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You'll always be with us, Joan

You'll always be with us, Joan

from alasbarricadas.org

This past Thursday, June 17, our friend and comrade Joan Liébana (1991-2021) lost his life while working as a firefighter in an machine shop in Vilanova i la Geltrú (Barcelona). For those who did not have the privilege of knowing him, we don’t have words that could express all that he was, as a friend and as an anarchist, but even then we still want to carry out an act of remembrance from the place of the struggle and the anarchist spirit which impregnated him.

In the Spirit of Total Resistance

In the Spirit of Total Resistance

From The Industrial Worker by Fellow Worker x409009 updated on May 20, 2021

The Life and Writings of Arthur J. Miller

Arthur J. Miller, a Wobbly of wide renown, passed away from natural causes at his home in Tacoma, Washington on May 4th, 2021. Arthur spent much of his working life pipefitting in shipyards of the United States’ west, east, and gulf coasts. He had also a fine flair for the written word, producing many accounts from his life as a Wobbly and class-conscious worker, as well as reflections, analyses, and stories about the ongoing struggles of the working class. These he published in the Industrial Worker; in his own anarchist journal, the Bayou La Rose, of which he was co-editor for over forty years beginning in 1978; and in various anarchist periodicals across four continents.

Death of an Anarchist

only anarchists are pretty

From Hard Crackers by A.M. Gittlitz — May 15, 2021

On May 13 Peter Ventantonio, better known as Jack Terricloth, frontman of the World/Inferno Friendship Society, passed away at the age of 50. Few others in the history of the genre so seamlessly and sincerely combined the poetry, aesthetics, innovation, and politics beating in the amphetamine-fueled heart of punk.

Anarchist Nelson Mendez has died of Covid-19

via email

In the early morning of this rainy May 5 in Caracas, Nelson Méndez has died at 68 years old. Tireless anarchist propagandist, editor of the publications Correo (A) and El Libertario, author of several books and dozens of opinion and research articles, Nelson died as a result of complications associated with Covid-19. Nelson Méndez: (Caracas, 1952) had a degree in Sociology and was a professor at the Central University of Venezuela (UCV).

Italian poet-anarchist Sante Notarnicola thought he was Robin Hood

By Alan Howe, The Australian
April 3, 2021

Sante Notarnicola. Anarchist, poet. Born Taranto, Italy, December 15, 1938; died Bologna, Italy, March 22, aged 82.

Sante Notarnicola is dead. Maybe not such a bad thing. Notarnicola couldn’t decide if he was an anarchist or a communist, and seems to have spent his life suspended between both while imagining himself to be a poet.

Lawrence Ferlinghetti – Anarchist Poet

from Robert Graham's Anarchism Weblog via The Free

Here’s to Lawrence Ferlinghetti (1919-2021), anarchist, poet, publisher of the Beat poets, and host of City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco, who died on February 22, 2021 at the grand old age of 101, a month shy of his 102nd birthday.

Rare video from Pyotr Kropotkin's funeral

Breadtube was different back then...

VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9h_X7ZJIg9c

Pyotr Alexeyevich Kropotkin born a prince on 9 December 1842, died as an anarchist activist, scientist, philosopher, writer and scholar on 8 February 1921 from pneumonia.

His funeral took place from the 10th to 13th of February 1921, and it was documented by "Section of social chronicles of all-Russian cinema and photo publishing".

Eduardo Vivancos has died

January 28, 2021
From libcom.org

In December life long CNT member, Spanish civil war fighter, member of the exile resistance and worker Esperantist Eduardo VIvancos passed away at the age of 100.

https://twitter.com/_SATeH_/status/1353365261118812160?s=20

https://eo.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eduardo_Vivancos
https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eduardo_Vivancos

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