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Open Letter To British Soldiers (1912)

Reprint of 1912 letter to British soldiers that resulted in several people associated with The Syndicalist being given prison sentences.

From Wildcat #1 1974. Text from The Anarchist Library.

Witness for the Prosecution - Colin Ward

At the end of the 2nd World War, Colin Ward was a young soldier beginning to be interested in anarchist ideas. Here he describes how he was called to give evidence against the group he later joined.

Published in Wildcat #1 1974. Text from The Anarchist Library.

Revived 45: Anarchists Against the Army - Philip Sansom

Philip Sansom — one of the editors of War Commentary found guilty of incitement to disaffection — describes the background to the trial and two other offences, for which he was jailed three times in 1945.

Published in Wildcat #1 1974. Text from The Anarchist Library.

Wildcat (London, 1970s)

Partial online archive of Wildcat, a monthly anarchist newspaper produced in London in the 1970s.

10 issues were published between September 1974 and July 1975. Contributors included Wynford Hicks and Nicolas Walter.

This Wildcat is not to be confused with the communist Wildcat newsletter and journal of the 1980s and 1990s.

Wildcat #2 October 1974

Second issue of Wildcat from 1974.

PDF courtesy of Splits & Fusions archive.

Uber drivers to strike on September 28th and October 6th

Two separately-organised strikes of Uber drivers are coming up over the next few weeks.

Mass walkout against NG Bailey at Atomic Weapons Establishment Burghfield site

As of Monday 20th September, around two hundred mechanical & electrical workers have walked off the job at the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) Burghfield site, in response to alleged blacklisting and union-busting efforts from management.

How the Pandemic Revealed the Real Health of Nations

As we noted in our last issue, a pandemic is as good as any event to demonstrate the efficacy, or not, of a social system. This one has generally found the capitalist mode of production wanting. By now most people will have forgotten the early failures.

A few snap-shots of recent post-Brexit developments in the UK

This is a discussion paper presented at the AngryWorkers gathering in Sheffield. Short minutes of the discussion after the text

Police Powers Bill: Preparing for Class War

The Police, Crime Sentencing and Courts Bill has given rise to a wave of ‘Kill the Bill’ protests and demonstrations across the country, and has been criticised for the wider powers it gives to the state in general and more specifically to the police.