Fifty years ago to the day, Fred Hampton – the 21 year old deputy chairman of the Black Panther Party – was assassinated by the FBI and the Chicago Police Department. At the time of his murder, Hampton, a political organiser of extraordinary skill, was cementing a ‘Rainbow Coalition’ of political groups and street gangs
So, I aim for this new culture section to offer a platform for anarchist artists whose work perhaps doesn’t fit elsewhere and examine more mainstream art through an anarchic lens.
Sheer violence breaking out from the police towards protesters again.
On Monday 19th February, the High Court ruled that it wouldn’t allow the legal case against the UK government over arms sales to Israel to proceed.
Forced mobilisation is supported by all those whom it does not affect.
So, no matter how much we, as anarchists, rightly criticise Navalny, for us, his death is the murder by the state of a political opponent of the regime.