Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn on Anarchists in the Russian Revolution

April 25th: Who were the most dedicated, active, and long-suffering revolutionaries in Czarist Russia?

BREAKING: Kurdish activists and friends occupy Amnesty International London HQ

April 24th: The London headquarters of Amnesty International have been occupied by  Kurdish activists and friends to shed light on the Kurdish Hunger Strikes.

Last surviving British member of International Brigades of the Spanish Civil War dies

April 23rd: Geoffrey Servante, almost certainly the last surviving British member of the International Brigades of the Spanish Civil War passed away last Sunday at the age of 99.

Green Anti-Capitalist Front post-action report

April 18th: On Monday, the Green Anti-Capitalist Front took part in the environmentalist actions which begun in London.  Here is their report from the day.

Russia: anarchist Yevgeny Karakashev sentenced to 6 years in prison

April 22nd: The North Caucasian District Military Court in Rostov sentenced an anarchist Yevgeny Karakashev to 6 years in a penal colony and two-year internet ban.

Notes from the US

April 14th: 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.

Russia: “The Network” trial begins

April 11th: Amid presence the courtroom of riot police, regular police, court bailiffs and supporters, the trial in the case of the Network begun in St.

Diving into our early syndicalist histories

April 20th: It is a standard cliché of Marxist attacks on anarchism to contrast “individualistic” anarchism with “collectivist” syndicalism.

The HMP kids: Damage done by IPP sentencing

April 10th: Darcey Hartley’s dad, Ian, has been in prison for over 13 years, even though he was only required to serve two years and 11 months.

I am still a cliché

March 23rd: This text talks about social benefits, but with a focus on people who have mental health issues due to being abused as children: a group hardly considered at all, and being failed by the Work Capability Assessment.

Brexit Day – a confused day for the far right, marred by infighting

April 7th: This article was orginially posted on the website of London Antifascists.

A world in waiting

March 25th: “…the weakening of the state, the progressive development of its imperfections, is a social necessity.

A sideways look: Water scams

March 20th: In Ireland, a 2010 structural adjustment programme ordered the country to start charging domestic customers for water, where previously it was included in local taxation.