Plus a list of dubious accounts of ‘successful’ revolutions, from Russia to Rojava In the second year of the Great Leap Forward famine – in which perhaps 30 million died – Herbert Read visited China on an official delegation. Read’s acceptance of a knighthood for his literary achievements had already discredited him amongst many anarchists.
European neo- nazis are gathering in Ostritz: a sleepy German town of 2,300 people near Polish and Czech borders, to celebrate 129th anniversary of Adolf Hitler’s birthday.
Based in Nottingham, the Sparrows’ Nest is a key archiving project for the literature of the British anarchist movement.
25,000 people demonstrated in Berlin last Saturday against rising rent prices and the lack of housing.
A new housing co-op for low-income activists in Oxford (one of the least affordable cities in the UK) is facing huge difficulties after being asked for an additional £50,000 in stamp duty by the tax authorities, under rules brought in in 2012 and 2014.
Yesterday, the public inquiry into undercover policing published the cover names of six more officers from Britain’s political secret police units.