David Edwards and David Cromwell contrast Big Media and Auntie Beeb’s coverage of Hurricane Harvey and the South Asian floods, where a Western disaster gets wall-to-wall coverage while a South Asian one barely registers. This article first appeared in Peace News. In JG Ballard’s classic novel, The Drowned World, people are struggling for survival on a post-apocalyptic,
Even as police let loose with rubber bullets and beatings against shoppers yesterday in an effort to enforce the new national Covid-19 lockdown, in Durban they were turfing people into the street.
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.
It’s really frustrating when people use anarchist terms and phrases out of context or for their own advantage.
Riots exploded in about 30 Italian prisons 2 weeks ago in the biggest uprising since the 70s.
“I’ve never felt more trapped and powerless in my life” – Letter lays bare the cruel realities of prison during the pandemic
The following letter from ‘D’ – passed to us by Carl Cattermole and Lisa & Elliot of @bluebaglife – lays bare the horrific conditions being endured by prisoners during the Covid-19 pandemic.