It’s in the genes

Is the ‘selfish gene’ merely excuse for Thatcherite individualism, asks Richard Frost, and is mutual aid the true human nature? (article taken from Freedom, 6th December 2003) It is curious that Maggie Thatcher announced that there was no such thing as society just as evolutionary theory was becoming dominated by the most extreme form of

The future of Freedom

Now that we’re bust and what we’re going to do about it As many comrades are aware, Freedom has continued thanks to a significant donation in 2005. This not only enabled us to keep the paper going, but also to publish large print runs of important anarchist classics and undertake work to the building such

Do the drugs work?

Take the drugs but don’t let them take you for a fool – a look at the global drugs industry by Marie Jean in this article first published in Freedom, 1st May 2004 Hypocrisy is rife around the issue of drugs. The basic law of supply and demand is deemed okay when it comes to arms

Capitalism by design

Modern city planning serves the interests of the rich and powerful, not us, says Richard Griffin in this article from Freedom, 6th December 2003 Capitalism touches almost every aspect of our lives. Very little is unscathed even the space we live in. Architecture, design, building techniques, property use and access are all mediated by the

July issue of Freedom out now

July 2012 issue of Freedom  click here for details The July 2012 issue is now out and available either directly from Freedom Bookshop or from other good radical bookshops or social centres, or why not take out a yearly subscription and have the paper delivered to you every month at a discounted rate.    

Freedom, July 2012

July 2012 issue of Freedom The July 2012 issue is now out and available either directly from Freedom Bookshop or from other good radical bookshops or social centres. Stockists: » Freedom Bookshop, London » Housmans bookshop, London » LARC, London » 56a Infoshop, London » Newham Bookshop, London » Pogo Cafe, London » Rough Trade, east London » Rough Trade, west London » Whitechapel Art Gallery,

Anarcho-syndicalism

Historically one of the most prominent forms of social anarchism, anarcho-syndicalism is a school of thought that views labour unions as a potential force for revolutionary social change, capable of replacing capitalism and the State with a new society democratically self-managed by the workers. The basic idea behind anarcho-syndicalism is to create an industrial workers’

Freedom, June 2012

June 2012 issue of Freedom An Olympic Games special edition for June 2012 issue is now out and available either directly from Freedom Bookshop or from other good radical bookshops or social centres. Stockists: » Freedom Bookshop, London » Housmans bookshop, London » LARC, London » 56a Infoshop, London » Newham Bookshop, London » Pogo Cafe, London » Rough Trade, east London » Rough Trade,

June issue of Freedom out now

June 2012 issue of Freedom  click here for details In an Olympic special edition, the June 2012 issue is now out and available either directly from Freedom Bookshop or from other good radical bookshops or social centres, or why not take out a yearly subscription and have the paper delivered to you every month at a discounted rate.

May issue of Freedom out now

May 2012 issue of Freedom  click here for details After a slight delay, the May 2012 issue is now out and available either directly from Freedom Bookshop or from other good radical bookshops or social centres. Alternatively take out a yearly subscription and have the paper delivered to you every month at a discounted rate.