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Rote Zora

PM Press has several titles relating to militant currents within the German left of the 1970s and 80s. Two volumes document the history of the Red Army Faction, the pamphlet Prison Round Trip was written by former Movement 2 of June member Klaus Viehmann, and Fire and Flames is a classic account of the German autonomous …

Craftsmen of World Revolution (by Klaus Viehmann)

What follows is the preface to the upcoming book edited by Gabriel Kuhn, Turning Money into Rebellion: The Unlikely Story of Denmark’s Revolutionary Bank Robbers, to be published by Kersplebedeb and PM Press later this summer. The book tells the story of the “Blekingegade Group” which had emerged from a communist …

Fire and Flames, Black Blocs, and Militant Resistance

On KPFA’s Letters and Politics show featured an interview with Gabriel Kuhn, on the subject of the West German Autonomen, and the book Fire and Flames (which Kuhn translated into english). i have mirrored the interview here; it is well worth listening to. i found his comments on the evolution …

Anja Röhl: "The Time is Right to Talk About Paedophilia"

What follows is a text by Anja Röhl, the stepdaughter of Ulrike Meinhof, in which she details a childhood of sexual abuse at the hands of her father Klaus Rainer Röhl, the founder of the important New Left magazine konkret. The Time is Right to Talk About Paedophilia by Anja …

Moncourt and Smith on the Recent Statement by Some Former RAF Members

The following was written by André Moncourt and J. Smith, to provide some context for North American readers to the recent statement by some former members of the Red Army Faction. Moncourt and Smith are the co-editors and translators of The Red Army Faction, A Documentary History Volume 1: Projectiles …

The Red Army Faction on the Jeff Farrias Show

Andre Moncourt and J. Smith, co-editors and co-authors of The Red Army Faction A Documentary history Volume 1: Projectiles for the People, were interviewed earlier this week on the Jeff Farrias show about their book, and the RAF and armed struggle in general. You can listen to their interview by …

Why the Red Army Faction Matters

The Red Army Faction, A Documentary History – Volume 1: Projectiles For the People by André Moncourt and J. Smith, with forewords by Bill Dunne and Russell “Maroon” Shoats $34.95 from left-wing books dot net Paperback book 736 pages Published by Kersplebedeb and PM Press in 2009 ISBN 9781604860290 It …