Good Times in Dystopia George F Zero Books, 2020 ISBN: 9781789041902 Review by Peter Bearder Featured Image by oneslutriot Additional artwork by Junk Comix The literary output of squats, occupations and other autonomous spaces is vanishingly small. Squatters, almost by definition, are invisible and unchronicled. What literature does exist, often arrives in the form of
KILLDREN ARE BACK! OUT OF THE BUNKERS AND INTO THE STREETS! There can be no more pertinent band releasing a new album this week. Notorious Tunbridge Well’s 2-bit ravepunkers Killdren’s 3rd EP – Dismembers of Parliament – follows 2019’s Disguise The Limit –which infamously got them banned from Glastonbury for the track Kill Tory Scum. In a week where the
The mutual aid networks are in a unique position to defend the homes – and the lives – of those facing eviction during the COVID-19 pandemic.
London, March 8th: International Women’s Day An estimated 2000 people gathered to reclaim the heart of the city of London as part of the Women’s Strike, collectively assembling to refuse work and join in international solidarity against the current conditions of womanhood. Gender dysphoria raging, I limped out into the lashing rain to head to
On Tuesday 11th February, 4 anarchists and a dog from the militant trans collective EastEndQueerPunx staged a symbolic eviction resistance in solidarity with sex workers everywhere.
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