Regardless of who is voted in, two aspects of the social order will remain almost unnoticed, untouched and untroubled by a change of colour in the ties of our rulers.
Capitalism and the human embodiment of its brutal ideology – the police – do not give a fuck about who wins the election.
Vasudevan’s radical history of squatting looks at self-help housing in a half-dozen European and North American locations across the post-war globe, yet can really only manage to sketch out the historical differences and geographical peculiarities between them.
“Right now, we fight in hell.”
As Poland’s oldest squat faces eviction, George F. met with queer painter and ex-worker Juliusz Lewandowski to discuss the upcoming antifascist art festival Rokantyfazystowski and how the themes of eroticism and anxiety, solidarity and sexuality are expressed through his innately political artwork.
A Towering Flame: The Life & Times of the Elusive Latvian Anarchist Peter the Painter Philip Ruff Breviary Stuff ISBN 978-0-9929466-5-4 (paperback) ISBN 978-0-9929466-8-5 (hardback) Review by George F. “I want to burn […] To climb towards heaven on a towering flame And scream out the injustice by which my nation With fiery iron was
The big event, organised by a wide-ranging coalition of groups from Women’s Strike Assembly and Momentum to BLM UK and Lesbians & Gays support the Migrants, managed to dwarf the “usual suspects” People’s Assembly demo and official Labour rally, but George F’s view from the street was of a resistance which as yet remains too
Good Times in Dystopia George F Zero Books ISBN: 1789041902 Review by Wil Crisp In this European tour of grass roots anarchism and radical activism George F navigates the peripheries of mainstream society from decaying squats in east London to pastoral protest treehouses in Germany’s ancient Hambach Forest. Ricocheting between nihilistic partying and anti-capitalist campaigning
Despite the Indian parliament passing a bill decriminalising homosexuality last year, activists in the world’s most populous democracy are now mobilising to resist further state repression in the form of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill. The law was passed by the Lok Sabha (House of Commons) in December 2018, and now needs only
Back in the growing winter of 2016 a pack of punks, anarchists and incorrigible rogues met in an indescript nonspace above an anarchist bookshop in East London with a dog, some beers, and a plan. The intention was to set up an autonomous DIY venue and social centre – something that used to be common
A Beautiful Idea: History of the Freedom Press Anarchists Rob Ray Freedom Press, 2018 ISBN: 978-1-904491-30-9 Review by George F. Rob Ray’s history of the Freedom Press anarchists is like getting sat down next to that eccentric blue-hairred aunt at a wedding that you’d always heard stories about, but never quite gotten the full picture