The first of series of reports from the 18th International Conference on Penal Abolition, based on the workshops and talks that took place over three days at Birkbeck university in London. This report is based on a talk from activists from the UK based Community Action on Prison Expansion teamed with activists from the US
Good Times in Dystopia George F Zero Books ISBN: 1789041902 Review by Wil Crisp In this European tour of grass roots anarchism and radical activism George F navigates the peripheries of mainstream society from decaying squats in east London to pastoral protest treehouses in Germany’s ancient Hambach Forest.
This new column for Freedom News aims to support and publicise what’s happening at radical social centres around Britain.
Freedom’s long-running US correspondent Louis Further does his monthly roundup of some of the lesser-known stories that have emerged over the last few weeks.
“Kinna is right that Kropotkin has been misunderstood, that the common perspective of his politics is distinctly at odds with what he actually advocated, and her book helps put the record straight.” by Ruth KinnaEdinburgh University Press, 2016ISBN: 978-1474428378272pp Review by Iain McKay Anarchists from Proudhon onwards have met with misunderstanding and not a little
CW: Transphobia I’ve been feeling recently a bit like the popular online discourse around transphobia and trans liberation is living in another world and to the extent that social media is very much still a media world that’s the truth.