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Launch Party! Friday 25th July, 7pm!

That’s right folks, Freedom News will be having a launch party this Friday! To celebrate the official catapulting of Freedom into the sparkly stratosphere of online news sites, Freedom Bookshop in Aldgate will play host to a night of fun, frolics and intense philosophical conversation/drinking. It’ll also be a great opportunity to support the the […]

West Mids Antifa Collective on Britain First’s Visit to Coventry

After a weekend that saw demonstrations and actions across the country, West Mids Antifa Collective presents a first hand account of the pro-Gaza and anti-Britain First action in Coventry on Friday, and give an insight into the way WMAC operate.

Political Action This Weekend 18th – 20th July 2014

The coming days show a busy calendar for activists and those looking to make a visible stand against injustice. Here’s a brief round-up of what’s going on and where.

Why strikes are important to anarchists

In the context of the recent mass one day protest strike on July 10th and the upcoming protest against strike breaking Ritzy workers this Sunday, Rob Ray examines the power of the strike, and the anarchist method of organising one. The anarchist movement, particularly its class struggle element, tends to hold up strike action as a […]

Less Evil is Still Evil: Post-Gove Education and the New Morgan Era

Today’s cabinet reshuffle has seen the downfall of despised Education Secretary, Michael Gove. Here current education worker Daniel Dawson discusses Gove’s replacement, and the radical class conscious education they want to see in place  of the current system.   Within less than a week of the largest public sector strike since November 2011, the Conservative Cabinet reshuffle sees […]

Press release from Harmondsworth detainees protest 14/07/2014

At 9pm tonight (Monday 14th July 2014) 60 detainees at Harmondsworth mens immigration detention centre began an overnight demonstration, occupying the courtyard. They are demanding that all those on the now unlawful Detained Fast Track (DFT) system are taken off DFT and released. Following last weeks High Court decision ruling the operation of DFT unlawful, […]

Shoplifters of the Working Class Unite!

In this piece by Parris Komyune, of the blog Lenin was a Cheeseboard, the morality of expropriation (i.e. nicking stuff, you probably earned it anyway) is explored, and the excuses against it are confronted with the realities created by Capitalism. Over the last decade, Europe has seen a steady increase in the direct action approach […]

Notes From The US: Economics, Violence and Environment

Louis Further rounds up the news from the USA you may have missed.    Environment A review published in mid-June by the Associated Press found that the Obama administration does not inspect four out of every ten new high-risk oil and gas wells. It seems that The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has been so […]

This is What Democracy Looks Like! : The Fight For The Can Vies Social Centre

In May Barcelona was shook by four days of rioting and protest against the eviction of an established social centre, Can Vies. Juana Belén Gutiérrez de Mendoza looks at the history of the building, and interviews the organisers currently fighting its eviction. Self organised social centre (Centre social autogestionat) Can Vies has been a space […]

‘Detention Centres – Shut Them Down’ – Deportation and Resistance

Movement for Justice have been holding ‘Surround Harmondsworth demonstrations in protest of the inhumane conditions in detention centres. Saul Jay reports. Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centre (that’s ‘detention centre’ to the rest of us), is largest of its kind in Europe, holding up to 660 men at any one time. Built close to Heathrow airport, the […]