Review: Great Anarchists

Great Anarchists By Ruth Kinna and Clifford Harper Dog Section Press 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9160365-6-7 Review by Jim Jepps With the newly released Great Anarchists, Dog Section Press continue their project of stylishly bringing radical ideas to a wider, non-academic audience. The book, written by Ruth Kinna, presents a series of vignettes on ten individuals who

Stuart Christie: Obituaries

The following article aims to act as a roundup of some of the outpouring of tributes which have followed Christie’s death after a struggle with lung cancer. It is a notable aspect of the impact of Stuart Christie’s life that for all the hatred and fear he inspired in the minds of the ruling classes

Interview: Mutual aid in Lebanon in the wake of disaster

As riots threaten to topple government control in the wake of the Beirut explosion Freedom talks to a Lebanese radical who is witnessing another side of the event – society-wide, grassroots solidarity that has inspired them to become an anarchist. — The blast which destroyed Beirut’s docks and devastated the city on August 4th has

“Blackness anarchises anarchism” – Marquis Bey on the theory of Black anarchism

To coincide with the release of their new book with AK Press , Anarcho-Blackness: Notes Towards a Black Anarchism, Marquis Bey sits down with Chuck Mertz from This is Hell to discuss the conceptual and historical synergies of anarchism and Blackness. In this provocative and wide ranging conversation, Bey goes beyond a critique of anarchism’s

Interview: Ruth Kinna

Freedom spoke to Ruth Kinna, author of numerous books on anarchism about the origins and key concepts of anarchism. What do you find most attractive about anarchism? I like the starting point. Anarchists usually start with a critique of injustice and an assumption of social imperfection. I would say that the anarchist project is to

Anarchist farm: a revolutionary feast

Food — or the potential lack of it — has played on a lot of people’s minds lately. The government’s mixed-messages, misinformation and pointless power-play with regard to the coronavirus pandemic led to fear-induced panic-buying which highlighted the weakness of ‘just in time’ supply chains; which are, of course, designed to maximise profit rather than

Interview: Radical community in Aberdeen

To mark the one-year anniversary of a radical social centre appearing in the Granite City, Rob Ray talks with the organising collective about their experiences, dreams — and advice for groups looking to set up new spaces. Note: This article was written before Covid 19 became an issue. As is the case with every other