Colin Ward

The Path Not Taken - Colin Ward

photo of Colin Ward speaking at the International Anarchist Conference in Venice

Colin Ward contrasts working class self-help with the welfare state.

From The Raven #3, 1987.

Witness for the Prosecution - Colin Ward

At the end of the 2nd World War, Colin Ward was a young soldier beginning to be interested in anarchist ideas. Here he describes how he was called to give evidence against the group he later joined.

Published in Wildcat #1 1974. Text from The Anarchist Library.

Wildcat #1 (army supplement) September 1974

Supplement to Wildcat #1, focussing on disaffection, mutiny and dessertion in the armed forces. Includes contributions from Philip Sansom and Colin Ward.

Anarchy #116

Issue 116 of Anarchy: A Journal of Anarchist Ideas, from October 1970.

Cotters and squatters: housing's hidden history

Diggers illustration

Colin Ward's Cotters and Squatters explores the story of squatter settlement in England and Wales: from our cave-dwelling recent ancestors to the Diggers and on the industrial revolution; and from twentieth-century mass squatting to modern claims that The Land is Ours.

The hidden history of housing

A grassroots history of housing, by Colin Ward.