Anarchist Federation

Midnight legislation: Class Struggle in Ireland 1760-1840

Failure of the potato crop, Illustration from the Pictorial Times 22 August 1846

This article was originally carried in issue 60 of Organise!, journal of the Anarchist Federation. It is a brief history of Whiteboy groups in rural Ireland.

Panoptican society - Anarchist Federation

The British State want iris scan, fingerprint, photo, NINO, and the old chestnut “if you're doing nothing wrong you've got nothing to hide” is being aired again. The type of info required they claim is only the basic necessary to prove your identity and to fight crime.

The Stop The City demonstrations, 1983-1984

Successor: J18 followed the Stop The City demonstrations

A short account of the Stop the City demonstrations of 1983 and 1984 which were described as a 'Carnival Against War, Oppression and Destruction.'

The Future Society


Here is the text of the afternoon session of the joint Anarchist Communist Federation/Subversion discussion meeting at Sheffield Red and Black Centre on 7/6/97, presented by Claire and Mike (ACF Nottingham). It takes an intriguing look at a future worth fighting for.

Organising for resistance - Interview with an AFed activist

Freedom talks to ‘Bob’, a longstanding member of the Anarchist Federation, about UK’s main anarchist-communist group.

Mobilising educators

Greek university occupation: The education sector has recently become an important arena of struggle both in the UK and abroad

A conference on education could bring together three out of the four major class struggle federations in the UK under one house this June, to discuss plans for organising across the UK.

Muehsam, Erich, 1878-1934

A short biography of Erich Muehsam, German poet, playwright, bohemian and anarchist revolutionary.

Bell, Tom, 1867-1942

Tom Bell in 1888

A short biography of leading Scottish anarchist Tom Bell, a marine engineer and propagandist who travelled the world, finally settling in the US.

Bevington, Louisa Sarah, 1845-1895

One of Bevington's pamphlets

A short biograpy of English poet and anarchist communist Louisa Bevington.

Lions led by donkeys - FBU dispute, 2002-2003 - AF