UK

The century of revolution, 1603-1714

Revelry at an inn

Christopher Hill's grassroots history of 17th-century England, as the modern state began to take shape.

Ex-BNP activist authored manifesto for UKIP leadership hopeful

Jack Buckby at Waters' campaign launch

An ex-British National Party (BNP) activist authored the manifesto of Anne Marie Waters, the far-right activist who is now the favourite to become the next UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader.

Cotters and squatters: housing's hidden history

Diggers illustration

Colin Ward's Cotters and Squatters explores the story of squatter settlement in England and Wales: from our cave-dwelling recent ancestors to the Diggers and on the industrial revolution; and from twentieth-century mass squatting to modern claims that The Land is Ours.

Anarchism and the British warfare state: the prosecution of the 'war commentary' anarchists, 1945

Article by Carissa Honeywell, published in 'International Review of Social History', Volume 60, Issue 2, pp. 257-284 (August 2015). This article argues that in the closing months of World War II the British government decided to suppress War Commentary because officials feared that its polemic might foment political turmoil and thwart postwar policy agendas as military personnel began to demobilize and reassert their civilian identities.

Council lies mean Brum bin strike extended til Christmas

Refuse collection workers in Birmingham have voted strongly in favour of extending strike action for a further three months.

Impossibilism - Jon White's reading guide

A guide to further reading around the subject of impossibilism.

Universities and the militarisation of our social lives

Since 2008, we have seen a deliberate and calculated approach by the state to incorporate military institutions and activities into our daily lives, with universities at forefront of this militarisation.

More neo-Nazi arrests in Birmingham

Five men from the West Midlands have been charged under the Public Order Act 1986 (POA 1986), linked to written material by National Action, a proscribed neo-Nazi group.

Centre Survivors: Support Edinburgh Sisters Uncut

Sisters Uncut has branches around the UK taking direct action for domestic violence survivors.

Revolutionary organisation

Pamphlet published by Solidarity containing two texts: Revolutionary Organisation, and "Open letter to IS" (the International Socialists, now the Socialist Workers Party), on how we as revolutionaries should organise ourselves.