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Monthly Archives: August, 2012

Freedom August issue out now

August 2012 issue of Freedom  click here for details The August 2012 issue is now out and available either directly from Freedom Bookshop or from other good radical bookshops or social centres, or why not take out a yearly subscription and have the paper delivered to you every month at a discounted rate.    

Freedom, August 2012

August 2012 issue of Freedom The August 2012 issue is now out and available either directly from Freedom Bookshop or from other good radical bookshops or social centres. Stockists: » Freedom Bookshop, London » Housmans bookshop, London » LARC, London » 56a Infoshop, London » Newham Bookshop, London » Pogo Cafe, London » Rough Trade, east London » Rough Trade, west London » Whitechapel Art Gallery, […]

Squatting law update

The new law on squatting (s144 LASPO 2012) will be coming into force on the 1st September 2012. Not everyone who is squatting, or considered by others to be squatting, will be affected by the new law, but people will need to be prepared to explain, quite forcefully at times, why they are not affected.

A Sideways Look: IT

(taken from Freedom, February 2012) The government has announced that it intends to look at information technology training in schools. I’ve worked in IT for some time, for a local authority and three private companies, but I’m of an age that I never had any – my school didn’t get a computer until I left. […]

AF Benefit

Juke Joint Saturday Night On Saturday September 1st at 7.30pm there will be a Blues Night Benefit for Anarchist Federation (London) Find out more

‘Rehabilitation revolution’

A brave new outsourced world? Another month of Coalition policy making gone by and more of the already tarnished veneer of the ‘Rehabilitation Revolution’ has peeled away to further reveal what we already knew: a) that the policy bares little or no resemblance to anything any rational person would consider to be in any way […]

Hacking in the seventies

Hacking, phone taps and the anarchists ‘A Company of Bastards’ and the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (this brief history of militant trade union phone hacking in the 70s was published in Freedom, 13th August 2011) Recent comment on the ethics of phone hacking and the media reminded me of our practices in the 1970s, during the […]

A Sideways Look: education

(originally published in Freedom, May 2012) In all the opposition to education cuts and the ramping up of fees, adult education hasn’t had a lot of airtime. There are basically four reasons people want adult education: for basic skills, to learn something they need to improve their job opportunities, for fun and to have a second […]

Freedom Press public meeting

As you may or may not have already heard, Freedom Press is in some difficulty, both financial and in terms of volunteer labour – basically we need you. As part of getting our act together to deal with these problems we are proposing to have a series of public meetings where you ask any questions you may have and […]

John Zerzan talk

On Saturday 4th August, John Zerzan is giving a talk, ‘The Murderous Idolatry of the Future: Anarcho-Primitivism and the End of Technology’ from 5pm until 7pm at the Raven Row, 56 Artillery Lane, London E1 7LS   Read more