London: protest against Trump-inspired law that would endanger sex workers

Sex workers yesterday joined with other feminists and human rights activists to voice their opposition to a Trump-inspired ‘anti-trafficking’ law –  in the US  known as SESTA/FOSTA  – ahead of a debate on mirroring them in the UK, which was held in the House of Commons on Wednesday. The proposed legislation, brought to the Parliament

Polish Embassy in London support of far right groups

CONTENT WARNING: racism The Polish Embassy in London, using funds from Poland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, sponsored at least one event organised by Polish nationalists in the UK. The group receiving cash from Polish state is “Independent Poland”: and extreme right-wing organisation, which, until very recently, declared on their Facebook page that its main aim

Antiuniversity: Sonic corporeality, pubes and a bit of education

The programme for this year’s Antiuniversity jamboree was launched today with more than 140 workshops and seminars addressing everything from subverting estate agents’ signs to allotment activism. The week-long event, starting June 9th, aims to recreate the free-wheeling educational atmosphere of the 1968 antiuniversity of London, which marks its 50th anniversary this year. Academics such

The misery of Generation Identity Conference

Last weekend fascists from alt- right group Generation Identity held the ‘European Reunion’ conference in London. The main purpose of the conference was to increase their presence in the UK. Generation Identity, Europe’s answer to  alt- right movement in the US, originates in France. In short, GI aims to make racism modern and fashionable: mostly

History: The Anarchist Ball of 1961

As the British anarchist movement got going after a long decade on the back foot, Freedom’s October Ball showcased a burgeoning powerhouse. The 1950s had been a relative low period for anarchism in Britain. Post war, Soviet dominance of left discourse had drawn most of the broader movement into forms of Leninism and the Communist