Double book analysis: Peter Davison on George Orwell

February 16th: In this review and analysis piece, Raymond S.

Book interview: Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist

January 27th: An annotated edition of Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist has just been published by AK Press.

Crimethinc: A History of Anarchist Counter-Inaugural Protest

January 20th: Thousands of protesters will stream into the streets of Washington, DC on January 20 to oppose the incoming presidency of Donald Trump.

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Sowing seeds of hope

December 4th: In this article written for the new issue of Peace News, peace activist Andrea Needham reflects on her experiences on the road this year talking to peace activists about Seeds of Hope, the group she was part of which in 1996 broke onto a military base and destroyed a Hawk Jet to stop it from being

Book Review: Roses and Revolutionists

October 24th: ISBN: 978-1-910170-17-5 Price: £6.99 Pages: 106 Publisher: Five Leaves Books Nominally a work of history, Nigel Todd’s book on the founding, growth and eventual collapse of the Clousden Hill anarchist co-operative feels as though it could be written now with only a few technological twists.

Arguments against Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party

September 10th: We are in a period when the Labour Party is, again, pretending that it can protect people in Britain from the ravages of a crisis-ridden capitalist system.

The gang system in Coventry

August 24th: REG WRIGHT is a Coventry engineering worker who has spent a life-time in the motor, aircraft and textile industries, One of the pioneers of the gang system in its present form, he has even written a play about it.

Education, equality, opportunity

July 20th: ULTIMATELY THE SOCIAL FUNCTION of education is to perpetuate society: it is the socialising function.

An Anarchist in Love with Mao’s China – Herbert Read’s ‘Letters from China’.

July 17th: Plus a list of dubious accounts of ‘successful’ revolutions, from Russia to Rojava In the second year of the Great Leap Forward famine – in which perhaps 30 million died – Herbert Read visited China on an official delegation.

Finding Hope on an A to B March

July 13th: I haven’t been on many A to B marches over the last few years due to doubts about state sanctioned protest but I managed to get down to the anti-austerity demo on June 20th in London, and was glad I did.