April 20th: It is a standard cliché of Marxist attacks on anarchism to contrast “individualistic” anarchism with “collectivist” syndicalism.
March 30th: In March 2019 it’s a hundred years since the death of David Nicoll, anarchist speaker, writer, editor, poet and activist.
March 21st: Today, Paris and other French urban zones see the demonstrations of the gilets jaunes, organised in part through new media.
January 9th: At around the same time as Schnews was setting up its soon to be famous freesheet in 1994, before the advent of modern social media, a group of anarchist organisations across the world (including Freedom Press), took steps towards creating an anarchist newswire — a-infos.
October 2nd: Anthony Weaver looks over L G Lennhoff’s book Exceptional Children. Weaver lectured in education at Whitelands, one of the teacher training colleges under London University.
September 2nd: Nicholas Walter writes on Raymond Williams and his key literary contribution to the New Left.
August 2nd: Colin Ward critiques an interview from New Left Review of Alan Lovell, a regular Peace News writer in the 1960s and a member of the Committee of 100, by Stuart Hall and Paddy Whannel, looking at how anarchism was perceived within the group.
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.
June 2nd: James Lynch considers the brief period in 1918-1921 when British construction workers successfully took parts of the industry into the worker-controlled National Building Guild.