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Spain's anarchist roots

Spain's anarchist history can explain why anarchist underground movements are strong in the country. Classic anarchists also inspire alternative social organization.

This article was translated by Google and R.E.

Spain is one of the few countries where anarchism's struggle for freedom and solidarity gained a foothold for a period. At the time of the Spanish civil war in the 1930 century, there were around 11 millions working. Of these, eight million were landless poor laborers, industrial workers, miners and craftsmen. There were one million privileged government officials, clergy, officers, intellectuals and capitalists with larger properties. Between these extremes was a middle class of a few million traders, bureaucrats and business owners.  

The privileged and the middle class had long stood for a politically repressive system, and therefore a radicalized

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Truls Liehttp: /www.moderntimes.review/truls-lie
Editor-in-chief in MODERN TIMES. See previous articles by Lie i Le Monde diplomatique (2003–2013) and Morgenbladet (1993-2003) See also part video work by Lie here.

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