But what about before they had no choice but to defend themselves? Well, that picture is not one of a clear cut fight of good against evil, but rather undeniable complicity in horror and war.
The effect of the Kazakhstan protests is such that an authoritarian zone has emerged under the governance of old men who are not afraid to soil their hands with blood. It is worth remembering that this zone begins just east of the EU border. Even after a few days since events in Kazakhstan, it is
Today marks the 100th annviersary of the beginning of the Kronstadt uprising. Here, we reprint a statement, signed by 20 libertarian communist organisations, which looks at the events of March 1921 and their meaning for libertarians today. 100 Years Since the Kronstadt Uprising To Remember Means to Fight! International anarchist statement on the centenary of
Mr Jones Directed by Agnieszka Holland Running time 2h 21m This is a film about the Holodomor told through the eyes of Gareth Jones, an average man from Wales (portrayed by a man with an above-average jawline). The Holodomor was part of a deliberate, man-made genocide where millions starved to death between 1932 and 1933.
Picture a British second-year Sociology student holding a Socialist Worker’s Party placard and shouting “hands-off DPRK” outside your student halls (that image in your head, he’s male and wearing cargo shorts, right? He’s going to ask you out for a chai latte, take you to Bookmarks, explain the women’s lib. section to you, and then
In 2010 the Alexander Berkman Social Club and Kate Sharpley Library published The Tragic Procession: Alexander Berkman and Russian Prisoner Aid. It tells the story of the anarchist solidarity effort with their comrades in the Soviet Union (first in the Joint Committee of anarchists and Socialist Revolutionaries, and then under the wing of the anarcho-syndicalist