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.

Legal: Do you have to give your fingerprints to police?

August 5th: Going on protests can often be a legal minefield, which is why you need to know your stuff when you go on them.

Beyond Symbols: Extremist Scripture and the American Far-Right

July 29th: Following 2018’s string of high profile bomb threats and the horrifying events in Pittsburgh, the House Democrats now find themselves grilling the FBI and Homeland Security on their reluctance to address the threat of domestic right-wing terrorism.