Kropotkin and Freedom

February 28th: Rounding off our month of articles commemorating 100 years since Kropotkin died, Selva Varengo writes on the political philosopher’s long association with the Freedom Group through the Freedom newspaper and how many of his key works were outlined in its pages.

Hidden exposures: coercion and COVID-19 in the office

February 23rd: George, 24, is having to go to work at a small London office during the pandemic, despite being able work from home.

Kropotkin: Syndicalism and Anarchism

February 22nd: The following long read first appeared in Freedom’s July and August issues in 1912, as the Great Unrest was in full swing.

Kropotkin: The Permanence of Society After the Revolution

February 20th: Continuing our multi-part series marking the 100th anniversary of the death of Peter Kropotkin, this October 1890 article considers how to avoid the curdling of a revolutionary mindset over the long haul of social change.

Crops NOT Shops: Growing the Mutual Millennium

February 17th: Last month I suggested that there was good reason to believe that we were witnessing the birth of the ‘mutual millennium’.

A revolutionary heart: Kropotkin’s politics

February 15th: Part Two of Iain McKay’s summary analysis looks at the thinker’s key works and impact as a political philosopher.

A polymath mind: Kropotkin’s contributions to science

February 13th: While Peter Kropotkin is today best remembered as a leading anarchist thinker, one of the most persuasive advocates of anarchist communism, we should not forget that he was also a world-renown scientist, a geographer who revolutionised our understanding of the physical features of Asia.

#WhereAreThey: Remembering the lives of those who perished trying to reach Europe on February 9, 2020

February 11th: At 04.09am on February 9, 2020, the distress hotline Alarm Phone received a call, a call that was initially no different than the dozens of others the organization receives each year.

100 years on, Kropotkin remains strikingly modern

February 8th: The centenary of Kropotkin’s death is a good time to return to the question he asked in Freedom in 1886: what must we do?

Kropotkin: Act For Yourselves

February 6th: Continuing our multi-part series marking the 100th anniversary of the death of Peter Kropotkin, this January 1887 article is one of his better-known essays, and indeed lends the title of Freedom’s book of selected articles.