France: ZAD declares victory as airport plan dropped!

January 17th: In a communique the famous horizontal community Zone à Defendre (ZAD) has declared a “historic victory” and called for “expropriated peasants and inhabitants to be able to fully recover their rights as soon as possible.” The entirety of the land area devoted to the airport project — 1,650 hectares of land declared as being of public

Victory for anti- gentrification campaigners in Elephant and Castle

January 17th: Plans to regenerate Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre and surrounding areas by development firm Delancey were halted by the council Planning Committee late yesterday night.

Students occupy the London College of Communication

January 15th: A section of The London College of Communication was occupied in protest against the Elephant Shopping Centre and College campus  gentrification plans and the LCC partnership in the social cleansing of the area.

Brighton SolFed stands up to Youngs letting agency

January 15th: Last weekend Brigthton Solidarity Federation organised a protest against Youngs letting agency and in support of tenant facing a revenge eviction.

Naples: Anarchists under pressure as anti-mafia tactics employed in crackdown

January 17th: Bearing down on insurrectionist groups, the Italian State is using its organised crime units to cast a wide net and pressure anarchists nationwide.

Notes From the US: A gulf in green expectations

January 15th: Louis Further rounds up the latest happenings in US politics from an anarchist perspective.

Chile: Tamara Sol seriously injured by guards in ‘failed jailbreak’

January 13th: The family of Tamara Sol reported yesterday that the anarchist prisoner was brutally beaten on Thursday after allegedly attempting to lead an escape out of Valparaíso Women’s Penitentiary Center.

Chris Cole on class and peace activism

January 9th: Chris Cole is most famous for his involvement in raids on warplanes in the 1990s, has been active at the heart of British peace activism for 30 years, and currently writes on drone warfare.

Fortress Europe: a View From Its Eastern Border

January 3rd: European attention to the ongoing crisis of migration is mostly focused on the Mediterranean.

Wealth blinds our rulers to the truth about homelessness

December 29th: Recently the National Audit Office (NAO) published a study which was of surprise to no-one — notwithstanding the blustering pretend humbug of neoliberals and Tories — showing that welfare cuts cause homelessness to rise.

The Alarming Rise of Virgin Care – and Branson’s threat to the NHS

January 14th: Manchester SolFed analyses the career of billionaire railway subsidies junkie Richard Branson and the ways he’s expanding into the British healthcare system, with potentially fatal results.

Trump’s UK visit and the royal wedding offer avenues for mass action

January 8th: In this month’s column Jon Bigger looks at the possibilities for protest as the US President considers a British jaunt and and another Windsor marriage loom.

Argentina: Macri’s conservative policies won’t pass

January 2nd: Federico Abal writes on the broad repression of progressives which is being carried out by the Macri government, and how people are fighting back including with a mass march on December 18th.