Get Involved: London Anarchist Festival

August 21st: As some of you may know by now, Freedom and Housmans joined forces to organise Anarchist Festival in October.

Not Guilty: Reflections from Pont Valley Trial

August 16th: Last week, 6 defendants from the Campaign to Protect Pont Valley were acquitted at Teeside Magistrates Court for direct action taken at the new opencast coal site, officially known as the Bradley site, in County Durham.

IWW Cymru links with Spanish SAT union for international protest

August 15th: Members of the Welsh Branch of the syndicalist Industrial Workers of the World will protest outside Admiral’s Cardiff HQ on Friday in solidarity with Spanish workers facing a raw deal from the insurance giant.

Dutch peace campaigner faces up to a month in jail following a peaceful protest at the Faslane nuclear submarine base

August 11th: Dutch peace campaigner Willemien H faces up to a month in jail following a peaceful protest at the Faslane nuclear submarine base near Helensburgh on Wednesday morning.

Poland: Police break antifascist blockade, allow neo-fascists to march

August 16th: Remember this Polish neo-nazi group National Radical Camp, or ONR, who recently organised beach patrols in Italy in order to “protect women from migrants“?

USA: alleged ELF and ALF fugitive, Joseph Dibee, arrested After 12 Years

August 14th: Joseph Mahmoud Dibee, an alleged member of the Earth Liberation Front group “The Family,” has been arrested in Cuba and is now being held in Oregon.

Brasil: 23 people sentenced to prison for World Cup 2014 protests

August 13th: The Criminal Court of Rio de Janeiro sentenced 23 people to imprisonment for partaking in protests against FIFA World Cup.

Moving with the times … but not in step

August 2nd: Colin Ward critiques an interview from New Left Review of Alan Lovell, a regular Peace News writer in the 1960s and a member of the Committee of 100, by Stuart Hall and Paddy Whannel, looking at how anarchism was perceived within the group.

Interview: Bristol Class War in the 1980s

July 30th: In this chat with a former Class War member, the Kate Sharpley Library discusses deindustrialisation, upheavals in the 1980s and thumbing the nose against Thatcher’s new normal.

Fighting for the green

July 29th: A radical network of environmental activism, Earth First!

‘Making us ready for the future’ is a lie

August 19th: Further Education (FE), which is a resource primarily used by working class and low income people, has had a 35% funding cut since 2009.

Trade unions and the tech void

August 15th: Maurice Reclus considers the problems with organising at firms which are heavily virtualised and sited across multiple countries.

The Myth of a left wing Brexit

August 12th: Brexit may have sections of the UK’s ruling elite at each other’s throat but it should be clear to everyone by now that while there will be winners and losers in that battle, the situation for the vast majority of us will continue to get worse.