Regeneración (Los Angeles). Vol. 4 No.33. April 15, 1911.

Much more on the death of I.W.W. comrade William Stanley, in both Spanish and English, this issue.

Regeneración (Los Angeles). Vol. 4 No.33. April 15, 1911.

Contents: William Stanley, Parte oficial de la batalla de la Mesa, al sur de Mexicali, Baja California, abril 8 de 1911, Cuartel General del Ejército Libertario Mexicano en la Baja California, Mezico [así está escrito], ¡Imposible!, Entre latino-americanos, Vergonzosa derrota de Mayol, A los inconscientes, No olvideís, Importante, Notas al vuelo, Gran parada, Meeting de propaganda, Meeting en Oakland, ENGLISH SECTION: Away with Shams, Stanley Dies in Glorious Victory, Debs will not Fail, That Mobilization, Did England Dare?, Stanley Soldier of Liberty, Berthold at Alamo, The Army of Discontent, Slavery Stands again at Bay, Foreign the Chains, Carl Gus Haesloop

Escrito Por Trabajadores Y Para Los Trabajadores. Regeneración is easily one of the most important, radical Spanish-language papers in U.S. history, and given its role in an actual revolution, one of the most important in any language. Regeneración was the official organ of the Mexican Liberal Party, an anarchist and later anarcho-syndicalist party. The paper was founded in 1900 by Flores Magón brothers; Jesús published the paper with his brothers Ricardo and Enrique writing, and Liberal Party leader Anselmo Figueroa editing. With imprisonment, illegality, revolution, exile, and war getting in the way of publishing, the paper went through several phases since its beginnings. In 1904, the paper moved its production to San Antonio, then St. Louis, and then Los Angeles where it would stay for nearly a decade. Jesús returned to Mexico City where he published a more moderate version of Regeneración, while Ricardo continued published the increasingly radical one in the U.S. Regeneración, expanded with the revolution, and in 1910, the paper added in English language section, edited by British anarchist William Charles Owen. With natural allies in the growing I.W.W., the paper served as an organizing tool in the Mexican Revolution and was instrumental in popularizing the struggle with U.S. audiences and workers. 20,000 copies were circulated weekly at its height. The paper ran afoul of the U.S. authorities well before the rest of the left did in World War One and ended printing for good in 1918. Ricardo Flores Magón was in constant legal battles until his final arrest in the 1918 Palmer Raids for violation of the Espionage Act, along with thousands of other radicals. He died, some say was murdered, in Leavenworth Prison on November 21, 1922.

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