When Chomsky Worked on Weapons Systems for the Pentagon

March 11th: Between 1963 and 1965, Noam Chomsky worked as a consultant on an Air Force project to establish English as an “operational language for command and control.”[1] According to one of his students, who also worked on this project, the military justification for funding this work was “that in the event of a nuclear war, the

History: The Anarchist Ball of 1961

March 10th: As the British anarchist movement got going after a long decade on the back foot, Freedom’s October Ball showcased a burgeoning powerhouse.

Women in football

March 7th: Women have always been systematically discriminated against by the football authorities, for simply wanting to play football.

Anarchist Bookfairs in 2018

March 6th: We’re a little late coming out with our list of the year’s anarchist bookfairs, having missed what was by all accounts a very successful showing in Derry on January 27th with a bigger turnout than in 2017 with a huge variety of publications on show.

Refugee crisis: violent push backs in the Balkans

March 4th: In spite of severe weather conditions, push backs of refugees in the Balkans continue.  Are You Syrious present the report on illegal push-backs from Croatia.

Human aspect of refugee crisis: When can my life start again?

February 18th: This text is published with permission from Are You Syrious (AYS): a group of volunteers working with refugees across Europe.

History gallery: The Committee of 100

February 15th: Freedom Newspaper’s first ever full-page picture spread from 1961 offers a unique record of the famous Committee of 100 anti-war march of February 18th that year, which began what was to become the modern British anti-war movement.  Led by anarchist fellow-traveller Bertrand Russell, who resigned from CND to set it up, the Committee of 100 ran

Surviving Zad’s uncertain future

February 10th: Zad’s Council for the Maintenance of Occupations takes an in-depth look at the French State’s latest divide-and-rule project in the wake of their famous victory over the  Notre-Dame-des-Landes airport.

Calais border, news after the May-Macron summit

January 31st: This text was contributed to Freedom News by a long-standing No Borders activist.

Chile: Lies, dam lies and a Mapuche activist murdered

January 30th: It has taken nearly a year-and-a-half of fighting the authorities, and a second autopsy, to confirm what the family of Macarena Valdés Muñoz already knew – she was hanged after her death.