Is genocide denial anti-imperialist now? How tankies are taking over leftbook and the London student scene
August 15th: Picture a British second-year Sociology student holding a Socialist Worker’s Party placard and shouting “hands-off DPRK” outside your student halls (that image in your head, he’s male and wearing cargo shorts, right?
August 14th: Is there really anywhere else quite like a good social centre?
August 11th: Anarchists through history have often been at the margins of society, associated with criminality and other unacceptable categories.
August 4th: CW: racism “Bengali in Platforms”, “England for the English”, “Asian Rut”, and “This is Not Your Country” are quotes you’d expect from the mouth of Boris Johnson; but they are song titles by the king of alternative playlists, the heart of British indie, or the “second-greatest living British cultural icon” (according to the BBC in
August 3rd: The end of last month saw the 11th Congress of the International of Anarchist Federations, which co-ordinates social anarchist organisations across 13 different national and language regions in three continents — we reproduce reports from the gathering below.
July 30th: Greece, the home of democracy.
July 27th: Lesser-known of two “anarchist princes” exiled to London in the 1890s (the other being Peter Kropotkin), Cherkezishvili (Warlaam Tcherkesoff in the Russian manner) was an influence on British and wider European movements up to the beginning of the First World War.
July 20th: Below is a brief run-down of a selection of books recently or soon to be published in the forthcoming months which we feel may be of interest to anarchists.
July 17th: The second instalment of this new column for Freedom News, which aims to support and publicise what’s happening at radical social centres around Britain.