Doing our duty by the lawyers

April 19th: Recently we’ve had a bout of whinging on Twittergram about our advice to not use the Duty Solicitor at the police station.

Death of a royal exposes weaknesses in the British establishment

April 12th: I don’t think anyone really knows what Britain is anymore, not least the people in charge of steering the country.

RECLAIM THE 90s!: Parallels and differences between the CJA and the policing bill and routes to resistance

April 8th: There’s been a ton of commentary since the new policing bill was thrust into public consciousness by the police attack on the Sarah Everard vigil in Clapham.

The alt-right in shards: what has become of the movement?

April 7th: By early 2020, the separation and decline of the alt right had become a matter of intense confusion for some of its members.

Pamphlet Extract: Workers’ struggles in the lockdown

March 31st: The Angry Workers of the World has launched a new pamphlet today taking a concerted look at the current crisis and asking: What can working class people do about it?

Incompetence, Cronyism, Repression: One Year On, What is the Covid State?

March 26th: Last year, I wrote in this blog that the UK government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic crisis was one of ‘callous incompetence’.[1] In hindsight, that was no surprise: their incompetence stemmed from the deliberate underfunding and privatisation of public health services; their callousness was baked-in to the structurally violent principles of Tory ‘austerity’.

Reflections on the riot in Bristol

March 22nd: Yesterday Bristol erupted into rioting in what is likely to amount to the first instance of new forms of resistance to the draconian Policing, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill.

ALERT: Transphobic feminism and far-right activism rapidly converging

March 20th: As the conversation around transgender people’s human rights continues to generate heat, many have speculated on the extent to which anti-trans “gender critical” (GC) activists who often claim to be either feminists or otherwise motivated mostly by concern for women’s safety and human rights are aligned with openly conservative and right-wing interests.

Statement about the eight arrested anarchists in Barcelona

March 17th: On February 27th, 2021, 8 anarchist comrades* from Italy, France and Spain were arrested during the riots in Barcelona stemming from the protests that have been taking place since the arrest of Pablo Hasél on February 16th.

Ego te provoco: Thanatopolitics as new governance in Greece

March 9th: On a warm day in September 2002, a freshly shaved man appeared in Athens General Police Headquarters.