On solidarity and strategy against Prevent

January 20th: The UK counter-terrorism police recently released an official 12-page guide to “Safeguarding young people and adults from ideological extremism”.

Met police threaten to arrest entire UVW strike picket (again!)

January 14th: For the second day in a row, officers from the Met threatened to arrest all those participating in a United Voices of the World (UVW) strike picket outside St.

Bookfair 2020 calls for artist contributions

January 8th: Since the announcement of the return of an anarchist bookfair to London, the Bookfair2020 collective has been busy preparing for the event to be held in October 2020.

Breaking: HS2 attempt to evict Uxbridge protest camp

January 7th: Stop HS2 campaigners in Uxbridge had a rude awakening this morning, when High Court Enforcement Officers (HCEOs), supported by local police, began the process of evicting them from their camp on Harvil Road near Harefield.

Notes from the US

January 13th: Freedom’s long-running US correspondent Louis Further does his monthly roundup of some of the lesser-known stories that have emerged over the last few weeks.

The Anarchist Era Collective’s statement on the assassination of an Iranian state terrorist

January 3rd: Qasem Soleimani has long tormented the people and we congratulate the survivors of his crimes in the Middle East, particularly Syria, Iraq and Yemen.

Russia: prosecutor demands prison sentences of 6 to 18 years for anarchist defendants in “Network” case

December 28th: The prosecutor in charge of the so-called “Network” aka Penza/St Petersburgh case demanded on 26th December prison time between 6 and 18 years for seven defendants.

Explainer: The activist legal support network

January 19th: A lot has changed in the world of activist legal support and many people have been left wondering who they should turn to for advice and support.

100 Days of Freedom: A new year’s message from Sarah Jane Baker

January 15th: Last week, Sarah Jane Baker celebrated her 100th day as a free woman, having served 30 years in men’s prisons.

Don’t despair, organise!: DIY Kodak Collective Squatted Night Shelter

January 14th: London Road in Brighton is a clear example of the austerity crisis in Britain.

Class Traitors

January 16th: Since I published Chav Solidarity, plenty of people have either asked me what I think constitutes middle class, or suggested that, in targeting middle class activists so much, I am being divisive.

Disturbing alliances: The Christian right’s long march

January 11th: It has been more than two decades since Allan Carlson, a former member of the National Commission on Children during the Reagan administration, first met Russian scholars Anatoly Antonov and Victor Medkov.

Under Johnson the dark forces of conservatism are coming and we must be prepared

January 8th: Much has been written about the 2019 UK general election regarding the need for the left to regroup.