Secularism, laïcité and France’s obsession with the veil

November 25th: Last month, in the city of Drancy in the Parisien banlieu, where 80 years ago Jews were held in camps before being put on trains to faraway work and death camps, potential 2022 French presidential candidate Eric Zemmour (whose Islamophobic bile is claiming more and more space on the airwaves) was involved in a TV

Communique from the Zapatista Solidarity Network

October 20th: In October 2020 the Zapatistas announced they would be visiting the five continents on a voyage of inverted discovery.

Devastate to insulate?

October 17th: As Insulate Britain call a ‘temporary pause’ in their campaign of road blocking, Bill Stickers asks participants is this the road ahead, or a cul-de-sac?

Murder by negligence on EU border

September 27th: Last month, Freedom reported on the plight of 32 people from Afghanistan seeking asylum in the EU imprisoned on the Polish-Belarus border and left there without food, shelter or medical assistance for weeks.

Sophia Kropotkin (and a trip to Hartlepool)

September 18th: Notes and an extract on the life of an under-researched figure of revolutionary Europe.

Notes from the US (August edition part 2)

August 30th: The last ‘Notes from the US’ dealt with the latest developments in the pandemic in detail.

32 people from Afghanistan are currently imprisoned by armed guards on Poland-Belarus border

August 22nd: In this episode of Freedom’s informal series “The Fuckeries of Poland“, we will discuss the plight of a group of people from Afghanistan currently stuck on the Polish-Belarusian border.

The Met spychief who infiltrated Freedom Press: a memory

August 21st: Freedom, among many other left organisations, was targeted by the Special Demonstration Squad (SDS) multiple times over the years, most notably by senior officer Roger “Thorley” Pearce.

This border kills! One person dead and one feared missing at sea after shipwreck last Thursday

August 18th: Last Thursday an Eritrean man died after he was recovered from the Channel when the boat he and others were traveling to the UK on sank.

All of the legwork, none of the power

August 17th: Mutual aid is essentially a straightforward idea, or at least, it’s straightforward enough as we apply it at Mutual Aid Alnwick.