ASRA

The Revolt in Iran

November 28th: There is open revolt in the Iran and for some reason and no one seems to be talking about it.

The Velvet Revolution: 30 years of freedom in which some of us are freer than others

November 25th: This month marks 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution: the wave of mass demonstrations against the one-party government of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia.

Anarchism and the 1945 elections

November 22nd: Following a question posed by Labour supporters about anarchist responses to the policy proposals of what became the Attlee Labour government, below we reproduce Freedom’s front page article from June 2nd 1945.

Interview: Tomás Ibáñez on power and modern anarchy

November 16th: In this interview translated by the Autonomies collective, One of Spain’s most interesting modern thinkers on anarchism, Tomás Ibáñez, outlines some of the thinking from his book Anarchism is Movement, which Freedom is publishing in English later this month.

Interviews with anarchists concerning the Yellow Vests movement

November 11th: What follows is an edited version of a brochure written in French and translated into several languages.

DPAC

The threat to half a century of equality and employment rights

October 25th: Equality and workers’ rights in the UK have been hard won over many generations - and enacted under governments of different political colours [see appendix 1 of attached report] - but are now under serious and imminent threat.

Notes from the US

October 20th: Freedom’s long-running US correspondent Louis Further does his monthly roundup of some of the lesser-known stories that have emerged over the last few weeks.

The Anarchist Big Issue

October 17th: If you know, then you know.

Wildcat and the Egghead: The life of Donald Rooum

October 14th: It shouldn’t really be me writing this obituary of Donald Rooum the anarchist and his time with Freedom Press, as I knew him for a mere 17 years, a relative drop in the ocean of his experiences.

Poor, but not forgotten! The remembering of a Bristol workhouse

October 9th: Back in 2012, some historians from the Bristol Radical History Group (BRH) were sinking a couple of shandies, and pouring over old ordnance survey maps.