May 22nd: This statement was penned by a group of women who are angry with the recent rise of anti-trans feminism.
May 20th: After a worryingly large turnout in London earlier this month the much-hyped Football Lads Alliance (FLA) was humiliated yesterday, pulling in barely 300 people to be penned in by police and outmatched by anti-fascists.
May 19th: Campaigners against opencast mining in Pont Valley have warned that aggressive police tactics are leading to detentions of people who have committed no crime following the latest set of protests at the site.
May 25th: Locals together with international volunteers are warmly welcoming people at the Bosnian-Croatian border and are trying their best to support them and show solidarity.
May 23rd: St Petersburg: about 400 people took part in the rally against torture of prisoners in Russia: an impressive turn out for a country where brutal political repression is a norm.
May 16th: Louis Further’s latest roundup of goings-on in the USA.
May 24th: With the referendum on whether to repeal the Irish constitution’s 8th Amendment taking place tomorrow, Freedom is reproducing this piece by Irish anarchist organisation the WSM explaining their position — and eight reasons why they will be voting Yes.
May 21st: In the 1970s the French government announced its next major airport expansion in Notre-Dame-des-Landes, Nantes.
May 17th: On the occasion of the Founding Congress of the New International, a member of anarcho-syndicalist union CNT interviewed its foreign secretary Miguel Pérez, on the ins and outs of the event. As a note, Freedom does not have a position re: the split with the IWA which produced the new international, and readers are encouraged to
May 18th: Peter Marshall considers the popular trope that “journalists just lie” against a more structural take on the production of media as propaganda.
May 13th: Bongani Maponyane writes about the introduction this month of South Africa’s new Minimum Wage of R20 p/h (£1.20), and argues that it goes nowhere near far enough.
May 10th: Jon Bigger muses on the outcome of the local elections and what it means for the Corbyn project.