The misery of Generation Identity Conference

April 22nd: Last weekend fascists from alt- right group Generation Identity held the ‘European Reunion’ conference in London.

Spycop Inquiry: six more cover names released

April 18th: Yesterday, the public inquiry into undercover policing published the cover names of six more officers from Britain’s political secret police units.

London: Week of protest to abolish all anti – LGBT+ Commonwealth Laws begins

April 14th: A coalition of high-profile UK and global LGBTQI+ rights movements are coalescing this week in a series of protests while The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) that is taking place in the UK next week to demand that they put LGBTQIA+ rights at the top of the agenda. CHOGM leaders have previously always refused to

Bookfair dumps academy venue over military massacre links

April 11th: Organisers with the Bristol Anarchist Bookfair have announced they will refuse to hold this year’s event at secondary school the City Academy following revelations that its parent Trust is sponsored by arms-merchant Rolls Royce.

Germany: European neo-nazis gather to celebrate Hitler’s birthday

April 21st: European neo- nazis are gathering in Ostritz: a sleepy German town of 2,300 people near  Polish and Czech borders, to celebrate 129th anniversary of Adolf Hitler’s birthday.

Berlin: Protest against gentrification and rent hikes draws 25,000

April 20th: 25,000 people demonstrated in Berlin last Saturday against rising rent prices and the lack of housing.

Mexico: teachers strike against education reform

April 13th: The CNTE teachers’ union called a 48-hour strike in southeastern Mexico, paralyzing traffic for hours in the states of Chiapas and Oaxaca.

Interview: The Sparrows’ Nest archive

April 21st: Based in Nottingham, the Sparrows’ Nest is a key archiving project for the literature of the British anarchist movement.

Ten Top Radical Grassroots Football Clubs

April 15th: Most football clubs start as grassroots clubs.

How the peace symbol came to be

April 12th: Peace News writes about its role in creating the globally-recognised icon.  ‘Without you (Hugh Brock), Michael Randel (sic) and Pat (Arrowsmith) there would have been no symbol.’ So wrote the artist and designer of the nuclear disarmament symbol, Gerald Holtom, in a letter dated 29 September 1973 to Hugh Brock, PN editor 1955–1964, and the chair of

The Great Pension Dispute of 2018: How the Bosses and the Union Officials Hoodwinked the Rank and File

April 22nd: In any trade union dispute but particularly in high profile large trade union disputes, the rank and file have two enemies to defeat, one external and one internal.

Priced out by the law: The precarious position of radical housing co-ops

April 19th: A new housing co-op for low-income activists in Oxford (one of the least affordable cities in the UK) is facing huge difficulties after being asked for an additional £50,000 in stamp duty by the tax authorities, under rules brought in in 2012 and 2014.

The ‘anti-imperialism’ of idiots

April 16th: This text was written by Leila Al Shami: a British Syrian whose been  involved in human rights and social justice struggles in Syria and elsewhere in the Middle East since 2000.