crime

No beast so fierce - Edward Bunker

A lifelong thief released after an 8 year stretch in prison struggles with the unyielding parole officer waiting to return him, finding a job and starting afresh from crime. A perceptive look at the vicious cycle of recidivism, Bunker was behind bars when the book was published.

Class justice in 1920

A short account of the attack on the anarchist speaker Sydney Hanson

Heat, work and genre - J.A. Lindstrom

Film theory about the role of work, both illegal and legitimate, in Michael Mann's noir Heat.

The Second Amendment and Closed Horizons

Steven Fake on gun violence and inequality in the United States.

BNP murderer and paedophile convicted

BNP organiser, election candidate and paedophile Ian Si'Ree

One British National Party member has been jailed for the murder of a delivery driver and his father, a BNP organiser and candidate, becomes the latest activist in the fascist organisation to be convicted as a paedophile.

[Trigger warning: sexual abuse]

The illegalists - Doug Emrie

Short background of illegalism, and one of its proponents, Marius Jacob. Originally published in Anarchy: a Journal Of Desire Armed, 1994/5 and taken from http://recollectionbooks.com/siml/library/illegalistsDougImrie.htm

The Bonnot Gang: The story of the French illegalists - Richard Parry

This is the story of the infamous Bonnot Gang: the most notorious French anarchists ever, and the inventors of the motorized get-away. It is the story of how the anarchist taste for illegality developed into illegalism - the theory that theft is liberating. And how a number of young anarchists met in Paris in the years before the first world war, determined to live their lives to the full, regardless of the inevitable - and tragic - consequences.

The Young Lords and early Chicago Puerto Rican gangs

An interview with Chicago Puerto Rican historian Mervin Mendez conducted by Erika Rodriguez for the Chicago Gang History Project. In it Mendez explains the context for the development of Puerto Rican gangs in Chicago.

Drug use, the labour market and class conflict - John Helmer and Thomas Vietorisz

Afghan soldiers attempt to eradicate opium production

A social history and analysis of drug use and its relationship with class struggle.

Support is urged for CeCe McDonald, victim of a hate crime who defended herself

An important case demands our support. Crishaun “CeCe” McDonald, a young Black transgender woman faces two counts of second degree murder for defending her friends and herself from physical attacks by a group shouting ugly racist and homophobic insults.