Karl Marx: The Dad That Failed


1845-1945

The God that Failed is a 1949 collection of essays by men and women familiar with and thereby disenchanted with socialism. While an egoist might prefer to consider individuals as individuals, moment by moment, a socialist will instead visit praise and condemnation on groups based on group considerations.  Here, let me try that on for […]

July 1, 2020

Malfew Seklew, Freak Among Reformers


1845-1945, Bibliographic, Events, Malfew Seklew, The Clarion, The Eagle and The Serpent, Trevor Blake

ON TOUR The Malfew Seklew Egoist-Socialist Propaganda Co. Malfew Seklew, lecturer; Erwin McCall, advertising manager; J. W. Gott, treasurer; W. Barrie, secretary. MALFEW SEKLEW, the New Apostle of the New Gospel, the New Crusader of Egoistic Socialism, the Originator of Immoral Socialism, the Inventor of the New Method of Propagating the New Thought of New […]

June 3, 2020

Why I am a Right-Wing Anarchist by Robert Anton Wilson


1946-Today, Benjamin R. Tucker, Kevin I. Slaughter, Libertarian Microfiche, Max Stirner, Trevor Blake

  Most contemporary writers either think communist anarchism (Bakuninism) is the only form of anarchism; or, if they have heard of Right-wing (individualist) anarchism at all, they have the impression it is a freaky offshoot from the mainstream. Actually, individualist anarchism is the oldest form of anarchism, and, if there were such a thing as […]

May 27, 2020

No Justice for Malfew Seklew


1845-1945, Events, Historical Work, Malfew Seklew

ANARCHISTS IN EDINBURGH. DEAR COMRADE, In your last issue appears a letter signed L. Vyner, Edinburgh, who expressed a wish therein that some representative of the S.D.F. might join issue in the Meadows with the “blatant egoist” named Malfew Seklew, who takes pleasure in ridiculing Social-Democracy, and take advantage of the big crowds Seklew gets […]

April 29, 2020

Le Sirfesseur en France


1845-1945, Historical Work, Malfew Seklew, Trevor Blake

Memorial de la Loire et de Haute-Lore, March 13th, 1914, page 6: ACHETEUR DE TRESSES De soie artificielie désire entrer en relations avec fabricants de ces articles. S’adr. avec échantillons et détails a M. Seklew et Cie, 11 Chester St. Oxford Rd., Manchester, Angleterre. BUYER OF BRAIDS Artificial silk Wants to get in touch with […]

October 1, 2019

Wilson’s Blogmanac on Australian Radicals


1845-1945, Ragnar Redbeard, Trevor Blake

JA Andrews, forgotten Australian radical intellectual 1865 JA Andrews (John Arthur Andrews; Jack Andrews; d. 1903), Australian anarchist writer and pamphleteer, probably the most important of the group which came together in the Melbourne Anarchist Club. Henry Lawson knew him (c. 1892) when Andrews was 27 and campaigning in Sydney (for which he ended up […]

July 2, 2019