May 7th: Albert Edward Meltzer, anarcho-syndicalist (7 January 1920 – 7 May 1996) ‘Don’t forget me – or I’ll be back!’ Those were Albert Meltzer’s final words to Stuart Christie, his closest friend and collaborator, in a letter which he left with his last will and testament.
May 4th: As Freedom Press launches its (first ever) crowdfunder to get the story of the Greek Robin Hood into print, George F waxes lyrical about the importance of telling tales of working class illegalism.
May 2nd: The car, a green Seat hatchback, is travelling on a motorway dead with traffic.
April 28th: The first time I encountered violence outside of the family I was fifteen and there was a machete pointed at my throat.
April 27th: The poet, publisher and activist Dave Cunliffe passed away aged 80 on Friday 16th April.
April 17th: Today we’ve uploaded a new set of 25 War Commentary newspapers, mostly covering late 1943 through 1944, to our digital archive and to mark the occasion Jack Saundrs looks at a set of MI5 files which show exactly how angry the Freedom Group publication was making the State at the time.
April 11th: The following article by a wartime conscientious objector is taken from an April 1944 issue of War Commentary, brought out by the Freedom Group during World War II shortly before its editors were arrested for sedition.
April 1st: This week court cases began in several countries against George Soros for what is believed to be a legal first for anarchists.
March 29th: In his second article looking at recent editions to the Freedom digital archive, historian Jack Saundrs considers the anarchists’ take on Britain’s declining imperial holdings as another vicious conflict broke out just a few years on from World War II — the Malayan Emergency.