Riseup explains what was going on in last year’s server privacy panic

February 18th: Following on from a privacy scare in November, popular activist email and list group service Riseup has explained what all the fuss was about — and announced that it is moving to an encrypted system.

Case study: Dealing with dodgy property firms in Brighton

February 18th: In summer of 2016, Brighton SolFed was organising with a Leaders tenant who was being evicted from their flat.

Anti-fracking update: Mobilisation tour kicks off Monday

February 16th: As part of its campaign to keep shale gas deposits in the ground, campaign group Reclaim the Power will be kicking off a two-week campaign with local groups across Britain, aiming to bring together information on the industry’s latest plans and operations.

May trial for Faslane lock-on five

February 10th: Five activists who earlier this month blocked the main road to Faslane Naval Base — home to the Trident nuclear programme — have been charged with breach of the peace and bailed to the end of April, with a May trial date.

Derry Anarchist Bookfair: ‘Brilliant success’

February 2nd: Derry’s first ever Radical Bookfair was held in over the Bloody Sunday week of events on Saturday 28th January 2017 in Pilots Row Community Centre.

Breaking BAE: Direct Action Against the Arms Trade

February 1st: In the early hours on Sunday 29th January two men, Leeds-based Methodist minister Daniel Woodhouse and Quaker activist Sam Walton issued the following statement: We intend to enter BAE Systems Air Base Site in Warton, to locate warplanes bound for Saudi Arabia, and disarm them.

Empty Cages announce first No More Prisons conference

January 31st: The Empty Cages Collective, a solidarity group supporting prison abolitionists in Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham, Cardiff and London, is backing a major new conference aimed at growing the movement nationally and gearing up for a campaign to fight the government as it pushes forward building new megaprisons.

Hamburg G20: Stop them crawling back to the city

January 30th: There is more than one way to resist the industrial capitalist system.

Green groups unite against Aberthaw power station

January 26th: Following a recent direct action campaign against Aberthaw coal-fired power station, Europe’s most heavily-polluting utility, campaigners are heading back again this weekend for a major demonstration calling for its closure.

Bristol Council and Camelot on back foot as property guardians fight for rights

January 24th: Bristol Council’s decision to dive into the property guardianship game seems to be coming a cropper as several “guardians” have launched legal and direct action challenges demanding something be done about rat-infested and dangerous tenancies in its buildings.