May 1: The Dreams Betrayed…

On May 1, thinking of the Spanish Civil War, the Stalinist confiscation of the internationalist dream, the liquidation of POUM, George Orwell’s “Homage to Catalonia”. The Spanish tragedy was both a civil war (lost by the loyalists and won by the Fascists supported by Hitler and Mussolini) ) and a libertarian revolution (strangled by the Stalinists)…

 

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Image: POUM poster, World War II Museum, Gdansk

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