UK

Labour and the unions - Anarchist Federation

Ed Miliband addresses the Trades Union Congress

The infatuation of the trade unions with the Labour party should be nothing other than mystifying for ordinary workers. Whether it is ‘Unions Together’ or TUC voter registration drives, trade union members amongst us should feel deeply insulted at being asked to prop-up the Labour party as the best available solution, argues the Anarchist Federation.

“Tories on bikes”: the Green Party in power - Anarchist Federation

Bin men in Brighton on strike against Green pay cuts, 2014

The AF take a look at the Green Party's record where they have had power to evaluate whether they really represent an "alternative" to business as usual in the election.

So, is Russell Brand right then? - Anarchist Federation

Russell Brand on Jeremy Paxman's show

The AF give their view on Russell Brand, the comedian-turned-activist who opposes voting and calls himself anarchist in his new book, Revolution.

Border controls continue to kill

Some thoughts on the recent tragedy off the coast of Libya and how it ties into political rhetoric on immigration and the received wisdom of border controls as a social necessity.

If you wouldn’t do it to Jews, don’t do it to Muslims - Levi Tazir

Stamford Hill, East London.

Spare a thought for the racists. They’re having a really hard time lately. They keep trying to oppress Muslims in a liberal, rational way but accidentally end up looking like Nazis.

What the Suffragettes did for us - Anarchist Federation

Suffragettes march in Bermondsey, south London, 1911

An anarchist responds to the guilt-tripping of women which occurs every election time about how suffragettes fought for women's' right to vote.

Angry not apathetic: what anarchists do instead of voting - Anarchist Federation

As the 2015 general election approaches, the Anarchist Federation explains the anarchist alternative to voting for social change.

Resistance issue 158, Angry not apathetic: general election special

Special edition of the Resistance bulletin giving an anarchist view on the UK 2015 general election.

Dogmas discarded - Guy Aldred

Guy Aldred's autobiographical pamphlet.

A radical critique of science: writing the next chapter

Science for the People

A meeting in London this week looked back at radical science activism of the 1970s-80s and considered what needs to be done today