Mikhail Bakunin

1814 - 1876

Michael Bakunin
... freedom without Socialism is privilege and injustice... Socialism without freedom is slavery and brutality

Bakunin's ideas on revolutionary organisation
The Russian revolutionary Micheal Bakunin is often presented as the 'founding father' of anarchism. He was a larger than life figure whose disputes with Marx in the 1st international form an essential role in the clarification of the role of the vanguard and of the state in the revolutionary process. Yet his concrete ideas on anarchist organisation are not so well knowm. Andrew Flood takes a closer look at them.

About Mikhail Bakunin
The story of the founding father of anarchism

Articles about Bakunin

Replies to Marxist attacks on Bakunin





Other biographies and writings of well known anarchists