June 28th: The current protests led by the Black Lives Matter movement in the USA have brought forward worldwide the problem of racism, with a strength and clarity that has made it impossible for most of us to ignore the racial issues that are still present in most countries and communities around the world.
June 23rd: Ivan Illich, an Austrian Catholic priest and original social thinker, may not have identified as an anarchist, but his willingness to challenge received ideas and think outside the box about different aspects of society, certainly means that he shares the kind of radical questioning spirit characteristic of much Anarchist thought.
May 30th: Many of us have been following recent events in Minneapolis where a community is resisting police terror following the murder of George Floyd, with outpourings of solidarity from across the world.
May 26th: Primary schools across England have been instructed to open their reception, year One and year Six classes on June 1st — the number of voices raised against this criminally insane plan is building among parents and teachers alike.
May 16th: By now most people will have seen, and probably participated in, the outrage at the anti-lockdown ‘mass gatherings’ that are set to have taken place today in 8 towns and cities across England.
Lessons from COVID-19: How transformative justice and mutual aid can help to address harm in communities
May 12th: This article was originally published on the Transforming Society blog.
May 10th: On Sunday evening, Boris Johnson declared that it was time for the people of England to get back to work.
May 10th: The relentless recourse to the language of war to describe the public health emergency seems to signal a shift in mainstream economic debate.
May 2nd: “We need to create the place we’ll meet again.