Book Extract: World War, and Freedom’s nadir

September 20th: When the Great War broke out in 1914 most anarchists took their customary anti-militarist position, but the conflict also led to two of its heaviest hitters, Errico Malatesta and Peter Kropotkin, throwing down in the pages of anarchist journal Freedom.

When abusers hijack the language of feminism

September 16th: This text was submitted by Forth Wave: London Feminist Activists.

Shiny objects at the Sparrows’ Nest

September 9th: This is the first of a possible infrequent series charting the work of the Sparrows’ Nest, an anarchist archive based in Nottingham which has built one of the best libraries of libertarian writing in Britain.

Developing an Anarchist Theory of Activism while Encountering Academic Thieves: an interview with scott crow


August 27th: Activist, anarchist, social commentator and political organizer, scott crow has over three decades of experience working across communities in order to foster liberation, autonomy, resistance to oppression, and self-direction.

Moving with the times … but not in step

August 2nd: Colin Ward critiques an interview from New Left Review of Alan Lovell, a regular Peace News writer in the 1960s and a member of the Committee of 100, by Stuart Hall and Paddy Whannel, looking at how anarchism was perceived within the group.

Interview: Bristol Class War in the 1980s

July 30th: In this chat with a former Class War member, the Kate Sharpley Library discusses deindustrialisation, upheavals in the 1980s and thumbing the nose against Thatcher’s new normal.

Fighting for the green

July 29th: A radical network of environmental activism, Earth First!

Interview: Edinburgh Anarchist Feminist Bookfair

July 20th: This Saturday, the first ever Edinburgh Anarchist Feminist Bookfair is taking place at the Augustine United Church.

The anarchist media list 2018

July 11th: The Anarchist Federation in London launched a new podcast yesterday, adding a welcome new voice to what is currently a very short list of anarchist audio outlets (which we’re collating below).

Aspects of syndicalism in Spain, Sweden and USA

July 2nd: Considering the relative weakness of anarcho-syndicalism in Britain historially, Philip Holgate compares three countries where the revolutionary union idea took off and made a major social impact in Spain, Sweden and the US. Holgate, born at Chesterfield, 1934, studied mathematics at Exeter and spent five years teaching in a progressive school.