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Monthly Archives: December, 2011

Radical books and magazines update

AF anniversary issue It feels like the next few years will be dominated by the economic climate. As surprised as the state has appeared to be about the riots and attacks on police in our major and not so major cities and towns, it has perhaps also been a surprise to see how quickly the […]

Winter blues

How energy companies are making a killing Despite an uncharacteristic mild autumn, winter brings with it the necessity of increasing gas and electricity consumption to keep warm during periods of lowering temperatures. Typically many people cannot afford to do so. The number of those in fuel poverty, those dying unnecessarily because of the cold, especially […]

Egyptian Anarchists and Revolutionary Socialists under attack

It’s about time! For weeks, several internet sites, and facebook pages that belong to the Muslim Brotherhood, either officially or administered by its members, launched an attack against Anarchists and Revolutionary Socialists in Egypt trying to single them out as inciters of violence and propagandists of state demolition.

Anti-fascism on the terraces

Tranmere Rovers has always been the neglected kid brother on Merseyside, hidden beneath the shadow of the eternal Liverpool/Everton football rivalry. With neither the big money nor the big gates to propel them into premiership star status Rovers have never really competed with the glory hunters, but what they lack in big names they make […]

Bloomsbury Social Centre evicted

The Bloomsbury Social Centre – a political space occupied largely by students from SOAS and UCL was violently evicted this morning (22/12).  The disused University property at 53 Gordon Square was used  as a hub of organising for students, workers and residents in the Bloomsbury area. Below is a their initial statement on the eviction:

Love’s labours lost

Prison labour appears to be the Coalition’s current criminological flavour of the month. It seems the answer to all their problems: financial – the potential to generate a vast income from the hiring out prisoners to private companies; rehabilitation – helping indoctrinate its iconic feral underclass into the benefits of real wage slavery, cutting the […]

ALARM Conference Sat 7th Jan 2012

ALARM Conference Saturday 7th January 2012 • 10am-5pm Conway Hall 25 Red Lion Square London WC1R 4RL MAP You are cordially invited to a one day London anarchist conference hosted by Alarm.

December issue of Freedom

Just to remind people the December edition of Freedom is still available to buy. Either directly from Freedom bookshop or at all good radical bookshops or social centres (see list of stockists below). It’s a cracking read – 24 pages packed with the latest anarchist news, views, events and actions as well as social and […]

Anti-fascist prisoners update: send letters for Christmas

Being locked up is grim at the best of times, being locked up over Christmas, away from friends and family, is always going to be an especially difficult time, so we urge all decent anarchists and radicals to send a letter, messages of support, of just a few lines to the five anti-fascist prisoners still […]

Bradley Manning, Wikileaks, and Judicial Farce

After 19 long months of detention, including solitary confinement, Private Bradley Manning has been brought before the court – sort of. His pre-trial proceedings which began on Friday 16th December will be heard by a military ‘investigating official’, the equivalent of a civilian court judge.