Publisher: Kate Sharpley Library
Released: December 24, 2004
During the days of the First International, anarchism took root in Greece: the first Greek anarchist publication came out in 1861. The Democratic Club of Patras (founded in 1876) was organized to preach anarchist ideas. Their newspaper Hellenic Democracy was brought down by a wave of government repression, but the seed had been planted. Here are two essays documenting those fledgling years, edited and translated by Paul Pomonis.