“A spectre”, wrote Karl Marx in 1847, “is haunting Europe, the spectre of Communism. All the Powers of Old Europe have entered into a holy alliance to exorcise this spectre.” But the exorcism has failed. In vain does the holy alliance reconstitute itself in order to perform its chosen task. The spectre of 1847 is a mere spirite no longer. It has emerged from the darkness in which it was wont formerly to play the part of a miserable shadow. It has become an embodied spirit, a power incarnate…
Guy Alfred Aldred (1886-1963) was a anarchist communist. Mem-ber of APCF (Anti-Parliamentary Communist Federation). He founded the Bakunin Press publishing house.