Interview: Bristol Class War in the 1980s

July 30th: In this chat with a former Class War member, the Kate Sharpley Library discusses deindustrialisation, upheavals in the 1980s and thumbing the nose against Thatcher’s new normal.

Fighting for the green

July 29th: A radical network of environmental activism, Earth First!

Interview: Edinburgh Anarchist Feminist Bookfair

July 20th: This Saturday, the first ever Edinburgh Anarchist Feminist Bookfair is taking place at the Augustine United Church.

The anarchist media list 2018

July 11th: The Anarchist Federation in London launched a new podcast yesterday, adding a welcome new voice to what is currently a very short list of anarchist audio outlets (which we’re collating below).

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.