Peter Kropotkin was born into the Russian nobility and even went into the service of Tsar Alexander II (1818–1881) as a young man. His travels away from courtroom, particularly in Siberia, helped to cement his views in regards to the failures of centralized government. He traveled to Western Europe after which returned to Russia to join the radical Chaikovsky Circle political group; this affiliation landed him in jail in 1874, but he escaped to Western Europe in 1876. He immediately joined the anarchist movement and based the anarchist paper Le Révolté, for which he wrote articles outlining the foundational ideas of anarcho–communism.
One exception may be the case of the Spanish Civil War, which occurred from 1936 to 1939. Spain had been an eager recipient of the French mannequin of anarcho–syndicalism, and Spanish anarchists looked for methods in their very own country to make use of the infrastructure … Read More