Freedom News

Five arrested after disrupting British production of Israeli weapons

August 5th: Palestine Action activists have once again turned to Israeli weapons company Elbit Systems’ (Israel’s largest arms company) UAV Engines LTD., an important component in the company’s British operations and manufacture of military UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles).

Direct action stops eviction in Manchester

August 2nd: Last week, an attempted eviction in Whalley Range, Manchester, was blocked by collective action.

Urgent call for solidarity action: Anarchist prisoner Giannis Michailidis enters 68th day of hunger strike and is in a dire health condition

July 29th: Giannis Michailidis is an anarchist prisoner in Greece who has been on hunger strike since 23rd May.

Making Mad History: Mad Pride 2022

July 29th: A month ago, we wrote for Freedom about the history of Mad Pride, and how we’re bringing it back in 2022 and well, we, all of us, did exactly that.

Notes from the US

June 13th: 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.

Ukraine video dispatch: The recovery in Kharkiv

June 1st: Alexis Daloumis reached the frontline city shortly after Ukrainian forces had pushed the Russian Army out of artillery range, and reports on the situation as it recovers from the assault.

Spain: Cops raid and evict Lioness social centre

May 27th: In a demonstration of repressive policing, Seville cops attacked and destroyed the squatted space on the day it opened for community use – having spent six months largely ignoring it while it was cleared and made useable.

Notes from the US

July 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.

On interventionism: Considering No War But the Class War

July 10th: The war in Ukraine has raised a sometimes heated discussion on one of socialism’s most potent slogans: No War But The Class War.

Somebody Else Can Finish It Off: A Molotov at the Union

June 30th: Content warning for mentions of suicide If people ask me about the democratic state of the United Kingdom, I just point them now to a video of Queen Elizabeth II cutting a cake.

Earth First! open letter: To our friends from XR

August 4th: Below, Freedom reproduces an open letter to XR from Earth First!.

The summer of discontent, in search of a spark

August 3rd: The planet burns, the bills get higher; the workers strike and here we are waiting to be told by fewer than 200,000 Tories who our next prime minister will be.

An Eastern Europe mythbuster

July 24th: Zb and DR address some of the more prevalent left myths about Ukraine and the politics of Eastern Europe.