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Fired by the Ideal

Fired by the Ideal

Italian-American Anarchist Responses to Czolgosz's Killing of McKinley

Giuseppe Ciancabilla (Author)

  • Publisher: Kate Sharpley Library
  • Format: Pamphlet
  • Binding: pam
  • Pages: 28
  • Released: Jan 1, 2002
  • ISBN-13: 9781873605080


Mainly written around 1901 and centering on the case of Ciancabilla, one of many anarchist editors and militants who was promptly attacked by the State following the assassination. A fascinating glimpse into our history. "[W]e anarchists contend that the individual who stands highest on the social ladder and best embodies the political and economic oppression from which the laboring people suffers horribly, that individual is naturally the one most exposed to eruptions of rebellion from the oppressed and disinherited, from sufferers with emancipated minds as well as from empty-bellied sufferers. In the calling of president, king, emperor, there are professional risks and work hazards..."

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