“The pages of The Blast seem to smell of black powder, or better, seem to have blown out of the eye of a social hurricane. A sense of absolute emergency pervades almost every column.” —Richard Drinnon
After serving as editor for Emma Goldman’s Mother Earth, Alexander Berkman moved to San Francisco and started his own newspaper. This historical reprint of the complete 29 issues features articles, letters, news and editorials by Berkman and his revolution-minded contemporaries. Topics include the political trial of labor activists Mooney-Billings, a profile of Pancho Villa, the imprisonment of the Magon brothers, arrests of Goldman and Margaret Sanger for birth control agitation, and anti--conscription actions. Complete with powerful political artwork and photos.
- 240 pages
- AK Press (11/30/04)
- 8.5 x 0.6 x 11 inches