130 years ago, the unions were starting their long ascent into what would become the militant highs of the Great Unrest. The British anarchists were coming into their own with Freedom Newspaper established just a year before and the rise of the libertarian-leaning Socialist League in opposition to the reformist Social Democrat Federation (SDF). In
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Freedom US correspondent Louis Further reports on the lesser- known happenings in the United States.
One person has been confirmed dead during police operation to evict the Hambach Forest protest camp.
When the Great War broke out in 1914 most anarchists took their customary anti-militarist position, but the conflict also led to two of its heaviest hitters, Errico Malatesta and Peter Kropotkin, throwing down in the pages of anarchist journal Freedom.