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by Peter E. Newell Who was Zapata? Man, myth, inspiration or movie icon? Zapata was the leading figure of the Mexican Revolution of 1910. He fought for the rights of local communities against greedy landlords, treacherous politicians and foreign-owned companies. Under the slogan ‘Land and Liberty!’ he became the purest embodiment of the Mexican Revolution. Zapata’s memory,
By Alex Comfort Alex Comfort, who was born in 1920, is best known nowadays as the author of the phenomenally successful Joy of Sex. But he is also a poet, novelist, critic, doctor, medical biologist, the pioneer of gerontology in Britain, a pacifist - and an anarchist. From the early 1940s he was for a
edited by Vernon Richards This is the Third volume in the FREEDOM PRESS Centenary Series covering the years 1939-1950. During this 50th anniversary of the declaration of war against Germany we shall be bombarded with books and TV series as well as church services throughout the country, and the government will not spare expense to
by Michael Duane Work: "The nature of work in industrial society today is such that those who stop to think about it wonder why so many millions of otherwise sane people spend so much of their lives, apparently without complaint, at work over which they have no control and from which they derive no personal
by Peter Marshall William Blake (1757–1827) was a poet, painter, engraver and visionary. Considered eccentric, if not mad, in his own day, he now appears as a key figure in English Romanticism. He listened to ‘Messengers from Heaven’ but he had his feet firmly on the ground and was involved in the central issues of his revolutionary age. Throughout
by Donald Rooum A selection celebrating 20 years of Wildcat appearances in Freedom newspaper. Freedom Press 1999 ISBN: 0-900384-97-2 48 pages Black and White
by Donald Rooum Wildcat concentrates on the health services. Freedom Press 1994 ISBN: 0-900-384-73-5 48 pages Black and White
by Donald Rooum For review see: Peace News Freedom Press 2003 ISBN: 1-904491-01-4 48 pages Black and White
Third volume in the Wildcat series of anarchist comics. Freedom Press First Published 1991, Reprinted 2009 ISBN: 978-0900384608 48 pages Black and White
by Donald Rooum The second volume of Donald Rooum's Wildcat cartoons. Freedom Press 1989 ISBN:0-900-384-47-6 48 pages Black and White
by Donald Rooum The latest in the 'Wildcat' series of cartoons by Donald Rooum, this time in full colour! See short review in Peace News. Freedom Press 2011 ISBN: 978-1-904491-14-9 48 pages Colour Illustrations
by Donald Rooum The first anthology of comics culled from the pages of Freedom and other UK anarchist periodicals. Political satire at its finest. Freedom Press First Published 1985, Reprinted 1995 ISBN: 0-900384-30-1 48 pages Black and White
by Alexander Berkman From the blurb: Alexander Berkman's WHAT IS COMMUNIST ANARCHISM? is a key text in the development of anarchist ideas. It was first published in 1929 and to a large extent still provides an introduction to the Anarchist position, written 'in the plainest and clearest terms'. Berkman was not an original thinker and
by Donald Rooum What anarchists believe; what anarchists do; how anarchists differ. An introduction by Donald Rooum, along with some classic texts from the likes of Malatesta, Kropotkin, Rocker, Ward, Berkman, Bakunin et al. A useful primer. Freedom Press First Published 1992, Reprinted 2001 ISBN: 0-900384-66-2 74 pages Black and White
by Stuart Christie A detailed, scholarly study of the Iberian Anarchist Federation (FAI), a group of twentieth-century militants dedicated to keeping Spain’s largest labor union, the CNT, on a revolutionary, anarcho-syndicalist path. Stuart Christie’s analysis covers the history of Spanish anarchism and the Spanish Civil War, and provides lessons relevant to today’s largely neutered labor
Edited by Clifford Harper, Dennis Gould and Jeff Cloves From the blurb: Shelley, the greatest of all anarchist poets, said that "poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world". The poets in Visions of Poesy are not asking for your vote, only that you read their poems. This anthology brings together for the first time
In March 1960 a demonstration called by the Pan-African Congress, in protest against the pass laws, took place in Sharpeville, a township near Vereeniging. The violence used by the police against the non-violent protesters was said to have ‘shocked’ hard-bitten South African newsmen and even some of the police. Fifty six Africans – men, women
by Brian Martin Uprooting War is unlike the numerous treatments of the dangers of war, the benefits of disarmament or the need for government or citizen action. It is about developing strategies for grassroots activists to challenge and replace the war system. Brian Martin presents a wide-ranging critical analysis of social institutions and as well
Rob Evans and Paul Lewis expose the lying, stinking, double-crossing tosser pigs who inflitrated protest movements from the 1960's onwards.
by Tom Brown From the blurb: 'In this series of articles we have outlined the aim and method of the Syndicalist Revolution. The aim- the abolition of privilege, private property, class society and the State and the establishment of the common ownership of the means of production. The method - the taking and running of
by John Rety illustrations by Emily Johns From the blurb: The writer was an editor of Freedom – the anarchist journal started by Peter Kropotkin in 1886 – in the ‘60s when it was a weekly paper. He has written Song of Anarchy (Hearing Eye, 1989) and contributed to Visions of Poesy (Freedom Press, 1994).