June 18th: In this special feature written for the Organise Issue 88, a member of the Anarchist Federation looks into the historic consequences of State intervention in beer, from frothing masses to watered-down ideas. Throughout history the ruling class have placed restrictions, controls and taxes on alcoholic beverages and their consumption.
March 2nd: Gabriel Kuhn has been writing political books from the late ’90s on topics ranging from women pirates to football and the State.
February 2nd: Derry’s first ever Radical Bookfair was held in over the Bloody Sunday week of events on Saturday 28th January 2017 in Pilots Row Community Centre.
January 27th: An annotated edition of Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist has just been published by AK Press.
January 9th: Every year the anarchist movement has its biggest get-together at the London Anarchist Bookfair at the end of October.
January 6th: A few weeks ago a friend of mine posted ‘Predators’ by North East punk band In Evil Hour; an intelligent, ferocious critique of Drone warfare which reminds me a little of Rise Against.
July 27th: I’m sure you have noticed that in late capitalism much of mainstream culture, including music, is the tarted up results of market forces and the commodification of all things, it cannot help but be bereft of meaning and over arching purpose, it has nothing much to say and no idea where it is going; it
October 17th: Our Music editor Tim Forster brings us another great interview, this time with left-wing punk band The Restarts!
July 30th: Investigating the various bands at this year’s Camden Crawl I came across ”The Oscillation’ a band who have had various incarnations and at present consists of Tom Relleen, Valentina Magaletti and founder member Demian Castellanos. After listening to a couple of tracks I visited their website which comments, ‘The Oscillation’s third album “From Tomorrow” is