Anarchist Federation

Edinburgh Workers stand up to council cuts

Rubbish piles up as a work to rule bites

Manual workers employed by City of Edinburgh Council (CEC) are approaching the sixth month of a dispute over the implementation of its equal pay adjustment.

The Greek December – One year on

It has now been a year since the events of Greece captivated the world as students, workers, immigrants and the unemployed took to the streets of the country’s major cities. The Greek December saw widespread examples of working class direct action from strikes and sabotage to the occupation of schools, workplaces and municipal buildings. This article will reflect on key currents that emerged out of the uprising, what the events meant and what they mean for the future.

China: crisis, class struggle, and the 'harmonious society'

The global economic crisis had a severe effect on China. However, there has been much talk recently about its impressive recovery and the return of its economy to growth. This article analyses the situation in China, and argues that the economic crisis catalysed a wave of struggle which has continued into the present, regardless of the supposed health of the economy.

The Schlurfs - youth against Nazism

A short account of the Schlurfs, working class Austrian youth who rejected the values of Nazism

Against nationalism - Anarchist Federation

Published in September 2009, an analysis of nationalism, where it comes from, and why anarchists fundamentally oppose it.

The Anarchist Federation on the Climate Camp

An analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the 2009 Climate Camp, which took place in South London.

On the US row over private versus "socialised" healthcare

Killed by communism: Hawking

The Anarchist Federation analyses the ongoing debate in the United States over controversial plans for health care reform.

The ambulance dispute - Anarchist Communist Federation

Leaflet produced in response to a 1989 dispute amongst National Health Service ambulance workers, who were trying to prevent a restructuring of the ambulance service.

The underground is going down the tube - Anarchist Communist Federation

Leaflet distributed to commuters during a 1989 strike of tube drivers.

Resistance issue 113 - June 2009

June issue of the anarchist federation's free paper