“What I believe” has many times been the target of hack writers. Such blood-curdling and incoherent stories have been circulated about me, it is no wonder that the average human being has palpitation of the heart at the very mention of the name Emma Goldman.
It is too bad that we no longer live in the times when witches were burned at the stake or tortured to drive the evil spirit out of them. For, indeed, Emma Goldman is a witch! True, she does not eat little children, but she does many worse things. She manufactures bombs and gambles in crowned heads. B-r-r-r!
Such is the impression the public has of myself and my beliefs. It is therefore very much to the credit of The World that it gives its readers at least an opportunity to learn what my beliefs really are.The student of the history of progressive thought is well aware that every idea in its early stages has been misrepresented, and the adherents of such ideas have been maligned and persecuted. One need not go back two thousand years to the time when those who believed in the gospel of Jesus were thrown into the arena or hunted into dungeons to realize how little great beliefs or earnest believers are understood.
The history of progress is written in the blood of men and women who have dared to espouse an unpopular cause, as, for instance, the black man’s right to his body, or woman’s right to her soul. If, then, from time immemorial, the New has met with opposition and condemnation, why should my beliefs be exempt from a crown of thorns? Continue reading “Emma Goldman … ‘What I Believe’ … read and download”
SORRY LINK NOW BROKEN.. -SOME writings here.. the anarchist library READ SOME WRITINGS
..”I am not a theoretician, but one of the oppressed, enamored with the freedom (and liberty) that infects the oppressed with the passion for a worthy life…” Gabriel Pombo da Silva,
Gabi was finally freed on June 10th 2016 and lives in Galicia but later rearrestyed and they want him to do 20 years more
A 28 page collection of writings by Gabriel Pombo da Silva SORRY LINK NOW BROKEN.2022
The zine is written in Gabriel’s amazingly raw, imaginative style and shows why the German and Spanish authorities tried to suppress him forever – Read his words, be inspired and take action!!Titles of the chapters –
“A boy’s story”
“Letters from Gabriel”
“Diary and Ideary* of a Delinquent”
– Anarchy: A Permanent Tension with the Existent
– Rebellion, Rebelliousness, Social Rebel
– Informal and Diffuse Organisation
– Aesthetics and Ethics
– The Revolt
– Expropriation is Necessary
“International Day of Solidarity 07” (Chronology)
Gabi was finally freed on June 10th 2016 and lives in Galicia Continue reading “‘Until We Are All Free’..Diary and Ideas of an Anarchist Bank Robber.. PDF”