Freedom News

Manchester’s Persons Unknown Festival blasts back into action

May 19th: Persons Unknown Festival returned after a 3-year break to the same venue it used for it's inauguration back in 2019.

Review: Deep Adaptation – Navigating the Realities of Climate Chaos

March 11th: Trigger warnings for eschatology, despair, grief, climate chaos, near-term societal collapse.

Review: Post-Internet Far Right

January 9th: The creators of the essential antifascist podcast 12 Rules For What?

COP21: a retrospective on the eco-war

November 4th: e flashback 5 years to a very different yet very familiar scenario that took place in Paris during the declared state of emergency.

Dunkirk Jungle: A comic about life behind the UK border

March 16th: This new illustrated work from Junk Comix offers a glimpse of the difficulties faced by people who are being pushed from pillar to post by authorities in both France and England.

Review: Tracksuits, Trauma & Class Traitors

March 4th: Tracksuits, Traumas and Class Traitors D Hunter Lumpen, 2020 ISBN: 978-1-83805-904-0 Review by George F “Content warning: throughout this book there are references to sexual violence, racism both interpersonal and institutional, gendered violence both physical, psychological and verbal, various forms of physical violence, suicide, drug usage, transphobia, suicide and police brutality.” My own 2021 exploded

Analysis of Law, Legitimacy, Violence and Solidarity in Jack Womack’s Random Acts of Senseless Violence

January 9th: With reference to critical legal studies and Marxist/Anarchist legal theories, and via a law and literature framework, I hope to analyse Jack Womack’s seminal 1993 sci-fi novel Random Acts of Senseless Violence.

Review: Good Times In Dystopia

December 6th: Good Times in Dystopia George F Zero Books, 2020 ISBN: 9781789041902 Review by Peter Bearder Featured Image by oneslutriot Additional artwork by Junk Comix The literary output of squats, occupations and other autonomous spaces is vanishingly small.

Review: In Defense Of Looting

November 26th: Vicky Osterweil's brilliant and radical In Defense Of Looting: A Riotous History Of Uncivil Action explores and defines the tension and relationship between violent tactics and non-violent protest throughout the American civil rights movement from colonial days up to the uprisings of the 90s and 00s.

Mainstream publishers are vampires

November 17th: Mainstream publishers are vampires.