I, Wobbly — a new cycle of the IWW

January 22nd: The IWW has been quietly organising couriers in cities and towns outside London, in the UK and Ireland, since January 2018.

Hundreds turn out in solidarity with Russian anti-fascists

January 19th: Hundreds of people turned out today for a solidarity demo organised by a coalition of London groups in aid of Russian anti-fascists who have been facing a brutal wave of repression by the Kremlin — which saw four new arrests occur earlier today.

Squatter’s Digest: A hard-hitting start

January 19th: What a start to 2019 — some of the news that has kicked off the year has been so big it will already be familiar to many readers.

Conferences ditch UoL as lecturers show solidarity with cleaners’ struggle

January 18th: The University of London (UoL)’s dispute with IWGB members over bringing cleaning contracts back in-house ratcheted up a notch today as a major history conference dropped plans to hold the event at UoL’s Senate House in solidarity with an ongoing boycott.

Notes from the US: Tear gas and lies at the border

January 14th: The Sinclair Broadcast Group is a notorious provider of right-wing propaganda.

Czech Rep: Klinika social centre mounts eviction resistance

January 10th: After two years of back and forth, police and private security have been sent in to clear out the autonomous squatted centre, which has been an important cultural and community building since it opened in Prague in 2014.

Ukraine: arrests and repressions of anarchists

January 9th: This article was originally published in Ukrainian media outlet Zaborona.

Officer HN30: Insights into the spycop scheme’s final years

January 20th: Research by the Undercover Research Group has found a tale told through notes released by the Undercover Policing Inquiry last year.

Podcast Review: Talking Shop

January 11th: In this first review-roundup, Fingers Malone picks out some of the best podcast listening for anarchists.

A-Infos: The original anarchist newswire

January 9th: At around the same time as Schnews was setting up its soon to be famous freesheet in 1994, before the advent of modern social media, a group of anarchist organisations across the world (including Freedom Press), took steps towards creating an anarchist newswire — a-infos.

Italian anarchists on the extradition of Cesare Battisti

January 21st: The former armed strugglist, active in the 1970s as part of an autonomist Marxist cell, was recently captured and flown to Italy from Bolivia after 38 years on the run.

Brexit Anarchy: We Need to Take Back Control from Westminster

January 18th: One of the phrases that came out of the Brexit referendum campaign time and time again was “taking back control”, writes Jon Bigger.

Universal Credit delayed, and the false dawn of basic income

January 14th: On the same weekend the BBC finally screened Ken Loach’s harrowing “I Daniel Blake”, the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions announced she was reviewing the roll-out of Universal Credit, the government’s notorious new benefit system.