In the recent printed edition of Freedom, there was an article reflecting on Covid and the mutual aid groups that sprung up in the early days of the pandemic. It focused on some of the problems encountered by anarchists as the pandemic progressed such as the way mutual aid was assimilated into a sense of
This September, we witnessed the Supreme Court reject Mark Duggan’s family’s request to appeal the 2014 ruling that stated that his murder by the police was a lawful killing. Just a few days ago, the judges of the Italian Supreme court acquitted the three ‘carabinieri’ accused of manslaughter for the death of Riccardo Magherini, which
“The Earth is not dying, it is being killed, and those who are killing it have names and addresses.” Utah Phillips As we endure the first few weeks of the newly instated Teresa May regime an opportunity for anti authoritarians presents itself in after the abolition of the Department for Climate Change. The post will now
The current crisis in the British establishment is an unprecedented one. The markets are in turmoil, the Tories are heading into a bitter leadership campaign and the Labour right have opportunistically moved to oust their leader. Anarchist responses to this have been varied with some, like Sabcat Publishing, calling to support Jeremy Corbyn. Others recognise
The not so United Kingdom has voted to leave the EU. It honestly doesn’t matter what individuals did with their ballots, or why. On a purely intellectual level each of the three options (to leave, remain or abstain) were valid. However we do not live on a purely intellectual plane and this result has very tangible
Yesterday the Metropolitan Police got what it has been publicly lusting after since the riots of 2011. The deputy mayor for a policing and crime has given the Met permission to buy 3 water cannons from German Federal Police.