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.
This text is published with permission from Are You Syrious (AYS): a group of volunteers working with refugees across Europe.
This is a call-out to join the solidarity bloc organised by Plan C London for the Defend Afrin demonstration this Sunday 18th February in Central London.
Iranian activists call for solidarity with two female political prisoners, Atena Daemi and Golrokh Iraee, who are in dire situation due to 13 days of hunger strike.
by Simon Springer ISBN: 978-0-816697-73-1 PP: 240 Publisher: University of Minnesota Press 2016 Review by John Clark Anyone who wants evidence that anarchist geography is alive and well today need only read this book.
Freedom Newspaper’s first ever full-page picture spread from 1961 offers a unique record of the famous Committee of 100 anti-war march of February 18th that year, which began what was to become the modern British anti-war movement. Led by anarchist fellow-traveller Bertrand Russell, who resigned from CND to set it up, the Committee of 100 ran