Pie 'n' Mash

The Social Centre Bulletin: Fash Attack Pie ‘n’ Mash

November 21st: Squatting is the housing equivalent of the cover of A Kestrel for a Knave.

UCL outsourcing dispute: Are you listening now, provost?

November 20th: Our man on the ground reports on yesterday’s rowdy IWGB union pickets at University College London (UCL) against outsourcing and for pay parity.

Preston New Road anti-fracking protectors evicted in dawn bailiff attack

November 19th: In the early hours of this morning New Hope protectors camp near Preston New Road, Lancashire was swarmed by bailiffs and police in a coordinated raid reportedly named ‘Operation Blackpool’.

London: Kier AGM disrupted by anti-prison expansion protestors

November 16th: Protestors against prison expansion have disrupted the Kier AGM, hanging banners, chanting and releasing alarms attached to helium balloons.

Notes from the US

November 19th: 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.

Rise up for Rozbrat!

November 15th: Across Europe, autonomous spaces are fighting for survival in the face of mounting repression.

Bolivia: A very Latin American Coup

November 14th: FACT.

Interview: Tomás Ibáñez on power and modern anarchy

November 16th: In this interview translated by the Autonomies collective, One of Spain’s most interesting modern thinkers on anarchism, Tomás Ibáñez, outlines some of the thinking from his book Anarchism is Movement, which Freedom is publishing in English later this month.

Interviews with anarchists concerning the Yellow Vests movement

November 11th: What follows is an edited version of a brochure written in French and translated into several languages.


The threat to half a century of equality and employment rights

October 25th: Equality and workers’ rights in the UK have been hard won over many generations - and enacted under governments of different political colours [see appendix 1 of attached report] - but are now under serious and imminent threat.

The eviction of New Hope anti-fracking camp shows the blurry line between policing and private security

November 19th: In case you missed it: early this morning, a mob of dog-wielding bailiffs stormed the Camp of New Hope at Preston New Road, evicting frontline anti-fracking activists from what, for some, had been their home for 3 years.

Want to annoy the cops? Then bung a few quid at Netpol

November 17th: The Network for Police Monitoring (Netpol) turned 10 this week and, instead of presents, they’re asking for cash.

The Tory legacy: a lost decade and over 130,000 deaths through austerity

November 15th: Since 2001 around 100 people have been killed by terrorists in the UK.