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.

Solarpunk and anarchist infrapolitics

June 29th: Connor Owens writes on anarchism and a form of sci-fi that emphasises the possibilities of eco-utopias.

America’s treatment of refugee children is abhorrent, so is Europe’s

June 22nd: ‘’Hamid* and his kids are in jail, they were rejected again,’’ a volunteer on the Greek island of Chios called to tell me late last year.

Bosnia and the ‘new Balkan route’

June 11th: Freedom’s refugee support correspondent Chiara Lauvergnac reports from Bosnia and Balkans.

Football and Activism in Jerusalem

June 4th: This text was contributed by a fan of Hapoel Katamon: Israel’s first fan owned football club located in one of the poorest neighbourhoods of Jerusalem.

40 days of struggle towards dignity

June 3rd: For 40 days, a sit-in strike in the Polish parliament building by a group of disabled children, young people and their parents, occupied the national media headlines, but barely made it to the international news.

Manjm: A Palestinian Cultural Space in Haifa is Reclaiming Authentic Artistic Voice

May 27th: Emerging artists, curators, crazy scientists and anyone seeking the exchange of ideas, rockup at this exciting new venue;  a safe haven for experimentation and alternative art.

Ireland: Anarchists on the abortion referendum

May 24th: With the referendum on whether to repeal the Irish constitution’s 8th Amendment taking place tomorrow, Freedom is reproducing this piece by Irish anarchist organisation the WSM explaining their position — and eight reasons why they will be voting Yes.

Too soon, victory for the ZAD led to despair

May 21st: In the 1970s the French government announced its next major airport expansion in Notre-Dame-des-Landes, Nantes.

We taught them a lesson: Beating a deposit deduction

May 15th: Below is the write-up of a successful campaign organised by a tenant and Brighton SolFed against a deduction to that tenant’s deposit.