Diary of a Squat: free audiobook

July 7th: Diary Of A Squat (1989) Written by Jean Delarue Read by Dorothy Spencer and Carl Cattermole We loved this very rare and beautiful book so much that we made it into a free audiobook.

Don’t Despair, Organise! An introduction to the (yet-unnamed) confederation of Solidarity Funds

June 25th: The following text was contributed to Freedom by a person involved in Goose Green Solidarity Fund: a newly formed organisation for people who live in SE22 and are struggling financially as a result of COVID-19.

Police Killings and the Settler State

June 19th: In a new article for Freedom written following anti-racist protests which have reverberated around the globe, Peter Gelderloos considers how history acts to inflect today’s racism in the US, UK and settler colonial states worldwide.

Notes from the US

June 16th: Freedom’s long-running US correspondent Louis Further does his monthly roundup of some of the lesser-known stories that have emerged over the last few weeks.

E.A.Z: the Everyday Autonomous Zone

June 15th: One of the most beautiful banners I ever saw was designed by a working-class activist named Af.

Experience: the police do not care about protecting arrestees from coronavirus

June 14th: Below is an account of someone arrested on a Black Lives Matter demonstration in London on their experiences in police custody.

I Watched Dominic Cummings Give Yet Another Talk About How Clever He Is

June 7th: Before Dominic Cummings displayed great villainy in a rose garden – like Donald Sutherland in the Hunger Games before him –  myself and many others had already begun to suss out that this man, this bald man seen standing ominously behind Boris’ shoulder like a vulture looming over a dying buffalo, might not be as

Remember Mark Duggan

June 7th: CW: Police brutality, racism The case of the shooting of Mark Duggan in 2011 by Metropolitan police officers shows how the actual institutions of the British state, the IPCC, the ‘legal’ inquest and the jury itself were complicit in the ensuing miscarriage of justice: given that the police evidence was contradictory, absurdly unrealistic and constantly

An illustrated history of the birth of the Metropolitan Police

June 4th: The brutal murder of George Floyd has once again forced police violence and racism into the public spotlight.

Organise or Starve: Life under lockdown in South Africa’s shackdweller movements

May 26th: Abahlali baseMojondolo write on the solidarity being shown in the face of State and capital’s violence against impoverished South Africans.