Poland: Stop Bzdurom, Queer struggle and the events of yesterday in Warsaw

August 8th: Dozens of people were arrested in Warsaw yesterday following the police executing a court order granting two-month pre-trial detention of a member of Stop Bzdurom (Stop Bullshit) queer collective Małgorzata Szutowicz (Margot)* concerning a direct action involving alleged damage to a truck driving around Warsaw blasting homophobic hate speech (or indeed, bullshit) from its loudspeakers. 

“Blackness anarchises anarchism” – Marquis Bey on the theory of Black anarchism

August 7th: To coincide with the release of their new book with AK Press , Anarcho-Blackness: Notes Towards a Black Anarchism, Marquis Bey sits down with Chuck Mertz from This is Hell to discuss the conceptual and historical synergies of anarchism and Blackness.

Book review: Too Much and Never Enough

August 3rd: Taking a deep dive into Mary Trump’s recent work on the political psychopathology of her US President uncle.

Pioneers of British Anarchism: Rita Milton

July 29th: After the Second World War British anarchism was left in a state of near-collapse, with Rita Milton being one of a very few people who kept the philosophy alive.

Scrub Hub: An autonomous Mutual Aid response to COVID-19

July 23rd: In the Covid-19 crisis the combination of serial incompetence, public services scythed by forty years of neo-liberalism, and a callous disregard for the lives of ordinary people came together with murderous results under Boris Johnson and the Tory party.

What a Japanese Anarchist taught me about British politics

July 13th: At the start of the 20th Century, Japan was in a state of technological, cultural and political acceleration.

Feed ‘em with Freedom: Maria Zazzi Minestrone

July 12th: This is the first in our new regular(ish) Feed ‘em with Freedom cookery slot.

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.