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.

Kropotkin: Practical Questions

February 1st: Next up in our multi-part series marking the upcoming 100th anniversary of the death of Peter Kropotkin, this article July 1887 article considers the ways in which limited socialist visions are doomed to failure.

I was a teenage Luddite

January 31st: Two books are on the black desk of my teenage bedroom.

Kropotkin: What Revolution Means

January 30th: The first of a multi-part series marking the upcoming 100th anniversary of the death of famed anarchist philosopher Peter Kropotkin, this article was among his first for Freedom, written in November 1886.