Mind the gap!

January 21st: The 2017 snap election was notable for many things, not least the Tory party itself proclaiming that its policies have not worked.

The Alarming Rise of Virgin Care – and Branson’s threat to the NHS

January 14th: Manchester SolFed analyses the career of billionaire railway subsidies junkie Richard Branson and the ways he’s expanding into the British healthcare system, with potentially fatal results.

Trump’s UK visit and the royal wedding offer avenues for mass action

January 8th: In this month’s column Jon Bigger looks at the possibilities for protest as the US President considers a British jaunt and and another Windsor marriage loom.

Argentina: Macri’s conservative policies won’t pass

January 2nd: Federico Abal writes on the broad repression of progressives which is being carried out by the Macri government, and how people are fighting back including with a mass march on December 18th.

PeaceTech: World peace through … corporate training?

December 27th: In another age, an industry-leading company joining up with the US government to identify and co-opt startups in foreign nations might have been regarded as dodgy.

Practices of Self-Organisation in 1980s South Africa

December 17th: In this transcribed talk, Russian academic Daria Zelenova explores the experiences of radical militants in 1980s South Africa and the implications of events from that time for contemporary protest.

National Action’s fate – Nazi ideology, Anti-fascism and the State

December 16th: This article by Mark Hayes examines the emergence of a relatively new (and short-lived) Nazi organisation in Britain – National Action (NA).

You Cannot Burn Us All: the Issue of Communal Housing Privatisation in Poland

December 13th: Privatisation has many faces.

Reflections on Anarchist Organising

December 12th: In his latest column, Jon Bigger reflects on grassroots anarchist organising.

Are Amazon digging a hole for themselves at Tilbury?

December 10th: Since the Amazon distribution facility opened in Tilbury at the start of October, over 600 workers have either quit because the working conditions are so bad or they’ve been sacked for failing to meet onerous productivity targets.