Radical online collections and archives

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I am very interested in the growing amount of radical literature from around the world that is being scanned and digitised. As there are so many and from many different places, I thought it would be useful to make a list. All of those that are included are free to access (there are others that require some form of subscription). If there are any that I have missed or if any links are broken, do let me know, either by commenting below or sending me an email.

African Activist Archive Project (US solidarity with African struggles)

African Communist

AKP M-L Historie (Norwegian Maoism)

Alliance for Workers’ Liberty archive (includes AWL’s predecessor orgs back to Workers’ Fight)

Amiel and Melburn Trust Internet Archive

Anarchist Library

Anarhiva (Romanian anarchism)

Anglo-Soviet Journal

Anti-Apartheid Movement

Anti-Fascist Action

Antonie Pannekoek Archives (Dutch/German Left Communism)

Arbeiter Zeitung (Social Democrat Party in Austria newspaper)

Archibald Gorrie collection (Leicester centred activism)

Archives Autonomies (French language material)

Archivo Autonomia (Italian autonomism/operaismo)

Archivo Fundación Pablo Iglesias (Spanish socialist historical documents)

Archivo Obrero Newspaper Library (Spanish language publications)

Arm the Spirit (Canadian autonomism)

Assorted Soviet stuff

Assorted communist stuff (via Socialist Truth – Cyprus)

Australian Left Review

Australian Marxist Review

Avanti! (newspaper of the Italian Socialist Party)

Banned Thought (collection of global Maoist literature)

Belgian clandestine press (World War II)

Belgian labour movement history (Amsab ISH)

Biblioteca Gino Bianco (Italian left archive)

Bibliothèque Marxiste (French communism and Maoism)

Bibliothèque Numérique du CERMTRI (French communism and Trotskyism)

Big Flame

Black Liberation Front (UK black power)

Black Panther Party

BnF Gallica (various links to French Communist Party papers)

Broadsheet (NZ feminist magazine)

British Ally (Soviet newspaper from WWII)

British Pabloism

Bulgarian Politburo Archive

Bulletin of the Marxist Policy Committee (proto-Oehlerite group)

Bulletin of the 1955 Bandung Conference

Cambodia to Kampuchea

Camera Arhiva (Romanian publications from Cold War era)

Campaign Against Racism and Fascism journal

Camp Ink (Australian gay rights journal)

Centre de Documentació Antiautoritari i llibertari (Spanish anarchism)

Centre de Recherche pour l’Alternative Sociale (CRAS) (French radical journals)

Centre of Marxist Studies digital archive

Centro de Documentación e Investigación de la Cultura de Izquierdas (includes number of Latin American left-wing journals)

Chervone Zaporoizhzhya (Ukrainian)

Comintern publications (in Russian)

Comintern Online Archive

Commonweal (Socialist League newspaper)

Communist Review (Australia)

Communist Party of Australia (via Parlinfo)

Communist Party of Australia pamphlets (from State Library of Victoria)

Communist Party of New Zealand

Communist Party of Spain (Marxist-Leninist) archive

Covert Action Information Bulletin

Daily Worker (USA)

Democrazia Proletaria

De Nieuwe Tijd (Dutch social democratic journal 1890s-1910s)

Der Kampf (Austrian socialist journal)

De Tribune (Dutch Communist Party newspaper)

Devrimci Sol (Turkish Marxist-Leninist insurrectionism)

De Waarheid (paper of the Dutch Communist Party)

Die Rote Fahne (paper of the German Communist Party)

Digital Innovation South Africa (including Communist Party and ANC material, as well as Searchlight South Africa)

Direct Action (IWW Australia)

Documents in Revolutionary Socialism in Canada

Dragonfly Archive (Canadian anarchist movements)

Dziennik Polski (regional Polish paper from communist era)

Early American Marxism 

Early 20th Century Socialist Newspapers (University of Buffalo)

East London Big Flame

El Socialista archive

Entdinglichung (German left history)

Faschismus (German language journal of the International Transport Workers Federation, published during Spanish Civil War)

Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism!

