Buenaventura Durruti, Libertarian Communist Militant of Spain

Buenaventura Durruti, Libertarian Communist Militant of Spain

One of the most prominant libertarian communist militants at the beginning of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) was Buenaventura Durruti.

Durruti was an anarchosyndicalist CNT (Confederacion Nacional del Trabajo) member, and a skillful militant and tactician, and posessed an intense drive and sense of soliderity with the working class of Spain at the time when the Fascist forces of General Franco staged a military coup, taking over much of the country.


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Recently right-wing, pro-free market capitalists (who call themselves "anarcho"-capitalists) have started to attack anarchism and in particular the Spanish anarchists and their role in the Spanish Revolution/Civil War. Here we present some replies to their attacks.

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