direct action

Snitches get Pulitzers

Journalists document social movements solely to advance their careers, but their work often helps the police and employers target people who take direct action

Social Struggle in the Coming Period: An Outlook and Action Statement to Guide Our Participation

The following points represent a brief statement of priorities, an outline of some of the perspectives our organization has decided on to help guide our thinking and actions in the coming period. We do not want to overstate where our organization is at in our analysis and organizing, nor are these points a substitute for the hard discussions our organization still must have. These points developed out of reviews and discussions of the nature of the current period, the continuing wave of social protest domestically and abroad, and how we as a small and specific group of anarchist revolutionaries can participate in and help build those movements for dignity, justice and freedom.

The real movement we need

Some thoughts on building mass movements and organising, in relation to the Labour Party

Taking on the #TradeUnionBill

Expanding on my previous post on the subject, an in depth look at the provisions of the Tory government’s proposed Trade Union Bill and how it can be challenged.

Reflections on sabotage, theirs and ours - Jeff Shantz

An illustration of 'the leisure class'

On capitalist and worker sabotage in environmental struggle.

So, the government got in…

The election results are in. The Tories can form a majority government to rule for the next five years. Now what?

Owen Jones’s dangerous illusion

A response to ‘A cruel society is being built. Voting Labour begins the fightback’ by Owen Jones.

Angry not apathetic: what anarchists do instead of voting - Anarchist Federation

As the 2015 general election approaches, the Anarchist Federation explains the anarchist alternative to voting for social change.

The Civil Service Rank & File – a belated post-mortem

An analysis of the Civil Service Rank & File Network, which emerged in late 2012, and its impact during its brief existence.

Waiting for the revolution?

The final part in a series looking at and debunking specific 'tactical voting' strategies and election narratives from an anti-electoral perspective.