Fortín Mapocho archive (Chile)

Freedom archive (US and international material from 1960s-80s)

Freedom newspaper (London)

Friedrich Ebert Stiftung newspaper archive

Frontier (Indian Marxist journal)

Gary Foley Collection

Gay Left

Gay Liberation Front (via Bishopsgate Institute)

Gegn fasismanum (Icelandic Anti-Fascist Committee in 1930s)

German security documents on left in Germany (1912-1945) in Russian archives

Geroicheskii Pokhod (Red Army newspaper in WWII)

GI Press Collection, 1964-1977 (anti-war veterans’ movement in US)

Green Left Weekly (Australia)

Group of Revolutionary Marxists (US Oehlerites from 1940s)

Hackney Free Press

Het Volk (newspaper of Social Democratic Workers Party in Netherlands)

High Times (Australia)

Historical Press of German Social Democracy Online

Hongse Zhonghua (Chinese Communist Party newspaper 

Il Risveglio (Italian language anti-fascist newspaper in post-war Australia)

Independent Voices (US Alternative Press archive)

Industrial Unionist (New Zealand IWW)

Industrial Worker (US IWW newspaper)

Institute for Workers Control pamphlets

International Labour and Radical History Pamphlet Collection (Canada focused)

International Socialist (Australian newspaper 1910s)

International Times

International Workers Order and Jewish People’s Fraternal Order

Iranian Left Archive

Irish Anarchist History

Irish Democrat

Irish Election Literature (Irish left category)

Irish Left Archive

Irish Republican Movement Collection (Indiana University)

Iskra (in Russian)

Iskra Research (pre-October 1917 Russian Marxist journals)

Ismail (links to indexes of scans of Soviet literature on archive.org)

Israeli Left Archive

Jólablað verkakvenna (Women’s section of the Communist Party of Iceland)

Joseph A. Labadie Collection (radical documents with US focus)

Kabul Times (English language newspaper of Afghan Government, including after People’s Democratic Party of Afghanistan took power)

Kapitalistate (radical economics journal 1970s-80s)

KGB journals

Kommunar (Russian journal from early 1920s)

Koori History

Krasnyy Arhiv (Soviet historical journal) (alternative site)

Krokodil (Soviet satirical journal)

L’Humanité archive (PCF)

La Bataille Socialiste (French)

Labor Archives of Washington

Labour Monthly

Labor Star (British Columbia)

League Against Imperialism

Leftove.rs (collection of various left/radical collections from across the web, including Race TodayBig Flame and Spare Rib)

Left Side of the Road (Albania, China, Palestine docs)


Liberation Daily (Chinese Communist Party newspaper)

Library of the Free (German anarchist focus)

LIDIAP (List of Digitised Anarchist Periodicals)

Living Marxism (RCP)

Lobster Magazine

London Workers’ Group archive

Lotta Continua Archive

m/f (feminist journal)

Mao Projekt (German far left)

Maoriland Worker (New Zealand)

Marxism Today

Marxists Internet Archive

Marxist Left Review/Socialist Review (Socialist Alternative/ISO theoretical journal)

Massline.org (features Peking Review and People’s China collections)

Matzpen Document Archive

Modern Records Centre at University of Warwick (featuring collections on Chilean Solidarity campaign, journal of the Fire Brigades’ Union, the 1926 General Strike, the Russian Revolution in Britain, British involvement in Spanish Civil War)

Moskovskii Bolshevik (1941-42)

Moskovskii Bolshevik (1944-1947)

Movimento Reorganizativo do Partido do Proletariado (Portguese Maoism)

Negro Labor News Service

Negro Worker

Neisti (Icelandic Trotskyism)

NEP era publications from Soviet Union

Newspapers of the Soviet Period

Next Year Country (assorted US and Canadian material)

Nidal al-Sha’b (newspaper of Palestinian Communist Party)

Noel Butlin Archives Centre (Australian labour history)

Nordic Documentation on the Liberation Struggle in Southern Africa

North Korean serials

Noticias de Hoy (Cuban Communist Party newspaper)

Oparinskaya Iskra (Soviet journal from Kirov region)

Oz (Sydney)

Oz (London)

Partit Socialista Unificat de Catalunya

Party of Labour of Albania archive

People’s Daily (Chinese Communist Party newspaper)

Pio La Torre archive (Italian Communist figure)

Pioneer (Soviet journal for children)

Political and Rights Issues and Social Movements collection

Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine historical documents

Portail Archives Politiques Recherches Indexation Komintern et Fonds Français (French Comintern documents)

Prairie Fire Organising Committee archive

Pravda issues from 1917 (in Russian)

Princeton University Soviet journals collection

Progressive Librarian journal archive

Rabochaya Gazeta (RSDLP exile paper in Paris)

Rabotnitsa (Russian socialist women’s journal from 1914)

RADAR Project (New Zealand left history)

Radical America

Rauði fáninn (Icelandic Young Communist League)

Rauðir pennar (Icelandic Marxist literature journal)

