Mutu: rethinking our radical media

The seriousness of our times hardly needs restating. In contrast to the temporary “tightening of belts” we were promised, we’re now over a decade into what is increasingly being understood as a permanent austerity that the ruling class wanted all along, while Britain’s biggest far-right demonstrations since the 1930s combine with Tory overtures towards overt

Paris: anarchist bookshop attacked

Librairie Publico, the anarchist bookshop in Paris run by the French Anarchist Federation, had been attacked. According to reports, “an anarchist comrade was violently attacked with a knife the afternoon of 2nd May 2019 in the FA bookshop Publico.  There is nothing to suggest the attack was targeting him in particular, but rather the organisation

IWA: Solidarity with Yellow Vests, for a general strike

The anarcho-syndicalist international has published a public call backing a general strike and supporting a statement on the Yellow Vest movement written by its French section, CNT-AIT. The International Workers Association (IWA) would like to show its solidarity with the social protests occurring in France which are yet another example of resistance to the overbearing

The Movement as Battleground Fighting for the Soul of the Yellow Vest Movement

This analysis of the happenings in France was originally published by Crimethinc on 6th December 2018. In response to Emmanuel Macron’s proposal to increase the tax on fuel for “ecological” reasons, France has experienced several weeks of unrest associated with the yellow vest movement. This grassroots uprising illustrates how the contradictions of modern centrism—such as

Don’t abandon your Yellow Jackets

The name sounds a bit like something to do with a lifeguard’s alliance, but this movement’s name (gilets jaune) comes from their high vis jackets, something that all drivers are legally required to carry in their car in France. And what better way to protest rising fuel costs than sticking them on and blocking 350

Review: The Anarchists in Paris, May-June 1968

This handy little pamphlet appears in the 50th anniversary year of the events of May-June 1968 that shook France and the world. Importantly, it’s written by an eye-witness and participant in the events, the anonymous Le Flûtiste (Flute Player). by Flûtiste Le PP: 24 Kate Sharpley Library 2018 Review by ACG First of all, on the

Dijon: large refugee squat evicted

Yesterday early morning French police, with assistance from border police evicted the XXL Squat in Dijon, where about hundred asylum seekers lived. During the eviction, twenty-four people were detained by the border police. The eviction was enforced despite of the ongoing negotiations with the property owner. The building have been occupied  since August 2016. Apart