Philippines’ War on Drugs: four Food Not Bombs volunteers murdered, one in jail

October 18th: As most of you probably heard, Philippines’ president Rodrigo Duterte, who assumed office in July 2016, had launched the “Philippine Drug War” known also as “Operation Double Barrel”.

Statement from Brazilian Women Against Fascism Front UK

October 15th: The presidential elections in Brazil are reaching its final stretch.

Disabled People Against Cuts take action at Tory conference

October 5th: Last Wednesday about 40 activists from Disabled People Against Cuts gathered to protest at the Tory party Conference and bring attention to the continuous attacks they have faced for the last 8 years.

Bristol: Tattoo Circus is coming to town!

October 4th: This year, on the weekend of 3rd and 4th November, Bristol will host its first ever Tattoo Circus.

Notes from the USA

October 17th: 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.

Refugee crisis: three women found dead in Greece

October 12th: Three women attempting to reach Europe were found dead with their necks slashed close to the border of Turkey and Greece.

USA: hundreds of people attend Anti-Columbus Day Tour at American Museum of Natural History

October 9th: On Monday, around a thousand activists and artists gathered for the third annual Anti-Columbus Day at New York American Museum of Natural History: the fifth most visited museum in the country.

People’s Infrastructures: the case of recuperated factory of VIOME

October 14th: Kostis Roussos, Vaggelis Vragoteris and Haris Malamidis write about a new paradigm of working in common: the case of VIOME, a factory in the outskirts of Thessaloniki.

Interview: Frank Fernandez on Cuban anarchism

October 7th: In 1999 Canadian author Larry Gambone talked to Fernandez, writer of the seminal book on Fidel Castro’s destruction of Cuba’s anarchist movement, about how the regime maintained itself and on libertarian struggles in the country. This article is taken from the May 15th 1999 issue of Freedom Newspaper, and elements are no longer relevant, but it offers

Book Extract: World War, and Freedom’s nadir

September 20th: When the Great War broke out in 1914 most anarchists took their customary anti-militarist position, but the conflict also led to two of its heaviest hitters, Errico Malatesta and Peter Kropotkin, throwing down in the pages of anarchist journal Freedom.

‘Cool girl activism’ and why I’ll no longer stand with groups that include the SWP

October 11th: CW: rape, PTSD, social exclusion We all go through our ‘cool girl’ stage.

Barred from Banksy’s Art World

October 10th: How we all guffawed at Banksy’s jolly japes at Sotheby’s last week.

On anarchist economies

September 29th: Anarchism is generally not associated with economics — and Iain McKay argues that perhaps it’s time the field got more attention.