Why does the left hate free speech? Interesting question…

August 27th: Since the election of Donald Trump, a right-wing discussion point which had long been burbling in national press outlets such as The Times and the Telegraph has spectacularly jumped into the spotlight — why does the Left hate free speech?

Solidarity and Empathy in the Summer of 2017

August 8th: The idea that we are in competition with each other for resources is perhaps the most corrosive myth we’ve created.

The edge of precarity: Squatting in England and emergency crisis planning

July 25th: In recent decades squatting has been under near constant assault from a variety of ruling class actors.

G20: We won the battle, elites are winning the media war

July 24th: Indymedia Germany has, as with most other branches of the free media project, been ailing over the last few years (including its UK counterpart, which closed for good in 2016).

Forget the Judge Led Inquiry – Grenfell Needs a People’s Inquiry

July 7th: The Grenfell Tower disaster shows British capitalism up for what it is.

Case Study: Organising in a community mental health team

July 3rd: A member of the Bristol Care Workers Network reflects on their experiences organising in healthcare.

Case study: Charity chugging in the north-west

June 26th: A Plan C member in Manchester writes as part of the group’s Worker Enquiry series of articles…

Grenfell: Because they were poor

June 19th: A member of the Anarchist Federation writes on guilt and the ever-rising death count in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire.

John Bull believers face a rude awakening

June 9th: Iain McKay writes on the collapse of the Tory economic plan and its dire “solutions” to the looming troubles of Brexit On every level Thatcherism is recognised to have failed, from the broken housing market, to railways unfit for purpose, a dysfunctional labour market etc.

Anti-democratic values: Making the case for consensus

June 8th: In this essay written for the June C4SS Mutual Exchange Symposium, Derek Wittorff argues that the left’s focus on democracy and a falling off of interest in consensus-based approaches is short-sighted, and pushes even anarchists down paths of hierarchical control.