Brixton

The Crowbar #21 May 24th 1983

21st issue of Brixton based squatting newsletter Crowbar.

Contents include: Save 121 Centre campaign, letters on voting and Copenhagen, Barrier Block and Lougborough Park evictions, international news, squatting in Amsterdam, "Squatting in Lambeth" film. Albany Prison riot.

The Crowbar #11 Dec 18th 1982

11th issue of Brixton based squatting newsletter Crowbar.

Contents include: Crowbar respondes to expose in the Daily Telegraph, a pissed off tenant from the Loughborough Estate writes about collectivising repairs, squatters pirate radio listings, police raids on Railton Road, Norwich squatters try to start Co-Op, Gipsy Hill squatters resist demolitions, internationa news, death of squatter John McCaig, Wakefield cops raid Freedom Press in search of communique from Angry Brigade Resistance Movement, Tory Councillor receives "voodoo gift", letter: police techniques, changes to social security / benefits system, squatters pirate radio busted, Crass squat the Rainbow in Finsbury Park.

The Crowbar #9 Nov 20th 1982

9th issue of Brixton based squatting newsletter Crowbar.

Contents include: Fall of right wing Lambeth councillors, Railton Road rioters bailed, Heath Road evictions delayed, letter from Paris squatters, Police updates, spoof interview with Lambeth Council leader "Red" Ted Knight, international news, Barrier Block evictions.

The Crowbar #8 Nov 6th 1982

8th issue of Brixton based squatting newsletter Crowbar.

Contents include, evictions on Railton Road, squatters picket Lambeth Town Hall, letter: Is Crowbar biased?, two nights of rioting in Tottenham, aftermath of Amsterdam squatter riots, cops claim Brixton riots started by 3 white anarchists, Barrier Block updates - Coldharbour Lane, Gateshead cops investigate "School Stoppers Textbook".

Autognome newsletter

Partial online archive of Autognome, a London anarchist/squatters freesheet. At least six issues were published in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Quote:
Autognome was a provocative rag, the halfblood child of some of the rowdy London end of the free festival-oriented Free Information Network, with refugees from Brixton squatters mag Crowbar, based around publishing dates of upcoming radical events, news of demos and campaigns, and potshots at the left, the right and pretty much everyone…

- Past Tense

Xtra! #9 1981

Issue 9 of Xtra! from 1981.

Contents include: Letters, Hampstead hit by waves of moderation (i.e. no riots), right to silence, Anarchist Youth Federation, Anarchists and Ireland, "Urban Collective Bargaining" - three and half pages of riot commentary, Xtra! banned from Collett's bookshop after a Sunday Express expose of a supposed "Street Guide To Terror" in a previous issue, Herstory/feminism, Prison Control Units, mental hospitals, Wapping Autonomy Centre opens, Basic First Aid for Injured Rioters, back page "Spot The Molotov" competition.

Crowbar #47 1986

Issue 47 of Crowbar from Summer 1986.

Cropped version of a scan by the comrades at the Spirit of Revolt archive, Glasgow.

Contents include: Squatter imprisoned after Brixton riots goes on hunger strike, "Squatters' creche" updates, Brighton Arms Conference, people being charged money for places to squat, Stonehenge 1986 account, Pullens Estate resists squat evictions, DIY FM radio transmitter plans, graphics from New York squat scene, Free Pete Mastin, Smash McDonalds Day, Brixton police drug operation in July, Greece - five on hunger strike, adopt a prisoner, Animal Liberation Front, international actions round up (in tiny font), letters, news snippets.

Crowbar #45 1985

Issue 45 of Crowbar from late 1985. A "Riot Special".

Contents include: Broadwater Farm riots in Tottenham (first person account), guide to police radio, Brixton riots (first person accounts), Tulse Hill, Stockwell and Peckham riots, Demos delay evictions, Rotherhithe squatters, Smash South African Business, more bile for Ted Knight, forensics - hints and tips, Greece - anarchist hunger striker + occupation of University building in protest against police brutality, south London squat updates, letters, magazine reviews, over the top back page riot collage.

Crowbar #44 1985

Issue 44 of Crowbar from mid 1985.

Compressed version of a scan by the comrades at the Sparrows Nest archive, Nottingham.

Contents include: free all prisoners, protest to save community squat creche at 24 Brailsford Road (and insert about its eviction), lots of bile for Ted Knight (leader of Lambeth Council), South Africa, sabotage tips, fiddling the electric, Police bunkers, Stop Business As Usual - international round up, account of Class War's Henley Regatta action, publications round up, puzzles, contacts, events, Governments Really Screw You Up (parody of anti-heroin poster),