History: Baltic and Polish anarchism at the end of the 19th century

October 16th: At the beginning of the twentieth century, anarchist anti-State ideals were most widely felt in what were then the western regions of the Russian Empire.

Pioneers of British Anarchism: Rita Milton

July 29th: After the Second World War British anarchism was left in a state of near-collapse, with Rita Milton being one of a very few people who kept the philosophy alive.

What a Japanese Anarchist taught me about British politics

July 13th: At the start of the 20th Century, Japan was in a state of technological, cultural and political acceleration.

An illustrated history of the birth of the Metropolitan Police

June 4th: The brutal murder of George Floyd has once again forced police violence and racism into the public spotlight.

Interview: Simon Hannah on the fight to stop the poll tax

April 6th: Author Simon Hannah spoke to Freedom Press about his new book Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay: the fight to stop the poll tax which is published by Pluto Press.

Anarchy in Albion: Building utopia in the heart of Yorkshire

March 21st: I often seek solace at the Brotherhood Church.

Southwark Spain Shop: anti-fascist shop in 1930s Walworth Road

January 5th: This text first appeared at Transpontine blog.

Brains Kan: Norfolk’s anarchist rave revolution

Brains Kan: Norfolk’s anarchist rave revolution

January 2nd: “It was the first time we had ever dealt with a riot squad ...

Noj Giter-Granatsztajn: Belchatow’s anarchist tailor

December 31st: Noj Giter-Granatsztajn (aka Sznajder, or Noj Noj Lodzer) was born in 1886 in the central Polish town of Bełchatów.

History: The rise and fall of the Knights of Labor

December 15th: Stephen Parfitt looks at the legendary US workers’ organisation from its founding in 1869 to its collapse in the 1890s and considers what lessons can be drawn by modern militants.