FdCA Timeline
The history of the Federazione dei Comunisti Anarchici throughout the years: its congresses, meetings and activities

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1987 1988 1989

 

Modena (Emilia Romagna), 31 January: 13th Council of Delegates of the FdCA

PAI branch premises, Via Rainusso 130

  • Reports from federation commissions.
 

Modena (Emilia Romagna), 27 March: 14th Council of Delegates of the FdCA

PAI branch premises, Via Rainusso 130

  • Update on unification process between the FdCA, the Partito Anarchico Italiano (PAI) and the Organizzazione Comunista Libertaria (OCL)
  • International initiative with the French Union des Travailleurs Communistes Libertaires (UTCL) and the Swiss Organisation Socialiste Libertaire (OSL)
  • Forthcoming 5th Anti-Clerical Meeting.
 

Suresnes (France), 14 April: Death of Daniel Guerin at 83

 

The FdCA sends a message of sympathy to the UTCL on the death of the writer and revolutionary militant who played such a prominent role in the struggles of the proletariat and the French libertarian communist movement.

 

Modena (Emilia Romagna), 25 April: International FdCA, PAI, OCL, UTCL, OSL convention

 

International convention of the Italian organizations FdCA, PAI and OCL, the French UTCL and the Swiss OSL. Debate on the current political and economic situation. The role of anarchist communist organizations in Italy and in Europe.
 

Canosa (Apulia), 1 May: Anarchist May Day

 

Initiative organized by Apulian libertarian and anarchist groups. The FdCA's Bari branch participates.

 

Bari (Apulia), May: Publication of No. 2 of the FdCA's quarterly magazine, "Homo Sapiens - materiali della sinistra libertaria"

 

Articles by Gennaro Gadaleta Caldarola; Salvatore Caggese; Michele Cerminara; Raffaele Laganara; the Collettivo Patatrack of Livorno; Alberto Pettigiani, Stefano Giaccone; Angelo Gaccione; Organisation Socialiste Libertaire (Switzerland). Graphics by the Collettivo Arcipelago of Bari.

 

Bari (Apulia), 11 June: Never Again in Uniform!

 

An anti-militarist event of solidarity with conscientious objectors, organized by the local FdCA branch together with other libertarian groups.

 

Modena (Emilia Romagna), 2 July: 15th Council of Delegates of the FdCA

PAI branch premises, Via Rainusso 130

  • Rotation of the National Secretariat, with 2 members from Lucca and 1 from Pesaro
  • Pre-Congress debate
  • Current situation regarding unification process
  • Joint political and financial management of the magazine "Comunismo Libertario" by the FdCA and the OCL
  • Forthcoming Anti-Clerical Meeting.
 

Pesaro (Marches), 6 August: FdCA National Secretariat

  • Internal Bulletin and membership
  • Debate on Political Strategy
  • The National Secretariat's role of political orientation
  • The role of the Labour Commission and the Struggles & Community Commission
  • "Homo Sapiens" magazine
  • Community activities
  • Press and propaganda
  • The Federazione Comunista Libertaria Ligure (FCLL) and the OCL
  • Anti-clericalism and unbaptizing.
 

Fano (Marches), 19-21 August: 5th Anti-Clerical Meeting

Rocca Malatestiana

 

Organized by the Circolo Papini and the Associazione per lo Sbattezzo. An FdCA delegation participates.

 

Bari (Apulia), October: Publication of No. 3 of the FdCA's quarterly magazine, "Homo Sapiens - materiali della sinistra libertaria"

 

Articles by Gennaro Gadaleta Caldarola; Giancarlo Leoni; Antonio Spano; Salvatore Caggese; Federazione Comunista Libertaria Ligure; Edith Soboul. Graphics by the Iniziativa Italiana per la Palestina - Comitato Birzeit.

 

Cremona (Lombardy), 1 October: TSE / Traffic-society-environment

ARCI branch premises, Via Speciano

 

National seminar, organized by the FdCA's Struggles & Community Commission. Introduction by Giancarlo Leoni (FdCA-Mantua).
 

Cremona (Lombardy), 2 October: 16th Council of Delegates of the FdCA

ARCI branch premises, Via Speciano

 

  • Reports from federation bodies
  • Items from agenda of National Secretariat meeting of 6th August
  • The cobas phenomenon.

A PAI delegation participates.

 

Livorno (Tuscany), 12 November: Meeting between the OCL and the FdCA

 

Meeting on the role and function of the magazine "Comunismo Libertario", published by the OCL.

 

Genoa-Pegli (Liguria), 13 November: Meeting between the Federazione Comunista Libertaria Ligure (FCLL) and the FdCA

 

Clarification meeting to re-establish relations between the two organizations.

 

Bari (Apulia), December: Publication of No. 4 of the FdCA's quarterly magazine, "Homo Sapiens - materiali della sinistra libertaria"

 

Issue dedicated entirely to publication of study by Saverio Craparo entitled Grassroots democracy in the workers' movement: history and future of factory and community union bodies with relation to the structure of production processes.

 

Florence, 4 December: 17th Council of Delegates of the FdCA

FdCA branch premises, Via Nova de Caccini 12r

 

  • Reports from federation bodies
  • Pre-Congress debate
  • Pamphlets on the cobas and transport.

A PAI delegation participates.

 

Bologna, 4 December: Managing committee of the Associazione per lo Sbattezzo

 

Proposals for forthcoming anti-clerical meetings and publications. An FdCA delegation participates.

 

Milan, 15 December: Commemoration event for Giuseppe Pinelli

 

Organized by the Federazione Anarchica Italiana (FAI) and the Circolo Anarchico Ponte della Ghisolfa. The FdCA participates.

 

Lucca (Tuscany), 16 December: Analysis of the current economic phase

 

A public event organized by the local FdCA branch.