The Doncaster Heads. From the Perspective of One of the Heads.

August 15th: In 2017 a famous artist called Laurence Edwards was commissioned to create an artwork dedicated to the miners’ and their families in Doncaster.  This was a well-intentioned project set-out by our local Mayor Ros Jones, whose own family worked in coal mining.

Interview: Mutual aid in Lebanon in the wake of disaster

August 10th: As riots threaten to topple government control in the wake of the Beirut explosion Freedom talks to a Lebanese radical who is witnessing another side of the event – society-wide, grassroots solidarity that has inspired them to become an anarchist.

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.