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.

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.

General election 2019: Labour and the Tories pushing at extremes

November 8th: Over the last few weeks ‘moderate’ Tories have been stepping down from standing as candidates for parliament.

Police vs XR: What can be done about the Met’s Section 14 order?

October 15th: The Met have kicked off week 2 of the XR autumn rebellion with an almighty bang,  issuing a revised s14 order that effectively bans XR from protesting in London.

“There is almost no green left”: the rise of the climate refugee

September 28th: Bangladesh, with its low-lying coastal regions and proximity to the equator, is in the unenviable position of being one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change on Earth.

Lucien van der Walt: Should Anti-Capitalists Contest Elections?

September 10th: With yet another general election looming in Britain, this extensive treatment of the concept by veteran anarchist activist Lucien van der Walt looks at South Africa’s post-Apartheid experiences under the long governance of the ANC.

Whatever the outcome of the present chaos, the far right will grow and we need to oppose them

September 8th: Parliamentary chaos and the looming No Deal Brexit have emboldened the far right.

Transgender women seeking asylum in the UK: shunned & sabotaged

August 16th: In an era of Trump and the rise of the far-right across the globe, it’s easy to see how our attentions may be diverted from the UK’s tedious fixation on Brexit to the pressing acts of inhumanity occurring on the other side of the Atlantic.

Yarl’s Wood: the vulnerable women locked up in Britain’s detention centres

August 8th: According to recent findings from Women for Refugee Women, around 2,000 women who are seeking refuge in the UK are detained per year.

Restorative justice, and reducing the harm of drugs

August 7th: While the following article from C4SS mainly deals with US arguments over legalisation, the topic discussion is well worth having — England and Wales have one of the highest rates of drug-related deaths in the EU, over 17 times higher than the rate of Portugal, which decriminalised all personal drug possession in 2001.