The left’s generation crisis: How can we grow without seeds?

December 24th: Now they’re definitively out of the driving seat at Westminster many of the usual left pundits are having (another) Damascene conversion to a long term project of “rebuilding class power” at the grassroots — but who’s going to do it?

Critical Review: Solanas and Getino – Towards a Third Cinema

December 22nd: A libertarian look at the classic 1969 communist, anti-imperialist manifesto of Fernando Solanas and Octavio Getino (also shown in their film The Hour of the Furnaces) considering the necessity of using film and culture to promote revolutionary practice while denouncing Western influence over “ex” colonies.

Review: ‘Mix Café: A memoir of Laurieston Hall, 1972-77

December 18th: “We all have breakfast at different times” — E.T.C Dee reviews this new take on a famed housing co-op by one of its founding members.

Governments always overestimate what people will tolerate

December 14th: From Chile to Hong Kong, through Catalonia to France — it has been kicking off everywhere.

13/12: Don’t mourn, organise.

December 13th: As we celebrate our ACAB day, let us disempower, disarm and disband the police and dare to dream of a world without cops.

The battle’s done – and we need more weapons

December 13th: It’s not fun to weigh in today amid the sadness of watching a triumphant, smug parade of Tory scumbags mouthing off about how they intend to stick it to the poor this time — but we can’t sit still when the new class war is on its way.

13/12: A brief ABC of ACAB

December 12th: Regardless of who is voted in, two aspects of the social order will remain almost unnoticed, untouched and untroubled by a change of colour in the ties of our rulers.

Five things that could happen to make election night interesting

December 12th: There will be anarchists that avoid the election and anarchists who soak it all up.

Five horrors from the Tory manifesto

December 5th: Jon Bigger has read the Conservative Party manifesto and it contains some very interesting passages on well-known policies and also some terrifying paragraphs on their aims and objectives.

Courtesy of Guy Smallman

We are here, even if Macron doesn’t want it: One year of the Gilets Jaunes

December 1st: On November 16th the Gilets Jaunes movement marked one year since it burst onto the scene and threw a spanner in the works of President Macron’s agenda.