Reason in Revolt

Reassembler, diffuser les archives de révolutionnaries (RADAR – French Trotskyist archive)

Rebel Archive (leftist newspapers, primarily Spanish language)

Red Action

Red and Black Notes (Anarchism in Australia)

Red Army Air Force 

Red Army Faction

Red Mole Rising

Reds/Die Roten (English/German left texts)

Revolution (Australia)

Revolution and Highlander (Soviet Adygean journal

Revolutionary Communist Group publications

Revolutionary Communist League (Egyptian Trotskyists)

Revolutionary Democracy (Indian Stalinism)

Ricardo Flores Magón digital library

Rise Up! (Canadian feminist archive)

Robarts Library (University of Toronto collection – assorted communist publications)

Rudé Právo (paper of the Czech Communist Party)

Ruth First Papers

Samstaða gegn her í landi (Icelandic anti-militarism paper from 1970s)

Second International archive (at IISH)

Second International newspapers online (via IISH)

Snylterstaten (Danish Maoism and radical anti-imperialism)

Social Democratic Party of Germany press archive (via Friedrich Ebert Stiftung)

Socialisme ou Barbarie

Socialist Party of Australia (via Parlinfo)

Socialist Register 

Socialist Renewal 

Socialist Standard Past & Present  (SPGB)

Socialist Worker (Ireland) archive

Socialist Workers Party (Australian SWP via Parlinfo)

Socialist Workers Party Political Committee documents (US SWP)

Socialist Youth Review (Schachtmanite group)

Sojourner Truth Organisation archive

Solidarity! Revolutionary Center and Radical Library (US)

Sovétvinurinn (Friends of the Soviet Union in Iceland)

Soviet Altai publications

Soviet Belorussian publications (1919-1939)

Soviet Bloc security documents (conferences between Soviet aligned nations)

Soviet Ingush publications

Soviet Karelian publications

Soviet Kazakh journals

Soviet Khakassia (Russian)

Soviet Komi newspapers

Soviet Kuldiga (Latvia)

Soviet Russia Today/New World Review (US pro-Soviet journal) 

Soviet Tatar publications

Soviet Photography

Spare Rib

Sparrow’s Nest (UK anarchist and Nottingham centred activism)

Spirit of Revolt (Scottish anarchism)

Splits and Fusions (British Trotskyist history)

Spunk Library (1990s anarchism)

Stasi and RAF documents

Statewatch Bulletin

Stéttabaráttan (Icelandic Maoism)

Students for a Democratic Society documents

Tandana (Asian Youth Movement)

Teamster Magazine

The Communist (Australia)

The Communist (USA)

The Digger (Australia)

The Leninist

The Living Daylights (Australia)

The Militant (Australian Trotskyism in 1930s)

The Organizer (Newspaper of the Minneapolis Teamsters’ strike in 1934)

The Socialist (Victorian Socialist Party, 1906-1923)

The Spark (Communist Party of Canada)

The Struggle Site (Irish anarchism documents)

Toronto Committee for the Liberation of Southern Africa

Transcripts of Bolshevik/CPSU Congresses

Tribuna (journal of the Society for the Land Arrangement of Jewish Workers in the USSR)

Truth of the East (Soviet Uzbek paper)

Turkey Social History Research Foundation (Turkish left documents)

Turkey Social History Research Foundation (Turkish left periodicals)

Tyneside Anarchist Archive

Ukrainian Soviet newspapers in 1920s

Under the Banner of Marxism (Soviet journal in Russian)

Unemployed Workers Online Community Archive (Australia)

University of Alberta World Communism in the 20th Century Collection

Vapuas (Finnish Communist newspaper in Canada)

Varaždinske Vijesti (Yugoslav paper in Croatian)

Vietnamese Communist Party documents

Voice of Uzbekistan (Soviet Uzbek paper)

Vooruit (newspaper of the Belgian Workers Party)

What Next? journal

Wirral Socialists (Socialist Party of Great Britain material)

Wits Historical Papers (includes material on Communist Party of South Africa and ANC)

Women’s Liberation Movement Print Culture

The Worker (first journal of CPGB)

Workers’ Dreadnought

Workers’ Star (Communist Party of Australia – Perth newspaper)

Workers’ Weekly (Australia)

Xin Zhonghua bao (Chinese Communist Party newspaper)

Yoshkar Keche (CPSU paper in Mari Republic)

Young Socialist League of Australia (via Parlinfo)

Zimbabwe Review (Zimbabwe African People’s Union)

Zimmerwald (Swedish socialist journal from 1918-21)

Zürich in Summer 1968