Class War

Nostalgia in the UK

An article by the Bash Street Kids looking at the history of UK anarchism in the 1980s. This article was first published as part of Smash Hits Bulletin #3, and was subsequently made available on the internet by uncarved.org.

Smash Hits: A Discussion Bulletin For Revolutionary Ideas

Smash Hits: A Discussion Bulletin For Revolutionary Ideas cover of issue 2

An archive of the discussion journal published in the wake of the schism in the Class War Federation after issue 73 ("the final issue") of the Class War newspaper.

Three issues were published.

Against the grain: the British far left from 1956

A general history of the post-1956 British far-left. Its contents cover a range of organisations beyond the Labour Party, bringing together leading experts to examine issues of class, race and gender from 1956 to the present day. The essays collected here are designed to highlight the impact made by the far left on British politics and society.

Hipsterphobia - Cava Sundays

Class War's Fuck Parade anti-gentrification protest in Shoreditch

Interesting article on Class War attacking "hipsters" as part of their high-profile protest against gentrification in east London last month, pointing out its pitfalls, as well as pitfalls of populist anti-gentrification campaigning in general.

An afterthought: 'extra-parliamentary electoralism'

As a post script to the series on 'tactical voting' strategies and election narratives, a critical look at two different parties at the more radical end of radical electoralism.

The heavy stuff - Class War

The Heavy Stuff 1 cover

Online archive of anarchist group Class War Federation's theoretical journal, of which there were five issues from 1987 to 1992. We do not agree with it all but reproduce it for reference.

The heavy stuff #5 - Class War

The Heavy Stuff 5 cover

The fifth and final issue of the Class War Federation’s theoretical journal The Heavy Stuff, from 10 July 1992, with articles about Europe, Northern Ireland and more.