenya

Wiyathi Collective within the Anti-Capitalist Convergence

Sierra Leonne

IWW-Sierra Leonne, 3,240 members

Nigeria

Awareness League (AL)

South Africa

Anarchist Resistance Movement (ARM)

Durban Anarchist Federation (DAF)

Zabala Anarchist Communist Front (ZACF)

United States

Common Struggle Libertarian Communist Federation

Canada

Common Cause

Libertarian Communist Union

Spain

General Confederation of Labor (CGT), 60,000 members in 2010s

France

National Confederation of Labor--France (CNT-F), 5,000 members

Solidarity Union Democracy (SUD)

Libertarian Alternative (AL)

Sweden

Swedish Central Workers' Organisation (SAC), 10,000 members

Ireland

Workers' Solidarity Movement (WSM)

Egypt

Libertarian Socialist Movement (LSM)

Examples from Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution

Gray wolf

San people

Khoikhoi people

Aboriginal Australians

Paupan people

Inuit

Aleut people

Dayak people

Village community

Buryats

Kabyle people

Peoples of the Caucasus

Medieval commune

Medieval guild

Labor unions

Strikes

Worker cooperatives

Lifeboat Association

Cyclists' Alliance

Gymnasts' Societies

Alpine Clubs

Froebel Unions

pedagogical societies in Germany

religious charitable associations

scientific, literary, artistic, and educational societies

Mutual-Aid in slum-life

Examples from People Without Government: An Anthropology of Anarchy

San

Inuit

Mbuti

Aboriginal Australians

Northwest coast indigenous peoples

Lugbara

Konkomba

Tiv

Plateau Tonga

Anuak

Ibo

New Guinea indigenous peoples

Ifugao

Land Dayaks

South American Indians

Nuer

Sami

Imazighen

Santals

Medieval commune

Anabaptists

Revolutionary Spain

Examples from The Politics of Social Ecology: Libertarian Municipalism

Athenian polis

Medieval commune

New England town meetings

Parisian sections

Swiss confederal leagues

Castile confederation


Other Examples

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

Kurdish democratic confederalists

Anusilan Samiti

Fraternity of the Red Flag

Shamrik Mukti Dal

Libertarian Socialist Institute

Jugoremedija

Freedom Fight

First Intifada

Situationist International

Anarres (The Dispossessed)

San Fransisco (The Fifth Sacred Thing)

Umuofia (Things Fall Apart)

Highland Madagascar

Piaroa

Groove-billed ani

Zone to Defend (ZAD)

Pirate anarchy