By Daniel Guérin, Mary Klopper, Noam Chomsky
Booklet by means of Daniel Guérin
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They snuggled into little sects, barricaded themselves into ivory towers where they polished up increasingly unrealistic dogmas; or else they performed and applauded acts of individual terrorism, and let themselves be caught in a net of repression and reprisal. ” It was the imperative duty of the anarchists to penetrate into the trade unions in order to detach the working masses from the false socialists who were deceiving them. In 1895 an anarchist weekly, Les Temps Nouveaux, published an article by Fernand Pelloutier entitled “Anarchism and the Trade Unions” which expounded the new tactic.
The factory councils were very soon deprived of their power, on the pretext that selfmanagement did not take account of the “rational” needs of the economy, that it involved an egoism of enterprises competing one with the other, grasping for scarce resources, wanting to survive at any price even if other factories were more important “for the State” and better equipped. ” No doubt the budding workers’ self-management was not above reproach. It had tried, painfully and tentatively, to create new forms of production which had no precedent in world history.
We no longer live in the age of small, ancient cities which, moreover, even in their time, sometimes came together on a federal basis. The problem of our time is that of administering large countries. Proudhon commented: “If the State were never to extend beyond the area of a city or commune I would leave everyone to make his own judgement, and say no more. ” No question of fragmenting society into microcosms. Unity is essential. “The freedom of the workers and peasants is their own, and not subject to any restriction.
Anarchism, From Theory to Practice by Daniel Guérin, Mary Klopper, Noam Chomsky